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Senior Developer – NYC or Remote

Send resume and cover letter to jobs@kingandpartners.com

OVERVIEW –

King and Partners – create, transform and grow exceptional brands.

The Senior Developer will assist the Lead Developer in implementing and upholding best practices across all design projects across the agency in addition to molding more junior developers on the tech team. 

The primary responsibility (80% of time) of the Senior Developer is to handle one large build project at a time while providing oversight for multiple maintenance projects. Additional responsibilities (20% of time) for the Senior Developer will include overseeing the work of team members and potentially offshore developers, weighing in on any project blockers, partnering with account managers to resolve issues and providing guidance wherever needed, assisting with deployments and researching and exploring new integrations, tools and code reviews.

This person will report directly to the Lead Developer.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES – 

Write and uphold high-quality, elegant and testable code across all client deliverables. 

Partner closely with our design and account management teams to ensure we consistently deliver operational performance.

Guide newer developers on legacy code bases, perform code reviews and oversee troubleshooting as needed.  

Help shape the career development for more junior developers on the team. 

Work to uphold pixel-perfect and bug-free projects.  

 

EXPERIENCE REQUIRED – 

5+ years of experience developing WordPress applications for desktop and mobile devices.

Proficiency with HTML, CSS, JavaScript, Liquid.

Deep understanding of HTML5 (new semantics and JavaScript APIs, ES6, CSS3, WebGL, etc.).

Ability to self-manage with excellent time management and communication skills.

Proficiency with Git/Version Control.

Understanding of front-end performance optimization techniques.

Demonstrated ability to transform designs (e.g. Figma, Sketch, Zeplin, Invision) into pixel perfect code.

Understanding of cross-browser compatibility and responsive design.

Understanding of browser performance optimization.

Experience developing in Headless architectures.

Experience mentoring and managing other junior developers. 

 

NICE TO HAVE – 

Experience in Shopify web development.

Experience with Vue / React.

Experience with static site generators / frameworks (Gatsby / Gridsome / Nuxt / Next.js).

Understanding of SEO best practices.

 

Along with your resume, please include a brief cover letter that includes the following. Resumes without cover letters will be ignored.

Explain briefly why you’re a good fit for this position.

Include links to your Github and/or profile site.

Include links to sample websites you’ve recently worked on (and what you did on each), if your resume does not already include this.

(bonus points) List a K&P site you like and why.

 

BENEFITS –

Medical, dental, vision
401K plus company matching
15 vacation days, 5 sick days
Flexible office / remote working
$1,000 education & wellness stipend 

 

COMPENSATION – 

The compensation range for this position is between $100,000 – $130,000. The salary will commensurate with the candidate’s overall work experience.

 

At King and Partners, we believe in having a diverse team of talented and experienced individuals that constantly question how we can do things differently and how we can do things better. We are an equal opportunity employer who believes in the power of diversity and designing a workplace that embraces a myriad of perspectives.