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Front-End Developer / WordPress Expert! REMOTE OPPORTUNITY WITHIN THE US

This position engineers the style and display layers of web solutions, as well as hooking up back end functionality provided by L2. This position works closely with the design department who drives the “look” of the websites and with other developers who build the server-side components. Agency experience and client-focused work make for a strong candidate. A Bachelor’s degree in a related field is highly desired. Success in this role is as much about the chemistry of teamwork and shared values as it is about having the right skills, experience and demonstrated results. 

The ideal candidate has strong front-end programming skills and has learned to apply those skills in the web environment– someone who is passionate about programming details, excited to work with a team of smart engineers and ready to learn more.  

Responsibilities include but may not be limited to:

  1. Develop WordPress Themes & Plugins as needed for new site development using HTML, Sass, Javascript, Blade and PHP.
  2. Build interactive site elements such as photo, video, and audio galleries to match specifications written in requirement documentation provided by the project manager.
  3. Regularly review and maintain knowledge of programming best practices for accommodating cross-browser support.
  4. Regularly review and maintain knowledge of W3 standards for CSS, HTML and Javascript implementations.
  5. Style website and site elements to match comps provided by designers and approved by clients.
  6. Provide levels of effort and meet documented project timelines and milestones set forth by the Project Managers and clients.
  7. Assist in the development of technical requirements for certain web features and functionality.
  8. Analyze project tasks and requirements to provide estimates and accurately track time spent.
  9. Assist in the creation of both client and internal documentation of developed features.
  10. Participate in team stand ups/huddles and project meetings both internally and externally.

Skills Required:

  • WordPress general concepts and structure, plugin & theme development
  • Implement 3rd party and custom WordPress plugin solutions
  • Ability to analyze code, understand implications of change requested and refactor or write code
  • Ability to solve complex problems and think critically when identifying solutions
  • Experience using Bootstrap4 and understands differences between older versions
  • General understanding of PHP frameworks and the PHP language; able to write PHP
  • Experience using project & time tracking software
  • Proficiency with Javascript (ES6 a plus)
  • Familiarity with how DNS works and web hosting
  • 3-4 years CSS, CSS3, HTML, HTML5, Javascript
  • Experience using IDEs & browser development tools (PHPStorm)
  • Media queries and responsive design
  • General concepts and structures of grid systems
  • Source Control (git, GitHub)
  • Composer and NPM

Bonus Points for:

  • Roots.io frameworks (Bedrock, Sage)
  • Developed using Laravel framework
  • Familiarity with the macOS/Linux command line
  • Docker
  • Yarn and Webpack
  • AWS
  • Agency work
  • Design experience