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Web/Craft CMS Developer

Company: Emergent Method
Location: Baton Rouge
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

Emergent Method is seeking a full-time Craft CMS web developer to work on a variety of client projects. This individual will play an integral role on Emergent Method's creative services team, collaborating internally with other team members and externally with clients to understand client needs and produce high-quality websites and digital products. This is a full-time position that can be performed remote or virtually from anywhere in the U.S.

The ideal candidate has a strong foundation in web development, is self-motivated, and is adept in completing deadline-based assignments in a fast-paced environment. This individual must be flexible and willing to embrace the challenges of supporting the development and success of the overall team.

Key responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:
Work collaboratively with internal team of designers, developers, and project managers to understand client needs and propose web or digital solutions
Develop responsive websites and applications from scratch using semantic, version-controlled code
Integrate websites with CMS and be able to train internal team and clients on using and updating content
Manage existing websites and microsites by making updates to existing code when necessary and performing security and plugin updates
Learn and remain up to date on web development trends, principles, and techniques


Required qualifications:
Extensive experience with Craft CMS
Extensive knowledge of HTML, CSS, JavaScript and any preferred framework (Angular, jQuery, React, or Vue), Twig, Tailwind, Sass, Bootstrap
Working knowledge of PHP
Working knowledge of SEO techniques and Google Analytics software
Experience with WordPress, Drupal, Squarespace, and Mailchimp
A bachelor's degree in computer science, graphic design, communication or related field or comparable work experience
Three-to-five years of relevant experience translating visual designs into functioning websites and integrating into a CMS
Enthusiastic about learning and advancing technical and soft skills, curious about new web technologies, and ready to put them into action
Ability to give direction, communicate ideas effectively, and tell compelling stories through digital experiences
Exceptional eye for quality and attention to detail
Ability to multitask, remain calm under pressure, receive feedback and handle rapidly changing priorities with ease
Exceptional interpersonal, customer service, verbal and written communication, and conflict resolution skills

Other preferred (but not required) qualifications:
Working knowledge of ADA compliance principles and ability to produce compliant websites
A good eye for UI/UX design with knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite (XD, Illustrator, Photoshop and InDesign)

WHY Emergent method

At Emergent Method, we have a culture you won't find anywhere else. We offer a flexible and fun environment where each team member has the opportunity to create their own success by challenging themselves, learning new skills and contributing towards exciting projects that make an impact on the communities we serve. We trust our teammates, believe in their talents and celebrate their successes. We're just as serious about developing our excellent team and fostering a supportive, encouraging environment as we are about doing quality work for our clients. Our team shares a vision of being singular, unequaled, and extraordinary, and while being a part of the Method often means going outside of your comfort zone, leaning into discomfort, thinking outside of the box, and being part of a collaborative and dynamic team will lead to unparalleled personal and professional growth. You'll catch us hanging out on the weekends, having monthly happy hours, throwing pretty great office parties and events (both virtual and in person), and planning a variety of after-work get-togethers because we actually enjoy being around each other.

When the COVID-19 pandemic hit in Spring 2020, our team responded overnight to the changing working environment. Now, you'll find our team on Zoom calls, chatting on Slack, and staying as connected as ever, no matter where we are. We are committed to investing in our employees the same way that they have invested in us, and we trust our employees to get their job done, whether they are in the office or working from home.

In addition to the emphasis we place on culture, we offer the following benefits to our team:
Competitive salary and bonuses
Monthly technology and wellness stipends
Comprehensive healthcare benefits
Flexible work hours and working environments, including unlimited time off
Top-of-the-line tools and technology equipment
In-office snacks and drinks, and frequent care packages and gift cards to spoil our employees
Financial support and time off for training, conferences, certifications, and other opportunities for professional growth and development


Emergent Method is a Louisiana-based management consulting firm focused on helping companies and organizations innovate, grow, improve their performance, and achieve their missions.

We do this by bringing people and ideas together to understand opportunities, let ideas emerge, and create multi-faceted solutions with results greater than the sum of their parts. We come from diverse backgrounds that lend to expertise in solving complex problems, implementing impactful change, helping our clients navigate shifting landscapes, and seizing opportunities - including those they had not seen before. From strategic planning and organizational design to project management and strategic communication, we are dedicated to helping our clients adapt, innovate, and grow - pushing systems, agencies, and industries to new heights, while developing strategic, systemic solutions and processes to support those goals.

We opened our doors in 2012 and have been recognized for growth and achievement over the years, including the Greater Baton Rouge Business Report and Junior Achievement's Company of the Year (2017), Consulting Magazine's fastest growing consulting firms (2018, 2019, 2020), Inc. Magazine's fastest-growing private companies in America (2018, 2019, 2020), LSU's 100 fastest growing alumni owned business (2018, 2019, 2020), and the Louisiana Association of Business and Industry's Company of the Year (2019).

We are dedicated to seeking the same measures of continuous improvement for the clients we serve and supporting them in all actions of planning, growth, and emergence to the forefront of their industries.

To learn more about Emergent Method and our team, visit our website at

Emergent Method and associated entities are equal opportunity employers. We do not discriminate against employees or applicants for employment on any legally recognized basis or any protected class under federal, state, or local law.

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Keywords: Emergent Method, Baton Rouge , Web/Craft CMS Developer, IT / Software / Systems , Baton Rouge, Louisiana

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