Front-end Developer – SLUG Magazine

Reports to: Executive Editor, Editor, Community Development Team
Employment type: Part-time, contract position

We like SLUGMag.com the way we like our leather jackets: functional and attractive. We have a lot of ideas that we can’t wait to set into motion, and we need a WordPress wizard who can collide the art of design with the alchemy of programming. We’re looking for a candidate who’s ready and equipped to whip up some digital magic and invite users in to explore all things Salt Lake UnderGround—in the dot-com realm.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Edit, maintain and improve WordPress template and functionality on SLUGMag.com
  • Use Google Analytics to track SLUGMag.com site traffic and trends
  • Develop SEO strategies to increase organic traffic to SLUGMag.com
  • Manage and update SLUG’s Doubleclick For Publishers ad inventory
  • Solve coding issues and optimize coding updates on SLUGMag.com

 

Desired Program Knowledge:

  • WordPress (HTML, CSS, JavaScript)
  • Google Analytics, SEO (Yoast SEO Plugin for WordPress)
  • Doubleclick for Publishers
  • Working knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite

 

Qualifications:

  • Excellent communication skills and the ability to work well with others
  • Capable of balancing detail-oriented work with important project milestones
  • Program learner with ability to adapt and teach others new software protocols
  • Creative thinker and problem solver

SLUG Magazine fosters a highly skilled, creative, energized and empowered workforce. Compensation is discussed at time of interview and based on knowledge and experience.

This is a part-time contract position. If you are interested in applying for this position, please send your résumé to jobs@slugmag.com; Attn: Angela H. Brown. Please, no phone calls.


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