I am seeking a WordPress Developer responsible for both back-end and front-end
development, including creating WordPress themes and plugins. This position requires a
The position is to lead a Wordpress development team, working with their UX/UI
team and having direct contact with clients and their project manager.
The role will involve direct client contact, from first meeting, scoping and ongoing
development to project completion. Being able to communicate verbally, as well as via
email and other methods (such as Slack) is an essential part of the role and as such, the
candidate should be both excellent in verbal and written English.
The candidate should have a strong understanding of industry trends and content
management systems. Experience with the responsive and adaptive design is strongly
preferred. Also, an understanding of the entire web development process, including design,
development, and deployment is preferred.
The role will also involve some project management, from liaising directly with the client to
internal workings with the UX team and Project Manager. We will also expect the candidate to work with front end developers from the outset, to ensure the UX/UI meets the requirements of the build specification.
Skills and Qualifications
Strong knowledge of the WordPress platform
Utilise your deep understanding of the WP library and other common practices to produce
great WP-based products
Develop custom WP plugins, modules, and themes
Ensure your new custom creations work properly in all environments while overcoming
conflicts with popular themes and plugins
Experience building user interfaces for websites and/or web applications
Experience designing and developing responsive design websites
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
Knowledge of how to interact with RESTful APIs and formats (JSON, XML)
Proficient understanding of code versioning tools such as Git
Strong understanding of PHP back-end development
Some exposure to Craft CMS (not essential but desirable) or a desire to learn
Working with the UX and UI teams to plan and scope projects
Taking part in Sprints
Direct contact with clients to help them to understand scope and limitations of project
Developing and Implementing new features and functionality
Helping formulate an effective, responsive design and turning it into a working theme and
Establishing and guiding the website's architecture
Ensuring high-performance and availability, and managing all technical aspects of the
"To apply for this role, please send an up to date CV to email@example.com or call 0191 338 7547 for a confidential chat.
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