Full-Time

Front End Developer

Updated on 6/11/2024

Vera Institute of Justice

Vera Institute of Justice

201-500 employees

Advocates for justice system reform and racial equality

Social Impact

Mid

Brooklyn, NY, USA

Required Skills
PHP
JavaScript
Management
Git
SEO
Asana
Web Development
HTML/CSS
Requirements
  • 3-4 years of experience in web development
  • Highly skilled in HTML, CSS, and JavaScript
  • Experience with Craft CMS or similar PHP-based content management systems
  • Strong knowledge of Git, GitHub, and version control
  • Proficiency in command line usage
  • Understanding of project management principles and tools
  • Understanding of modern web development practices, user experience, accessibility, and SEO
  • Proficiency using Google products such as Google Analytics (GA4), Search Console, and Tag Manager
  • Ability to code and troubleshoot independently
  • Ability to operate under pressure and within short deadlines
Responsibilities
  • Develop web pages, templates, and components for Vera's digital properties
  • Write semantic, responsive HTML, CSS, and JavaScript
  • Ensure web pages follow best practices for user experience, accessibility, and SEO
  • Work with the digital team to create web products that inspire, inform, and engage Vera’s audience
  • Oversee web maintenance, manage codebases with Git and GitHub, identify and address bugs, update software and plugins, create and update documentation
  • Project management using tools like Asana, collaborate with internal and external teams, coordinate with contractors
  • Website and landing page optimization, assess and report on performance, propose innovations
  • Provide technical support on smaller projects, set up integrations with APIs, CRMs, and other third-party tools
  • Other job duties as assigned
Vera Institute of Justice

Vera Institute of Justice

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Vera Institute of Justice is a leading organization committed to addressing pressing social injustices, with a focus on reducing mass incarceration, racial disparities, and enhancing public trust in law enforcement. The company's culture is rooted in respect for human dignity, and it employs comprehensive strategies that prioritize public health and accountability. Vera's competitive advantage lies in its successful initiatives, such as the Second Chance Pell Programs, which have increased access to college education for incarcerated individuals, and its legal support for immigrants, significantly improving their chances of establishing the right to remain in the US.

Company Stage

Grant

Total Funding

$250K

Headquarters

Brooklyn, New York

Founded

1961

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

0%

1 year growth

-6%

2 year growth

-3%