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Opportunity for Senior WordPress Developer

Do you enjoy creating custom WordPress websites? This Front-End Developer is a senior-level role, with day-to-day responsibilities of leading large projects, and training mid and junior developers. The role is responsible for building the ‘client-side’ of our web applications, and translating our company and customer needs into more complex functional and appealing interactive applications. You will oversee the development of websites and assists the development team, and acts as a reference point for designers and project managers.

Job Description

This role is 90 day contract to hire full time. We are also open to Freelancer applications. Both are flexible to be remote in the US. 

DEVELOPMENT WORK:
  • Lead development of large projects autonomously 
  • Oversee development on small and medium projects
  • Ability to balance multiple projects in development
  • Execute development projects with efficiency and accuracy
  • Train team on web development skills in custom WordPress themes from scratch (no page builders)
  • Adapt existing theme frameworks to create a unique client experience
  • Launch websites independently
  • Translate complex technology to simple language
  • Full-stack understanding
  • Expert HTML, CSS, PHP, and Javascript skills
  • Perform troubleshooting after launching and while hosting a website
  • Tech-savvy professional, who is curious about new digital technologies and aspires to combine usability with visual design
  • Constantly looking for and evaluating new tools
  • Able to create a functional and attractive digital environment for our company, ensuring great user experience
  • Willing to learn something new, not rigid in beliefs or expectations
STRATEGIC WORK:
  • Learn from senior account and design teams the strategy of design and communications
  • Leverage user insights and analytics into development decisions, working with design at user experience stages
  • Keen sense of design principles and how they play into web builds
  • Understand and enact Glantz capabilities
MENTORSHIP:
  • Mentor future Junior and Mid-level Front-End Developers hires
  • Cross-mentorship with developers at the same level
  • Mentored by CCO
GROWTH EXPECTATIONS:
  • In 6 months: Develop large projects autonomously, bring to the team a new method or strategy to the development process
  • In 1 year: Define path for one new skill for continued learning – opportunities to take classes, attend conferences and industry events
  • Potential for future growth into Development Director

Our team works on multiple projects going on at once. You should never be afraid to ask questions or speak up when you need help and reciprocate this behavior for fellow team members. Always work to get the best out of clients, your team, and yourself. You will work collaboratively with our incredible team of designers, account managers, and strategists who live and breathe our core values.

Check out our benefits such as 15 days of PTO plus the week of Christmas to New Years, casual work environment, multiple insurance options, short-term disability, 401K matching, professional development, rotating DJ duties on Spotify, free gym and rec room access with a pool. Yes, a pool.

We pride ourselves on work-life balance as a small studio. We work within the given hours of the day, and if there are weekend web launches for security purposes, we give that time back in PTO plus additional time. We love our work, but we also love our time to live.

Apply and send your resume and portfolio samples, along with why you want to join the team.

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Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree

Senior-level, Minimum 8 years of proven success in development

Relevant agency experience in development

Strong communication skills

Attention to detail

Deadline driven

Problem solver

Curious creative and collaborator

Custom WordPress themes

HTML 

CSS via SASS or other CSS preprocessor

PHP

JavaScript ES5 + ES6

Bootstrap

Experience with Advanced Custom Fields

Experience with build tools such as Gulp

Git

Other CMS Experience

Familiar with Photoshop, Illustrator or Sketch

SEO understanding

WooCommerce

WordPress plugin development

HTML email templates

AJAX

SVG animation

SQL with the ability to query databases

Accessibility

Other Opportunities

While we may not always be hiring, we are always looking for future Glantzers. If one of these roles suits you, please apply and you will hear back from us.

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