Engineer, Web (Contractor)

Engineer · Winter Park, Florida
Department Engineer
Employment Type Contractor
Minimum Experience Experienced

About X Studios™:

X Studios™ is an award-winning, creative + technology studio crafting digital experiences for brands around the world – Specializing in interactives, gaming, mobile & platform design, Virtual Reality, Augmented Reality, and experiential & custom fabrication. Our flexible, fun, and transparent approach has allowed us to work with well known brands like Universal Parks & Resorts™, Disney™, Red Bull®, Lady Gaga, EA Sports™, and so many more...


Be a part of an exciting company with many perks and a ton of growth potential.


Job Summary: 

Web became our bread and butter when we started back with Adobe Flash website creation. The times have changed dramatically, and we have remained on the cutting edge of web development ever since. From WordPress websites, to custom Content Management Systems (CMS) concept design, UI/UX mock-ups, drafts, coding, API integration, micro-service creation, development testing, and full site launches, our Web Engineers are the driving force behind many of our projects.


Our Engineers are generally comfortable with code in a variety of environments. As a successful Engineer, you should have experience working on more complex websites and applications with minimal oversight. Be a self-driven problem-solving genius with design technology solutions and execute with thoughtfulness and quality. Curiosity, tenacity, and resourcefulness are common qualities. If you think you fit this mold and are excited about working on projects for a variety of companies, send us code samples, a GitHub profile, or other relevant links/portfolio for review.


Job Responsibilities:

  • Use server-side languages such as HTML, CSS, PHP, C#, Django and Python to develop websites, web applications, and Content Management Systems (CMS)
  • Use HTML / CSS / JavaScript to develop thoughtful, user-driven websites, web applications, and content management systems
  • Connect to third-party APIs using REST implementations
  • Develop requirements and planning documentation
  • Maintain well-documented, reusable, and transferrable code
  • Maintain working knowledge of Content Management and eCommerce solutions such as WordPress, and Django
  • Build responsive websites and web apps that work across many devices and screen sizes
  • Proactively perform cross-browser testing and optimizations
  • Tracking of hours, tasks, and milestones in project management software
  • Perform other duties as assigned. 


X Studios™ Team Benefits:

  • A very competitive contracted position
  • Ability to work from home
  • Free Weekly Lunches


We believe transparency is key at X Studios™, so we invite all prospective applicants to review our Team Handbook, available publicly online, at https://handbook.xstudios.com

 

Compensation & Salary:

  • Base hourly plus performance bonuses (if applicable)


Qualifications:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily:

  • The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.  
  • Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • Consistent attendance is a job requirement.


Education & Experience:

  • 3-5 years professional development experience
  • Expert knowledge of PHP, C#, and/or Python
  • Expert knowledge of HTML, CSS, and Javascript
  • Expert knowledge of at least one major frontend framework (i.e. React, Vue)
  • Expert knowledge of client-side optimization techniques
  • Expert understanding of the latest and legacy browser capabilities, including mobile
  • Fluent understanding of object-oriented programming techniques
  • Functional knowledge of content management and eCommerce solutions such as WordPress/Django
  • Strong experience with version control systems (i.e. BitBucket/Git)
  • Functional knowledge of Linux, UNIX, and Apache
  • Familiarity with UNIX terminal commands
  • Knowledge of Docker framework, DigitalOcean droplets knowledge is bonus points
  • Previous experience as a web developer
  • Tough skin and excellent time management skills
  • Strong oral and written communication skills with both teams and clients


Contracted Work Notice: This career posting is a project contracted (temporary) work assignment. This position will be contracted on an as-needed basis, for project specific tasks and is not permanent. We pride ourselves on extending offers, and reaching back out to contractors when projects dictate. 


Note: You must be a US citizen or have a work permit to work in the US. Relocation services may apply, inquire during your interview. Due to the overwhelming responses, only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted; no unsolicited phone calls or e-mails, please.

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  • Location
    Winter Park, Florida
  • Department
    Engineer
  • Employment Type
    Contractor
  • Minimum Experience
    Experienced