Frontend Developer



  • Develop, test, deploy, and optimize themes in WordPress and proprietary internal applications.
  • Debug performance issues related to front-end technologies.
  • Support web optimization through A/B and multivariant testing.
  • Deploy Google tracking code using Google Tag Manager.
  • Design responsively and with current web-standards and best SEO and accessibility practices.
  • Learn KET’s brand standards and ensure that those standards are applied consistently.
  • Work closely with back-end developers to take user requirements through the process of scoping, wireframing, development, testing, execution, and maintenance/enhancements.
  • Research emerging technologies and make recommendations for how those technologies can improve our current assets.
  • Perform other duties as assigned. Professional dress required.



  • Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field, with 3+ years of hands-on experience; or the equivalent combination of education, training, and experience.
  • Extensive, up-to-date knowledge and experience working with HTML5/CSS3, WordPress websites, responsive web design and cross-platform/cross-browser issues, PHP as it relates to WordPress themes and templating, Git version control, the LAMP stack, SEO and SEM best practices, Javascript/JQuery as they relate to front-end design, and Google Analytics and Google APIs. Knowledge and familiarity with Adobe Creative Suite.
  • Familiarity or experience working with SASS, marketing automation platforms (such as Pardot), and AWS preferred.
  • Must write logical, clean, well-documented and reusable code. Ability to produce wireframes and mockups to specification, and to internalize brand standards and implement nuanced designs accordingly. Understanding of accessibility best-practices.
  • Ability to juggle multiple projects at one time and thrive in an agile work environment that relies heavily on project management tools and teamwork.
  • Must be available on a flexible schedule and occasionally for weekend of off-hour maintenance work. Must maintain a professional demeanor and appearance always. Must possess a valid driver’s license.



Dependent on qualifications and experience.



Please send KET application, cover letter and resume to: Employment & Recruiting, KET, 600 Cooper Drive, Lexington, KY  40502 or e-mail to, or send via fax to 859-258-7765. Equal Opportunity Employer


Position open until filled.

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