Back End Web Developer

Rescue Social Change   •  

San Diego, CA

Industry: Professional, Scientific & Technical Services


Less than 5 years

Posted 88 days ago

This job is no longer available.

The Company Rescue provides behavior change marketing services (or "social marketing") to government, non-profit and corporate organizations. Rescue's current work focuses on tobacco, obesity, violence and alcohol prevention; the promotion of exercise, fresh foods and after school programs; and other products and services that promote healthy living. Most of Rescue's behavior change campaigns focus on teens (13 - 17) and young adults (18 - 26), resulting in unrivaled experience in adolescent behavior change campaigns.

Rescue is a full-service agency, providing research, strategy, creative, production, web, traditional media, social media, policy change, youth engagement and experiential marketing services to clients in over a dozen states and provinces, as well as to federal government agencies.

We believe that marketing can do more than sell goods, it can create good.  

The Job We are looking for a dynamic, high performing full-stack web developer with experience in advanced web builds and related responsibilities. The ideal candidate has a passion for behavior change, a history of complex problem solving, an impressive portfolio or github, and is capable of working in a fast-paced agency setting.

  Day-To-Day Activities:

  • Design, build, test, and debug web applications;
  • Collaborate in project scope; envisioning system features and functionality;
  • Translate requirements and designs to responsive functional web applications;
  • Providing Linux administration support and maintaining web servers;
  • Serve in a technical support capacity as a knowledge resource for Rescue;
  • Researching new technologies and implementations.

Required Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma/GED + 2 years relevant experience;
  • Significant experience with PHP and MySQL;
  • Significant experience with HTML5, CSS3, and JavaScript;
  • Experience using a responsive front-end framework (Bootstrap, Foundation); 
  • Experience using a version control system (Git, SVN);
  • Experience with web build tools such as Gulp, Webpack, etc.;
  • Experience with command line and writing python/bash scripts;
  • Experience with basic Linux server administration and managing Apache;
  • Working knowledge of Composer, Vagrant, and npm;
  • Good eye for aesthetics and an attention to detail;
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills;
  • Ability to creatively apply technology to solve problems;
  • Ability to analyze requirements and implement a solution with little guidance.

  Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience using a popular CMS (WordPress, Drupal, etc.);
  • Working knowledge of MVC architecture;
  • Experience using a popular PHP frameworks (Laravel, Symphony, etc.);
  • Experience with a JavaScript framework (Vue.js, React, AngularJS, etc.);
  • Experience writing JavaScript modules (ES5/6);
  • Experience with GSAP, PixiJS, and/or Phaser;
  • Experience writing clean, semantic, and reusable code; 
  • Experience building .net modules and working with DNN.                                  

If you’re ready to join our team of mission driven talent challenging the status quo, we’d love to meet you! Check out our Careers page at for more information about what it’s like to work at Rescue, and the benefits that we offer to our team members.  

The Fine Print Environment: All business-related environments are tobacco-free. Must have valid driver's license, reliable transportation, and computer and Internet access. Must be available to work non-traditional hours such as late nights and weekends.   Physical Requirements: Able to remain in a sitting position for prolonged periods of time and stoop, bend, reach, climb stairs, and move freely throughout the building for the performance of duties. Able to read from a computer or laptop monitor for several hours at a time including fonts of various sizes from a variety of sources. Able to travel nationwide as needed to meet with clients, coworkers, or attend meetings and seminars. Must be able to move boxed work documents (surveys & materials), up to 40 pounds, in and out of office for travel by car and by air.