Full-Stack Developer (Associate)
Who we are and why what we do matters:
Do you want to begin your day knowing that your work is making a meaningful impact in others’ lives? At DCG Communications we’re helping the government innovate in new ways to allow government employees to better serve Veterans, caregivers, and their families. DCG Communications (DCG) is seeking a Full-Stack Developer (Associate) to join our team and federal client. We are looking for skilled problem solvers and diverse thinkers—people who are passionate about adding to our team culture as well as leveraging their web development skills to make a difference.
At DCG, many of our team members including this role are remote. With over 100 employees based in 23 states (and counting!), DCG is committed to hiring talented employees across the United States. The selected candidate will work during DCG’s core Eastern Standard Time business hours.
In this role, you’ll be responsible for:
Designing websites that are dynamic, responsive, and aesthetically pleasing with an additional emphasis on:
Obtaining current domain site administration logins or setting up host and domain sites
Installing content management systems (CMS), if needed, which include user metrics such as most frequently accessed pages and downloads
Developing wireframes/interactive prototypes
Designing sandbox versions of websites
Testing on various browsers and devices
Deploying sites on requested domains
Creating back-up copies of files associated with websites
Performing ongoing maintenance and training to others for using the CMS
Developing strategic digital/web centric plans.
Creating customizable document logic using the CMS; experience with TeamSite and Drupal a plus.
Responsible for the creation of basic information architecture systems with accompanied wireframes and user interface suggestions leveraging programs such as Sketch, Figma, InVision.
Building web pages using the CMS to ensure standards and consistency are met across all the client's websites.
Ensuring projects are completed to deadlines while making the manager and/or account team aware if deadlines are at risk.
Debugging and correcting cross-browser compatibility issues and ways to work around them.
Utilizing SEO principles and ensuring that applications will adhere to them.
Working with departments to ensure projects are completed to client specifications.
Adhering to section 508 accessibility standards in all development, familiarity with accessibility testing.
Supporting, testing, QA, and debugging website functionality.
Monitoring and recommending improvements to website performance through analysis of the customer experience, conversion effectiveness, abandonment points, customer demographics, and website usability and device trends using Google Analytics software.
Adhering to department-wide style guides during design and development.
Maintaining historical data, in an electronic format, of content, as well as analytical data related to web page usage.
Generating and providing a monthly and quarterly report on the analytical data of websites.
Communicating recommendations, progress, and updates to the team, presenting ideas and fielding questions from the client.
A minimum of 3-5 years of relevant professional experience.
Proven experience and knowledge of back-end coding languages such as Java, PHP, Ruby on rails, Python, .Net.
Experience in responsive web coding a must.
Basic knowledge of image authoring tools, to be able to crop, resize, or perform small adjustments on an image.
Proven understanding of marketing concepts and user interfaces.
Knowledge of section 508 accessibility compliance.
A proactive approach to work.
An eye for design.
An approachable personality, excellent team player and willingness to collaborate daily.
Ability to sell the work and quickly pivot and provide actionable solutions.
A willingness to undertake new skills.
Experience with Adobe Creative Suite, motion graphics/video, and web development for Drupal and TeamSite a plus.
What’s in it for you?
DCG prides itself on having a unique and flexible culture. We value hard-working, self-motivated and dedicated employees and are committed to providing an opportunity for tremendous career growth and earning potential.
Learn more about our unique culture here:
DCG Life Medium Blog: https://medium.com/dcg-life
DCG Life Instagram: @dcglife
Why you’ll love it here:
Market competitive pay.
A variety of rich healthcare plans including medical, dental, and vision insurance as well as group life insurance.
401(k) retirement with 4% corporate match and immediate vesting upon enrollment.
Annual monetary supplement toward mental and physical wellbeing, and pre-tax Flexible Spending Account (FSA).
100% Paid Family Bonding for all new parents (including adoption), short-term, and long-term disability. Family planning benefit towards fertility planning and treatment, adoption, and surrogacy.
Generous paid time off including 11 paid federal holidays and a floating holiday annually.
DCG offers a offers a wide variety of growth and development opportunities such as: internal learning & development programs and professional development for those seeking to further their professional growth.
Check out our blog that highlights the benefits we offer to our employees and their families; dive in further to the blog to get a better sense of DCG company culture!
DCG Communications (DCG) is a specialized communications consultancy focused on developing influential communications programs to help clients build their brands and enhance their reputations. A majority of our work is with the federal government and we currently support a number of long-term projects with the following agencies: Departments of Veterans Affairs, Defense, State, Homeland Security, Housing & Urban Development, Small Business Administration, U.S. Coast Guard, BBG, and more.
DCG is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.
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