Job Opportunity: Website Developer at Iceberg Web Design

Are You Ready to Take Your Website Development Career to the Next Level?

Iceberg Web Design is looking for a passionate website developer to join our fast-growing, energetic team of penguins. You are the right person for this job if you are a self-starter, have agency experience working with WordPress, and are passionate about being part of a team that is continually learning while encouraging a healthy balance of work and fun.

Website Developer.

Our website development agency is ready for you to join in alongside our production staff to build engaging websites that help our customers reach their business growth goals. As a website developer, you will utilize your WordPress, HTML and CSS experience working on custom website development projects. You’ll also experience working closely with a team at a full-service digital marketing agency. 

We are looking for a developer who can work independently or with a team and has the ability to meet deadlines when presented. Experience working with e-commerce and membership websites will be beneficial, as you will build on those skills to become more versed in custom development projects. Excellent communication skills will be necessary, so you can integrate with our team and keep on track with projects assigned to you.

Company Overview.

Iceberg Web Design is a website development and digital marketing company located in Anoka, Minnesota. We follow the Entrepreneurial Operating System (“EOS,” as described in the book Traction by Gino Wickman) at all company levels, and our purpose is to create a workplace where employees grow and thrive and help our customers do the same. We specialize in custom website development and take pride in providing top-notch, responsive customer service.

“We are website developers who answer the phone!”

Our Core Values.

At Iceberg Web Design, we lean on our core values to help make decisions. Display of our core values throughout your application and interview process will make you a strong candidate for this position. Our core values are:

  • Committed. At Iceberg Web Design, we are committed to you and to your project. We are committed to helping you grow your business. We answer the phone, and we respond quickly. We keep our appointments, and we are committed to working through obstacles.
  • Passionate. We love what we do. We are passionate about the industry we are in, and we are constantly learning and growing. We make time to have fun with each other and with our families.
  • Balanced. We recognize the value of balance in work and life. We are committed to providing a work environment where people can thrive professionally without sacrificing family values.
  • Team Players. We value and respect each other’s unique differences, strengths, backgrounds, and abilities. We are friendly. We support each other and we share responsibilities as a team. We recognize that wins don’t come from the work of one individual, but from all of us working as a team.
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Website Developer Job Description.

As a developer at Iceberg Web Design, you will report to Iceberg’s Senior Website Developer. You will work as a crucial team member in our Production department, primarily working on developing WordPress websites, including brochure websites, membership websites, e-commerce websites, and other custom development projects.

You will also assist Iceberg’s team in open support tickets for current website hosting customers, and troubleshoot website performance issues. You will work closely with other website developers as we continually improve on our work, and lend your experience and expertise to continually break through barriers as we grow our customer base and skillset.

You will attend weekly L10 meetings, and utilize our project management and communication tools (specifically Teamwork, Slack, FreshDesk and email) to track your time and ensure projects flow smoothly.

Job Responsibilities.

  • Work closely with Iceberg’s Senior Website Developer and VP of Production to assist in building websites in WordPress;
  • Build and maintain WordPress websites;
  • Actively implement new technology into custom website builds, and actively offer suggestions for continual growth and improvement;
  • Engage in some direct communication with customers and assist with support tickets;
  • Build out website pages using provided content;
  • Search for, optimize, and include stock photography in website builds;
  • Optimize website for SEO, including improving page speed and ensuring accurate and relevant title and description tags are included on all pages;
  • Assist Iceberg’s website development team in completing open website development projects;
  • Assist Iceberg’s team with Quality Assurance checks prior to launch of new projects;
  • Engage in weekly L10 meetings with Iceberg’s Production Department;
  • Actively learn and continue your education in best practices for development.

Key Perfomance Indicators

  • You will be responsible for communicating with our Senior Website Developer daily about progress on large development projects;
  • You will be responsible for keeping track of development progress using tools provided by Iceberg;
  • You will be assigned weekly tasks each week, with the expectation of them being completed on time;
  • You will attend meetings with customers if requested;
  • You will track time in relation to deliverables for each project you participate in;
  • You will work with various team members to help meet our current growth efforts and goals.

Job Qualifications.

  • 1 year minimum experience at a website development or similar agency;
  • 2+ years WordPress development experience;
  • 2+ years experience working with HTML, CSS, and WordPress;
  • Familiar with WordPress specific e-commerce and membership software and integrations;
  • Experience with  Javascript and PHP beneficial;
  • Self-starter with the ability to independently problem solve and make decisions;
  • Organization skills with the ability to track and manage your time and tasks;
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills;
  • A design eye to help with page building and layout;
  • Exceptional organization skills including attention to detail and data entry accuracy;
  • Ability to communicate frequently and efficiently via email; good grammatical and spelling capabilities.

Time Commitment, Compensation & Benefits.

  • Time Commitment: Salaried W2 position, 40 hours/week.
  • Compensation: $36-58K. Pay commensurate with your agency and website development experience.
  • Location: Our office is located in Anoka, Minnesota. Our team is currently working in a hybrid capacity. Please indicate your ability and preference to work in-office or remote. Include experience working remotely in your job application.
  • Paid vacation, medical, parental and sick leave. 
  • Health and dental insurance eligible after 60 days of employment (US based employees).
  • Simple IRA savings plan, with company matching after 60 days of employment (US based employees).
  • Supplemental insurance from AFLAC with employer contribution (US based employees).
  • Quarterly bonuses based on meeting team goals eligible after 90 days of employment.
  • Other benefits such as equipment purchase allowance, coworking space membership, conference travel, etc. may be arranged on a per-case basis.

Application Instructions.

Iceberg is located in Anoka, Minnesota. Our team has adopted a hybrid work environment. Please indicate your ideal work format in your application (i.e. fully remote, fully in-office, xx days/week in office, monthly in office, etc). If remote work is preferred, please describe your remote work experience. Travel to Anoka, Minnesota annually will be requested for fully remote employees, and Iceberg will provide an annual travel stipend.

To apply, please submit your resume and cover letter to careers @ icebergwebdesign.com or fill out the job application form below. Applicants must include a cover letter, including the word “penguin” somewhere in its content. Applications submitted through Indeed or other online job portals will not be considered.  

Our Hiring Process.

At Iceberg Web Design, we value our team culture and core values as much as we value experience and expertise in the industry. 

When you call or email, you may be asked to engage in communication as our team gets to know you. If selected for a phone interview, you will be speaking with our Senior Website Developer or VP of Production about the position, your experience, and your career goals. 

If selected as a final candidate, you will attend a Zoom or in person interview with the hiring team, including Iceberg’s CEO. A background check may be performed prior to a verbal and written job offer.

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