Full-Stack Developer

Austin, TX

We’re seeking a qualified candidate for a full-time Full-Stack Developer position within our Austin, TX office. The Developer will be responsible for building websites for our clients using open source content management systems, primarily WordPress and Drupal. We are looking for a candidate with strong PHP skills who is proficient in customizing, theming, and implementing Drupal and WordPress installations small and large, and preferably is also comfortable working with JavaScript frameworks when needed.

We build brands online, and we're proud to work with some of the best consumer brands, non-profits, advocacy groups, small businesses, associations, and influential people. Our diverse client base means a variety of fascinating challenges and learning experiences for you.

At REQ, you'll be surrounded by people who are curious, resourceful, creative, enthusiastic, passionate, and proactive. We're a team of thinkers, creators, and builders who act as trusted advisers to our clients and stewards of their marketing budgets. We enjoy each other’s company and have fun while we work, which is why we were named as a Best Place to Work in the Washingtonian and Washington Business Journal.

Responsibilities

  • Write clean and well-documented code

  • Develop responsive, standards-compliant websites for our clients

  • Work with PHP, Drupal, WordPress, and other open-source platforms, as well as JavaScript frameworks

  • Collaborate with the rest of the tech team to create, optimize, and uphold good development processes

  • Work closely with other departments to ensure that technical implementations align with overall project objectives

  • Evaluate designs, wireframes, and other deliverables for development feasibility and collaborate with designers as needed

  • Contribute to cross-browser and cross-device testing to ensure consistent display in major supported browsers on Mac, PC, iOS and Android

  • Fix bugs and issues on existing sites

  • Stay on top of current and upcoming technical trends

Position Requirements

  • Expert HTML, Sass/CSS, and Javascript skills with full understanding of web standards and responsive design techniques

  • Proficient in PHP, including object-oriented PHP, with more than three years experience 

  • Understanding of jQuery and other JavaScript libraries

  • Experienced with version control (Git preferred)

  • Working knowledge of Drupal or WordPress theme development

  • Experience with MySQL or other open-source database applications

  • Experience with basic system administration in a distributed LAMP environment

Preferred Qualifications

  • Familiarity with other programming languages and content management systems

  • Familiarity with web service technologies such as REST and JSON (i.e. open graph, twitter, and other third party APIs)

  • Experience configuring and theming Shopify sites

  • Experience working with large databases and user systems

  • Basic understanding of SEO and accessibility best practices

  • Active participation in the open source community

  • Ability to estimate time and level of effort for development tasks

  • Excellent communication skills, attention to detail, and ability to work in a fast-paced, collaborative team environment

  • Initiative to solve problems on your own

  • Ability to handle multiple projects and prioritize accordingly

  • Austin area candidates only

To apply, please email a resume and cover letter to careers@req.co and reference "Full-Stack Developer" in the subject line.

Austin area candidates only. No contractors or recruiters, please.

REQ is an equal opportunity employer and seeks qualified candidates regardless of race, religion, gender, sexual orientation, disability, national origin, or age.