Tombras Group - A Full Service Advertising Agency with a Digital Mindset

The Tombras Group
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Careers

Front-End Developer

Ever dreamed of working for national clients such as ESPN, Daimler, McDonalds, Malibu Boats, NASCAR, Ole Smoky Moonshine, GE, Moon Pie, The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, Regal Cinemas? Now's your chance to work for the Tombras Group, one of the largest independent advertising agencies in the U.S. 

The Tombras Group in Knoxville, Tennessee is looking for creative web development talent. This position would work closely with our various creative and digital teams to implement web-based solutions for our clients. Candidates must be able to integrate into a collaborative team to understand client needs and make them reality. This front-end developer must be familiar with implementing visually rich websites using the latest web technologies but be capable of producing code and markup that will still render well in legacy browsers. Candidates must possess the abilities to engage with creative teams in concepting advertising/marketing website solutions, provide input in site mapping, wireframing and prototyping development, taking design concepts through front-end coding and collaborating with back-end developers to integrate front-end and back-end components. Additionally, candidates must participate in our quality assurance processes. We don’t just want a programmer, we also want a thinker.

Responsibilities

  • Interact with creative teams to understand scope of projects and offer creative solutions
  • Engage with digital teams, technical directors and digital project managers to define project   specifications
  • Deliver quality websites and other digital projects that meet current coding standards and cross-browser compatibilities

Skills & Requirements

  • Demonstrated ability to produce high-quality work – the kind of work you can’t wait to show off
  • Expert at converting PSD compositions into code
  • Expert knowledge of HTML, CSS, JavaScript/jQuery
  • Mobile web development experience (Adaptive & Responsive is a plus)
  • Experience building data-driven web applications
  • Experience with version control systems such as GIT or SVN
  • Familiar with CMSs such as WordPress, ExpressionEngine, Drupal, Joomla

What Puts you Over the Top

  • Four or more years experience working in a LAMP production environment
  • Familiarity of PHP, MySQL and other scripting languages
  • Experience with MVC and/or MVVM patterned frameworks
  • Great eye for design, motion graphics and User Experience
  • Familiarity with JavaScript frameworks such as angular.js, node.js
  • Familiarity with the LESS preprocessor for CSS
  • Comfortable using Terminal
  • Familiar with Flash - AS3
  • Experience implementing tracking services such as Google Analytics
  • Knowledge of social APIs such as Facebook and Twitter

 

The Tombras Group offers a great work environment, competitive salaries and a full range of benefits including health, dental, vision, life and disability insurance, 401(k) and more. Send your resume to: charlie@tombras.com