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MESH is hiring a Junior Web Developer

MESH is seeking a dedicated, self-motivated junior web developer to join our team! Located in the heart of Charleston, West Virginia, our development office works closely with our design team, located in Brooklyn, NY on a vast array of projects for non-profits, artisans, and small businesses across the country. We are looking for a developer who will work closely with the development director and collaborate with staff developers and designers in a studio that values social design work. We are looking for a candidate with experience in modern web development workflows and is comfortable handling tasks on the fly. We want to work with someone who is passionate about working with people, is positive and high energy, to match the rest of the team. Organization and the ability to effectively communicate with designers, developers, team leaders and project managers are a must. Our team is excited to find someone who can be a team player, with good communication skills, and enjoys unwinding with a Friday afternoon beer or gaming session. We offer a competitive salary and benefits, including health care compensation.

Job Requirements

Strong listening & communication skills are a must!

Detail-oriented and highly organized

A team player that can lend ideas to a project and raise development red flags

WordPress experience is an absolute necessity for this job. You will be required to build custom WordPress themes from the ground up without the use of pre-existing frameworks. Experience with custom post types, custom fields and/or custom plugin development is a plus.

Experience with HTML, HTML5, CSS, PHP, JavaScript, jQuery, and SQL.

Must have the ability and desire to learn other CMS frameworks, and web technologies when needed

Must be able to take our vision and design files and functional specifications into fully functional websites that work across all browsers

Can work within budgetary constraints and knows how to simplify when necessary

Comprehensive understanding of usability and responsive design techniques.

Extensive knowledge and experience optimizing the performance of websites

Bonus Points

Experience with client interaction which requires good written and oral communication skills, knowing how to your pick battles, and most importantly, patience.

Experience with version control (git, etc.) and CSS preprocessors (LESS, SASS, etc.)

Experience with Google Analytics

Experience with multiple Content Management Systems

Experience with Magento or other e-commerce systems.Although it’s not a necessity, if you have experience finding your way around server side technologies or if you are experienced with database optimization, that’s great.

Please send resume, work samples, and cover letter to careers@meshfresh.com, Subject Line: Web Developer Application. Please tell us a little about yourself and how you would fit into this role at MESH.

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