Web Developer (Contract)

Web Developer (Contract)

AllGear Digital seeks a contract web developer to improve functionality and user experience across its portfolio of owned-and-operated media properties including GearJunkie.com, TheInertia.com, Bikerumor.com, iRunFar.com and more. This is a remote, contract position reporting to AllGear Digital’s Engineering Manager. Pay for this role will depend upon a variety of factors, including skills, experience and location, and is expected to fall between $48,000 and $78,000 per year.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Create readable and attractive website layout/user interfaces using standard coding practices
  • Troubleshoot common site issues impacting user experience including:
    • Problems uploading new content to CMS
    • Issues formatting content efficiently
    • Slow page load times
    • Broken links and references
    • Bugs resulting from CMS software updates
  • Perform quality testing for the site and applications in various browsers
  • Monitor traffic and flag unexpected issues
  • Deploy updates and upgrades as needed
  • Create and maintain documentation as requested
  • Provide excellent customer service and build strong relationships with content creators
  • Be available from 8:00am to 4:00pm Pacific Time, Monday through Friday, and also at other times as needed for urgent site issues

Qualifications

  • 3+ years programming experience in JavaScript, CSS, HTML, and PHP
  • 3+ years developing in a WordPress environment
  • Demonstrated ability to troubleshoot and optimize web pages for security and responsiveness
  • Understanding of search engine optimization (SEO) practices
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work independently and manage time efficiently
  • Understanding of network diagnostics and analytical tools
  • Experience developing in a Drupal environment (preferred)

To Apply

To apply, please send a resume, cover letter and portfolio to hr@allgeardigital.com with the subject: “Web Developer.” We will respond to high-quality candidates as quickly as possible.

About AllGear Digital:

At AllGear Digital, we strive to inform, educate, and entertain readers about the passions, products, and people that enrich their lives, with the goal of becoming the leading publisher of gear reviews and content for active lifestyle and the outdoors. We own and operate a diverse set of digital media brands, including GearJunkie, Switchback Travel, iRunFar, Bikerumor, The Inertia, ExplorersWeb, and other top names in their respective niches. AllGear Digital is committed to creating an inclusive and welcoming environment for all, both for the company and in their content.