Senior WordPress Web Developer

The brandiD - Remote

Full-time$22,000 - $55,000 a year
Skills
The experienced WordPress Developer holds a key role on our small yet mighty web services team. This highly skilled individual will work virtually, but closely with other creative team members (think fun family) and clients to create professional, functional, engaging online experiences for both web services clients and the occasional internal project.

Senior Web Developer responsibilities include leading a team of junior developers, refining website specifications and resolving technical issues. To be successful in this role, you should have extensive experience building web pages from scratch and in-depth knowledge of the following programming languages: Javascript and PHP as well as being fluent in front-end tools like Sass and Gulp.

You’ll have the freedom to set your hours although ideal availability is 9 - 5 Eastern time. You can work in your favorite set of pjs or athleisure attire, but still feel like you have access and resources as if you were right in our office. We promise to make you feel like a full-fledged family member - from anywhere in the continental US! For the right lady or gent, this job has the potential to grow into a full-time, team management opportunity.

What are we looking for? · brandiD mates are friendly, curious, driven, independent, collaborative, communicative, kind, detail oriented, team-players, flexible, self-motivated, and compulsive about finishing things on time. If you can write a sentence with animated .gifs - even better. ;) Schedule flexibility, 75% of working hours should be between 9-5pm ET

Interested in using the power of the web to make the world a better place? You’re in the right spot.

Key Roles and Responsibilities

Building custom WordPress websites based on client needs and strategy. This includes converting website PSD designs into functional front-end code using clean, efficient and modern coding practices across all projects.
Integrating plugins, list-building tools, and e-commerce extensions into WordPress.
Designing and developing alternate mobile versions or responsive designs of existing client sites and online stores.
Work directly with clients to collaborate, troubleshoot, and teach them how to use the amazing website we’ve built for them.

Requirements

Professional Requirements - You absolutely need these to join the team

Well-versed in WordPress configuration, custom theme development and content editing.
Website design experience preferred
Familiarity with Genesis framework will make you look like a shining star.
Managing DNS records and installing SSL certificates when launching a site.
Deep knowledge and understanding of HTML5, CSS3, PHP and Javascript/jQuery.
CSS pre-processors such as LESS, or Sass would be ideal. Tools like Gulp earn even more bonus points.
Basic understanding on how to build accessible websites.
Familiar with WordPress Gutenberg editor, WooCommerce, Beaver Builder and ACF Pro.
3+ years agency experience (agency or in-house preferred)
A basic understanding of automated marketing platforms and being able to integrate forms and other basic elements as needed.
Understanding of SEO best practices
Good written and verbal communication

PERSONALITY ATTRIBUTES - We definitely need these too!

Be a proactive and self-sufficient member of our virtual team.
The ability to work within time allowed to deliver projects in accordance with defined requirements, schedules and deadlines.
Confidence in your ability to self start and finish a project with minimal aid (when you’re given something: get ‘er done without us hovering over you).
Strong troubleshooting and Google mojo with an “I will find a way” attitude.
Manage multiple projects/tasks of varying complexity.
High level communication skills that include humor, fun, and good (or bad) jokes - points if you make us LOL, or ROTFL.
Awesome organizational and time management skills to meet firm deadlines.
Follow through until something is solved and complete.
Team Spirit - enjoys being part of a high-energy, fast-paced virtual team.
Trends, tools, gadgets and new tech - While you don't need to be the James Bond of WordPress you should be up to date on the cool tools and tactics in our industry.
Mentor and assist in managing junior developers.
Benefits

Full time potential
The ability to work remotely, rock that neon jumpsuit you've been keeping in the back of your closet for decades, yet stay connected to your team via #slack (and the phone, we use the phone occasionally :))
Access to online learning and continuing education. We're serious about growth. If you want wings, we'll feed you knowledge and let you fly.
The luxury of always doing the work you love. We'll make sure you're taken care of and working in your genius zone.
Make a difference in the world. Our clients are mostly purpose driven entrepreneurs or small businesses from around the globe. Together we get to bring good things to life that make an impact on our planet and humanity. Sound lofty? Hope so!
A second family - when we add someone to our team, you become part of our work family and that's a relationship we treasure.