We're looking for our next Web Developer

Web Developer

Full Time, Philadelphia, PA

Red Spark is a fast-growing digital advertising technology company. Building, breaking, and bettering technology at extraordinary scale is our secret to staying at the forefront of ad tech. Engineered from the ground up, our mission is to deliver intelligent advertising experiences to millions of consumers around the globe. Red Spark's leadership team values innovation, has a passion for disruption and a solid vision for our future. Let's build the future of digital.

The Audience Drive team is a branch of Red Spark responsible for building, launching, and maintaining Red Spark’s content-driven websites. We work quickly and smartly to launch a collection of entertaining digital properties with mass appeal which receive upwards of 250,000 unique sessions per day.

We are looking for a Web Developer to join our team! The Web Developer will be responsible for both the Front End and Back End development for our portfolio of 10+ content sites.

What You’ll Do:

  • Develop new SEO optimized, cross-browser compatible web and mobile experiences that work seamlessly across all modern devices and browsers
  • Maintain our existing 11 content sites
  • Work closely with the Audience Drive team to develop cutting edge content and storytelling formats
  • Develop concepts and layouts for websites as well as tweak visual placements of existing layouts
  • Optimize webpage loading performance
  • Test to identify any technical problems
  • Create and maintain tools to support the content team
  • Launch new content sites (SEO, layouts, etc.)
  • Assist the content team in the application & use of WordPress plugins

What You’ll Need:

  • Knowledge of modifying and building websites with WordPress
  • Experience with version control using Git
  • Experience with PHP, Python, JavaScript, jQuery, CSS, HTML
  • Knowledge of WordPress, Joomla, Drupal, Magento and/or other open source CMS platforms
  • Understanding of cross platform/browser compatibility issues
  • Analytical and problem solving ability
  • An eye for design is a plus!

What Would Be Nice to Have:

  • Experience with content distribution networks (CDN) like Akamai or CloudFront.
  • Experience in the advertising industry using the Facebook, Yahoo, and Google ad platforms
  • Created your own WordPress template and/or plugin
  • Experiencing working with Restful APIs.  

Where You’ll Work:

Our motto at Red Spark is, “love what you do and do what you love.” That’s the spirit you’ll feel in our office every day. Collaboration is essential to how we operate, and we’ve structured our office accordingly. With a wide open, modern workspace that’s fully equipped with anything you need from technology to table tennis, our center city Philadelphia office feels even better than home. Check out our space and shots of the team on Instagram.

What You’ll Get:

Good work should never go unrewarded. In return for your hard work, we offer all full-time employees 25 days PTO per year, competitive base salaries, amazing perks including health and vision benefits, music subscriptions, gym membership, catered lunches, and an amazing culture that you’ll have to experience to believe. Learn more about our perks on our careers page!

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