Browse Jobs

Connecting you with the best creative freelance and contract-to-hire roles is our job. Let us help you find yours! Need help with roles? Check out our job descriptions



Full Stack Developer


Oct 23, 2018

Northbrook, IL


Agent: Beverly R.

Job #: 139830

Job Description

Vitamin T is working with a great agency looking for a Full Stack Developer (must have solid PHP skills) for either a temp or temp-to-perm opportunity! Candidates must be full time on-site in Northbrook.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities: 

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Other duties may be assigned. 

  • Manage and execute clients’ website updates including programming and database changes across different frameworks and CMSs. 
  • Maintain a constant dialogue with the project management team to make sure development work is on time and tracking properly. 
  • Design, build, and maintain REST APIs to provide functionality to other systems and website 
  •  Integrate external APIs and data sources to provide needed website functionality 
  • Consistently develop high-quality, maintainable, and testable (specifically, for automated testing) code 
  • Follow industry security standards in implementing proper safeguards and performing vulnerability testing and assessment 
  • Always deliver cross-browser/device uniformity and error free functionality with progressive enhancements.

Education, Experience and Certifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in computer science, web dev or equivalent experience
  • 5-7 years of professional web development experience. Marketing/agency experience is a plus
  • Server management experience in managing a LAMP stack server
  • Comprehensive understanding of security and web development standards and best practices
  • Exhibit programming best practices and utilize established conventions (e.g. MVC, DRY, separation of concerns, etc.)
  • Proficiency in the following languages:
    • PHP
    • SQL (MySQL experience preferred)
    • JavaScript (ES6 experience preferred)
    • CSS (SCSS experience preferred)
    •  HTML (Twig or Blade experience preferred)
  • Experience in the following frameworks:
    • A widely-used MVC framework (Laravel or Symfony-based preferred)
    • Vue.js preferred (or alternate JS framework like Angular or React) but not required
    • SPA (single-page application) experience preferred but not required
  • Utilize a modern web development workflow:
    • local development environment (e.g. Vagrant, Homestead)
    • dependency management (e.g. Composer, NPM/Yarn)
    • source control (git)
    • asset compilation and packaging (e.g. gulp, grunt)

Want more details about this and other opportunities?
Meet Beverly Ross!