WordPress Developer

new york, New York

A technology consulting company is currently seeking a WordPress Developer to join their team in New York. 

The company is seeking an experienced, motivated and resourceful PHP / WordPress developer with a blend of back-end and front-end skills to serve as lead developer. In this highly collaborative role, you will work with front end developers, designers and content developers to build efficient, beautiful and responsive websites, optimized to support customer journey.

Responsibilities: 

  • Code new WordPress themes, page templates, and plugins from scratch and modifying existing themes and plugins
  • Build efficient, testable, and reusable PHP modules including dynamic content and personalization features
  • Integrate wide range of WordPress plugins, API calls and third party apps and forms, such as Eloqua
  • Manage back-end services and interchange of data between server and user, including server-side logic and database integration
  • Ensure high performance and responsiveness to requests from front-end
  • Provide front-end development of digital marketing communications, including full websites and micro-sites, landing pages, emails, and other initiatives
  • Develop, test and troubleshoot across multiple browsers, platforms and devices, including tablets and smartphones, to support a consistent and positive customer experience
  • Provide guidance on SEO best practices for site development
  • Research and recommend new technologies and tools for effective integration across various platforms

Skills: 

  • Must have a Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or related field 
  • 5+ years of experience as a web developer
  • Experience creating and integrating custom WordPress plugins, themes, working with WordPress hooks and filters
  • Experience creating websites for a mobile-first strategy
  • Strong knowledge of PHP web frameworks
  • Strong knowledge of common PHP or web server exploits and their solutions
  • Experience with limitations of PHP as a platform and its workarounds
  • Knowledge of HTML5, CSS3, Sass, JavaScript, jQuery, and responsive frameworks (Foundation, Bootstrap)
  • Experience with online usability, accessibility, and web analytics
  • Experience with development languages (ASP.NET, Java or Python)
  • Experience integrating or working with CRM or Marketing Automation systems (Salesforce, Eloqua)
  • Experience with software versioning and revision control systems (Subversion or Git)
  • Experience with Docker

 

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