Front End Developer

Alaniz is a fast growing digital marketing and web development agency located in Marin County. We have a tight-knit team of senior professionals and we have big plans for where we want to take our agency.

Our web department is growing fast and we’re looking for a Front End Web Developer to join our team.

Key Responsibilities

Agile Process – Join our scrum team to deliver great work through our agile development process. Participate in daily standups, review & retro, and planning meetings. Manage work in Jira.

Client Interactions – Work with members of the development team and interact with clients to understand needs, set strategy, spec projects, set expectations, ensure project success and client happiness.

Strategy – Work with the team to build sites that deliver results. Make meaningful contributions to marketing strategy, UX/UI design, and technical approach.

Design and Development – Develop websites using WordPress as a primary CMS. Utilize multiple development tools in our technology stack for project planning, wireframing, mockups, development, hosting, ftp, git, and more.

Training – Complete all required training and certifications. Participate in ongoing professional development through active daily learning, weekly catered lunch and learns, and structured professional development tracks.

Requirements

Development Chops – We are looking for a competent front end developer who is a WordPress expert and is fluent in HTML and CSS. You should also have an eye for design and be able to take a website from end-to-end if needed.

Technology Stack – We work in the Atlassian Suite – Jira, Bitbucket, Hipchat, Gliffy. We build websites in WordPress and host with WPengine. We’re competent in many marketing platforms and do a lot of work in Hubspot, including COS websites. Being comfortable with the tools in our stack is a big plus!

Marketing Perspective – We’re building websites that connect with people and generate business results and we’re looking for someone who understands buyer behavior, user experience, inbound methodology (attract visitors, convert leads, nurture and close).

Attitude – Positive, can-do attitude. Independent problem solver that can figure anything out with a few minutes and a google window. Hard working. Fun to work with and a great team member.

Experience – We’re looking for someone who has a strong portfolio of work to demonstrate their experience. Ideally, they are comfortable in a customer facing role, working with a team, and have experience managing multiple simultaneous projects. Agile or agency experience is a plus.

Education – Bachelor’s degree or equivalent. Committed to self improvement and self-led ongoing education with track record to show. Demonstration of ongoing education through design, development, inbound marketing, analytics, or project management certifications are highly valued.

Why work for Alaniz?

Here are a few reasons why we think Alaniz is a great place to work:

Team – Everyone on our team is an amazing person. Everyone is highly talented and a top performer. We play as a team, collaborate, and learn from each other every day.

Clients and Projects – Not only do we have great clients, but the work is interesting too, since we work across multiple industries and on a wide variety of different types of projects.

Agile – We’re a full agile shop. We converted a year ago and it’s revolutionized the way we do business, providing clear process and a scalable framework.

Inbound – Inbound gives us a results-oriented framework and guides our approach to marketing. We are a Hubspot Gold Partner and really helping our clients acquire more customers.

Growth – We’re committed to professional growth. Our team sits down for weekly catered lunch and learns and we formally reserve time in everyone’s schedule for structured professional development tracks.

Balance – We work hard, but everyone takes care of their part (we’re all adults here). And with that responsibility comes a great deal of flexibility and balance.

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