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Front-end Developer (DC)

NGP VAN/EveryAction seeks a talented Front-End Developer to join our Digital Services team. We provide award-winning custom websites and digital experiences for progressive non-profits and Democratic political campaigns and parties. An ideal candidate is obsessed with standards, thinks mobile first, is detail oriented, and has experience working in a fast-paced environment such as an agency, start-up, or political campaign. This position is located in Washington, DC.

Requirements

  • At least 2-4 years (flexible for the right candidate) of experience building websites
  • Experience crafting semantic HTML and robust knowledge of modern CSS techniques
  • Familiarity with JavaScript strongly preferred, PHP and MySQL knowledge a bonus.
  • Familiarity with content management systems, Drupal experience a plus.
  • Ability to work directly with clients, client-facing experience a plus
  • Knowledgeable about website usability, web and email standards, and cross-browser compatibility issues
  • Excellent spoken, written, and visual communication skills
  • Positive attitude, sense of humor, and eagerness to learn

Responsibilities

  • Creating form wrappers based on creative from a designer
  • Building client websites in Drupal
  • Manage modifications, updates, and improvements on previous projects
  • Collaborate with colleagues in a team environment
  • Juggle multiple projects and meet time-sensitive and aggressive deadlines

Candidates that Stand Out

  • Past experience working with EveryAction / NGP VAN or other CRMs
  • Passion for progressive politics and nonprofit causes
  • Contributions to or involvement in the Drupal community
  • Working knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite

About EveryAction

NGP VAN, the parent company of EveryAction, is a technology company whose team members do exciting and important work that has a significant impact on promoting civil rights, social justice, and environmental responsibility.  The insights we gained from this experience, combined with a top-notch in-house technology team, have allowed us to build best-in-class tools that have helped thousands of clients - both large and small - raise billions of dollars, send billions of emails, and recruit millions of new supporters for progressive nonprofits and Democratic campaigns.

NGP VAN is one of only a handful of companies to be recognized as one of the fastest growing companies in America by Inc. Magazine for 11 years as well as one of the top 50 fastest growing companies in DC by Washington Business Journal and SmartCEO. We were named one of the Coolest Companies of 2016 by DC Inno. The Wall Street Journal wrote “NGP VAN is something of a secret weapon for the Democratic Party and the labor unions and progressive groups that use it.”

Join our team and work alongside over 300 smart, passionate, and innovative co-workers, many of whom are industry recognized as experts in their fields.

Since this position will have access to certain client data, an offer of employment will be contingent upon clear results of a background check, particularly clear of convictions of the crimes of cyberterrorism, espionage, fraud, harvesting, identity theft, hacking, and misuse of accounts. Background checks will only be conducted after a conditional offer of employment has been made, and will include Social Security verification, a criminal history review, and a domestic terrorist watchlist search, but not a credit check. Our full company policy will be shared with you prior to the search, which will not commence without your written consent.

NGP VAN believes a diverse, inclusive staff makes us a stronger company and better partner for our clients. Women, people of color, LGBTQ individuals, and members of other minority or marginalized groups are encouraged to apply. We’re committed to hiring people on the basis of qualifications, merit and business need, and NGP VAN is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.

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