Lead Web Developer

Location: Berkeley, CA

Type: Full Time


Our Lead Web Developer manages a small production team of coders on many aspects of email implementation and web development projects. In addition to coding email messages, and developing web pages, micro-sites, social media apps and more, the Lead Developer also mentors the members of the team, tracks internal workflows and communicates timelines to project stakeholders, and also serves as the end-point for technical escalations on projects.

Core responsibilities:

  • Slicing and optimizing Photoshop comps
  • Coding emails and updating landing pages using HTML, CSS, and JavaScript
  • Becoming familiar with navigating the tools of our client eCRM and ESP systems
  • Trafficking project workflow and timelines
  • Other duties to support design and production staff

Desired Qualifications:

  • 3 to 5 years’ web development experience
  • Strong HTML, CSS, and JavaScript
  • Ability to code in a responsive manner that validate and follow accessibility guidelines
  • Some experience in coding HTML email templates
  • Photoshop or other image editing software skills
  • Experience with at least one JavaScript library such as jQuery
  • Knowledge of at least one server side language
  • Use of JavaScript frameworks or libraries such as jQuery
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Attention to detail and high level of accuracy
  • Ability to work on multiple projects daily

Also a Plus:

  • Experience in coding for accessibility best practices
  • Experience coding emails using fluid-hybrid techniques
  • Skillful in the use of JSON/AJAX and DOM techniques
  • Familiar with the use of APIs
  • Knowledge of PHP and retrieving data from MySQL databases
  • Experience with email testing tools such as Litmus or EmailOnAcid
  • Familiarity with A/B or multivariate testing

Personal Characteristics:

  • Team-builder and influencer
  • Positive “can-do” attitude
  • Enthusiastic problem solver
  • Interest in progressive social issues, including the environment, foreign policy, aid and development, human rights, women’s rights, LGBT issues, electoral politics, etc.

No phone calls please. MWD is an equal opportunity employer.

Company: Mal Warwick Donordigital

Company URL:

This is a full-time position. Please direct all submissions to [email protected] and include ALL of the following (along with “Lead Web Developer — Your Name” in the subject line):

  • Cover letter — Who are you, and why are you our next exceptional employee?
  • Resume
  • Salary Requirements
  • Some samples or links to your work

Job listing: http://jobs.github.com/positions/75c8cd22-b6db-11e8-8fff-3b6a20697e72