Digital Experience Developer

Highland Group Culture

‘We are HG’ is more than a URL, it's a promise: A commitment that you’ll partner with a team of marketing professionals who love what they do, and who they do it with. Each tactic we touch reflects our mission to positively impact the hearts, minds and environments of our communities.

Grand Rapids, MI

Full-Time with Benefits


About You / What You’ll Need + Position Specifics

General Purpose and Scope: 

Snap! We are looking for a Digital Experience Developer to build and maintain functional websites and applications mostly in Webflow and WordPress. The projects you will collaborate on vary in size and functionality and go beyond typical brochure sites. A team player. A collaborator. Someone who enjoys being on a team of extremely talented people driven to make a great client experience. You understand that in marketing, it’s more than just a website it's a way for someone to grow their business. Strategy is everything, and design matters. We would be remiss if we didn't ask you to also be curious, awesome, and essential... like all of us here at HG. It's who we are, it's what we do.

About You:

  • Excellent multi-tasking skills and ability to organize and prioritize work
  • A strong attention to detail with a focus on best UX design practices, website accessibility, page speed optimization, and SEO
  • Strong development skills, ability to work/think through web development projects with a perspective on overall tech stack
  • Ability to be responsive and able to collaborate on client-related web development solutions
  • Supports team-based and collaborative work environment
  • Sets goals and makes continuous progress at personally growing and developing professional knowledge and skills
  • Initiates action by responding quickly, taking independent action, and going "above and beyond."


  • Identify user and system requirements for new sites and applications
  • Work with UX/UI team to create wireframes for collaborative layout
  • Ability to develop in Light HTML, CSS, JavaScript, PHP Coding
  • Ability to work in Webflow / WordPress / Shopify and other platforms
  • Basic web design and UX skills
  • Database skills a plus

Preferred Qualifications

  • The successful candidate will hold a Bachelor's degree or 5+ years work experience
  • Comfortable working under limited supervision, with sometimes tight and changing deadlines
  • Agency or service-oriented business experience a plus
  • Have a deep understanding of how web technologies and experiences work from the user to the database
  • Experience working in Webflow and WordPress (Shopify and other CMS platforms is a plus)
  • Have strong front-end CSS skills and some experience with (jQuery, CSS/SCSS, etc.)
  • Experience with GSAP, React, Next.js, etc. is a plus
  • Team collaboration and web development experience
  • Works at developing strong relationships and communication skills
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About HG

Highland Group is a creative studio delivering business results through brand strategy, marketing, graphic design and digital experiences. We work with action-oriented, entrepreneurial leaders -- local and global -- who are motivated to grow their organizations. Our work is smart, strategic and fun and we do it while exhibiting our core behaviors: be curious, be awesome, be essential. Since 2016, we've been a Certified B Corporation working for a more sustainably prosperous planet. 

Many of the world’s most prestigious creative competitions have recognized our work: Communication Arts, Print, How Magazine, Luerzers Archive, ADDYs, Telly Awards and Graphis. Our business has been selected by the State of Michigan as a “50 Companies to Watch Winner” and was awarded “101 Best & Brightest Companies to Work For.”