Our ideal candidate possesses a solid understanding of design, branding, communication technologies, user experience and user-interface design. Add to that a passion for changes in the industry and an appetite for learning. You’ll be designing and programming innovative UI for national brands.


  • Work closely with a team of other designers, writers, programmers and an account service team

  • Recommend appropriate UX/UI solutions and advocate for the user experience

  • Be experienced in the application of user-centered philosophies and interactive design

  • Demonstrate the ability to quickly execute design work and programming with a high standard for quality within time and technical constraints

  • Programming and design-related tasks related to front-end development of responsive websites and web apps

  • Develop server-side functionality using PHP and Craft CMS's Twig templating language, including custom plugin development and extending Craft's core functionality.

  • Utilize version control systems (e.g., Git) to manage code repositories, and assist with deployment and configuration management processes.

  • Produce email templates and additional digital creative elements

Desired Skills & Experience

  • Web and Mobile Portfolio
    • Showcase a killer web-based portfolio of work on web and mobile platforms.

  • Educational and Professional Background
    • 4-year degree or equivalent work experience in a related design discipline.

    • Minimum of five years of professional Full Stack Development experience.

  • Comprehensive Web Development Skills
    • Complete understanding of HTML, including semantics and document structure.

    • Proficiency in CSS for creating maintainable and efficient stylesheets.

    • Basic understanding of PHP.

    • Familiarity with front-end build tools (e.g., webpack).

    • Knowledge of HTML5/CSS3 and concepts of progressive enhancement and graceful degradation.

    • Basic knowledge of JavaScript and jQuery.

    • Understanding of onsite SEO and content hierarchy.

    • Awareness of ADA compliance issues and solutions.

    • Awareness of GDPR, CCPR and other privacy compliance issues and solutions.

  • Design Skills and Tools Proficiency
    • Strong eye for design and appreciation for typography.

    • Fluent in Adobe Creative Suite.

  • Development and Deployment
    • Rapidly prototype and iterate on designs.

    • Ability to contribute to statements of work and accurately estimate time for task completion.

    • Ensure top-tier delivery of web and e-commerce applications.

    • Manage development projects from concept to launch.

    • Oversee DevOps activities, including deployments and automation, specifically utilizing AWS.

  • Collaboration and Communication
    • Collaborate with stakeholders to translate business needs into technical specifications.

    • Work well with minimal direction in evolving environments.

    • Actively participate in team collaborations on various projects.

  • Professional Attributes
    • Strong problem-solving, creativity, and communication skills.

    • Detail-oriented, organized, and adept at multitasking.

    • Superb at meeting deadlines in a fast-paced environment.

Bonus Qualifications

  • Working knowledge of Adobe Publishing Suite a plus

  • Experience with CSS preprocessors (SASS/PostCSS)

  • Comfort with version control workflows and tools (preferably Git)

  • Experience with JavaScript libraries/frameworks such as AngularJS, React

  • Experience working with Craft CMS and twig templates.js

Paulsen is located in Sioux Falls, South Dakota, a mid-sized community ranked by Next Generation Consulting as a Top 10 “Hotspot for Young, Talented Workers.” Sioux Falls is also a Forbes “Top Small City for Business.” Paulsen is among the top 10 ag and rural lifestyle agencies in the country, per Agri Marketing’s Marketing Services Guide.

We offer a competitive benefits package, generous SEP contributions, quarterly bonuses and profit-sharing and monthly incentives.

Come Work for Us