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frontend developer

We are seeking a Frontend Developer responsible for developing CMS themes and custom websites. This position requires a combination of programming skills (namely HTML5, CSS3, and JavaScript) and aesthetics (understanding element arrangements on the screen, the color and font choices, and so on). The candidate should have a strong understanding of industry trends and content management systems. Experience with the responsive and adaptive design is required. Must have an understanding of the entire web development process, including design, development, and deployment. Knowledge of PHP a plus! The CMS platforms we work with include: Wordpress, Shopify and Drupal.

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

Designing and implementing new features and functionality
Establishing and guiding the website’s architecture
Ensuring high-performance and availability, and managing all technical aspects of the CMS
Helping formulate an effective, responsive design
Experience with Wordpress Multisite development a plus

Skills and Qualifications
Good understanding of front-end technologies, including HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript, jQuery
Experience building user interfaces for websites and/or web applications
Experience designing and developing responsive design websites
Comfortable working with debugging tools like Firebug, Chrome inspector, etc.
Ability to understand CSS changes and their ramifications to ensure consistent style across platforms and browsers
Ability to convert comprehensive layout and wireframes into working HTML pages
Knowledge of how to interact with RESTful APIs and formats (JSON, XML)
Proficient understanding of code versioning tools such as Git, SVN, etc
BA degree in related field a plus


EMPLOYMENT TERMS 
This is a freelance position.  We are looking for someone part-time (20-30 hours per week). There is a one-month evaluation period. Compensation to be discussed.

START DATE
Position is available immediately.

JOB TYPE
Freelance, Part-time

If you are interested in this position please email info@flight.io and send your resume, portfolio (example of three websites) and a brief introduction to why you're a good fit. Please no phone calls or drop-ins.

BAckend or fullstack developer

We are seeking a Backend Developer responsible for managing the interchange of data between the server and the users. Your primary focus will be development of all server-side logic, definition and maintenance of the central database, and ensuring high performance and responsiveness to requests from the front-end. You will also be responsible for integrating the front-end elements built by your coworkers into the application. A basic understanding of front-end technologies is therefore necessary. The CMS platforms we work with include: Wordpress, Shopify and Drupal.

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

Integration of user-facing elements developed by a front-end developers with server side logic
Building reusable code and libraries for future use
Optimization of the application for maximum speed and scalability
Implementation of security and data protection
Design and implementation of data storage solutions

Skills and Qualifications
Good understanding of front-end technologies, including HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript, jQuery
Good understanding of server-side CSS preprocessors, such as LESS and SASS
Understanding accessibility and security compliance
User authentication and authorization between multiple systems, servers, and environments
Integration of multiple data sources and databases into one system
Management of hosting environment, including database administration and scaling an application to support load changes
Data migration, transformation, and scripting
Setup and administration of backups
Outputting data in different formats
Understanding differences between multiple delivery platforms such as mobile vs desktop, and optimizing output to match the specific platform
Creating database schemas that represent and support business processes
Implementing automated testing platforms and unit tests
Proficient knowledge of a back-end programming language {Depending on the specific case, a developer should have the knowledge of one or more of PHP, Python, Ruby, Java, .NET, JavaScript etc.}
Proficient understanding of OWASP security principles
Understanding of “session management” in a distributed server environment
Experience designing and developing responsive design websites
Comfortable working with debugging tools like Firebug, Chrome inspector, etc.
Knowledge of how to interact with RESTful APIs and formats (JSON, XML)
Proficient understanding of code versioning tools such as Git, SVN, etc
Strong understanding of PHP back-end development
BA degree in related field a plus


EMPLOYMENT TERMS 
This is a freelance position.  We are looking for someone part-time (20-30 hours per week). There is a one-month evaluation period. Compensation to be discussed.

START DATE
Position is available immediately.

JOB TYPE
Freelance, Part-time

If you are interested in this position please email info@flight.io and send your resume, portfolio (example of three websites) and a brief introduction to why you're a good fit. Please no phone calls or drop-ins.