Careers: Web Application Developer

Hiring a Web Application Developer

Web application developer will work with design and development team members to create rich web applications which successfully integrate front-end and back-end programming following UX standards and best practices. Web application developer will be involved with advanced programming projects which require tight control between client and server side interactions to fully develop a robust application. The web application developer, under the direction of a project manager, must effectively communicate to designers, programmers and system administrators specific resource needs as required by project with specific attention paid to the user experience needs of the application.

  • Experience writing Object Oriented PHP with demonstrated knowledge of the MVC paradigm and specific focus on creating and developing application “views” (code samples requested). Knowledge of backend PHP application frameworks, such as Laravel or CodeIgnitor.

  • Demonstrated grasp of JavaScript, including concepts like prototypal inheritance, OOP programming, JSON data format, AJAX and modular development patterns. (code samples requested)

  • Experience working with RESTful API services and handling interactions with those endpoints using JavaScript.

  • Experience developing websites or web applications using HTML and CSS. Experience with frontend frameworks (specifically Bootstrap) a plus.

  • Competency in digital user experience design based on industry discovery processes (research, testing, development, content, and prototyping).

  • Familiarity with server stack technologies for fulfilling HTTP requests, such as Apache, nginx or NodeJS.

  • Use of jQuery and jQuery UI libraries (or experience with other similar javascript frameworks)

  • Understanding of the semantic use of HTML structural elements, including XHTML and HTML5.

  • Ability to work as a member of a team, contributing input to project management about functionality, usability and coding conventions necessary to complete projects on time and on budget.

Why You’ll Love Working Here

We’re a designer-owned company that’s been producing award-winning website design and development, custom programming, and marketing projects for 17 years. Our clients are local, regional and national companies that range from established brands to startups. Our office is located on 5th street in Edmond within walking distance from the UCO Jazz Lab, Cafe 501, Stephenson Park, Sprouts, Hideaway Pizza and Skinny Slims.

At Back40 Design, you’ll enjoy a casual, flexible and relaxed work environment with some added benefits: medical, dental, Simple IRA and profit sharing.

If you enjoy working alongside dependable self-managing professionals - this is the place for you.

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