Senior Web Developer, Matchbox Studio
April 9th, 2021


Job Description

What We Do:

  • We build highly-interactive custom websites using Craft CMS and WordPress
  • We maintain and evolve our websites for clients on an ongoing basis
  • We build responsive websites that are cross-browser and cross-device compatible
  • We build accessible websites that are optimized for performance and SEO
  • We deliver projects quickly and efficiently
  • We work as a team to build the best damn products around

At Matchbox you’ll receive

  • A competitive salary and full benefits package
  • Opportunity to make a difference within a small, close-knit team
  • A fun creative environment working with a team collaborating on great work
  • Opportunity to grow with an expanding Digital team
  • Vacation: Matchbox has a healthy vacation policy, with employees receiving vacation days commensurate with the number of years employed. In addition to vacation days, employees have off major holidays as recognized by Matchbox, Christmas Break and Flex Fridays during the summer. These additional days constitute over two weeks of additional vacation time.
  • Health Coverage: Choose from four Aetna plans. Matchbox covers $166/mo. of selected plan.
  • Dental Coverage: Aetna Dental Plans available to employees after 60 days of employment, paid +/- 50% by employee.
  • Vision Coverage: Aetna Vision Plans available to employees after 60 days of employment, but is paid 100% by employee.
  • Retirement Plan: Simple IRA eligible for participation in Employer Matching Program after two years of employment.
  • Long Term Disability Insurance: Paid in full by Matchbox after 60 days of employment.
  • $25,000 Life Insurance Policy: Paid in full by Matchbox after 60 days of employment.
  • $25,000 Accidental Death Policy: Paid in full by Matchbox after 60 days of employment.
  • 8 weeks paid maternity leave for new mothers. Option to extend by two weeks using vacation time, and an additional two weeks unpaid, for a possible total of 12 total weeks.


Job Responsibilities

Your Skills:

  • In-depth knowledge of HTML5, CSS3, JS, PHP, MySQL, JSON
  • In-depth knowledge of JS frameworks (React, Angular, or ViewJS) to develop highly interactive websites
  • Experience with server-side rendering
  • Ability to build accessible websites that meet WCAG 2.0 level AA compatibility while retaining a high level of interactivity
  • Ability to implement cyber-security measures such as honeypots, input validation, input sanitation, CSRF, data encryption at rest and in transit, ReCAPTCHA, and penetration testing
  • Ability to build, update, edit, and maintain websites built on WordPress and Craft CMS
  • Ability to translate designs from static comps or prototypes into highly interactive experiences that maintain a high level of design
  • Knowledge of SEO best practices when writing and structuring code


What We’re Looking for in a Candidate:

  • Working on highly interactive projects that push the envelope is your jam
  • Your code is meticulously clean, efficient and well-organized
  • You enjoy working in a fast-paced environment and can handle multiple projects at a time
  • You enjoy collaborating with designers, project managers and directors to deliver the best possible product
  • You can identify and communicate technical limitations or potential issues to project team members and offer solutions that solve UX/UI goals
  • You are flexible to accommodate client and internal timelines and budgets
  • You have a constant desire to learn and stay on top of industry trends and technologies
  • You are not afraid to push the boundaries and think outside-the-box to solve creative and technical challenges

Job Qualifications

Bonus Points:

  • E-commerce experience
  • Payment gateway implementation experience
  • User authentication experience
  • Automated unit testing experience
  • Elastic search experience
  • Previous design experience or studio environment experience

How to Apply

Please send resume to Please indicate in the subject line the title of the position you’re applying for. If you provide a link to your work, please be sure the link is clickable (not embedded in your resume).

Email  Phone 214-939-3100

Posted By
Camille Long

Founded in 1997, The Matchbox Studio is a full service print and digital design firm located in Dallas’ historic Deep Ellum neighborhood. The Matchbox Studio has helped Texas-based and national clients develop brands, promote products and drive action. Our award-winning staff has worked with over 400 local and national clients to successfully market their products and build brand awareness.


Dallas, TX

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