Senior Full Stack Application Developer

Highland · Chicago, Illinois
Department Highland
Employment Type Full Time Team Member
Minimum Experience Experienced

At Highland, we create powerful, engaging digital and physical experiences for our clients. We are focused on creating experiences that promote human flourishing and make the world a better place to live in. We often refer to what we design as “Experiences that Matter”. Some of our clients ask us to help them improve their existing experiences and others bring us inspired ideas about an entirely new thing they want to bring into the world. We partner with our clients at every stage in that journey – from early stage, generative research all the way to new product launch.


  • Experience building several medium-to-large scale applications
  • Working knowledge of
    • Laravel and/or PHP
    • MVVM and client-side framework(s) (such as Livewire, Vue, and React)
  • W3C standards compliance
  • Experience building responsive UI and mobile-first websites / front ends
  • Desire to more deeply learn your tools and tech stack

Nice-to-haves (or willing-to-learns)

  • Drive to focus on a11y
  • Opinionated, but open-minded and willing to set aside preferences
  • Experience with
  • Experience configuring servers and automating deployments
  • Web application system architecture & design experience
  • Working knowledge of advanced layout and design techniques
  • Experience with other server-side languages such as Python and Ruby welcome

All Highlander’s embody the Highland Core Values

  • People First: What we make and how we work should make it a little bit better to be alive: for us, our clients, and their customers.
  • Be Curious: The big picture is everyone's responsibility. There is always more to learn. We are generous in teaching what we know.
  • Be Transparent: We're accountable to our clients and to each other, and respond to problems with solutions, not blame. Vulnerability, while risky, leads to trust and understanding.
  • Give a Damn: Our client's goals are our goals. We do work we can be proud of. Quality is non-negotiable.

Our Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion

Highland is committed to creating a just, equitable workplace, and is actively seeking candidates who can bring the value of diverse lived experiences to this position. We look for candidates who have a high level of demonstrated comfort with cultural competency; women, people of color, people with disabilities, and people who identify as LGBTQ are encouraged to apply.


Full-time salary and benefits based on current market value.

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  • Location
    Chicago, Illinois
  • Department
  • Employment Type
    Full Time Team Member
  • Minimum Experience