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Senior Website Developer

We are GRAYBOX, an award-winning Digital Consulting Agency located in Portland, OR!

We plan, design and build a variety of digital experiences including: websites, web applications, mobile applications, e-commerce stores of all sizes and digital marketing campaigns. If it touches the internet, we can help with it. Whatever we do, we’re always focused on having a positive long-lasting impact on our partners’ business. We pride ourselves on our ability to wrap our heads around complex problems and overcome challenges as a team.

You are a talented Sr. Website Developer who is passionate about building meaningful and beautiful user interactions and interfaces on websites in a variety of CMS applications. This role requires someone who is comfortable building custom themes and features based off of robust designs (or design systems), is a team player and functions well in an agency world. Having a design background and being able to talk about design and user experience is also a big plus.

Day-to-day, you will work with a lot of different codebases and within different PHP based CMSs (in order), such as Craft, Wordpress, Expression Engine and Drupal. You’ll be working both on the back and front-end of these systems, independently seeing work from start to completion. If you're a confident web developer who can build anything in these CMSsl, we'd like to hear from you.

Note we are only recommending Craft, Wordpress and Headless CMS’s for new work, but we have some legacy sites we still support on Drupal and Expression Engine that you might also still work on.

What You'll Do

  • Build intuitive, SEO- friendly, and performance optimized websites
  • Build themes from the ground up as well as installing and customizing pre-existing themes
  • Build sites as flat pages (templates) as well as builder-based sites (design systems)
  • Build custom features and plugins (Collaborating with our back-end team on really complex stuff as needed)
  • Be a creative problem solver, with an ability to understand and communicate micro and macro details
  • Collaborate with UX designers on site features, layouts and structure
  • Collaborate with Account Strategists on business goals, work estimates and project planning
  • Collaborate with Project Managers on work breakdowns (taking big tasks and creating small tickets in Jira) as well as official technical project documentation in Confluence.
  • Be a confident developer and a team leader (or strive to be one), excited by learning and absorbing new technologies, but also supporting legacy code and making it better

Your Qualifications

  • Deep experience in building websites in these CMSs: Craft, Wordpress, Expression Engine, and Drupal
  • Well versed in Frontend technologies such as CSS, JS, Semantic Markup, PHP and MySQL
  • Experience with building websites and themes from the ground up using Figma
  • Experience with version control using Git, BitBucket, and / or Github.
  • Experience in Agile / Scrum environments
  • Excellent communication and collaboration skills with clients and team members
  • Pixel-perfect, attention to detail
  • Ability to communicate design decisions and UX principles and document in writing
  • Able to contribute to team growth and process improvement

Compensation & Benefits

  • Competitive salary
  • 16 days PTO + 8 Holidays
  • Health, Dental and Vision Insurance (partially paid for you)
  • Annual Education Allowance
  • 401k + 4% match
  • Group Term Life insurance
  • 5 Week paid (80%) Sabbatical every 5 years of employment

Location & Remote Work

  • Role is open to anywhere in the USA
  • Working while traveling is okay up to 4 weeks/year — just do good work on time
  • Must be working from 9am-2pm Pacific Time, other hours are at your discretion

Hiring Process

Our process generally involves 4 rounds of interviews; a phone screening, video calls with hiring manager, team members or specialists and CEO. Some of our applicants with technical backgrounds may be asked to complete a skill-based assessment, and review your results with an Architect. If asked to complete an exercise, you will be compensated for your time.

Please note:

A successful candidate will be subject to a background check and must receive satisfactory results, as a condition of joining the team.

By applying for this role, you confirm that all information submitted is accurate and complete. You further acknowledge that providing false or fraudulent information during the application process is cause for denial of an offer, revocation of any existing offer, or other adverse action, up to and including termination after the start of your commencement of work.

If you think you might thrive in this environment, we would love to hear from you.

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

GRAYBOX affirms the diversity of our local communities including race, religion, national or ethnic origin, sexual orientation, and gender identity / expression. We welcome candidates who reflect our growing regional and national diversity.

GRAYBOX provides equal work opportunities to all team members and applicants, and it prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type on the basis of race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local laws.

We want to ensure that our hiring process is accessible. If you need reasonable accommodation for any part of the application process because of a medical condition or disability, please send an email to careers@graybox.co to let us know the nature of your request.

GRAYBOX Core Values

Our values are the CORE of who we are at GRAYBOX. They’re meant to be a guiding light about what it means to be “at work” and how we interact with each other.

Our values were determined in a collaborative process that included all-company surveys, and a series of moderated workshops with a diverse selection of team members & consultants.

Stewardship — Care like it's yours

Craftsmanship — Create with intent

Delightful — Cultivate positive experiences together

Growth-Mindset — Improve every day

Professional — How we work matters

Why Work Here?

GRAYBOX is the premier Digital Consulting Agency in Portland. We're experts in Digital-First Strategy, Creative, Technology and Consulting.

We plan, design and build a variety of digital experiences including websites, web applications, mobile applications, ecommerce stores of all sizes, digital marketing campaigns, videos and virtual reality. If it touches the internet, we probably help with it.

We have about 40 people on staff + an extensive network of local freelancers. The company was founded in early 2009 and is widely regarded as an awesome place to work.

GRAYBOX affirms the diversity of our local communities including race, religion, national or ethnic origin, sexual orientation, and gender identity / expression. We welcome candidates who reflect our growing regional and national diversity.