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Posted January 14, 2021

Lead Web Developer

We’re looking for a full-time senior web developer to join our 13 team member marketing agency in Chattanooga, TN. Riverworks was established in 2006 and is one of Chattanooga’s first digital marketing agencies.  We have a fun, diverse and talented team with a casual atmosphere. We value personal integrity and a commitment to excellence, innovation and continuous learning. We work with customers in the Chattanooga area and across the US. We also have a project we would like to pursue as a SaaS that is operational but needs work to get ready for prime time.

Responsibilities

  • Lead the company’s efforts to leverage the latest technology and development processes to serve our customers and create competitive advantages
  • Write HTML, CSS, JavaScript, PHP, SQL (and use related libraries) to build custom solutions
  • Interpret Photoshop/Figma documents or other design files to develop web pages that satisfy the creative intent
  • Provide technology leadership, direction and support for our development team (1 additional developer) and the agency
  • Provide development time estimates for project proposals
  • Assist with web API integrations when needed
  • Support existing customer websites and other solutions
  • Manage the Riverworks hosting environment for existing customers 
  • Troubleshoot and repair general tech issues as they occur

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience
  • 5+ years of digital development
  • Experience with:
    • HTML/CSS/Bootstrap
    • Javascript/Typescript
    • PHP/Laravel/MySQL
    • WordPress, Joomla, October
    • Git
    • Vue/React
    • Static Site Generators
    • LAMP Stack / Jamstack
    • Node.js
    • Linux
    • Docker
    • NPM/Yarn
    • Webpack
    • DNS Management
    • Server/System Admin
  • Responsive, mobile-first web design
  • Eye for visual design and pixel-perfect development as well as ability to interpret and execute on functional requirements
  • Familiarity with various developer tools for cross-browser compatibility
  • Passion for making dynamic, high-performing, scalable, quality web sites and solutions from start to finish
  • Ability to architect technical strategies and adapt based on feedback
  • Thorough, methodical, problem solver and creative with extreme attention to detail
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills. 
  • Excellent customer service and interpersonal skills
  • Expert at time management as well as working & finding answers to questions independently
  • Flexibility and ability to adapt in a fast-paced work environment
  • Experience writing automated builds

Bonus Points:

  • Experience with October CMS 
  • Experience with Angular and Python
  • Experience with Kubernetes hosting
  • Experience with a broad range of HTML5 API’s
  • Experience developing with accessibility standards in mind

Riverworks Offers:

  • Competitive compensation
  • Group health insurance subsidy
  • PTO, paid holidays, and a relaxed, flexible work environment
  • Year-end bonus based on company performance
  • Opportunity for performance-based salary growth
  • A collaborative, creative, and fun work environment
  • A work culture that celebrates open and honest communication, mutual respect, and
    excellence
  • Flexibility to work remotely when needed

The Web Development position requires residency in or relocation to Chattanooga, Tenn.

Think this is the job for you? Email your resume and a link to your portfolio to Steve Errico at [email protected].

Posted October 30, 2020

Full-time Graphic Design Position Available

We’re looking for a full-time graphic designer for print, brand, and web work within a small, but rapidly growing Chattanooga agency. We are a fun, diversely talented team with a casual atmosphere, an emphasis on excellence, and a business mindset.

Who we are looking for:

  • Work well both independently as well as collaboratively within a multidisciplinary team.
  • Have an obsession with making things better, always, and have no issue doing what it takes to get it right.
  • Love creative thinking but love iterative fast-paced doing.
  • Consider Adobe programs to be a natural extension of your brain.
  • Fearless when it comes to learning new tools.
  • Have a lead by example mentality.
  • Comfortable leading projects from start to finish as well as following.
  • Resourceful— if you don’t know the answer, seek it out.
  • Comfortable in all phases of design, from front-end generation of unexpected ideas to backend execution of market-ready commercial assets.
  • Experience in production techniques and working closely with printers and other vendors.
  • Able to juggle multiple projects while hitting aggressive deadlines.
  • Love crafting stories and communicating ideas to the team, clients, and the world.
  • Have a few lateral creative skills— coding, photography, copywriting, etc.
  • Wired into what’s happening in popular culture, design, and technology globally.
  • Believe any problem can be solved through creativity.

Job Responsibilities will include:

  • Design of ads, brochures, posters, logos, icons, social media graphics, and other branded print/web material for 100+ clients using Adobe Programs such as Illustrator, InDesign, Photoshop, and Dreamweaver.
  • Sending print material to press— knowledge of bleed, color, and paper types is essential.
  • Website design and working with developers and project managers to execute design.
  • Mid-level front-end development, such as adding/updating html, CSS, and WordPress and Joomla websites.
  • Designing marketing emails using platforms such as Constant Contact, SendinBlue, Mail Chimp, Zen Reach, and Chamaileon. Custom html email coding is a plus.
  • Retrieving print quotes and making orders with local and regional vendors.
  • Presenting fully-formed design/brand solutions to team or client.
  • Providing exceptional customer service to clients.

Concrete Requirements for Position:

  • Must have an online portfolio that includes examples of the candidate’s ability to produce high-quality designs for websites, logos, web and print material.
  • Must have expert to mastery level skills in Adobe Indesign, Photoshop, Illustrator, and Acrobat.
  • BFA in Graphic Design or comparable level of work experience.

Riverworks Offers:

  • Competitive compensation
  • Group health insurance with a subsidy
  • PTO, paid holidays, and a relaxed, flexible work environment
  • Year-end bonus based on company performance
  • Opportunity for performance-based salary growth
  • A collaborative, creative, and fun work environment
  • A work culture that celebrates open and honest communication, mutual respect, and excellence

The Graphic Design position requires residency in or relocation to Chattanooga, Tenn. Chattanooga has been named by Lonely Planet “Best In The U.S.” and “10 US Destinations You Need To See in 2018”, which is not surprising to us. As a full-service marketing agency, Riverworks provides strategic marketing communications to many great businesses and organizations in the local community and U.S. Chattanooga is a great place to live, combining the amenities of the big city with the ease of small-town life. To learn more about relocating to Chattanooga, visit the Chamber website at http://www.chattanoogachamber.com/about-chattanooga/frequently-asked-questions.

Think this is the job for you? Email your resume and a link to your portfolio to Amy Price at [email protected].