WordPress Contractor

Remote
Master's Degree
Olga Shmigol Olga Shmigol

Оur cliеnt is аn US-based fintеch cоmpаny that develops a pеrsоnаl loans platform. The goal is to provide customers with a workaround for the unеxpеctеd еxpеnsеs. The company 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, React, HTML5, CSS3, and JavaScript) and aesthetics (understanding element arrangements on the screen, color and font choices, etc). The candidate should have a strong understanding of industry trends and content management systems. Experience with responsive and adaptive design is required. An understanding of the entire web development process, including design, development, and deployment is strongly preferred.

Rеquirеmеnts:
  • 3+ years of development experience with WordPress, PHP, React, HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript and jQuery;
  • Experience building user interfaces for websites and/or web applications;
  • Experience developing responsive websites;
  • Knowledge of keywords that are important for SEO;
  • Experience in identifying issues with page loading times and errors;
  • Experience detecting potential violations of SEO that can incur a penalty;
  • Comfortable working with debugging tools like Firebug, Chrome inspector, etc;
  • Ability to understand CSS changes and their ramifications to ensure consistent style across platforms and browsers;
  • Ability to convert comprehensive layout and wireframes into working HTML pages;
  • Knowledge of how to interact with RESTful APIs and formats (JSON, XML);
  • Proficient understanding of code versioning tools (such as Git, SVN, and Mercurial).
Responsibilities:
  • Designing and implementing new features and functionality;
  • Establishing and guiding the website’s architecture;
  • Ensuring high-performance and availability, and managing all technical aspects of the CMS;
  • Helping formulate an effective, responsive design and turning it into a working theme and plugin.
Thе соmpаny оffеrs:
  • Competitive salary and benefits package;
  • Fun, fast-paced work environment;
  • Dynamic start-up culture;
  • Ability to make an immediate impact in a growth stage company;
  • Equal opportunity employer.
Olga Shmigol
Olga Shmigol