Launch Brigade is growing! We are always keeping an eye out for people to add to our team. If you are interested in one of the positions listed below, please email us. We are located at NextSpace Coworking, one of the coolest office environments in the area. We co-habitate with over a hundred other entrepreneurs and startup businesses in our Central Coast Tech Community.

We are a community focused business following Triple Bottom Line methodologies, and believe in providing a positive work environment which allows our team members to grow and flourish in directions that make them happy and feel fulfilled. We are known for cultivating quality talent from the Santa Cruz community, and our team proudly represents this investment.

Front-End WordPress Developer (1099 Contract to Hire)

If you are a Front-End WordPress developer and turning beautifully designed .psd’s into grid-perfect WordPress sites sounds like a fun day at work, we’d love to hear from you.

Here at Launch Brigade, we specialize in user interface and design-driven, custom responsive design, so experience and passion for creating websites that will look great on all devices is a top skill we are looking for. We are looking for additional coverage in August 2017 that could lead to a full time position.

We often customize designs with dynamic elements using CSS and Javascript. Desired skills include:

  • 3+ years experience developing WordPress sites
  • Strong HTML5/CSS3 skills
  • Experience with custom fields, custom post types and custom taxonomies
  • Experience with Zurb Foundation and/or Twitter Bootstrap
  • Working knowledge of LESS, Sass, or similar CSS pre-processors
  • Solid understanding of Git
  • Clean Code in your development process
  • A passion for and experience in implementing designs into responsive WordPress themes
  • Adobe Creative Suite
  • Javascript, AJAX, and jQuery
  • Linux command line capability including use of SSH/SFTP.
  • Understanding of the fundamentals of UI/UX
  • Solid PHP skills
  • Advanced Custom Fields Pro experience is a plus
  • Knowledge of NPM, Bower, and Gulp is a plus
  • BEM methodology is a plus

Please provide samples of recent work.

This is a 1099 contract position

What We Offer

  • Medical Benefits including Dental and Vision
  • Paid Time Off
  • A dynamic work environment
  • Working with a highly-skilled and passionate team that places equal value on UI, design aesthetic and technical precision
  • A membership at NextSpace CoWorking
  • A variety of challenging and exciting projects
  • The opportunity to grow into your dream job