Web Developer in Chicago, IL at Lettuce Entertain You Restaurants

Date Posted: 2/11/2021

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Job Description

Now Hiring: Web Developer at 
Lettuce Entertain You Restaurant Corporate Office
We’re looking for a Web Developer to join our digital marketing team. We're looking for an experienced, creative person with great communication and time management skills. You’ll enjoy this opportunity if you’re a triple threat: strong technical skills, adaptability to work well with a variety of people, and a unique perspective. Please apply today if you’re ready for the next step in your career with an exciting company!

  • 2 years of website development experience  
  • Knowledge of CMS including Wordpress 
  • Skilled in LAMP, HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript, jQuery, mySQL, PHP
  • Database management experience
  • Ability to build and maintain relationships with internal clients and colleagues
  • Excellent time management skills
Lettuce Entertain You Enterprises, Inc. (LEYE) is an independent, family-owned restaurant group based in Chicago that owns, manages and licenses more than 130 establishments in Illinois, Minnesota, Maryland, Nevada, California, Texas, Virginia and Washington D.C. We were founded in June 1971 by Richard Melman and Jerry A. Orzoff with the opening of R.J. Grunts and today, thanks to the creativity of our partners, we proudly service guests at more than 60 concepts ranging from fast casual to fine dining restaurants.    
We Offer:

  • Competitive pay
  • Restaurant discounts
  • Blue Cross/Blue Shield medical/dental insurance
  • Domestic partner benefits
  • Vision plan
  • 401(k)
  • Employee assistance program (EAP)
  • Pre-tax transit benefit (where applicable)
  • Training, development & advancement opportunities
  • Paid time off including holiday, vacation, sick days, parental leave
  • And more
Lettuce Entertain You is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
We Participate in E-Verify.

Job SummaryDevelops and writes code for Company websites and web-related projects.
Essential Functions
  • Work with internal clients and colleagues to discern, conceptualize and translate their vision into multiple options and present to team
  • Following Company standards and best practices, write well-designed, testable, efficient code within established deadlines and budgets, including (when required) matching visual design intent with other Company web and graphic designers 
  • Maintain, support, update, expand and scale a variety of existing Company websites and their respective backend systems, including website development (Wordpress, custom solutions, etc.)
  • Design and implement projects using LAMP, front-end (including HTML5, CSS3, jQuery, SCSS/SASS/LESS etc.), javascript, mySQL / SQL database, PHP, and varied other programming methodologies
  • Follow web accessibility standards related to providing all website users with access to information and functionality in compliance with the Americans With Disabilities Act and other relevant laws and regulations
  • Safely and effectively use and operate all necessary tools and office equipment
  • Ability to effectively communicate in order to perform and follow job requirements in written and spoken direction
  • Ability to multitask calmly and effectively in a busy, stressful environment 
  • Work in a confined, crowded space of variable light, noise and temperature levels
  • Ability to occasionally retrieve and distribute files or office supplies weighing up to 10 pounds 
  • Available to perform duties outside standard business hours on occasion as needed, including late nights and weekends
Key Responsibilities and Duties
  • Create and manage eBlasts and other email marketing collateral 
  • Work on eCommerce, custom apps, widgets and mobile-related development as needed/requested
  • Support Social Media team needs related to Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Snapchat, etc.
  • Integrate data from various backend service and databases
  • Maintain and expand knowledge of a diversity of emerging technologies, techniques and industry trends in online/digital marketing
  • Demonstrate knowledge of using APIs 
  • Demonstrate a solid understanding of how web applications work including security, session management, and best development practices
  • Demonstrate basic knowledge of Search Engine Optimization process
  • Implement and maintain CMS Development including Wordpress
  • Train, educate, and support management teams and marketing staff on respective websites’ CMS
  • Proficiency in the use and operation of all necessary tools and equipment including MS Word and Excel
  • Follow all rules, policies, procedures and conditions of employment, including those outlined in the Employee Handbook
  • Get along well with others and act as a team player
  • Other duties assigned as needed