Front End Web Developer / Website Designer

RSPR Marketing & Communications

We are a small firm that treats clients as friends and employees as family. Located in the northwest/Brown Deer area, we embrace hard work in a casual atmosphere.

Since 1980, RSPR has been a full-service marketing, public relations, advertising, and design firm supporting companies in Wisconsin and beyond. The industries in which current and past clients have belonged include healthcare, industrial, food, financial, home improvement, packaging, retail, and performing arts. Our firm also promotes events and manages editorial services for publications.

Position Details

Front End Web Developer / Website Designer
Southeast Wisconsin
Milwaukee, WI

The RSPR front end web developer will perform routine and specialized tasks in web design,  development, and tech support in a marekting agency atmosphere. This position is responsible for building and maintaining the server-side operation and functionality of the websites we develop and maintain for our clients. Making edits, troubleshooting, adding new copy is everyday work.

Tasks for this position will include…

  • Building websites using the content management system WordPress, along with Elementor and Divi page builders.
  • Applying a range of programming languages such as HTML, CSS, JavaScript, and PHP to new and existing websites.
  • Making content updates/additions to WordPress and Shopify websites, including blogs, product pages, news releases, photos, etc.
  • Optimizing web pages for maximum speed and scalability.
  • Maintaining all client websites to run correctly and efficiently.
  • Ensuring web design is optimized for smartphones.
  • Helping train clients on how to use and make edits using WordPress.
  • Creating monthly HTML e-newsletters for clients.
  • Updating the domain DNS’s MX, A, and CNAME records. Using photoshop for basic photo editing such as cropping and resizing images.
  • Providing basic tech support for setting up email addresses for clients.
  • Creating electronic magazines utilizing Adobe acrobat and PubHTML5.
  • Updating content for the HTML media kits for agency publications.
  • Installing and configuring Google APIs from the Google Cloud platform (mainly the maps api).
  • Performing related administrative duties and timekeeping.


  • Front End Developer Associate Degree or Bachelor of Science Degree in computer science, software engineering, programming, or equivalent.
  • Minimum one-year related experience, to include internships and part-time positions.
  • Understanding of key design principles. Proficiency in HTML, CSS, JavaScript, and jQuery.
  • Understanding of server-side CSS and object-oriented programming.
  • Experience with graphic design applications such as Adobe Illustrator.
  • Experience with responsive and adaptive design.
  • Experience with the design and implementation of APIs.
  • Understanding of SEO principles.
  • Good problem-solving skills.
  • Excellent time-management and communication skills.
  • Good interpersonal skills.
  • Track record of successfully managing multiple company or customer websites.
  • Ability to manage multiple projects from inception to completion within established deadlines.
  • Ability to work both independently and as a contributing member of a multidisciplinary team.

Competitive salary, which is based on experience and qualifications.

Full-time, in office, 38-hour work week (36-hour week in summer).

Benefits include health, dental, life insurance, HSA, 401K, PTO, vacation, and more.

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