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MarketPlace is a brand and creative strategy company focused on the Food + Beverage, Pet + Animal, and Health + Wellness industries. We’re looking for a seasoned web architect to lead our team and our clients, applying deep experience and broad expertise to everything from website development to ecommerce considerations to security concerns. In other words, while we seek someone who can help us develop effective websites for our partners (with the eventual goal of forming and leading a small dev team), what we ultimately seek is someone who can work alongside our strategy and creative teams to spearhead and guide decisions regarding all things web, including ecommerce and CRM integration, and driving and growing this capability in the agency.

Required Skills

  • Expert level knowledge of WordPress and common plugins
  • Strong knowledge of PHP, HTML5, CSS3, SCSS, JavaScript, and JQuery
  • Strong knowledge of WP Engine, Gutenberg blocks, Beaver builder, Advanced Custom Fields
  • Experience building and maintaining responsive WordPress websites using design tools like Sketch, XD, or Figma
  • Strong knowledge of Google Analytics, Tag Manager, and other analytics tools
  • Server Management (Apache/IIS)
  • Database Management (MySQL, MSSQL, etc.)
  • Solid working knowledge of LAMP Stack
  • Experience with CRM-related integration
  • Responsive design and development best practices
  • Experience in developing custom web applications
  • Skills with HTML email development knowledge would be a plus
  • Highly organized, detail-oriented and motivated
  • Constantly working to expand knowledge and skillset

Preferred Skills

  • Experience with other CMS and eCommerce solutions: Squarespace, Wix, and Shopify; Stripe, Magento, and WooCommerce a plus
  • Experience with CRM integration: HubSpot, Salesforce, Pardot, and other CRM-related integrations
  • Email Development: Exact Target, MailChimp, Constant Contact, Campaign Monitor, HubSpot
  • Implementation of Google Webmaster Tools, Analytics, and Tag Manager
  • Experience with Drupal, Joomla!, Umbraco, DNN
  • Java, Python, Ruby, JSON
  • .Net systems
  • C#

Beyond the Technical

  • Comfortable advocating for yourself, the needs of the project, the integrity and timeliness of the work
  • Comfortable providing feedback on designs for completeness, implementation timelines, and feasibility for completion
  • Appreciation of design. You can protect its integrity while also adhering to performance and specification best practices
  • Knowledge of architecting technical solutions and understanding how business tradeoffs (budget, quality, timelines) impact technical choices


  • Minimum of 7 years of full-stack development
  • Highly organized and able to manage multiple priorities
  • Ability to deliver thought on growth and development of web design/build capabilities and offering
  • Strong written and verbal communications
  • Bachelor’s/technical degree OR requisite years of experience

A Bit About MarketPlace

MarketPlace is a team of talented, brilliant high-achievers who help B2B and B2C brands launch new products, new businesses, and new or revitalized brands with full-service business strategy and creative capabilities.

Hopefully working with and around food is benefit enough, but we add, like gravy, the following benefits: 


  • Office dogs 
  • Agile team 
  • Lots of natural light 
  • Really good coffee 
  • Rooftop deck overlooking Donut Drive-In 


  • 401(k) 
  • Health (including dental) 
  • Paid vacation and holidays 
  • Casual attire, regular business hours 

Please have a look around our website and make sure that we’re a good fit for you, which is obviously pretty important. Please provide samples of work you have created.

Thank you in advance for taking time to consider applying. We can’t respond to every application, unfortunately, but we promise that if we think there’s potential for a fit, we’ll be in touch. 

No relocation.  No third-party candidates.