Front-end Developer

Commercial Progression, a Symmetri Marketing Group company, has an immediate need for a Front-end Developer to help in the build and maintenance of our Drupal websites. This role will also include: site building, performing quality-assurance testing, and performing Drupal administration tasks. The position is in our Northville, Michigan office as part of Commercial Progression, the digital practice within Symmetri.

Passionate about building brands, we are a diverse group of developers, strategists, writers, art directors, and information architects who are uniquely qualified to create inspiring brand experiences within the world of B2B, nonprofits, and higher education. We are seeking the same passion, curiosity, and expertise in those who join our team.

This is an exciting opportunity as Symmetri is aggressively expanding its capabilities, client base, and geographical reach. Apply now on LinkedIn.

Responsibilities: 
  • Serve as a developer owning the front-end / presentation-layer portions of projects
  • Serve as a Drupal site builder, themer, as well as content administrator on various efforts
  • Participate in both unit and UAT testing
  • Support front-end and content related tickets to service clients ongoing site enhancement retainers
  • Continuously develop a deep understanding of HTML5, CSS3, JQuery/Javascript, Drupal, and GIT
  • Contribute to the ongoing evolution of our front-end development knowledge and practices
  • Develop HTML email templates to support marketing automation and campaign initiatives

Bonus Duties and Responsibilities

  • Experience working with Drupal
  • Comfortable using command-line
  • Experience with modern JavaScript tools (gulp/grunt, npm, bower)
  • Integration with Salesforce, Marketo, and Facebook
Qualifications: 
  • Must have 3-5 years experience in web development
  • Intermediate proficiency and familiarity with best practices in the following areas:
  • HTML
  • CSS
  • SASS or LESS
  • Javascript (jQuery)
  • GIT
  • Intermediate experience working with open source web platforms (e.g. Drupal)
  • Ability to execute mid-level custom front-end development assignment
  • Experience with responsive design and frameworks
  • Strong work ethic and deep desire for continual growth
  • Experience with responsive design and frameworks
  • Familiarity of cross-browser compatibility issues and approaches
  • Basic understanding of analytics, SEO, social, and marketing automation
  • Ability to create HTML email templates when needed.
  • Able to follow direction and self-manage to get tasks done according to deadlines
  • Desire to enhance process and automation
  • Good communicator and enjoys working with in a collaborative environment
What's in it for you: 

Commercial Progression works with recognizable name brands to deliver world-class Drupal services. Headquartered in Northville, MI, our company was founded by Alex Fisher in 2008 and has since merged with Symmetri Marketing Group creating a 40 person team across 3 offices (Northville, Grand Rapids, Chicago). We provide Drupal-centric services including strategy, design, development, support, hosting, and training. Our clients include globally known brands such as National Geographic Channel, the University of Michigan, TRW Automotive, and others.

Our team is focused on continually evolving its culture and work environment to convey our passion, enthusiasm, and drive for excellence in the work we do. Our dedication to Drupal, open-source, and community has been recognized by forbes.com, Ann Arbor SPARK, and the University of Michigan-Dearborn's alumni magazine LEGACY among others. We are also an Organization Member of the Drupal Association, a Drupal.org Supporting Partner, and a founding member of the Michigan Drupal Meetup Group.

In 2016, Commercial Progression merged with Symmetri Marketing Group, a Chicago based full-service B2B brand and digital marketing agency focused on helping organizations create interactions that are meaningful to their customers, and to their brands. Symmetri's mission is to use truth, purpose and creativity to build brands and drive sales for its clients. Together, Commercial Progression and Symmetri Marketing Group offers a complete suite of digital agency services; digital marketing strategy, design, development, support, and consulting.