Junior Web Developer

· Akron, Ohio
Employment Type Full-Time
Minimum Experience Mid-level

Evolve Marketing, a leading digital marketing agency located in Akron, OH, is growing and looking to add a Junior Web Developer to our team. Evolve is a tight-knit agency that offers a great work environment, including a diverse range of clients, a well-managed workload that promotes strong partner relationships and work-from-home options with extremely flexible schedules. We are committed to providing amazing work for our clients, living by our core values, and making our community a better place for all.


The Evolve team is currently working remotely during the COVID-19 pandemic and is committed to putting the safety of our team first.


Job Description

The junior web developer position involves working with the web team to create custom-built websites and maintaining our existing clients' websites. This position will report to the owner of Evolve while working under the supervision of the web developer, and working closely with our website project manager for your daily assignments. The junior web developer will be involved in all stages of website redesign projects from planning, development, testing, and deployment, as well as working on misc. website updates to existing sites. You'll also work with the web developer in streamlining current processes to help improve efficiencies.


Skills & Requirements

  • 3+ years of development experience
  • Experience with WordPress CMS 
  • Ability to prep, code, and deploy a custom WordPress theme
  • Understanding of SEO and ADA compliance
  • General knowledge of JavaScript, PHP, HTML, and CSS
  • Experience with Creative Cloud Photoshop
  • Experience with Microsoft 365
  • Keep current with latest web development practices
  • Informed on latest web vulnerabilities
  • Document processes for website updates
  • Ability to code designs with a mobile-first approach
  • Efficient coding practices
  • Familiarity with page speed optimization
  • Ability to work on multiple tasks and work efficiently with deadlines
  • Strong communication and organizational skills
  • Migrate and deploy websites
  • Willingness to learn and adapt to new practices
  • Understanding of the SDLC for web development
  • Convert wireframes and designs to functioning websites
  • Bug reporting and tracking
  • Review plugin update logs and determine best practices for deploying updates to client sites


Bonus Points

  • Setup development environments (local, development, staging, production)
  • LocalWP
  • Sass
  • Gulp
  • Node.js
  • Webpack
  • WP CLI
  • Work within Terminal and/or PowerShell
  • WooCommerce
  • Git
  • Advanced Custom Fields for WordPress
  • Kentico
  • MojoPortal
  • Markdown writing for development notes and package releases
  • Developing custom Gutenberg Blocks
  • Foundation (preferred) or Bootstrap Framework
  • Understanding of plugin templates and customization


We Offer Industry-leading Benefits & Perks

  • Competitive salary
  • Quarterly bonuses
  • Gift card rewards
  • Excellent health insurance
  • Company-paid dental, vision and life insurance
  • IRA with company match
  • Create your own work schedule
  • Work from home options
  • Generous paid time off
  • Several paid holidays
  • Casual dress code
  • Surprise team outings
  • Opportunities for growth
  • Paid training opportunities
  • The latest tech
  • Awesome office space
  • Free parking

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  • Location
    Akron, Ohio
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