Full Stack Developer / PHP Specialist Ecommerce

We are looking for:

  • 3-5 years experience with HTML, CSS, Javascript, PHP, MySQL, & jQuery. Backbone.js and/or similar frameworks would be a plus.

  • Familiarity with co-development environments and source control, like git

  • Exposure to Back-end MVC frameworks: Zend Framework, Symfony, etc.

  • Familiarity with Apache and the Linux command line

  • UX. Thinking about the user and ways we can improve the workflow.

  • Confident, creative team-players who take initiative

  • Excellent communication skills

  • The ability to take a general idea and add your own insight and run with it

  • Someone who solves challenges with out-of-the-box thinking

  • Someone who can reliably manage themselves

And you prefer a working environment that offers:

  • a high standard, ensuring that you work with smart people

  • a technically proficient, learning-oriented culture

  • a hard-working, but casual workplace

  • opportunity for growth and innovation (Team of 16 - Creative & IT)

Some things your day could consist of:

  • Brainstorming with a dynamic team to think through new ideas or investigate tricky bugs

  • Optimizing existing functionality on site

  • Prototyping code with your first draft, then polishing later, in a dedicated developer environment

  • Debugging and resolving platform issues reported by our users

  • Rolling out a new feature and analyze the results you discover from our system services and user feedback

Benefits:

  • Health Insurance (60% paid by Employer, 40% by Employee)

  • 2 weeks paid vacation (10 days)

  • 7 Paid Federal Holidays

How to apply?

Email to jobs@foryourparty.com

Please send:

- Cover Letter

- Link to your portfolio or examples of your work, if possible. Please include a clear indication of your roles within each reference project, and development experience

- Resume

- Code Samples (any language; PHP preferred)

- Salary requirements (a range is fine)

- Please, only local Chicago candidates should apply.




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