Web Developer @ World Help

World Help

Web Developer


2020-03-22 16:57


World Help, a Christian humanitarian organization serving the physical and spiritual needs of impoverished communities around the world, is looking to hire a new Web Developer to build out and manage our entire web infrastructure.

Whomever is taking on this role must exhibit clear communication, showcase strong front-end and back-end development skills, and possess the ability to quickly adapt to the ever-changing environment of technology. In order to be selected for the Web Developer position, World Help is searching for a devout follower of Christ whose worldview correlates with the company’s mission and values.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Implement pre-approved and/or new ideas on UI (User-Interface) while constructing our API.
  • Set up server infrastructure and manage a cart system built on Salesforce. This includes all associated areas such as database and architecture design.
  • Collaborate with project teams, development teams, and clients by researching and planning to create interfaces based on user requirements, feedback, and best practices following an industry standard product development process.
  • Develop prototype user experiences with wireframes.
  • Create and maintain applications based on UI guidelines to ensure pages are standards-compliant, universally accessible, and cross-browser compatible.
  • Convert approved designs into code as needed.
  • Enhance the functionality and performance of current projects through prioritized feature development and maintenance.
  • Identify new opportunities to improve the quality, efficiency, and scalability of new and existing projects.
  • Work directly with backend database systems to improve upon and maintain the structural integrity and functionality of the data.
  • Support and enhance several PHP / JavaScript based applications built on the LAMP stack.

Required Skills

  • Three or more years of experience in interactive or front-end web design.
  • Proficient in HTML5, CSS3, CSS Pre-compilers like SASS or LESS.
  • Working knowledge of WordPress.
  • Understanding of the user experience and how to analyze and test usability.
  • A portfolio that demonstrates your design and web development skills.
  • Mobile and responsive design experience.
  • Possess an understanding of web technology, including client and server-side development; PHP 7 and JavaScript.
  • Experience with MySQL and Microsoft SQL Server.
  • Ability to adapt to, and switch between, both old development practices and new.
  • Must have a solid grasp of Object-Oriented concepts.
  • Willingness to learn relevant new technologies as needed.
  • Familiarity with version control (GIT, project management, and issue tracking tools)
  • Strong desire to collaborate, listen, and learn.

Preferred Skills

  • Familiarity with Agile.
  • Experience with frameworks such as Angular, React, or JQuery.
  • Experience with Divibuilder
  • Workable knowledge of alternative operating systems such as Linux and OSX.
  • Experience with Apache2/nginx installation and configuration.

Competencies and Traits

  • Communication, confidence, organization, administrative, detail-oriented, efficient, motivated, integrity, honesty, adaptation, teamwork, self-starter, information technology, troubleshooting, coding, multitasking, development.

Other Comments

  • Full Time
  • Salary (Exempt)
  • Paid time off and benefits

Application Info



Forest, VA, United States


Software Development

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