Front-End Software Engineer Contractor or Full Time — Remote or On Site — Sacramento, CA
As a front-end software engineer at Digital Deployment, you will specialize in building next-generation responsive Drupal themes and help support existing clients with front-end questions and issues. You will work with a designer, a strategist, and a content specialist to build beautiful websites that empower our clients to communicate online.
Working with the designer to make sure design comps are technically feasible and in alignment with the scope of the project
Implementing complex responsive themes for Drupal 6/7/8 using modern front-end technologies
Working directly with the client as second tier support for front-end support tickets
Continuously improving our front-end design and implementation processes, in service of quality and efficiency
You have a good design eye, tenacity for details, and judgement to prioritize your work
You have the communication and collaboration skills needed to work in a small team, and directly with our clients
You have experience building website themes using templates, preferably for Drupal using PHPTemplate
You are current on CSS standards and browser support, and you use CSS preprocessors
You version control your work using Git
You know enough PHP to be dangerous
Digital Deployment has been working with institutions, associations, non-profits, and other organizations locally and nationwide since 2004 to empower them to communicate online and connect with their constituents. We host and maintain about 200 client websites and provide extraordinary training and support.
Why you should join our team
Digital Deployment invests heavily in its work culture and its people and has been recognized by the Sacramento Business Journal as one of the “Best Places to Work.” And it shows: our clients and customers love working with us. We honor each other’s strengths and contributions and we learn new stuff all the time. We tick all the boxes: great pay, full benefits, 401k, unlimited paid time off, free on-site food. (Once Slack has a food transportation option, we’ll Slack you food if you’re remote.)
We are an equal opportunity employer and we do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.
We are currently considering U.S.-based applicants only.
Launched in May of 2011, The Campaign for the Future of Higher Education (CFHE) fights to guarantee that affordable quality higher education is accessible to all sectors of our society in the coming decades. Recently, we got the opportunity to team up with build a responsive website that would help them achieve this important mission. We love the result.
What CFHE is doing right with their new design:
The dynamic, full-page carousel immediately draws users to engage in key issues.
The vibrant, selection of accent colors guides visitors down the page and invites them to stay informed about upcoming news and events.
The voices of higher ed helps those interested connect with the campaign by introducing visitors to the people behind the initiative.
The simplified information architecture helps readers find important content with ease.
The new responsive design ensures that the site is accessible and looks amazing on any device.
We are grateful to work with such amazing clients who are furthering these important causes. If you know of an organization that could benefit from similar help, Let us know.
Dennis Stevense is responsible for managing the development team and planning ongoing development of the platform. He has a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science and Engineering from Delft University of Technology in the Netherlands as well as an International Baccalaureate English A2 Higher Level Diploma for near-native proficiency in English.