Junior Front End Developer

Gulo is a dynamic and growing marketing web design and on-page performance agency based in Chicago and Cincinnati. Our primary focus is on website design and conversion optimization for medium-to-large DTC/CPG companies and National Associations.

Our development team is looking for a Junior Front-End Developer who is interested in taking on new challenges and learning as they go as part of a dynamic, growing company. 

This is a remote position. You can live and work anywhere in the United States. We do have offices in Chicago and Cincinnati. Where you work each day is your choice.

About This Role

You will work directly on client website projects and have the opportunity to grow rapidly while gaining lots of experience building websites for B2B and DTC brands you’ve likely heard of. 

Internally, you will report to a Senior Account Executive (Project Manager) and collaborate on projects with other super-awesome developers, strategists, and designers 🥳.

You’ll learn a ton working with our dynamic and hard-working UX and Dev Team. We are passionate about performance optimization, technical SEO, full-stack dev in WordPress and Shopify.

Externally, you will attend client meetings (mostly over Zoom) to listen, collaborate and report project statuses.

Required Skills:

  • 3+ years of Front End Development experience
  • Experience with WordPress and Shopify publishing and theme development
  • Excellent knowledge of building sites using Responsive Web Design
  • Ability to write clean, semantic, well-commented front-end code in HTML and CSS/Sass.
  • Knowledge of PHP and JavaScript libraries.
  • Knowledge of Git
  • Knowledge of task tracking in project management software (we use Monday.com)
  • Knowledge of bug tracking software.
  • Ability to collaborate with other developers and designers––often on multiple projects at once
  • Some experience with WordPress plugins (such as ACF, FacetWP), Shopify Apps, and other third-party integrations 
  • Some knowledge of design tools such as Figma, Sketch, and Photoshop
  • Experience working in an agile, iterative development environment 
  • Strong understanding of cross-browser, cross-platform, and cross-device compatibility testing
  • Creative problem-solving e.g. “figure it out” skill-set
  • Ability to receive instructions, communicate status, and manage appropriate expectations.

How To Apply

If you are interested in this position, please follow the below steps. Any submission that does not follow these steps will not be considered.

  • Include a cover letter with your application. The cover letter should be thoughtful and specific to this job posting. 
  • Attach a resume that is customized to this job listing. 
  • Mention “gulo gulo” to be considered for review. 
  • Bonus points for providing its meaning. 🙂

Apply on Indeed

Not Interested? 

If you are not the one we are looking for, please share this with anyone you know who might be!

Gulo is an equal opportunity employer.

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