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Web Developer

Website development, theme creation, and server management.

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Middle Seat is a digital consulting firm founded by former Bernie 2016 digital and organizing staff. We work with campaigns, nonprofits, advocacy organizations and causes on the front lines of racial justice, climate action, privacy and tech policy, immigrant rights, and economic justice. We’re looking for someone who can’t pass up a puzzle, is always learning something new, and loves bringing static mockups to life. You’ll be on a supportive, tight-knit team doing work in tandem with organizers fighting for racial, environmental, economic and social justice.


Why Middle Seat?

  • Competitive salaries and great benefits
  • We only work for progressive organizations, candidates, and causes
  • We’re a proudly unionized team — part of the Campaign Workers Guild

Job Responsibilities:

  • Develop and test static websites with HTML, CSS, and JavaScript
  • Build and test dynamic themes for content management systems — primarily WordPress
  • Build and test dynamic templates for political CRMs like ActionKit, ActBlue, ActionNetwork, and NGP
  • Code email templates and ensure functionality across email clients/operating systems
  • Manage servers and databases
  • Assist team members in launching petition and donation pages alongside email campaigns
  • Work with clients to understand their web needs and develop sites to fulfill them
  • Provide occasional tech support for the team
  • Create, refine and organize media assets
  • Other responsibilities as requested

Qualifications:

  • Fluency in HTML, CSS and JavaScript
  • Experience with content management systems, especially WordPress
  • Understanding of best web and coding practices
  • Experience with PHP, Django, and Liquid
  • Familiarity with mockup tools such as Adobe Suite, Sketch, Figma, and Invision
  • Comfort with the command line and git
  • Top-notch organizational and task keeping skills
  • Full-time availability preferred, but not required
  • Demonstrated commitment to progressive politics
  • Knowledge of basic video editing and graphic design
  • Attention to detail — we care about design and the products you produce should reflect a respect for the work our UI designers are doing

Salary and Benefits

  • Salary starts between $60,000 and $85,000
  • Profit sharing plan: share in the growth and success of Middle Seat
  • $50 mobile phone subsidy monthly
  • Regular raises guaranteed by the current union contract
  • 100% coverage for health, dental and vision
    • Zero deductible health plan
    • One Medical health service: video call or chat with doctors, no wait-time appointments
    • Health Advocate: 24/7 assistance with navigating health benefits, finding providers through
  • 5% employer match on your 401k retirement account
  • 20 paid vacation days off, plus your birthday and May Day off
  • Unlimited sick leave
  • Commuter benefits for public transportation
  • For in-office employees, work from home one day per week (after your first six months)
  • 12 weeks of paid leave for new parents

We are committed to building a diverse and passionate team. We encourage creative-minded individuals with a strong technical aptitude to apply for this position. Women, people of color, and LGBTQ+ individuals are encouraged to apply.

Our firm is values-driven. We are intentional with the decidedly left-of-center clients we work with — and we strive to make our work environment and benefits reflect that, including salary transparency, healthy work-life balance, and consistent employee feedback and communication. We’re happy to talk more about our company culture with prospective applicants.

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