WordPress Web Developer

Web ID: W6851

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Local Location: Downtown

Compensation: $45,000 to $55,000

Education: Bachelor's Degree or Equivalent Experience

Benefits: Comprehensive Benefits Package

Summary:

We are looking for an outstanding WordPress Web Developer to be responsible for the coding, design and layout for client websites.  This is a salaried position, with healthcare benefits and generous matching 401K plan. Salary commensurate with experience. Must be willing to work on-site at our office in Wichita, Kansas.

Job Description:

Web developer responsibilities include:

Managing a support ticket queue and managing website security updates.

Must enjoy working with a creative team and be proactive in creative problem solving.

Assist Lead Web Developer with design or programming tasks as needed:

  • Help with designing or building of WordPress websites / landing pages, building custom WordPress themes, creating/troubleshooting custom PHP scripts.
  • Creating website layout/user interfaces with HTML/CSS/PHP best practices.
  • Integrating data from various back-end services and databases.
  • Gather and refine specifications and requirements based on technical needs.
  • Create and maintain client training documents and lead client training sessions.
  • Test, trouble shoot, and be proactive in problem solving web solutions.
  • Collaborate and communicate with all team members on a variety of web or digital marketing projects.

Manage Ticket Support Queue:

  • Monitoring and responding to client support requests as they come in. Types of requests could include website updates, website support, email support, or questions about new projects.
  • Responsible for making sure that information is forwarded to the appropriate person for follow-up.

Perform Security Updates:

  • Responsible for monitoring and applying WordPress core and plugin updates to approximately 100 websites, on a frequent basis.
  • Process involves testing after updates have been applied, checking for broken links or errors, and performing site health scans for page speed, best practices, and accessibility on a regular basis.
  • Identifying and reporting to team any bugs or possible issues.

Job Requirements:
  • At least 3 years proven work experience in WordPress Website programming, preferably in an agency setting
  • Ability to work and thrive in a fast-paced environment, juggle multiple tasks within the constraints of timelines and budgets.
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written and the ability to communicate with a variety of personalities.
  • Ability to efficiently work with HTML, CSS3, JavaScript/jQuery, SASS, PHP, and MySQL
  • Experience with front end web design and development (experience with backend development a plus, but not required).
  • Basic understanding of web hosting and DNS management.
  • Basic understanding of email hosting and management (esp. GSuite).
  • Basic understanding of using SSH to perform simple tasks (such as installing NPM packages or compiling SASS).
  • Be proficient in using Adobe software, especially Photoshop and Illustrator Understanding of best practices and standards for web usability and optimization.
  • Ability to troubleshoot website issues/errors and detail follow up until problem is solved.
  • Basic understanding of best practices for SEO and accessibility standards.


To Apply: Complete the form below and upload your most current resume. You may also include a cover letter or an additional document.