Wordpress Developer

Remote Diamond Los Angeles, CA 4 days ago

Job description

WordPress Developer responsible for both backend and frontend development, including creating WordPress themes and plugins. The ideal candidate will provide well-structured and well-documented code and communicate effectively with other members of the development team.The individual should have a strong understanding of industry trends and content management systems.

Roles/ Responsibilities:

  • Build websites, prototypes, and applications using the latest front­end technologies
  • Providing timely resolution to reported problems with existing websites.
  • Working closely with both the design and project resources to achieve the best possible results in web projects from conception right through to delivery.
  • Ensuring all work adheres to current industry best practice.
  • Self­ motivated, goal­ oriented and able to work in a team environment.
  • Use common sense at all times and pay close attention to detail.
  • Committed, enthusiastic, sincere, trustworthy and conscientious.
  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to effectively interface with all levels and departments on a formal, informal, written and verbal basis.

Required Skills:

  • Minimum 2 to 3  years experience of PHP programming, MySQL, XHTML, CSS, Javascript
  • Good understanding of front-end technologies, including HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript, jQuery
  • 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
  • Experience building user interfaces for websites and/or web applications and using the best practice & de­facto standard plugins.
  • Experience with understanding and using WP-CLI
  • Experience designing and developing responsive design websites
  • Experience creating and modifying WordPress themes
  • Knowledge of how to interact with RESTful APIs and formats (JSON, XML)
  • Proficient understanding of code versioning tools, such as Git, SVN, and Mercurial
  • Strong understanding of PHP back-end development
  • Strong understanding of the entire web development process, including design, development, and deployment is preferred