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Web Developer

Top publisher and media company Lola Digital Media seeks a full-stack Web Developer to join our growing team. We are looking for someone with advanced WordPress skills, experience with high-volume publishing, and excellent time and project management. This is a fully remote position that can be worked from anywhere in the United States. 

Who You Are

Requirements

  • Experience with WordPress, including plugin and theme development
  • HTML, CSS, and JavaScript authoring, including responsive design and frameworks
  • PHP and SQL proficiency
  • Understanding of web hosting including Linux, Apache/NGINX, and MySQL/MariaDB
  • Experience with cloud computing platforms (AWS, Linode, GCS)
  • Experience using version control systems and repositories (Git, GitHub/Bitbucket)
  • Experience with package management and build tools (NPM, Composer, Webpack, Gulp)
  • Background in publishing or other high-volume production web environments
  • Ability to learn quickly, juggle priorities, and manage time effectively
  • Ability to work in a collaborative, remote environment using project management software and various communication tools
  • Strong interpersonal, analytical, problem-solving, facilitation, decision making, and conflict resolution skills
  • A Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or a similar degree

Nice To Haves

  • Experience with other publishing CMS/platforms (Drupal, Expression Engine, Adobe Experience Manager, .NET)
  • HTML email design and development
  • Experience with email platforms (Mailchimp, ConvertKit, Constant Contact)
  • Understanding of technical SEO
  • Experience with online advertising
  • Skills in performance optimization for web sites
  • Skills in data collection and analysis (Google Analytics, Quantcast)
  • Familiarity with e-commerce platforms
  • Security and disaster recovery

Duties and Responsibilities

This role works alongside experienced web developers to share in the responsibility of designing, coding and modifying Lola’s diverse portfolio of sites. Projects will cover site layout, fulfilling feature and functionality requirements, interacting with the backend/AWS (to a lesser degree), and database migrations.  Some projects will be team efforts, while others will be individual tasks. Responsibilities include:

  • Design and develop new features for site authors and editors (internal clients) to create and manage content
  • Design and develop custom single-page apps, content commerce, and landing pages (external clients)
  • Adapt new and existing sites to Lola Digital Media standards
  • Assist in engineering a standardized hosting platform and migrate sites to it
  • Analyze site performance, recommend improvements, and implement solutions
  • Analyze and optimize ad performance
  • General bug fixes and style adjustments
  • Use ticketing and project management systems to track issues, priorities, and deadlines
  • Work with the team to develop and review project scopes, considering resources and constraints
  • Collaborate with business, editorial, and SEO teams 
  • Maintain awareness of the current industry environment

The Perks

  • Salary: $70-90K per year, DOE
  • Unlimited vacation days
  • Paid Parental Leave
  • Benefits including medical, dental, vision, life insurance, disability insurance, 401K + company match
  • Wellness perks include a fitness stipend, massage stipend, and premium membership to the Calm meditation app
  • We are a completely remote team, meaning you can work from home, your favorite coffee shop, or anywhere with good wi-fi!

To apply, click the link below and send us your resume and cover letter. If a Lola employee referred you, be sure to include that in your email.

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As a minority-owned business, Lola Digital Media is dedicated to Diversity, Equity and Inclusion in all that we do. It’s not just about growing our already diverse team, but about the role we can have in being a part of the broader global conversation.