AOR, Inc. | Junior Web Developer
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At AOR, we’re a down-to-earth team that believes collaboration builds great brands, candid conversation creates strong teams, and that life is too short for inflated egos. We’re multi-talented and multi-faceted, working in branding, marketing, digital, video and more. We put people first. We love what we do. And we work damn hard doing it. Work-life balance is valued highly, thanks to a flexible PTO policy and a flexible hybrid office model. Because of this, we prioritize people with excellent communication skills and the superpowers of teamwork via phone, Slack, email, text and other modes we may dream up. Since we are all building this agency together, we offer a company-wide profit-sharing program that rewards employees for the hard work they’ve done and the positive impact they’ve made on our growth and success as an agency. We look for people who jump at opportunity and embrace change to bring new ideas to our team, and who share our commitment to bringing community and connection in everything we do and everything we touch.
At AOR we value diversity and are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. AOR values individuality and is committed to building a diverse staff. We encourage applications from anyone who may be underrepresented. If you believe you would add value to our team but don’t meet all the criteria we have laid out here, we would still love to hear from you. Please highlight the value you would bring in your application.
Junior Web Developer
AOR’s Junior Web Developer is a member of the digital team and an integral part of strategy concerning website development and maintenance. On a day-to-day basis, they are active in web projects and responsible for completing projects on time and on budget. They will be responsible for maintaining the health and usability of websites, best coding practices, a sustained knowledge base around the current web and front-end practices, and problem-solving individual client requests and/or concerns. They must be timely, detail-oriented, and a team player, with the main focus of developing a product that will satisfy both our clients and their users.
Minimum 2 years of WordPress-specific website development experience
-Work closely with the digital team to develop and maintain client websites
-Continually grow knowledge with web development features, current, and new standards
-Conceptual and experiential knowledge of all things front-end (JS, CSS)
-Works with account and new business to handle client requests, run monthly website audits and implement optimizations
-Intermediate knowledge of WordPress specifically using Advanced Custom Fields and custom post types
-Conceptual and experiential knowledge of all things front-end (JS, CSS), workflow and performance
-Work closely with designers and other developers to convert Sketch files into custom WordPress themes using Advanced Custom Fields and custom post types
-Populate website content and client newsletters
-Perform browser and device testing on sites prior to launch
-Perform monthly website health, usability and accessibility audits and implementations
-Test, diagnose, and fix site speed issues
-Test, diagnose, and fix accessibility issues
-Participate in monthly website maintenance meetings
-Problem solve bugs and issues with clients’ websites
-Demonstrate basic knowledge of current SEO best practices
-Communicate advanced technologies clearly and effectively to clients and team members with varying levels of expertise
-Seek to develop and master programming skills with a continuous-improvement mindset
-Remain up to date with ADA regulations and requirements
-Deliver tasks on time and on budget
-Maintain an accurate track of daily tasks and hours worked, and submit into Workamajig by the designated time
* Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change or new ones may be assigned at any time with or without notice
The following characteristics are expected of each AORian regardless of role or
-Communicate constructively, kindly, and effectively to your coworkers, management, clients, and partners
Embody AOR’s core values- ‘The AOR Way’:
*Dare to… - At AOR, ‘Dare to…’ means embracing change and growth. It means pushing boundaries, taking chances, innovating, and breaking new ground. It means diving in and thinking boldly about solutions to our client's problems.
*Keep It Real - At AOR, ‘Keep It Real’ means always being our true selves. It means respecting each other and having candid conversations. It means honest conversations with our clients, no bs, and building that two-way trust.
*Believe in We - At AOR, ‘Believe in We’ means believing we are stronger together because we make each other successful! It means always working to activate a diverse and inclusive culture. It means listening, collaborating, and working with our clients for the same goals.
*Own It - At AOR, ‘Own It’ means taking initiative. It means holding ourselves accountable for our workload and ourselves. It means investing in each other. It means treating our clients’ business as if it were our own. And always delivering on our promises.
$65,000 - $75,000 base annual salary
*Salary will be based on previous experience.
A Few Perks to Note:
-Company profit sharing: At AOR, we believe we’re all in this together. That’s why we give 25% of AOR’s profits back to employees when we hit our quarterly goals as an agency.
-Flexible PTO: AOR believes that your life outside the agency is as important as your life inside the agency. Flexible PTO gives our employees the power to take time off as works best for them and maintain a healthy work-life balance.
-Flex work schedule/ Hybrid office: Our values led us to embrace a hybrid model that allows for flexibility, trust, and invigoration of our passions. We support AORians to manage their schedule and allow people (the client and employees) to determine where to work and how often to be at home or in the office.
-Ten paid holidays, plus your birthday, and our offices are closed from December 24th until January 1st as an added paid benefit
-Education and conference program/career development opportunities
-Generous parental leave
-Health, dental and vision insurance
-Supplemental accident and life insurance
-Flexible Spending Account (FSA) & Dependent Care Account (DCA)
-Short & long-term disability and life insurance provided to all employees
-Agency Membership to Ad Club Colorado
-Equipment Provided: laptop, monitor and any necessary equipment to complete your position’s duties
-Free parking, secure bike parking & mass transit reimbursement
-Company outings + events
-Stocked bar + kitchen
-Great Golden Triangle location (all the perks of Downtown, but with better parking)
This is a full-time salaried position that holds an approximate 40-hour workweek, though may require additional hours from time to time.
AOR, Inc. provides equal employment opportunities. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.
We are open to fully remote candidates within the state of Colorado at this time.