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We’re seeking an experienced (3-6 years), sharp back-end or full-stack web developer to join a leading digital agency to help develop web applications, sites and tools for higher education, urban planning, museums, and legal services. Join a supportive team that values your contribution, and where we work together to help our clients make the world a better place.
This position is primarily located in Los Angeles in the Koreatown (Wilshire/Western) area. After two years with Urban Insight, remote work is possible.
Some of our current projects include:
Creating a website to deliver affordable online video courses.
Building a web service to help victims of crime find free legal help.
Developing a website for one of nation’s leading museums.
Creating a next-generation web application that personalizes planning documents like general plans and zoning codes for each visitor.
3-5 years experience with Drupal, WordPress, Symfony, Node.js or equivalent.
3-5 years experience with PHP and MySQL.
You’re comfortable building custom themes or modules with Drupal or plugins for WordPress.
Experience with Git.
You’ve worked successfully as part of a team.
Bachelor’s degree, any field.
Work as part of a team that typically includes a digital project manager, strategist, front-end and back-end engineers, designer, and Q/A specialist.
Help to plan, design and create websites, using open source web content management systems like Drupal and Wordpress.
Help to design and create web applications using Angular, Node.js, PHP and MySQL.
Although we have a primary office in LA, we’re also a partially distributed team. If you feel comfortable using tools like Slack, Zoom (web conferencing), and case tracking, you’ll fit right in.
Write clear, concise documentation and case updates.
Your Career Path
The position offers multiple career paths within Urban Insight. The most likely career path for a high-achieving team member is to promote to Senior Web Developer (1-2 years), Engineer (1-2 years), Senior Engineer (2 years), and Director (2 years). Alternative career paths include roles in operations, technical architecture or project management.
About Urban Insight
Urban Insight ( https://www.urbaninsight.com ) is a Los Angeles-based digital agency with 20 team members.
We’re the top-ranked Web development and Drupal agency in Los Angeles, according to Clutch, an independent analyst. Have a look at what our clients say about us.
We help our clients beautiful and flexible websites and applications. We do this by providing strong project leadership, honest advice, thoughtful design and technical best-practices.
We take on cutting edge, challenging projects for appreciative clients, and have a supportive and team-based approach to projects.
We plan, design and create innovative websites, and we often use open source web content management systems like Drupal and Wordpress
We are one of the few agencies that know how to manage a technology project (one of our founders literally wrote a book on it). We employ a combination of waterfall (requirements and design) and agile (development) methodologies.
Why Work At Urban Insight?
We take on interesting, meaningful projects for appreciative clients.
We have many training opportunities, and we actively support training and certification.
We work with you to create a career path that works for you.
Average employee tenure is 7.2 years.
We’re stable. We’ve been in business for 18 years, and continue to grow each year.
We offer a casual and flexible working environment with plenty of opportunities for growth for the right candidate.
We believe in a reasonable life/work balance and usually have 40-hour work weeks.
Team members work with the latest hardware and software, and can choose their primary OS (Win/Mac/Linux), and have the other environments available for dev/testing.
We offer free snacks, premium coffee and filtered water all day long.
We have regular catered Lunch ‘n Learns on a variety of topics. Recent topics have included: Atomic theming patterns, Introduction to Adobe XD, Intro to AWS architecture, Drupal 8 Layouts and Landing pages.
You may not need to drive. Our office is directly above the Metro Purple Line Normandie Station (and we’ll buy you a Metro pass).
There are lots more reasons.
We offer a competitive salary, which depends quite a lot on your qualifications and experience. Our salary package includes:
Health insurance (95% employer-paid).
Dental insurance (95% employer-paid).
Vision insurance (95% employer-paid).
Company sponsored 401(k) plan with employer match (after 60 days).
LA Metro transit access card that allows you to ride everything that Metro owns, including Metro rail, Metro local buses, Metro
Rapid buses, 24×7.
Paid sick leave.
Paid vacation leave (after 60 days).
Enjoy premium coffee, filtered water and snacks while you work.
Performance and compensation reviews annually.
If you think you might be interested in working with us, please send a letter of introduction and resume in PDF or Text format (No Word documents, please) to firstname.lastname@example.org. A good introduction letter really gets our attention. Please tell us why we’d be a good fit for your skills.
Thank you for your potential interest in joining the Urban Insight team.