Balefire Marketing + Advertising is a full service, integrated design agency in Wichita, KS. We specialize in custom website design and development, SEO, and digital advertising. We focus on brand recognition, generating leads, sales, and ROI for our clients. Our quality and success comes from fully understanding our clients’ needs and providing custom solutions that achieve their goals. We are a highly collaborative group where everyone has an equal voice as long as it’s in the best interest of the client. We are looking for senior-level people who have the experience to effectively grow our clients’ businesses and the confidence to make strategic decisions on every project.
This is a full-time position in Wichita, KS. Remote workers and freelancers need not apply.
Working knowledge of PHP
Solid understanding of WordPress data structures and theme development (including the template hierarchy)
Ability to diagnose and troubleshoot code- and css-related issues
Experience developing full scale, responsive websites – including eCommerce sites (WooCommerce, Shopify, BigCommerce, etc.)
WordPress plug-in development experience a plus
Custom meta field development and implementation using Advanced Custom Fields (ACF) is a plus
Develop websites with cross-platform/device functionality and add provided content
Proficient in libraries and frameworks such as jQuery, Bootstrap, etc.
Is able to clearly communicate with the team regarding challenges, statuses, and ideas during the development process
Working knowledge of databases and phpMyAdmin
DNS, domains, and cPanel knowledge a plus
Has an ever-positive, opportunity-minded personality
Is fully self-sufficient and takes critiques, feedback and direction easily from the team, while providing their own thoughts and opinions
Passion for new web development technologies, trends, and standards
Outstanding ability to think critically and identify and resolve problems
Attention to detail and the ability to effectively multi-task
Ability to clearly and effectively articulate thoughts and ideas
High levels of integrity, autonomy, and self-motivation
Excellent analytical, organizational and time management skills
Convert approved designs to functional, responsive, web/mobile templates and pages using WordPress or other CMS as deemed by the project
Develop in local, staging, and production environments
Work strategically with the content and creative teams to ensure effective page optimization, usability, and brand adherence
Migrate content and assets to new websites as needed
Develop unique page layouts with provided content
Support existing websites with updates, maintenance and new features/functionality
Test and troubleshoot websites implementations on multiple device types and screen sizes
No less than 2 years experience in front-end web development
Experience with website analysis using a variety of analytics tools including Google Analytics as well as internal reporting tools.
BS/BA degree preferred
Competitive salary plus performance incentives
Participation in company retirement plan with company match program
Paid vacation and sick days
Individual coverage health reimbursement program
Relaxed and collaborative environment
Opportunity to advance your career with conferences, seminars, certifications, etc.