Senior Front-End Web Developer

Senior Front-End Web Developer




Based in Louisville, KBD is a growing branding and web agency that partners primarily with venture capital firms and enterprise technology companies to build compelling brands and cutting edge digital experiences. We typically create 15-20 medium sized, B2B sites per year with a very small team for extremely high profile clients. We are looking to expand our web development team immediately to accommodate for increasing demand.



KBD offers a unique opportunity to interact with some of the world’s hottest technology companies and venture capital firms. Expectations are high, but you’ll learn a lot and the perks are great, including extremely competitive salaries, 3 weeks paid time off to start, 100% paid health benefits, an awesome office in the Highlands, 6-week parental leave, a fully stocked bar and lots of snacks. Plus, talented colleagues and amazing clients.

• Build responsive WordPress themes from scratch, and maintain previously built sites
• Build reusable code and libraries for future use
• Familiarity with ACF
• Write and maintain clean and composed Javascript (Functional/modular, ES6/7, Webpack/Gulp, Animations)
• Write and maintain clean and composed CSS/SASS
• Q/A and cross browser test sites
• Optimize application for maximum speed and scalability
• Communicate clearly with the design team and development team, as well as project stakeholders
• Setup a basic web server
• Build flexible email templates in multiple environments

General Requirements:
• Minimum 2-3 years of front-end development experience, with demonstrated work building in WordPress
• Extensive knowledge of HTML5, CSS3/SASS, PHP, Javascript
• Familiarity with responsive design, cross browser and device testing
• Experience with Git
• Experience with command line (SSH) and web servers: Nginx and Apache
• Good understanding of SEO principles and ensuring that application will adhere to them.
• Experience writing flexible email templates in integrated marketing management frameworks (Marketo, Hubspot, etc.)
• Basic knowledge of image authoring tools (Photoshop, Sketch, Illustrator), to be able to crop, resize, or perform small adjustments on an image. 
• Keen sense of aesthetic
• Detail oriented
• Bonus points for familiarity with static site generators
• Flexible, adaptive, and able to thrive in a collaborative startup environment

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