NEWMEDIA is an agency made up of a group of creative minds whose focus is on helping clients tell their stories through content-driven web design, software development, and a full complement of digital marketing strategies. Personal interaction, a taste of Denver flavor, and attention to detail have been crucial to their 20+ years of growth and success. Their “work hard, play hard” startup culture means that their team is just as effective in ping pong and Nintendo 64 as in executing their clients’ creative projects.

Back-end Developer at NEWMEDIA
newmedia is searching for a Drupal web developer with experience in an agile environment. This individual will have an enthusiastic team spirit, excellent programming skills, problem-solving abilities and a strong work ethic. We're looking for self-starter who can jump in midstream to help us working on projects for the new clients who join us every day, as well as some of our existing brand-name clients such as The University of Colorado, Amtrak, Delta Airlines, Colorado School of Mines, Doc Popcorn, Clyfford Still Museum, YMCA and Massage Envy.

About Us

We're located in beautiful and sunny downtown Denver, Colorado—one of technology’s new hotspots in the United States. Denver is a quality-of-life destination: People strive to live here for the myriad ways they may pursue a healthy lifestyle, which includes abundant outdoor activities (we average 300 sunny days a year). Denver also boasts great housing options, low unemployment, and decent commute times.

newmedia is notable for its 20-year track record of providing full-service website design and development that is smart, user-friendly, and cutting-edge. We are a leader in a competitive industry with two start-ups—1FEE and DRUD—integrated within our mother company. Our work environment is friendly but hard working; we have the stability of our longtime successes with a fun, start-up vibe. What makes newmedia special is its PEOPLE. 

Currently experiencing exponential growth, we strive for and earn a significant portion of the $23 billion-a-year market for our services and we attract significant interest from both new clients and investors. We are a growing team of 50 fantastic people and projected to hit 100 by early 2017. As much as we have accomplished, it's a drop in the bucket compared to what we have planned. To get there—and to continue our pace of success and growth—we need to have the best and the smartest designers, developers and program managers joining our team. Ping pong skills are optional but highly recommended; on-the-job training is available.

Roles and Responsibilities  
  • Work with our internal team to create compelling and cutting-edge websites and web applications.
  • Ability to design user interface mockups into functional websites, custom programming, and web application development.
  • Testing, maintenance, and troubleshooting of existing client sites.
  • Contribute ideas and efforts toward internal projects and working as part of a team to find solutions to various problems (i.e. development platforms, documentation, etc).
  • Ability to handle a fast-paced work environment, deadlines, and new challenges.
  • Ability to work within existing infrastructures.
  • Ability to work as part of a team, understanding problems from another team member's perspective, and, when necessary, go above and beyond the job description to work towards a broader team goal.
  • Ability to communicate and work well with others.
  • Ability to deliver on time and on budget.
  • A Bachelor degree in Computer Science or a related field preferred.
  • Minimum of 2 years of full time Drupal programming experience (samples of enterprise-level applications are required).
  • Independence, willingness to learn and problem-solving skills.
  • Proficiency in Drupal, including custom module development, key contributed modules and the core API.
  • Proficiency in PHP, ideally within a LAMP stack.
  • Proficiency in SQL, relational databases and MySQL; skill with tools like php MyAdmin and the mysql CLI.
  • Proficiency in JavaScript and familiar with major JavaScript libraries.
  • Proficiency in the maintenance and administration of Drupal modules and sites.
  • Proficiency in hand-coding HTML and CSS.
  • Thorough understanding and proven implementation of W3C Web Standards.
  • Experience in Unix / Linux administration.
  • Experience integrating open source and third party applications into existing Systems.
Additional Assets
  • Involvement in and contributions to the Drupal community.
  • Familiarity with revision control systems such as CVS, Git and Subversion.
  • Experience enhancing the performance of high-traffic sites Experience with AJAX or jQuery.
  • Experience with Agile development methodologies.
  • Flexible vacation/time-off.
  • Competitive salaries and performance-based raises.
  • Health, vision and dental insurance.
  • Open, collaborative environment in LoDo, steps away from Union Station. 
  • Professional development opportunities.
  • On-site gym access.
  • Conference and career development allowance.
  • Employee referral bonus.
  • Paid parking.

Company Reviews

“It’s pretty awesome to wake up and look forward to going to work. Every day I learn something new and have the opportunity to work with a variety of amazing clients. To top it off, my co-workers rock, too!”
Naomi Wells
Associate Project Manager
at newmedia
"Working at newmedia is like being in a melting pot of talent, cultures and personalities. The diverse nature of the work and team means you're kept on your toes at all times -- especially when it comes to showdowns at the ping pong table."
Owen Bush
Back-end Developer
at newmedia
"In all my experience in multiple fields, I have rarely come across a company that identifies and rewards hardworking, dedicated employees who don’t need to be prompted or pressured."
Brandon Williams
Senior Back-end Developer
at newmedia
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Why work with us
<a href="/company/RiotLabs">NEWMEDIA</a> is notable for its 20-year track record of providing full-service website design and development that is smart, user-friendly, and cutting-edge. We are a leader in a competitive industry with two start-ups <a href="/company/RiotLabs">RiotLabs</a> and <a href="/company/drud">DRUD</a>. Our work environment is hard working, friendly and collaborative. Currently experiencing exponential growth, we attract significant interest from both new clients and investors.
We hire smart, talented, FANTASTIC people -- designers, developers, project managers & much more -- and give them the space and time to be creative. Team-building exercises include daily pingpong tournaments -- pingpong skills are optional (& on-the-job training is available).
Perks & Benefits
Flexible vacation/time off.
Competitive salaries and performance-based raises.
Professional development opportunities.
Health, vision and dental insurance.
Conference and career development allowance.
Employee referral bonus.
Open, collaborative environment in LoDo -- steps away from Union Station.
Paid parking or reimbursed transportation costs.
On-site gym access.

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