WordPress Developer

Summary

This Developer (Web & WordPress) develops custom, often complex WordPress-based solutions. Aids marketing, sales, and development staff in requirements gathering, web project planning, and general technical questions. Works also with brand strategists, designers, programmers, development, and copywriters.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Setting up multi-site WordPress builds
  • Integrating feeds from social networks
  • Custom developing blogs
  • Integrating with third-party APIs
  • Customizing WordPress to support specific functionality
  • Integrating shopping carts
  • Building out responsive layouts
  • Developing wireframe mockups to illustrate possible solutions
  • Developing new plugins for WordPress
  • Contributing to the build and development of internal web applications to run NSM’s internal systems and processes
  • Working with offshore developers on specific project deliverables to assure scope, quality and timely delivery
  • Minimal content migration
  • Minimal front-end development
  • Contributing to “scope of build” conversations with development team, project managers, designers, and other developers
  • Integrating sliced PSD files (usually already converted to HTML/CSS) into either WordPress or some other proven open source system (note: WordPress is our primary CMS platform); many of our builds are responsive
  • Developing custom web applications that drive business processes
  • Setting up e-commerce applications
  • Collaborating with design, strategy and sales teams to find solutions for client website projects
  • Contributing to support of current client websites
  • Participating in regular company-wide and team meetings
  • Participating in on-site and off-site client meetings
  • Contributing to INVID’s best practices; recommending, exploring and implementing better ways to deliver
  • Performing other duties as assigned

Programming Languages

The employee in this position must possess essential to intermediate knowledge in the following programming, notation, and markup languages.

  • HTML 5/CSS 3
  • XML
  • JSON
  • JavaScript
  • TypeScript
  • C#.Net / VB.Net
  • jQuery
  • T-SQL

Qualifications

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Good understanding of PHP back-end development
  • Good understanding of front-end technologies, including HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript, jQuery
  • Intermediate knowledge of WordPress
  • Knowledge of PHP frameworks
  • Knowledge of how to interact with RESTful APIs and formats (JSON, XML) a plus
  • Knowledge of change control systems, specifically Git, a plus
  • An excellent communicator and collaborator
  • Able to organize and run meetings, leaving with clear objectives and tasks
  • Comfortable talking with clients (via phone, email and in person)
  • Detail-oriented in context of a fast-paced environment
  • Capable of hitting daily deadlines
  • Exceptional analytical skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Pleasant, personable demeanor (face-to-face, on the phone and via email)
  • Keen ability to multi-task; self-starter
  • Education and/or Experience:
  • Bachelor’s degree in related field or comparable experience in web development, computer science or computer engineering is required. Substantial experience working with similar technologies and environment.
  • Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.

Notes

  • English and Spanish (Required)
  • Must be US Citizen
  • Job Type: Full-time
  • Supervisory Responsibilities: None

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