Back End Web Developer

Location: Honolulu, HI

Department: Web/Interactive

Type: Full Time

Min. Experience: Mid Level

Principals only. Recruiters, please don't contact this job poster.

Wall-to-Wall Studios (W|W) is looking for a Back End Web Developer to fill an immediate position in our Honolulu office. (Sorry, no relocation package is provided.)

Our technology stack includes Ruby on Rails, MySQL, Git, jQuery, OS X, Linux, and more. We love using Responsive Web Design to get our sites working on as many devices as humanly possible. Among the wide gamut of web-based projects on our docket, we also maintain a Rails-based CMS built in-house and tailored to our clients' needs. This is a position in which self-starters and people passionate about the Web will thrive.

Responsibilities:

  • Interact with clients — Meetings, filtering feedback and presenting jaw-dropping work.
  • Be a team player from beginning to end — Collaborate from initial concepts to production ready website.
  • Frontend Development — Use HTML5, CSS3, and Javascript frameworks to craft beautiful and usable interfaces.
  • Backend Development — Develop high-quality web applications while improving and maintaining an existing MVC code base in Ruby on Rails and PHP.
  • Server administration — Deploy websites and applications into a Linux environment. Fine-tune and improve server architecture with benchmarking and load testing.
  • Communication — Effectively communicate technical details to non-technical team members and clients. Must be able to give explanations in a compelling, articulate, and occasionally comedic manner via email.

The ideal candidate will:

  • Be well-versed in object-oriented programming
  • Have intermediate to expert-level skills in a language like PHP, Ruby, or Javascript
  • Not be afraid to write SQL queries
  • Care about building well-designed, user-centric software
  • Be an advocate of user experience, interface design, and web standards.
  • Excel in an open, fast-paced work environment
  • Loves to write tests to maintain a codebase with a team of several people
  • Have a grasp on front-end coding trends as we are aggressively growing our emphasis on support for mobile devices (iPhone, iPad, etc.) and deploying Responsive Design solutions for virtually all projects.
  • Have experience creating websites and applications in the technologies listed below and possess an insatiable desire to learn more.
     

Experience in the following a plus:

  • A PHP framework such as CakePHP, CodeIgniter, Symfony
  • Ruby on Rails
  • Wordpress and other open source CMS platforms
  • Sass, LESS, and CoffeeScript
  • Mastery of a Javascript framework (Angular, Bootstrap, Dojo, Prototype, etc.)
  • MySQL
  • Apache, Nginx
  • Git, Github
  • Linux system administration
  • Acceptance testing and behavior-driven development
  • Front-end development trends, including Responsive design

About Us:
Wall-to-Wall Studios is a multidisciplinary strategic creative and branding firm. Founded in 1992, we are a full-service agency located in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania and Honolulu, Hawaii. Our work spans many verticals, and we like it that way. We have experience representing the full emotional and aesthetic spectrum. Our clients are diverse - big, small and in between; local, regional and national.

Perks include:

  • A top-of-the-line development setup
  • Great learning and collaborative environment
  • Diverse range of clients and assignments
  • Benefits including medical, dental and vision
  • An awesomely creative and inspiring boutique agency workspace in an urban loft environment
     

We're always interested in meeting creative, smart, talented, dedicated team players with a sense of humor. (Hey... maybe that's you.) Show us what you're made of. Good luck.

Wall-to-Wall Studios, Inc. is an EEO/AA employer

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