Interactive Developer

Posted 2 months ago

Job Description

First Generation, an established Lehigh Valley Advertising Agency, is looking for an Interactive Developer to join our Creative Department. This person will handle all technical aspects of building responsive websites, especially backend development. You’ll work closely with our Creative Team to translate branded designs into creative experiences. The successful candidate will also be a strategic thinker who explores new technologies and stays on top of industry trends. We look to this person to be an avid problem solver who is constantly searching out new and better ways to deliver. This individual will work under the supervision of the Creative Director and will work in conjunction with the Marketing and Learning Solutions teams, as needed.

The Interactive Developer responsibilities:

  • Create high-quality, responsive websites
  • Attend client meetings as a technical lead and help clarify UI/UX needs‪
  • Work efficiently using modern web markup languages, including HTML5 and CSS
  • Work effectively using CMS platforms, such as WordPress, with the ability to create custom themes
  • Contribute to scoping the requirements of new projects and informing timelines
  • Maintain current industry knowledge of development concepts and best practices/procedures
  • Learn new content tools and technologies, as needed
  • Maintain and support existing websites and applications
  • Maintain consistent and strong attention to detail, organization, and work documentation


  • 1–3 years of development experience
  • Bachelor’s degree in Interactive Design, Development or Computer Sciences
  • An excellent online portfolio with a variety of interactive examples
  • Solid working knowledge of HTML5, CSS, Javascript, PHP, WordPress and modern development tools,
    such as Gulp
  • An understanding of Hosting Environments, cPanel, FTP, SSL
  • Adobe Creative Suite knowledge is a plus (or other design toolkits, such as Sketch)
  • Familiarity with other multi-media platforms is a plus
  • Front-end design sensibilities are a plus
  • Acting as a team player who enjoys collaborating with an energetic creative group
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Ability to manage multiple projects in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment
  • 10% light travel required

About First Generation: We are a full-service integrated marketing communications company that delivers strategic campaigns for commercial, educational, industrial and corporate clients. Our services include (but are not limited to): integrated marketing, video production, event planning, web design and programming, instructional design, graphic design, editing, script/speech/copywriting, animation, and media planning and placement. We’ve been in business for more than 30 years, and have offices in Allentown, PA and Washington, D.C.

Note: Interested candidates must link to a portfolio. Those without work samples will not be considered.

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Job CategoryCreative