SmallBox is Hiring a Web Developer!
March 15, 2022

SmallBox is Hiring a Web Developer!


At SmallBox, we design meaningful solutions for mission-driven organizations. We are looking for a purpose-driven web developer—someone who is passionate about learning from new perspectives, co-creating beautiful solutions, and realizing inspiring and inclusive futures with clients and the people they serve.

As the SmallBox Developer, you may find yourself coming up with a seamless online experience to solve client’s challenges, collaborating with a design team, and then deploying your coding skills. And at the center of all of your work, you keep the needs and wants of stakeholders in mind. Because of this, you have a natural curiosity and sense of empathy that allows you to create solutions customized to specific needs.

The Role

In this role, you’ll collaborate with your team to tackle complex challenges for a diverse portfolio of web projects. 

Planning & Prototyping

  • Apply research insights to demonstrate deep understanding of the client’s business, technical challenges and opportunities. 
  • Participate in concept meetings and collaborate with cross-functional teams to build extensive project timelines, outline deliverables and clarify next steps that best serve innovative creative technology executions.


  • Use research insights to recommend technology solutions that will help clients achieve goals. 
  • Deliver best-in-class user experiences and care about the small details to deliver accessible and flexible designs that meet our high visual standards.


  • Lead and contribute to the execution of client deliverables including custom website development, technology integrations, etc.
  • Collaborate with design/creative teams and stakeholders to ensure optimum functionality, performance, accessibility, scalability, and security of websites and web applications
  • Test website and web application performance and functionality; perform quality assurance checks and fixes bugs accordingly
  • Generate straightforward, back-end user experiences, creating admin-friendly content management systems. 

Support & Trainings

  • Be a front-end ambassador and help educate and support our team members/clients on the best practices, approaches, and guidelines for developing and implementing digital experiences.
  • Perform ongoing site maintenance as needed; provide clients with end-user support and CMS training

Experience, Skills & Knowledge

Must have…

  • Direct experience working with robust websites and diverse technologies
  • Advanced proficiency in front-end and back-end development on WordPress and other PHP/MySQL based CMS
  • Wide knowledge of digital strategies, including understanding of best practices in SEO and UX
  • Strong understanding of mobile responsive design and working knowledge of ADA compliance standards.
  • Experience working with multi-disciplinary teams and integrating your ideas with theirs
  • Strategic communication skills in verbal, written, and visual presentation experience; you understand the value of design and brand within a business context
  • Strong organization, both around tasks and communication, and the capacity to manage multiple projects simultaneously in a fast-paced environment.
  • Strong communication skills, written and verbal, and a unique ability to effectively present ideas to both technical and non-technical individuals.

Nice to have… 

  • Creative agency, media agency, publishing, or brand marketing experience (5+ years)
  • Experience with human-centered design practices
  • Experience working with mission driven organizations
  • Presentation and sales experience


  • A commitment to acknowledging and honoring others’ humanity
  • The ability to listen deeply and act with empathy and compassion
  • Ability to zoom in and out, designing at detail and the system levels
  • A desire to learn about and design with people from all walks of life
  • The courage to protect and elevate vulnerable identities throughout the design process
  • The ability to generate ideas and take action in ways that acknowledge differing

Salary & Benefits

  • Salary range for role: $60,000-$80,000, based on experience
  • Flexible work schedule/remote work
  • Comprehensive health plans
  • Retirement plan with matching program
  • Freedom (PTO) policy
  • Culture of learning and curiosity with ongoing professional development opportunities


Interested candidates can send their letter of interest and resume to Please include the role for which you are applying in subject line of email. 


About SmallBox

SmallBox is a creative agency focused on strategy, web and brand experiences for mission-driven organizations. Everything we do is informed by you and your audience. Our people-centered approach and passion for community drive solutions that amplify the impact of your work.

Our core values define the characteristics we believe are important for each team member to embrace in their work. Through all of our projects, we’ve discovered that we are at our strongest when we stay true to these four values: Care, Collaboration, Courage, and Curiosity.

We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive and equitable environment for all employees. We welcome applications from all individuals, regardless of age, gender, gender identity, sex, race, religion, color, disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, national origin, or any other legally protected category.