Fast Horse Looks To Hire A Full-Time Web Developer

November 15, 2012

fast horse business cardFast Horse seeks a front-end web developer to lead digital production on a wide variety of projects. We need a go-getter who can offer and implement innovative web design, UX and UI ideas. Candidate must be able to code standards-compliant sites and social applications.

Responsibilities
• Create standards-compliant websites
• Help design and build custom Facebook tabs and various other social applications
• Customize and create WordPress templates
• Provide valuable input on web design, user experience and user interface for digital development projects
• Implement SEO best practices on all projects
• Communicate effectively with colleagues and clients
• Develop cost estimates for digital projects

Skills & Experience
• Proven track record of coding standards compliant sites
• Strong focus on front-end design and modern web/mobile design
• Familiarity with implementing responsive design
• Strong understanding of application programming interfaces (API)
• Experience in building social applications interfacing with Facebook and Twitter
• Project management – including the ability to set and meet deadlines and budgets
• Problem analysis – thoroughly defining challenges and solutions
• Resourcefulness– integrating creative knowledge with business realities
• Openness to new ideas and influences
• Curiosity to seek out new techniques and innovations

Intangibles
We value initiative, a sense of humor, risk-taking and flexibility.
You also need to have a thick skin and a long fuse to thrive in a creative, open, fast-paced environment

Workplace/Compensation
Fast Horse has been named as one of Minnesota’s Best Places to Work by both The Mpls/St. Paul Business Journal and Minnesota Business Magazine, and was named to the The Mpls/St. Paul Business Journal’s “Fast 50″ list honoring the fastest-growing companies in the Twin Cities.

We offer a highly flexible workplace, where Fast Horse staffers are untethered by a designated office or desk. We call it “hotdesking.” Our building is set up to facilitate communication and collaboration, and our people are offered the flexibility work wherever they desire, whether that’s at the office, at a coffee shop, at home, or anywhere else where they feel creative and productive. We offer highly competitive salaries and benefits, including a cafeteria healthcare plan, a SIMPLE IRA, and incentive compensation opportunities.

To apply for this position, email your resume and a link to your portfolio to info@fasthorseinc.com