Liftable Media Inc. Web Development Manager/Lead Phoenix, AZ · Full time

We are looking for a dynamic, tactical and gritty Web Development Manager to lead, develop and grow a talented team of developers. You will be responsible for overseeing the successful deployment of responsive and engaging sites, while optimizing site performance and usability across multiple distribution channels (web, email, social, etc.) and platforms. The role requires a some level of business acumen as well as a strong knowledge of programming best practices to ensure quality at all levels to help create an immersive and enjoyable digital experience for our clients. Strong communication skills are a must as you will be working with closely with all departments within the company as well as the executive team.

Description

We are looking for a dynamic, tactical and gritty Web Development Manager to lead, develop and grow a talented team of developers. You will be responsible for overseeing the successful deployment of responsive and engaging sites, while optimizing site performance and usability across multiple distribution channels (web, email, social, etc.) and platforms. The role requires a some level of business acumen as well as a strong knowledge of programming best practices to ensure quality at all levels to help create an immersive and enjoyable digital experience for our clients. Strong communication skills are a must as you will be working closely with all departments within the company as well as the executive team.

The ideal candidate for this position will be a highly motivated individual with a strong attention to detail, a passion for the truth and a meticulous approach to the work. We hope to find someone who has a passion for sharing their expertise, and who is willing to roll up their sleeves to help build processes or resolve issues. We want people that are passionate about what we stand for and have a high degree of personal accountability. The story and values and mission of Firefly, may be found on our about page.

Salary Range depending on experience and qualifications: 80k-150k

Responsibilities:

  • Managing and developing team members
  • Overseeing successful client integrations and product optimization
  • Building processes and workflows; overseeing the creation of technical documentation
  • Team performance management including hiring, coaching, and enforcing company policy or expectations
  • Front-end web development (HTML, CSS, JavaScript)
  • Back-end web development (WordPress, PHP, MySQL)
  • Some system administration (Windows, Linux, Apache)
  • Some project management

Required Experience: 

  • Minimum 5+ years experience in the web development field
  • Succesful track record of supervising, training and mentoring team members required; management experience a HUGE plus
  • Advanced knowledge of HTML, CSS, PHP, and JavaScript
  • Experience with Wordpress and GIT
  • Familiarity with Linux
  • A passion for producing excellent work 
  • A talent for strategic problem solving and proactive solutions that foster sustainability 
  • Familiarity with industry web standards and good time-management abilities, including project planning and coordination with internal project managers
  • Excellent communicator: advanced verbal and written communication skills
  • Adaptability and the ability to work well under pressure to meet tight deadlines with high attention to detail

Preferred Qualifications: 

  • Agency or Publisher experience is a plus
  • Experience building processes or workflows
  • Project management or coordination experience a plus
  • Advanced knowledge of WordPress including theme and plugin development strongly preferred
  • Ability to migrate/move a WordPress website from one server to another
  • Advanced knowledge of Cloudflare 
  • Experience with Web-based server administration software (NginX, Google Cloud, etc)
  • Ability to extract and prepare assets from a Sketch, Adobe Illustrator or Photoshop document
  • Ability to convert designs from Sketch, Adobe Photoshop or Illustrator into fully functioning WordPress based websites
  • Experience working directly with clients and/or Executive teams

About the Company: 

Firefly Engagement is a rapidly growing professional services company specializing in ad technology and other publisher services. We handle everything from the website to ads to the publisher's distribution channels. We believe in a high touch holistic approach where we partner with our clients and share in their success. Firefly Engagement Services is a subsidiary of Liftable Media Inc. 

Company Perks:

We value company culture and hold it to a high standard. For this reason, we try to make work a fun, relaxed, and highly productive environment. Therefore, we offer the following benefits:

  • Healthcare, dental, and vision plans available for full-time employees
  • Flexible PTO for full-time employees
  • Volunteer PTO for full-time employees
  • 401k + company match for full-time employees
  • Modern 30,000 sq. ft. building with an employee lounge, game room, gym and library
  • Casual work environment
  • Walking distance to Anthem businesses and restaurants
  • Monthly catered lunch for the office


Salary

$80,000 - $150,000 per year