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Front-End Developer (Boston)

NGP VAN/EveryAction seeks a talented Front-End Developer to join our Digital Services team. We provide award-winning custom designed websites for Democratic political campaigns, parties, and progressive non-profits. You'll be working with smart, multi-faceted project managers, visual designers, and Drupal developers. 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. Ideally, this position will be located in Washington, DC, but we may consider candidates who could work in our Boston office or remotely.

Requirements

  • Preferably 2-4 years (flexible for the right candidate) of experience building websites
  • Proficient with crafting semantic HTML and robust knowledge of modern CSS techniques
  • Understanding of coding for email and email templates
  • 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 wrapper and email templates 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 meeting time-sensitive and aggressive deadlines

Candidates that Stand Out

  • Past experience working with NGP VAN or other political CRM’s
  • Passion for progressive politics and nonprofit causes
  • Contributions or involvement in the Drupal community
  • Working knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite (mostly Photoshop)

About Us
NGP VAN, the parent company of EveryAction, is a technology company whose team members do exciting and meaningful work that has a significant impact on promoting civil rights, social justice, and environmental responsibility. 

Employees enjoy an unusually generous set of benefits, including 12 weeks paid parental leave, profit sharing, 100% premium-paid health/dental, and an ongoing education allowance. NGP VAN/EveryAction is one of only a handful of companies to be recognized as one of the fastest growing companies in America by Inc. Magazine for nine years in a row. 

Last year we were named one of the Coolest Companies of 2016 by DC Inno. We've also been named one of the top 50 fastest growing companies in the DC area by the Washington Business Journal and SmartCEO. 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.” We have also won the AAPC award for Best Use of New Technology, and the Campaigns & Elections Award for Most Innovative Product.

Join our team and work alongside about 200 smart, passionate, and innovative co-workers, many of whom are industry recognized as experts in their fields.

NGP VAN/EveryAction believes a diverse, inclusive staff makes us a stronger company and better partner for our clients. We’re committed to hiring people of all races, ethnicities, ages, sex, genders, sexual orientation or gender identities, marital status, religions, and disabilities.  Women, people of color, LGBTQ individuals, and members of other minority or marginalized groups are encouraged to apply.
 

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