Creative Agency looking for Front-End Developer for Craft CMS and sites REMOTECONTRACT

Job Description

Transom is looking for a contract-to-hire Full Stack Web Developer to join our growing team. Specifically, we're looking for an aesthetically-minded developer experienced with modern front-end development practices & frameworks.

What You'll Do

  • Build-out full-featured, performant, cross-browser, and accessible websites from design-mockups.
  • Participate in defining and implementing technical direction for the development of new client projects.
  • Collaborate with technical colleagues to identify best-fit implementation for technical challenges.
  • Proactively review and test own work; provide peer-review work for others.
  • Assist in back-end, API integration and development.
  • Provide weekly reviews on current project progress to clients.
  • Stay abreast of industry trends and best practices to continuously improve our development methodologies.

What We Look For

  • Strong aesthetic sense, understanding of basic design and layout principles.
  • Ability to quickly shift between projects to fix bugs or add requested features to existing projects.
  • Ability to undertake projects from ideation to deployment without direct oversight, formalizing processes and best practices along the way.
  • Good organization and time management skills.
  • Attention to details and passion for quality.
  • Strong working knowledge of version control using Git.

Skills and Experience Required

  • Craft,, Wordpress, or other CMS website development experience
  • Tailwind CSS / Scoping methodologies like BEM
  • Familiarity with Figma/Sketch
  • Strong knowledge of RESTful web services and APIs like Algolia.
  • Experience with front-end frameworks like Vue or React
  • TypeScript / ES2015+
  • Strong working knowledge of CI/CD pipelines for website deployment (Gitlab, CircleCI, etc)
  • Digital Ocean / Linux server management


  • Experience integrating Algolia’s API
  • Experience building Shopify sites

About Transom

Transom is a boutique creative agency with a global, remote workforce. Our general workday starts at 9am Pacific time. We focus on helping companies develop and tell true stories about themselves that create devoted fans.

Salary or Other Compensation

Starting at $45+ depending on experience

How to Apply

Send your resume and cover letter to [email protected]. Please include:

  • At least 3 professional references

  • Details of prior professional web development experience. What did you learn? How is this experience applicable to a boutique creative agency?

  • A quick story about your worst job

  • A quick story about your best job

  • What excites you about this job particularly?

  • A favorite scene from a movie or TV show

Contact Info

  • Company: Transom
  • Location: Anywhere
  • Email Address:
  Posted August 5, 2022