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Apr 18, 2017

Philadelphia

Permanent

Job #: 116832

Job Description

Description

We are seeking a WordPress Developer responsible for both back-end and front-end development, including creating WordPress themes and plugins. This position requires a combination of programming skills (namely PHP, HTML5, CSS3, and JavaScript) and aesthetics (understanding element arrangements on the screen, the color and font choices, and so on). The candidate should have a strong understanding of industry trends and content management systems. Experience with the responsive and adaptive design is strongly preferred. Also, an understanding of the entire web development process, including design, development, and deployment is preferred.

The types of things this client wants to know when talking to potential candidates include:

  • What’s your workflow like from start to finish? How do you ensure you are clear on both user and administrator requirements?
  • What UI, Security, Performance, SEO, Maintainability or Technology considerations do you make while building a web application or site?
  • Do you start with a framework or from scratch or both?
  • What are some of your favorite plugins?

Requirements:

  • SOLID, in-depth solid of WordPress development
  • Ability to build out the CMS portion of Wordpress sites
  • Experience using HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript
  • Working knowledge of W3C standards
  • Fluent in responsive design principles
  • Comfortable in both waterfall and agile project environments

Responsibilities & Expectations

  • Development of small to medium sized websites using WordPress -- must be able to build themes from scratch!
  • Development of html emails and landing pages
  • Responsible for integrity of above assets from debugging to cross device and browser optimization.
  • Collaborates with UX designers and project managers to complete feature requirements and improve usability.
  • Collaborates with outside development resources on larger scale website projects.
  • Strong understanding of cloud architecture and administration.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, including technical writing skills.
  • Responsible for ongoing personal professional development as trends and best practices evolve for named responsibilities.

 

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree or higher in Computer Science or a related degree preferred
  • 3+ years experience; Ideal candidate would have 5-7 years experience