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Category: Programmer Job Type: Contract
Job ID Number: 10483 City/State: Dover    DE
Job Title: GIC Programmer
Job Description: Location: Dover, DE / Contract.

The Programmer is responsible for working within a multidisciplinary team to develop, produce and maintain web sites and web applications in support of the client mission of enhancing communications.

Local candidates strongly preferred.
Must be available for face to face, NO skype, NO exceptions.

Skills Needed:
  • 5 Years of experience in HTML programming required.

  • 2 Years of experience in Programming HTML5 required.

  • 5 Years of experience in PHP/MySQL Programming required.

  • 5 Years of experience in Prior CSS programming experience required.

  • 5 Years of experience in JavaScript/JQuery programming required.

  • 5 Years of experience in Wordpress including (themes, hooks, custom plugin development, filters, page templates and functions.php) required.

  • 1 Years of experience in Linux Systems highly desired.

  • 1 Years of experience in Bootstrap/front end frameworks highly desired.

  • 1 Years of experience in RSS highly desired.

  • 1 Years of experience in XML highly desired.

  • 2 Years of experience in SEO highly desired.

  • 2 Years of experience in working with Data highly desired.

  • We create websites that are user centered, designed beautifully, and help people find what they need.

  • We continuously improve our processes, services, and ourselves to make website experiences better for users.

  • Our clients are state agencies and municipalities.

  • We are seeking a programmer with at least 5 years experience in front-end design and backend development to build user-centered websites for our clients (and ourselves).

  • The ideal candidate has a passion for research, data and analytics, and end users.

  • You will be working as part of a team of talented and dedicated people.

  • Team collaboration is a must.

  • This role will handle diverse and challenging problem sets – with the ultimate goal of improving end-user experience.

  • Support our multisite WordPress environments in partnership with our team.

  • Research WordPress updates, future additions, and navigate through upgrades.

  • Develop custom WordPress plugins for features on an as-needed basis.

  • Conceive of and build new features into our user centered websites.

  • Collaborate with the team of designers, web developers, programmer, content writer, and project leads on new features.

  • Use website analytics and search data to make decisions about improving user interactions.

  • Will make suggestions for improving search for clients and for the engines we maintain.

  • Teach and educate others (i.e. those on our team, or our clients) about features and functionality.

  • WordPress expert including WordPress architecture, WordPress trends, and WordPress “How-To’s”.

  • Knowledge of best practices for web, including experience, accessibility, internal and external search, and functionality.

  • search engine optimization, search analytics, Google Analytics - for the purpose of improving user experience.

  • Interest in open data, and using open data, is a strong plus.

  • PHP, MYSQL, JavaScript, JQuery, Angular, HTML, CSS, XML, etc.

  • Experience with front-end frameworks and tools like Bootstrap.

  • Knowledge and experience in WordPress custom development including themes and plugin development.

  • Familiar with WordPress filters, hooks, page templates, functions.php, etc.

  • Experience working in Linux environment; and comfortable doing everyday tasks in Linux.

  • Cross-browser & cross-platform compatible design & development.

  • Understand UX/UI principles and best practices.

  • SEO and Analytics.

  • .net experience is a plus, but is not required.

For expedited response, please contact Gurpreet at 804-673-5100 x 39
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