Gavin™ is an award-winning full-service boutique branding and communications agency located in Central PA. We are committed to creating a diverse environment and being an employer of choice where a diverse mix of talented people want to come, stay, and do their best work.  We’re looking for a Front End Developer who has an ambitious mindset to help us do amazing work. This person must have a proven track record in web services, including website builds, SEO, content development, social media and digital advertising with a desire to raise the bar at all times.  Headquartered in York with offices located in Harrisburg and Lancaster, this opportunity is perfect for a professional that enjoys the occasional change in scenery!

 

OBJECTIVE:

The Front End Developer works closely with internal project managers and designers to create, build, and optimize websites and other online applications.  This role is responsible for ensuring that website projects and services adhere to predetermined budgets, scope and designs.

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Create websites using standard HTML/CSS practices; senior-level website coding and problem solving required
  • Interpret client specifications and identify website user requirements
  • Work with cross-functional internal team members including project managers, designers, and content developers to meet required specifications
  • Maintain and expand/enhance websites once built
  • Assist with evaluating digital processes for efficiencies, quality improvements and advancements in agency expertise
  • Research related software programs for efficiency and practicality
  • Stay abreast of industry standards and legal requirements specific to website development; ensure agency remains progressive in its digital offering
  • Ensure high level of creativity, quality and performance on all website projects and services
  • Collaborate with internal team on digital trends/opportunities to reach assigned goals

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Minimum 5 years relevant experience in web services, including front-end website development, SEO/SEM, digital advertising
  • Proven experience in programming languages and SEO best practices
  • Experience with server-side frameworks such as python, ruby, php, Java, ASP, ASP.NET
  • Expertise in SEO, SEM, PPC, Google Analytics, UX, social media advertising and supporting analytic tools to ensure successful campaign performance
  • Ability to multitask and work efficiently in a deadline-driven environment within predetermined budgets and timeframes; detail-oriented a must
  • Expertise in WordPress site builds and updates
  • Proficient in comprehensive digital tracking tools and performance-based marketing strategies
  • Technical problem solver, with a track record for uncovering innovative solutions and working quickly to take outcomes to market for clients
  • Obsessed with new website trends, investigates opportunities to stay ahead and is engaged with industry best practices
  • Clear understanding of website compliance, ADA, privacy, GDRP and working on websites for companies of all sizes
  • Superb interpersonal, and written and verbal communication skills across multi-media platforms

 

Gavin™ offers a competitive benefit package including paid time off, medical benefits, company-paid short-term disability and life insurance, access to a retirement plan with company match, the flexibility to work remotely and yes… even your birthday off!

 

EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY:

Gavin ™ is an equal opportunity employer and makes   all employment decisions without regard to race, color, citizenship status, national origin, ancestry, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, religion, creed, physical or mental disability, marital status, veteran status, genetic information or any other characteristic protected by law. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including but not limited to hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, benefits, compensation, and training. We seek to comply with all applicable federal, state, and local laws related to discrimination.

Gavin™ makes decisions concerning employment based strictly on business needs and an individual’s qualifications and ability to perform the job under consideration, the comparative qualifications and abilities of other applicants or employees, and the individual’s past performance within the organization.

 

Please submit resume, cover letter, three professional references and at least one relevant work sample to jobs@gavinadv.com.

 

INCOMPLETE submissions/applications will not be considered. NO PHONE CALLS.

 

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