Back-end Developer

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Athletics is an independent creative studio.
We work at the intersection of strategy, design, and technology.
Guided by the principle that good design is good for people, we help industry leaders create
meaningful change in their organizations, and partner with entrepreneurs to turn ideas into
sustainable businesses.
As a back-end developer at Athletics, you’ll collaborate closely with our internal technology
team to implement development, deployment, and hosting solutions, build best in class
content management systems, and employ and extend APIs to deliver content to React
You’ll have:
● 5+ years of related experience
● Production experience with several programming languages, particularly object
oriented PHP and JavaScript
● Production experience with modern development platforms and tools including
Git, GitHub, npm, and webpack
● Production experience with contemporary hosting solutions across
development, staging, and production environments
● Experience creating custom Gutenberg blocks
● Familiarity with React
● Familiarity with WordPress Rest API
● Familiarity with WPGraphQL
Extra Credit:
● Production experience with React
● Experience with HTML5, Sass, and JavaScript
● Knowledge of other content management systems such as Contentful, Drupal,
and Shopify
Soft skills:
● Assertive, willing to voice ideas and give and receive constructive criticism
● Inquisitive, constantly absorbing knowledge and inspiration from those around
● Principled, setting the highest expectations for yourself and others
● Thoughtful, bringing a clear, considered voice to the team
● Tenacious, willing to go the extra mile to make our work shine
● Collaborative, eager to play your part in a diverse, talented, and experienced
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