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Lead / Director of Development in Edina, MN at Vaco

Date Posted: 6/14/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Vaco Technology is looking for a well-rounded Lead or Full Stack Developer who's looking to take their career to the next level!

In this Lead role you'll do 50% hands on development and 50% mentoring and lead development team prioritizing duties.

Client is an Digital Agency; your duties will include:

Creating new projects using both front-end and back-end web technologies for online and offline use as well as the mentoring of future junior team members. Work on internal initiatives, applications, and client-facing services.

Successful applicants will be able to accurately estimate new development projects, comfortable in client facing and business development meetings, extremely detail oriented, able to work on multiple high importance projects simultaneously, able to work as part of a team and on their own with very limited guidance, build custom websites (WordPress, etc.), have a firm grasp on full-stack web development processes and technologies, understand web and database hosting solutions, and be able to assist other team members with questions and development issues.

Required Characteristics:

  • Honest and trustworthy
  • Cares about others
  • A team player
  • Hard working
  • Committed to quality

Required Experience:

  • 6 + years' experience, agency environment preferred
  • Javascript and jQuery
  • PHP
  • SQL
  • Custom WordPress experience (Drupal and Magento experience nice to have)
  • Photoshop
  • Git
  • Experience with SEO best practices
  • Responsive web development
  • SEO and web site performance optimization.
  • A deep understanding of front-end development issues and browser support limitations
  • Extremely detail oriented

Job Requirements

Lead Director Developer PHP JavaScript WordPress