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Lead Web Developer

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Eben Design Seattle
United States

Lead Web Developer
You’ll be working full-time at our local Seattle office and will be responsible for leading web development at Eben Design. This will consist of working closely with the internal development team, account managers, prospects, clients, designers and external developers in order to assist with the planning, development, launch, and support of client websites.

You must be able to work in a varied, fast-paced environment. Flexibility is a necessity. You love to code and you’re constantly interested in learning best practices and emerging technologies and trends.


  • Work with the internal sales team to help relay skills, capabilities and experience to prospective clients.
  • Write and present detailed functional specifications documents that outline solid blueprints for development.
  • Develop standards-compliant, cross-browser HTML templates from Photoshop files.
  • Integrate templates and develop websites using WordPress and at least one of the following: Joomla, Drupal, and/or Expression Engine.
  • Select, integrate, and configure the appropriate plugins and widgets as required by the above.
  • Customize modules and scripts in PHP.
  • Develop interactive and animated features using jQuery.
  • Create custom database driven web applications such as membership databases and product databases using PHP and MySQL.
  • Assist with hosting selection, installation, and configuration of CMS frameworks for client websites.
  • Provide maintenance, support, and training for both new and existing websites.

Technical proficiency summary: HTML5, PHP, JavaScript (AJAX+JSON), CSS, MySQL.


  • Able to work independently and efficiently to meet deadlines.
  • Able to promptly answer project related email, phone calls and other electronic communications.
  • Self motivated, detail-oriented and organized.
  • Familiar with cross-platform and cross-browser issues, web standards and best practices, and why we should develop with those in mind.
  • Strong focus on usability trends and best practices.
  • Strong understanding of brand / design consistency
  • Candidate must be a team player and willing to teach and to learn.
  • A high-level of quality control (clean, solid, error-free code) is a must.
  • Excellent communication (oral and written), interpersonal and organizational skills.
  • Excellent creative thinking skills with emphasis on developing innovative solutions to complex problems that may not have one clear answer; the ability to identify alternatives, workarounds or temporary solutions
  • Strong knowledge of database structures and relational database concepts
  • Knowledge of basic network protocols including TCP/IP, SSL, and HTTP

The following skills are desired but not required:

  • ASP.NET / DotNetNuke CMS Development
  • Website design skills
  • E-commerce development experience with WordPress, Drupal or another CMS.
  • Experience working with third party social network APIs, ad network integration, or analytics systems

Email us a resume at [email protected] with a brief paragraph about why you’re interested in the position. Please put “Lead Web Developer” in the subject line of your email.

We’re a small, close-knit group of people who range from designers, Web developers, account managers, internal support, marketing and sales staff. All of us work hard to make Eben Design what it is: an award-winning branding, marketing and interactive agency whose mission is to help forward-thinking companies create influential, long-lasting, authentic brands. We have fun doing what we do and we love the creative industry we work in. We’re a hard-working mix of sustainability advocates, guitar players, beer & wine drinkers, dog lovers, design nerds, video gamers, Hello Kitty enthusiasts, Huskies, Vikings, Cougars and Geoducks.


Eben Design Seattle
United States