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WordPress/PHP Developer

Sarajevo/Remote (BiH)

1 open position

If you are a talented or skilled web developer we can count on, if you love object-oriented PHP programming, and you would like to be a part of a team that works together to deliver sophisticated WordPress projects with the highest code quality, then you are probably the one we have been waiting for.

You will be responsible mostly for what happens on the server side of some of the most interesting and demanding WordPress applications, as well as for handling some more complicated JS tasks on the client side.

Main Tasks

  • Together with other teammates, you will develop modern and advanced WordPress solutions
    with state-of-art code quality in eCommerce area
  • Work with custom WordPress framework that is based on MVC pattern
  • Further develop ideas for next-gen project solutions including headless CMS, GraphQL and VueJS
  • Assist in maintenance or enhancement of existing client sites
  • Developing reusable and maintainable components
  • Deploy changes to live servers
  • Code and review PHP code using version control

Your Profile

  • Intermediate or expert skills in: PHP, JavaScript, WordPress
  • You are reliable, experienced or very talented PHP developer
  • Experience with:
    • Git source versioning
    • modern dependency managers and task runners (composer, npm, gulp)
    • REST API and/or SOAP and/or GraphQL
  • Solve client problems with empathy and understanding
  • Team-oriented behavior and good communication skills
  • You share you knowledge with others and offer peer reviews
  • Analytical, solution-oriented and creative thinking and working
  • Able to self-organize and work independently
  • You love to learn new things
  • Able to setup local dev environments
  • Proficiency in verbal and written English

Optional

  • Experience with and in WooCommerce, API integrations
  • Experience with modern PHP frameworks
  • Experience with project management tools such as Asana, Jira, …
  • Experience with modern JavaScript/Frontend development and frameworks
  • Knowledge of relational database and non-relational database
  • Knowledge in automated testing
  • Experience working for demanding or enterprise-level clients

What we offer:

  • Competitive salary and career growth.
  • Work with top experts and great colleagues.
  • Work on creative projects.
  • Various online courses and in-office courses.
  • Internal presentations and team knowledge-sharing sessions.
  • Various events organized by our company, such as bowling, barbecue, etc…
  • Respect and support to your professional, family, and personal goals

Front-end Developer

Sarajevo/Remote (BiH)

1 open position

We are looking for a qualified Front-end developer to join our creative company.

You will be responsible for building the ‘client-side’ of our web solutions. You should be able to translate our company and customer needs into functional and appealing interactive solutions.

If you’re interested in creating a user-friendly environment by writing code and moving forward in your career, then this job is for you. We expect you to be a tech-savvy professional, who is curious about new digital technologies and aspires to combine usability with visual design.

Ultimately, you should be able to create a functional and attractive digital environment for our company, ensuring a great user experience.

Main Tasks

  • Together with other teammates, you will develop modern and advanced Front-end solutions
    with state-of-art code quality.
  • Work and collaborate closely with UX designers.
  • Code reusable and maintainable components and implement modular design patterns based on Atomic Design.
  • Deploy changes to live servers.
  • Code and review HTML/CSS/JS code using version control.
  • Further develop ideas for next-gen project solutions including headless CMS, GraphQL, and VueJS.

Your Profile

  • Have at least 1 year of work experience.
  • Intermediate or expert skills in HTML5.
  • Intermediate or expert skills in SCSS/CSS3.
  • Intermediate or expert skills in JavaScript/jQuery.
  • Have great attention to detail.
  • Know the importance of pixel-perfect (and experience in using pixel-perfect tools such as Chrome extension PerfectPixel).
  • Understanding of Semantic Markup.
  • Understanding of Web Accessibility.
  • In-depth understanding of responsive/adaptive layouts.
  • Cross-browser optimization.
  • In-depth understanding of the entire web development process (design, development, and deployment).
  • Experience with Git version control system.
  • Progressive Enhancement – approach to web development that aims to deliver the best possible experience to the widest possible audience.
  • Proficiency in verbal and written English.

Desired soft skills

  • Great communication skills.
  • Proactive and persistent attitude.
  • Curiosity and passion for web development.
  • Ability to learn new things quickly.
  • Team player who considers that knowledge sharing is caring.

Considered a plus

  • Experience with VueJS and/or ReactJS.
  • Experience with building WordPress custom themes.
  • Experience with REST API and GraphQL.
  • Experience with package manager and automation tools (NPM, Yarn, Gulp, Webpack).

What we offer:

  • Competitive salary and career growth.
  • Work with top experts and great colleagues.
  • Work on creative projects.
  • Various online courses and in-office courses.
  • Internal presentations and team knowledge-sharing sessions.
  • Modern and cozy offices in Novi Sad.
  • Various events organized by our company, such as bowling, barbecue, etc…
  • Fully equipped kitchen, a variety of food and drink such as fruit, candy, coffee, juices …
  • Respect and support to your professional, family, and personal goals

Project Manager/Account Executive

New York (US)

1 Opportunity

Are you great with managing people and time?

ForwardslashNY is a fast-growing Brooklyn-based web design company, known for creating cutting-edge, forward-thinking sites that push the limits of digital.

The company is seeking a Project Manager/Account Executive to manage their ongoing projects. You’ll have to the opportunity to work with a warm, talented team in a positive work environment, with great pay and tremendous potential for growth.

Required:

Excellent people & communication skills. You will be the point of contact for clients & team, and will need to expertly manage requests & expectations.

Leadership abilities as this position involves managing the team and their time.

Strong organization skills. Detail-oriented, with the ability to comfortably juggle several high-priority projects at once.

Familiarity with basic web design & development, such as WordPress’s backend.

 

Preferred:

-2+ years’ experience in a managerial role

-Basic knowledge of HTML, Javascript, and CSS

 

In your role as Project Manager, you’ll oversee each project from concept to completion, ensuring projects come together and are delivered right on time.

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