WordPress Plugin Developer

  • FeedSyndicate
  • Washington, DC, USA
  • Oct 22, 2018
Contract Software

Job Description

ABOUT US:
FeedSyndicate is a premium content syndication service for the enterprise based in the United States. Our services are used globally by digital users of all types and sizes.

JOB DESCRIPTION:
We are seeking a WordPress Developer to design, build, maintain and extend a variety of design and front-end development, including creating custom WordPress plugins, themes and websites.

This position requires a combination of programming skills (PHP, HTML5, CSS3, and JavaScript) and good design sensibility.

Experience with responsive and adaptive design in a content management system is a must. Also, an understanding of the entire web development process, including planning, design, development, and deployment is preferred.

The position requires a self-motivated, detail oriented person who can stick to deadlines and get the job done in a timely manner.

Required Technical Skills

  • PHP
  • HTML5/CSS3
  • XML, RSS
  • Familiarity with IPTC formats like: NewsML-G2, ninjs, etc
  • JS/jQuery
  • MySQL
  • Sass
  • Git
  • SSH for Linux
  • LAMP / WAMP / MAMP / XAMP Stacks
  • Twitter Bootstrap
  • Adobe Creative Suite (except Dreamweaver)

Required Fundamentals

  • Extensive knowledge and ability to use WordPress Codex effectively and efficiently
  • Ability to create custom WordPress plugins and themes from scratch
  • Ability to customize existing themes and plugins so they are future-proofed from update breakage
  • Knowledge of how to use hooks, actions, and filters in PHP
  • Knowledge of how to use basic APIs
  • Ability to visualize and implement responsive design fundamentals without a finished design
  • Fluency in English

 

Preferred Skills (Nice to have. Not necessary, but a big plus)

  • Server administration
  • Network administration
  • OOP
  • Woocommerce
  • Active member in community forums
  • Previous agency experience
  • Native mobile app development
  • Progressive web app development

NO AGENCIES.  WE ARE LOOKING FOR OUR OWN TEAM MEMBER

Job Level

Experienced