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Web Content Developer

Martin Guitar is seeking a creative, talented, motivated, and experienced candidate to be our new Web Content Developer. We are looking for someone with a keen understanding of brand marketing and the technical expertise to bring the marketing vision to life on the web.

 

The ideal candidate will be passionate about using web technology to share the Martin brand with the world, and to keep our online presence on the cutting edge of a rapidly changing industry.  In addition to daily maintenance to our corporate website, the candidate’s role will be to continually find ways to improve site functionality, lead projects such as mobile app and microsite development, and generally ensure that Martin Guitar’s 180 legacy is represented with a best-in-class web presence that is fast, engaging, and always fresh.

 

Specific Responsibilities include:

  1. Day-to-day maintenance of Joomla online CMS, including adding and editing images, updating video content, posting press releases, adding new products, and constantly checking the site for accuracy and efficiency.Participate in requirements definition, scoping, estimation, and implementation of projects.
  2. Translate UI/UX wireframes into functional products.
  3. Ability seek new opportunities for web improvement, and offer suggestions for implementation
  4. Write high quality, well documented code.
  5. Assist with Social Media Community Manager with social  media campaigns and strategies.
  6. Ensure cross-browser compatibility and resolve bugs where required.
  7. Maintain knowledge of emerging trends including HTML5, CSS3, RWD and current web standards
  8. Ability to see a project through from concept to completion if necessary, and to adhere to strict deadlines.
  9. Ability to work with a team in a fast-paced environment

Desired Skills and Expertise:

  1. BS in Computer Science or related technology field preferred.
  2. Mastery in HTML, Joomla 2.5, CSS, Wordpress, Photoshop, Adobe Creative Suite and Illustrator.
  3. +5 years web development experience, including at least one server-side OOP language (ex. PHP5, Java)
  4. Working knowledge of jQuery.
  5. Understanding of software development fundamentals including best practices and OOP design patterns
  6. Ability to produce accurate and high-quality work and deliver against deadlines.
  7. Excellent communication skills with the ability to interact with team members and business staff.
  8. Experience leading a project from conception to launch
  9. Familiarity with SEO/SEM required.
  10. Understanding of software development fundamentals including best practices and OOP design patterns
  11. Experience with Visual Studio preferred.
 
 
 
 
 
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