Hiring a Frontend Web Developer

We’re currently looking for a Front-End Web Developer to join our growing team.

We’re now a fully distributed team, and this position will be 100% remote.

About Us:
Established in 2003, Sleepless Media is a boutique digital design agency based out of Santa Cruz, California. With a heavy focus on customer experience, we specialize in brand strategy, web design, and development for outdoor/adventure, food/beverage, and technology brands on the Shopify and WordPress platforms.

About the Position:

As one of our full-time developers, you will be involved in key projects from start to finish and will work closely with our Creative Director, designers, and project managers. You’ll Collaborate with our in-house team, turning our beautifully designed websites and/or applications into pixel-perfect, responsive code with the opportunity to add insight and make an impact on our process.


Start date will be within 1-2 weeks once a candidate is selected.

The ideal candidate will have the following qualifications:

  • Solid HTML5, CSS3 and Javascript skills
  • Experience with PHP and modern platforms such as WordPress and Shopify
  • A firm understanding of SEO and ADA compliance standards
  • Strong cross-browser testing skills
  • Familiarity with design files and applications as it relates to development
  • Proven experience with desktop/mobile/tablet development and excellent samples to show your capabilities in this area
  • A firm understanding of user experience/interaction design
  • Strong understanding of developing dynamic content and content management systems


  • Backend Programming skills
  • Experience working with a team in a design studio or design department of a company.
  • Basic Design Skills
  • Ecommerce knowledge and experience

Life at Sleepless:

  • Work remotely with a San Francisco Bay Area-based company with an exciting roster of clients
  • Competitive pay and bonuses
  • Get your own shiny mac or PC and whatever else you need to do a great job
  • 100% paid health insurance benefits for salaried employees
  • Retirement plan w/ employer match
  • 2-Weeks paid vacation to start, paid holidays, and Christmas thru New Year’s off.
  • Generous flexibility
  • Team retreat once a year
  • Get something good delivered to your doorstep on the first Friday of every month to accompany a team “#beerfriday” for some fun and games.

To apply for this, please fill out our Job Submission Form.

Expect to include the following information:

  • Cover Letter
  • Resume
  • Links to samples of your work, including website addresses and your exact contribution and role in them.
  • Your current pay expectations
  • At least 3 references
  • When you would be able to start
  • Any upcoming trips you have planned within the next 6 months

*Inquiries not including all of the above will not be considered. This is a full-time, remote employee position. No outsourcing. No companies.

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