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Web Development Manager

The Web Development Manager is responsible for supervising and performing quality control of Back End Web Developers and Front End Web Developers/Designers. This position also performs key day-to-day web development for one or more of the company’s major projects. This is a leadership position and will manage two or three designers and developers.

EXPECTATIONS

  • Firm dedication to the company values (I Am EPIC – Integrity, Agility, Excellence, Passion, Innovation, Community)
  • Appreciates and contributes to an atmosphere of creativity and collaboration among team members
  • Has high standards related to all code development initiatives that get created for Launch That brands and businesses

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Lead, manage and motivate a small team of Back End Web Developers and Front End Developers/designers
  • Maintain support and ensure stability of multiple company lead-generation websites
  • Quality control all coding from developers and designers
  • Write high-level back-end code for project-specific websites
  • Write clean, well-designed code and to document that code according to company processes
  • Execute design and conversion strategies derived from the Senior Marketing Director or Marketing Director
  • Embrace a holistic view of web development for marketing
  • Contribute to idea, tactic and strategy creation related to back-end development
  • Uphold a standard of excellence in Web development

ADDITIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Set up servers and backup servers for company websites
  • Be available 24/7 for emergency fixes
  • Contribute to the company’s projects and technologies at a high level
  • Work with or help Web Application Development team when needed

REQUIREMENTS

  • Four-year degree in Computer Science or Computer Engineering or a great reason for not having one
  • At least 3 years’ experience in back end Web development
  • Management experience
  • Demonstrated mastery of PHP
  • Experience with MVC Frameworks (Symfony2, Laravel)
  • Familiarity with command line Unix
  • Familiarity with jQuery, SASS and other micro-frameworks
  • Familiarity with Apache
  • Familiarity with MySQL
  • Familiarity with Node/NPM tools (Gulp, Bower)
  • Version control experience (Git)
  • Knowledge of CSS, HTML, JavaScript and AJAX
  • Familiarity with WordPress
  • Experience using and designing for grid-based CSS Frameworks
  • Familiarity and ability to work with a CMS
  • Knowledge of code design of CMS
  • Time-management skills, ability to meet deadlines consistently
  • Ability to function in a fast-pace, IM-heavy work environment
  • Excellent creative and collaboration skills
  • Ability to work at least a 40-hour work week, Monday through Friday, in an office setting
  • Ability to communicate and work collaboratively
  • Ability to transform the ideas of others to functional web design
  • Ability to self-manage, drive initiatives and execute tasks to completion
  • Talent for prioritizing
  • Willingness to embrace change
  • A desire to be epic

BONUS QUALIFICATIONS

  • Unicorn status

BENEFITS AND PERKS

  • Healthcare:  Nothing is more important than our health. That’s why we offer generous medical, dental and vision benefits, plus an Employee Assistance Plan, to all full-time employees.
  • Matching 401(k):  Employees who work here one year are eligible to join a matching 401(k) retirement plan, which has immediate 100-percent vesting. Your savings add up fast!
  • Generous PTO: We allocate PTO at the start of the year and let folks use it how they desire. We celebrate all major holidays (and Black Friday!) — and also give everyone the end of the year off (paid), starting Dec. 24!
  • Casual workplace: From flip-flops, blue jeans, t-shirts and ball caps to Xbox, video games, card games and Nerf guns, we like to keep our collaboration loose and fun-loving. Just don’t mistake us for lazy.
  • Free parking: Launch That pays for 24/7 covered parking in The Plaza garage below our offices. This perk is especially convenient for Orlando Magic and Orlando City games — and on weekends.
  • Snack and games: Our snack bar has plenty of chips, cookies, gum and fruit, and we have unlimited soda and coffee in the kitchen. Our rec room features an Xbox, video arcade, foosball and shuffleboard.

The Fine Print: This is a regular, on-site, full-time position. For consideration, please submit resume and salary requirements.

 

ABOUT LAUNCH THAT

Launch That is a young, privately held company based in downtown Orlando, Florida. Not long ago, we were 10 people with a dream and desire. Now we’re an established digital marketing firm with a quest to seek out new business opportunities that match our strengths. We are a group of digital strategists and creative types with a grasp of web trends and audiences. We leverage all of these strategies to produce and market strong brands that perform well in all sorts of digital/internet channels. Although we’re rather laid-back, we value efficient people, hard work, and a diverse work environment.

Thank you for your interest in Launch That!

We are an EEO company.

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