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Associate Web Developer

A Mission-Driven, Culture-Forward Company

Energy Circle is the marketing and communications pioneer at the forefront of the built environment transition. For over 12 years, we’ve been on a mission to accelerate the transformation of homes and buildings towards reduced carbon, renewable generation, greater energy efficiency, health and comfort. Our unique expertise is in growth support and lead generation for high performance contractors committed to a building science approach as well as manufacturers launching cutting edge building products. We also serve nonprofits and associations on the front lines of solving the climate change impact of buildings.

As a culture, we’re an anti-agency agency: a small, flat organization where you’ll be encouraged to maintain work-life balance and have fun along the way. You will report directly to our Director of Web Development and collaborate daily with the entire Energy Circle team. We strive with verve and enthusiasm to apply best-in-class, innovative digital marketing strategies and tactics to move the needle on big picture sustainability efforts.

The Position

The Associate Web Developer position builds high performance websites using Energy Circle’s (EC’s) Drupal/ WordPress distribution. This position includes site building, theming, content migration, and responsive CSS coding. You’ll work with our in-house development team, information architects, digital marketing strategists, graphic designers,  and content strategists to build responsive sites with best-in-class conversion optimization and exceptional UI design. In addition to client site building, the role will also be relied upon to support the EC team with general technical expertise, specific projects such as integrating third party API’s, the development of new features and functionality within the EC marketing platform,  technical troubleshooting, and maintenance of existing sites. We’re a committed open source shop working primarily in Drupal and WordPress.

This is a mid-level position and you should have:

  • 2-3 years work experience in web development - building/ developing websites in Drupal & WordPress

  • Bachelor's Degree in a technical discipline or equivalent experience

  • Experience in advanced site building in Drupal 7

  • Strong HTML / CSS skills

  • Experienced with Version Control (git), SCSS, jQuery

  • Familiarity with command line & its tools - Composer, Drush, WP-CLI

  • Familiarity with various server environments - and understanding of FTP / SFTP / SSH

  • Excellent collaboration skills and enthusiasm for the web development process

  • Outstanding communication skills, including the ability to present technical concepts to non-technical clients

In an ideal world, you’d also have:

  • Experience implementing external libraries, JavaScript
  • Experience creating themes from scratch for Drupal/ WordPress

  • Experience working with and implementing 3rd party API integrations

  • Server and Database management / maintenance experience - Pantheon a big plus!

  • Other CMS platforms are a plus (Wix, Squarespace, Shopify etc.)

  • Experience working in an agency

What you’ll get in return:

  • A competitive salary
  • On-the-job training and mentoring 

  • 10 paid vacation and holiday days per year

  • Summer Fridays

  • WFH and hybrid work options

  • 401(k) with employer matching contribution

  • Unlimited PTO 

  • Healthcare coverage with option for dental and vision coverage

  • Downtown Portland, dog-friendly office*

  • Zero tolerance for assholes!


*This position is located at our home base in Portland, Maine.