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Junior Web Developer

Boston, MA, USA ● North Carolina, USA Req #51
Thursday, January 21, 2021
Aquent has been the global leader in the creative and marketing staffing industry for more than 30 years.Committed to providing a results-driven environment in a progressive and innovative culture, we are seeking a Web Developer who share the same driven spirit that we were founded upon and maintain today.

The Junior Front End Web Developer is a position at Aquent on the web team in the Staffing Technology group. The web team is focused on creating, enhancing, and supporting many of the website properties for Aquent and its subsidiaries, the main users of which include current and potential clients, talent, and internal staff. The developer is part of a larger cross-departmental team that includes product development, project management, design, research, and quality assurance.  The role reports to the Agile Development Manager.


Responsibilities

  • Implement new website features, including some or all of the following: CMS configuration, server-side development, front-end markup, and styling

  • Maintenance and bug-fixes for existing features

  • Performing and participating in team code reviews and work-in-progress feature demos

  • Applying and contributing to the maintenance of our team’s development standards and practices

  • Interacting with code management repositories

  • Managing user stories and tasks in the project management platform to indicate work progress

  • Working with QA resources to debug and correct issues

  • Interacting with and improving continuous delivery systems

  • Participate in stand ups, team planning, retrospectives, and other Agile development meetings

  • Communicating with team members and other parts of the Aquent organization to remove barriers to progress

  • User support, including CMS training for new users

  • Continual learning and growth in areas relevant to job responsibilities


Technical Skills

  • HTML 

  • CSS & SASS

  • JavaScript

  • Responsive Front End Frameworks

  • Cross-Browser Support

  • Content Management Systems (dotCMS & Wordpress)

  • Testing and Debugging

  • Project Management Systems (JIRA)

  • Version Control Systems (Git) 

  • Design tools (Photoshop, Figma, etc.)


Other Skills

  • Teamwork and shared responsibility

  • Verbal and written communication

  • Continual improvement and self-learning

  • Curiosity and pursuing a holistic approach to your work


What We Offer:

  • Work/life balance: we say it, we mean it!

  • Generous benefits package: medical, vision and dental benefits, generous 401(k), FSA, tuition reimbursement, paid sick/vacation time, and more

  • An unusually generous and flexible vacation offered - AKA vacation when you need it

  • Free use of our Hawaii and Florida beach houses

  • Individualistic approach: we encourage a personal touch to your work - we don't believe in a "one-size-fits-all" approach

  • Industry reputation: we are the world's largest creative staffing firm

About Aquent:
 
We are a global workforce solutions company that helps organizations find, grow, and support their most valuable resource - people. More than 30 years ago, we invented the creative and marketing staffing speciality. We continue to be the largest creative staffing firm in the world. By challenging conventional wisdom, we continuously innovate across talent, services, and technology within the creative space and beyond.

 

Vitamin T/Aquent is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other legally protected characteristics. 



Other details

  • Pay Type Salary
  • Boston, MA, USA
  • North Carolina, USA