Back-end Web Developer

FreshySites, a leading NY & DC based web design agency, is looking to hire for a remote fulltime back-end web developer role.

Remote position

Roles and responsibilities include:

  • The candidate must have deep experience in web development and be highly motivated to do exceptional work
  • Customizing websites by implementing new functionality, often via custom code or additional extensions
  • Working with the FreshySites support team to add features requests to client websites
  • Working with the FreshySites project managers and development team to implement creative solutions to solve functionality requests during development of new websites
  • Assisting with importing and exporting large amounts of data — such as new users, page content, e-commerce products, customer orders, etc. — sometimes on a recurring basis via cron jobs
  • Customizing e-commerce functionality — including product page layouts, product attribute filtering, shopping cart, checkout, subscriptions, etc.
  • Implementing custom animations and other heavily-modified user interface (UI) designs
  • Architect and develop new backend admin features
  • Customizing/overriding existing core functionality via PHP function hooks
  • Implementation of 3rd party APIs into websites
  • Taking initiative and approaching projects with a confident and positive attitude
  • Clean, understandable, and well-documented/commented code
  • Management of the website back-end including database and server integration
  • Troubleshooting performance issues and implementing fixes
  • Ability to explain complex technical concepts in a simple and understandable way


  • 5+ years backend-end development experience
  • Tech stack includes CSS3, HTML5, advanced jQuery, advanced PHP 8, JSON, SQL
  • Knowledge of code versioning tools including Git and SVN
  • API integrations and experience with SSH protocol preferred
  • Experience writing code with a focus on security and performance
  • Familiarity with the GSAP animation library
  • Search engine optimization experience preferred
  • Google Analytics and Google Tag Manager experience preferred
  • ADA and GDPR knowledge is a plus
  • Excellent problem solving skills
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Excellent time management, including flexibility with shifting priorities and multiple deadlines
  • Ready to work in a fast paced environment

Job type:

  • Fulltime position. This is a remote work position with working hours based on Eastern Time Zone (ET).


  • Based on experience

Please send resume & cover letter to [email protected].