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Part Time PHP Developer in Minneapolis, MN at Vaco

Date Posted: 7/10/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

This position will start at 15 hours per week in office with the opportunity to grow into more hours and possibly full-time employment. As a Back End Developer, your focus is to implement the functional aspects of projects while aligning with the creative team's vision and the project requirements. You'll work closely with our Technical Director, digital team, and creative and experiential leads to constantly push the limits of what's possible for our brands' user experience while making sure the projects run as planned. We are looking for top talent that isn't afraid to wear multiple hats while building our digital capabilities. If you're comfortable in a fast-paced, demanding environment and have an entrepreneurial spirit, this is the place for you.


Create and maintain applications that suit our clients' needs

Be open minded to using multiple technologies to accomplish our goals

Ability to convert client and team issues into implemented solutions

Willingness to pitch in on the front end or other areas of need within digital projects

Have a broad vision on projects to be sure all aspects are accounted for and functioning as expected

Collaborate with your team and share knowledge


Strong interpersonal skills and ability to work in a fast-paced, collaborative environment

Works well in a team environment and respects and welcomes ideas from others

Passion for optimizing pages, images, scripts, and web services for scale and performance


2-4 years of experience

A Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or related degree

Expertise with PHP object-oriented programming and MVC applications.

Experience in WordPress, CodeIgniter, Laravel, CakePHP, and/or Shopify

Familiarity or experience with automated deployment strategies

Working knowledge of JavaScript, jQuery and/or other JS libraries

Experience with linux server administration and AWS

Experience with SQL optimization

Experience in web application performance tuning

Familiarity with Memcached and Redis

Working knowledge of SASS, LESS, Twitter Bootstrap or any other CSS framework