Full-Stack Web Developer

Zion & Zion Office

LOCATION: We are based, as is this position, in Tempe, AZ—an upbeat college town in the Greater Phoenix Metro area.

THE NUTS AND BOLTS OF THE JOB: We’re looking for a full-stack developer who is a savvy back-end developer and who can hold their own on the front-end. Roles and responsibilities will vary project to project.  Strong project management skills are a must, including the ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously while keeping them within scope. The right person must have excellent communication skills and the ability to interact with technical and non-technical team members and clients. We’re looking for a team player who is able to fit into our web development team which already consists of four developers, two dedicated UX strategists, two content developers, and several interactive designers.  Agency experience is a plus. The requirements for this position include:

Front-End Requirements

  • Javascript framework such as Vue, React, Angular etc
  • Front-end framework such as Bootstrap or Foundation
  • Working knowledge of templating engines like Twig, Smarty, Mustache etc
  • Familiarity with CSS pre-processors such as Less or Sass
  • JS-based build tools like Grunt, Gulp or Webpack
  • Mobile-first experience building responsive interfaces

Back-End Requirements

  • Minimum of 4-8 year’s experience with PHP
  • PHP-based MVC framework such as Laravel, Drupal, Code Igniter, Symfony, etc
  • Concrete understanding of OOP and design patterns
  • Relational database concepts for MySQL or NoSQL
  • Familiarity with WP theme building
  • Solid understanding of REST services
  • Experience working with third-party APIs
  • Experience developing back-end business logic

Misc Requirements

  • Managing LAMP servers via SSH
  • Version control systems such as Git, Mercurial or SVN
  • Basic GA understanding (goals, events and attribution)
  • Familiarity with WHM/cPanel software
  • Ability to define project requirements and scope project timelines
  • Proficiency with Google Analytics & other Google APIs a plus


WE ARE: A full-service marketing technology, data strategy, analytics, advertising, interactive, public relations, and social media agency. We have a culture driven by innovation, fun, and a wealth of energetic and experienced talent.

OUR CULTURE: We have a relatively flat organization and extremely limited hierarchy that facilitates collaboration and open communication both within and across departments, and to senior leaders.

We bring together all of our team members three to four times per year for a week of in-person collaboration and professional development.

Everyone is equipped with two to three monitors for their home office, and people are free to work relatively flexible hours, within their own time zone.

We are as much about learning and thought leadership as we are about profitability. We believe that the smarter we are, and the more collaborative we are, and the more we embrace innovation and pushing the boundaries of what’s possible, the better both our people and our organization will perform.

Our senior leaders are always accessible to absolutely anyone in the organization for a quick Zoom chat on thought leadership, innovation, or career-development advice. Whatever our people need, we’re there for them.

We pride ourselves on our agility and doing what other agencies either cannot do, or cannot do fast enough.

We also pride ourselves on what we call being T-shaped. i.e. we encourage people to learn and grow by understanding agency functions across our organization. T-shaped people can be contrasted with I-shaped people–The “T” is the idea that you have horizontal connections to what is beside you, as opposed to the “I” representing being siloed and vertical.

The crowning jewel of every year here at Zion & Zion is a truly epic, multi-day, agency holiday event at a resort (in 2022, the event was held at Disney World in Florida).


  • United Health Care Health Benefits: Zero wait period, 8 plans to choose from, receive medical coverage on Day 1
  • United Health Care Dental & VSP vision: Zero wait period, receive dental & vision coverage on Day 1
  • FSA & HSA options: pretax contributions towards qualified health expenses
  • Optum Wellness: get personalized wellness coaching
  • 401(k): plus Roth options
  • Employer Paid Basic Term Life & Personal Accident Insurance
  • Voluntary Employee paid Disability Insurance
  • Training & Development: Online training courses, online learning resources, virtual learning events, certifications available
  • Perks at Work: discounts and member pricing for more than 1,500 merchants
  • Employee Assistance Program: access registered nurses, counselors, virtual doctor visits, legal consultation, and much more
  • Commuter Benefits: pretax dollars can be used for mass transit fees and parking
  • Adoption Assistance– reimbursed up to $1,500 of eligible adoption expenses
  • Financial Convenience Benefits– Multiple payroll direct deposit options, pay cards, 529 College Savings plan deposits
  • Generous PTO and Flexible Work Hours

OUR CREDENTIALS: We are consistently ranked among the top agencies, web development firms, and public relations firms, and while we have a track record of winning a substantial number of creative awards, we pride ourselves on being a strategy-first agency with a deep MarTech, CDP, digital and analytics core. Very important to us is our ranking by both The Business Journal and Career Builder as a Best Place to Work.

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