Full time, junior developer opportunity in Providence, R.I.
Everyone on our team is deeply involved in our success and you will be, too. Ready for an environment where you will learn a lot quickly and be listened to when you bring ideas to the table? Ready to work with a supportive, experienced team that is known for being strong teachers and coaches? Interested in learning about the news industry as well as print and web design? Then Creative Circle is a great place to be!
Join our small, dedicated team creating innovative web software for media companies and you might just help shape how news outlets survive in the digital age. This is an opportunity to have a big impact and to be involved in a wide range of tasks, from direct customer support and site construction to new product development. We’re located in East Providence, R.I.
You will have opportunities to work independently, help shape our product development, work directly with customers and lead project appropriate to your level of knowledge and interests.
We're flexible, but these are kinds the traits and skills we are looking for:
-- A solid foundation of HTML, CSS.
-- A strong, modern sense of UX design. An appreciation or sensitivity to typography, photography, colors, etc.
-- A quick, eager learner. Willingness to tackle a wide range of tasks. A self-starter.
-- The ability to produce sites that accurately reflect our designs.
-- Experience using version control systems like git
-- Direct customer support is a big part of all our roles. Our customer base is professional and sophisticated but demanding. The ability to quickly diagnose and fix minor problems, or make minor code edits, be able to listen and discuss issues with clients in lay terminology, and to stay calm and cool under pressure is important.
-- A good communicator in a team setting.
-- Reliable person who is good at making deadlines. We will need you to take ownership and manage projects with little direction.
-- Knowledge or experience or at least an interest in the news industry, especially newspapers.
-- Good writing/editing skills.
You get bonus points for:
-- Experience in a modern library or framework like react or vue.
-- WordPress development experience.
-- SEO and/or social network marketing experience.
-- Linux server management experience.
We don’t expect you to know or have worked with all of the above. We’re willing to train you, of course, but the more you know about the above, the better.
We offer a flexible, friendly and supportive work environment. You will have a strong impact on everything we do and will be involved and listened to. Benefits include competitive salary, stock options and a great health care plan, including dental coverage.
Please send a cover letter, resume, code samples and salary history to firstname.lastname@example.org. Only New England applicants will be considered. This is a full-time position to work in our East Providence, RI, office.
We look forward to meeting you!