Q Digital Studio

Front-end Web Developer

Type of work: Full-Time
Location: LoHi Denver
Date Posted: May 7th, 2013
Description:

Q Digital Studio is seeking a talented front-end web developer to join our team. We design and build websites, web applications and online marketing plans for an international client base. Our office is located in Lower Highlands Denver. We have a creative, flexible, and community-oriented culture, with opportunities to work from home part-time and contribute to the web design/dev community. In addition to client work, we have our own studio projects, including an online magazine for web folks (http://themetaq.com) and a guide to Colorado craft breweries (http://brew.by). More information about our company can be found online: http://www.qdigitalstudio.com

If you meet the requirements below we invite you to apply. Thank you for your interest!

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Skills and experience requirements:
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• 2+ years experience
• Advanced-level HTML5 / CSS 3
• Experience building responsive layouts
• Proficient with cross-browser issues, testing and fixes
• Beginner/intermediate-level jQuery
• Familiarity with one or more CMSs
• Great team player
• Capable of working on multiple projects concurrently
• Competency in Photoshop and Illustrator

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One or more of these attributes will set you apart:
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• Experience with one or more of the CMSs and frameworks we use: ExpressionEngine, Ruby on Rails, Statamic
• Familiarity with version control (esp. Git)
• Experience with generating or updating information architecture (site map, wireframes)
• Familiarity with OOCSS (Object-oriented CSS)
• Design experience such as web design, logo, identity or print design
• Comfortable communicating with clients

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Job Details:
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• This is a contract-to-hire position.
• Contract position starts immediately. Hire after 30 days.
• You will primarily work on original HTML/CSS builds and website updates.
• Your secondary role will be to install/configure/update CMSs. (We will train you on using our preferred CMSs: ExpressionEngine and Statamic.)
• In addition, we want you to spend time on best practices in the industry and write and/or present about them as part of our team. (see our online magazine http://themetaq.com)
• We will also get you acquainted with our custom web app Brew.by (guide to Colorado craft breweries - http://brew.by) and you’ll be part of development, testing, and feature selection.
• You must work at our studio some of the time, you can work at home the rest of the time. (If you’re not located in the greater Denver area, please do not apply.)
• You will be paid hourly. (You get paid for every hour you work!)
• A typical workday is 8am - 4pm. (We won’t ask you to work on weekends.)

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Benefits:
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• Health insurance
• Flexible schedule - you can work from home part of the time, and set your schedule within our work days/hours
• Retirement package with employer match starting next calendar year
• Paid conferences/trainings
• Nice open studio with lots of northern light in a great location with friendly co-workers
• Other fun perks like coffee and snacks, and sit-to-stand desks

How to apply:

Please EMAIL your resume and your answers to the following questions to qdswebdev@qdigitalstudio.com.

1. List three URLs of sites you worked on and briefly summarize your role for each.
2. Describe your ideal work position. (What do your ideal tasks and projects look like?)
3. Identify your compensation requirements.
4. If you have an online portfolio, please send the link.

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• We will not accept emails to any other email address.
• Incomplete applications will not be reviewed.
• No recruiters.
• No outsourcing.
• No phone calls. Please.

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