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Job Posting - WordPress Developer

ABOUT US

We are a well established, fast-paced custom software development agency working on client projects in a variety of industries including health care, education, environmental engineering & insurance. You will play a critical role in the architecture, design, development, testing, and deployment of cloud/web/mobile software in a myriad of technologies. Along with your close-knit team of colleagues, you’ll see your creations take life in ways that can only happen in the dynamic world of software consultancy.

Why settle for being a factory worker as a “coder” in a product company where you never get to see the light of day and no one cares about who you are or what you aspire to be. It’s time to be a bigger fish in a smaller pond, go beyond technical geekdom and be part of an amazing team of software design & development consultants.
 

WHY JOIN US

We offer top notch company culture, employee benefits, career growth, and have a trusted brand in our market.

  • Competitive base salary + bonus

  • Medical, Dental, Vision coverage on day 1 of employment

  • Generous 401k match and employer contribution

  • Generous PTO + 8 company paid holidays

  • Huge emphasis on work-life balance - 40 hour weeks!

  • Remote work opportunities and flexible working hours

  • Extensive training and career development opportunities

   

JOB DETAILS 

We are looking for a talented and design-oriented WordPress/Front-End Developer to work with the latest technologies in a team environment using industry standard best-practices. In this role, you'll apply both your design and development skills to design, develop, maintain, test and deploy client WordPress projects. We are looking for someone who is innovative, self-driven, has strong design skills and technical abilities combined with a team-oriented attitude and the ability to lead discussions in gathering requirements.

Candidates must be willing to work hybrid onsite at our Cohoes, NY office. 

Qualifications

  • Proven experience as a WordPress Web Designer/Developer, with a strong portfolio showcasing previous projects.

  • Proficient in HTML, CSS, JavaScript, and PHP.

  • In-depth knowledge of WordPress architecture, theming, and plugin development.

  • Experience with responsive design and mobile optimization.

  • Strong communication skills and the ability to effectively collaborate with team members and clients.

  • Detail-oriented with a keen eye for design aesthetics and user experience.

  • Familiarity with SEO best practices and optimization techniques.

  • DNS and other Web Deployment Requirements for a successful website launch 

  • Deploying scalable and secure websites following all known best practices

  • Developing WCAG accessible websites and using testing tools to confirm compliance

  • Ability to troubleshoot and solve technical issues independently.

Responsibilities:

  • Website Design:

    • Create visually appealing and user-friendly website designs for clients using WordPress.

    • Collaborate with the client’s marketing and content teams to ensure the design aligns with brand guidelines and overall business objectives.

  • WordPress Development:

    • Customize and implement WordPress themes and templates to meet project requirements.

    • Develop custom plugins and functionality to enhance website performance and user experience.

    • Stay up-to-date with the latest WordPress trends, technologies, and best practices.

  • Responsive Design:

    • Ensure that all websites and web applications are responsive and optimized for various devices, browsers, and screen sizes.

  • Client Interaction:

    • Communicate with clients to understand their design preferences, goals, and project requirements.

    • Present design concepts and solutions, incorporating client feedback to achieve project success.

  • Quality Assurance:

    • Conduct thorough testing of websites to identify and fix bugs, ensuring optimal performance and functionality.

    • Collaborate with the quality assurance team to address and resolve issues promptly.

  • Documentation:

    • Maintain detailed documentation of website designs, development processes, and any custom code implemented.

  • Collaboration:

    • Work closely with clients and cross-functional teams, including graphic designers, content creators, and project managers, to deliver integrated solutions.

Optional

  • Design portfolio / ability to design web layouts

  • Advanced knowledge of UI/UX design principles

  • Advanced Knowledge of Google Analytics and SEO best practices

  • Advanced Knowledge of Bootstrap 5

  • Advanced Knowledge of GitHub Repositories

  • Proficiency in Figma for creating wireframes/mockup

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