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Lead Developer


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Job Description

Do you love to leverage technology to help solve problems for businesses? Have an interest in marketing and web development? Join our award-winning team of creatives, strategists and the best office dog on the planet at Illumine8 as our next Lead Developer.

Illumine8 Lead Developers perform a variety of duties involving leveraging technology to help accomplish the company’s goals, as well as those of it’s clients. This role is expected to bring practical expertise from a wide range of areas, including but not limited to website development, web application development, UI/UX development and optimization, back-end information systems, and consumption and development of APIs and other data transfer practices. You will work closely with our clients, graphic designers, marketing coordinators, leadership team, and other internal stakeholders to bring to life our client’s brand, products, and services utilizing the latest technologies and creative problem-solving.

Essential Functions

  • Develop and implement front-end web code that meets design standards and performs all required functions for the project
  • Writing clean, semantic code that follows company standards and industry best-practices
  • Formalize and continually update company standards to remain consistent with evolving practices
  • Adapt visual mockups to static code assets compatible with standard, modern browser specifications
  • Integrate static assets with client content management systems for extensibility and easy editing of content
  • Collaborate with marketing teammates, senior management, designers, and other project stakeholders
  • Collaborate with other members of the development team, assisting with both active development as well as quality assurance best practices including but not limited to browser testing, code review, and bug reporting
  • Work to continually optimize our web project management, hitting all deadlines and improving efficiency while maintaining the highest standards of quality web development
  • Proactively scope and present new ideas to improve website experiences for prospects, leads, and customers based on data
  • Certified on the HubSpot Content Management System, used to create responsive web pages for mobile, tablet, and desktop, and across all major browsers
  • Implements UI/UX best practices to solve problems improving site experience and drive action
  • Interact with development communities and serve as a leader in open source and other collaboration projects on behalf of the company
  • Constantly challenge and evaluate technologies being utilized by the company to ensure the technology team is on the bleeding edge of the industry
  • Balance team assets and capabilities across a range of client activities to ensure maximum profitability and efficiency as part of the technical team


Communication proficiency

  • Ability to communicate effectively with internal and external stakeholders in both technical and non-technical environments
  • Ability to explain complicated technological systems to a business-first audience

Organization skills

  • Comfortable in a fast-paced, dynamic environment
  • Extremely well organized and can masterfully manage development projects with both the internal team and contract developers
  • Excellent time management skills with the ability to manage and develop web projects on time and in budget

Technical Capacity in the following applications (subject to change)

  • HubSpot Marketing Software
  • HTML, CSS, advanced JavaScript (vanilla, ES6, React, VueJS), SCSS, Pug
  • Python, NodeJS, PHP, shell scripting
  • Relational databases (MySQL, PostgreSQL)
  • Non-relational databases (MongoDB, Redis, Google Firebase)
  • Advanced MacOS terminal usage
  • Linux management
  • Windows command prompt familiarity
  • VPS management and deployment
  • Domain / basic networking expertise (Domain registration, DNS configurations)
  • Git
  • Google Applications for Business
  • Sketch
  • Slack
  • Databox
  • Project Management Software


  • A passion and a strong understanding of the industry and our business’ mission
  • A deep understanding of our client’s industries and mission(s)
  • Personal interest in staying up-to-date on the latest trends, including agile methodology and emerging best practices in the UI community
  • A dual-minded approach to development: You’re highly technical and an excellent coder but can also leverage your expertise to accomplish our client’s goals, think scale, and rely on data to make decisions and recommendations

About Illumine8:

Illumine8 leverages marketing and business development strategies for established businesses. We help businesses reach their growth goals by becoming an advocate for their strategic vision and become a powerful engine driving increased demand, conversion and retention.

Our Vision

  • To become the strategic partner of choice for established businesses who wish to grow and serve their customers in a global marketplace
  • To create measurable economic impact in our collective communities through our customers’ growth
  • To create an entrepreneurial company culture based on passion and performance that encourages creative problem solving and rewards our employees for dedication, risk-taking, and measurable results

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