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HMG Creative, an Austin-based digital agency, is looking for a talented, hard-working back-end developer. If you relish working in a fast-paced environment and dealing with technology, this position may be for you! Does the following accurately describe you?

  • I want to be part of an organization where my input carries weight.
  • I am a team player who is excited by unique challenges and ready to learn and teach others.
  • I have an extreme passion for the creativity and discipline that goes into back-end coding.
  • I like to work on a wide range of diverse and challenging projects.
  • I can work with Apache and Linux in my sleep.
  • I have a comprehensive knowledge of JavaScript, CSS3, and HTML5.
  • I am an expert in working with coding frameworks.
  • I know PHP and MySQL inside and out and outside in.
  • I have experience working with eCommerce platforms like Magento and WooCommerce.
  • I have at least 4 years of technical back-end development experience.
  • I am extremely reliable and dependable.
  • I have an old-fashioned work ethic.
  • My attention to detail is extreme.
  • I love to continually learn and improve.
  • Web and mobile technologies fascinate me.

If ALL of the above matches you perfectly, your primary job responsibilities will be to:

  • Serve as the back-end developer for projects.
  • Help maintain and improve existing sites.
  • Collaborate with project managers, UX and graphic designers, and front-end developers.
  • Participate in helping the sales team estimate write TRD’s and price inbound projects.
  • Help debug and troubleshoot challenging issues.
  • Working directly with clients to convert ideas and designs into technical specifications with novel implementations.
  • Coding new WordPress themes and plugins from scratch and modifying existing themes and plugins.
  • Creating responsive layouts in HTML5 and the Twitter Bootstrap CSS framework
  • Performing SEO optimizations and implementing website statistic tracking and analytics
  • Utilizing JavaScript frameworks to implement website functionality (AJAX searching, maps, sliders, etc)
  • Coordinating team development projects and delegating tasks to subordinates

Desired Skills and Experience:

  • 4+ years of proven professional web development experience.
  • Expert-level knowledge of PHP and MySQL.
  • Knowledge of best practices for web performance, accessibility, and usability.
  • Experience with frameworks like, WordPress and Laravel 4.
  • Experience working with HTML, CSS, Javascript and API’s.
  • Excellent communication, reading, and writing skills.
  • High self QA standards, ability to craft code that is not only functional but also clean and maintainable

Job Perks

This is a full-time position and offers competitive compensation based on experience. The team here at HMG Creative is constantly evolving, and we strive to build a culture that supports our fast-paced, innovative environment.

  • Profit-Sharing
  • Simple IRA Retirement Plan
  • PTO
  • Full Medical Coverage
  • Office Happy Hours
  • The Obligatory Ping Pong Table
  • South Central Location – 2307 Thornton Road, Suite 105-1

Contact hello@hmgcreative.com with resume and project samples.