WordPress Developer

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About Haddad & Partners

Haddad & Partners is a full-service, global creative agency made up of a team of 150+ veteran designers, problem solvers, animators, developers, copywriters, video producers, project managers and doers. Our multicultural team promotes an environment that celebrates our individual perspectives, with offices across eight time zones. The unique lens we see the world through shapes our mission, approach and work.

With decades of combined experience in the creative space, the leadership team is committed to creating an environment that empowers the team to let their true selves shine through in all aspects of their work. By hiring the most innovative talent from diverse cultures, gender identities, sexual orientations, ages and abilities, Haddad & Partners brings together a wide representation of diverse voices to create a future-facing and inclusive agency unlike any other. Our people are our superpower. Come join us.

Job Description

We are looking for an experienced WordPress Developer to join our friendly and hardworking advertising agency. The ideal candidate will be self-motivated, enthusiastic with a positive attitude, dedicated and willing to work hard, sometimes under high production pressure. This is a full-time, remote location position. 

Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Build websites, prototypes, and applications using the latest front-end technologies 
  • Provide timely resolution to reported problems with existing websites 
  • Estimate time to resolve an issue (in days or hours) 
  • Working closely with both the design and project resources to achieve the best possible results in web projects from conception right through to delivery 
  • Ensure all work adheres to current industry best practices 
  • Self-motivated, goal-oriented, and able to work in a small team environment 
  • Pay close attention to detail (whether they are aesthetic or functional)  
  • Committed, enthusiastic, sincere, trustworthy, and conscientious 
  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to effectively interface with all levels and departments on a formal, informal, written and verbal basis 
  • Include GitHub username to view public repositories 
  • In the case of no public repositories, include sample of codes so we may quickly have a code review 
  • Please only apply if you can demonstrate, you can build “WordPress websites” from scratch. We will not consider candidates using templates for their portfolio or WordPress work. We need to see the ability to build from sites from scratch. 
  • Full-time 

Key Qualifications:

  • Minimum 3-4 years experience of PHP programming, MySQL, HTML, CSS, Javascript 
  • Extensive knowledge and experience of building WordPress CMS websites using the best practice & defacto standard plugins 
  • Experience working with WordPress at a PHP code level: 

1) Knowledge of existing inbuilt WordPress functions 

2) Creation of custom post types 

3) Creation of plugins/widgets written to conform with WordPress coding standards 

4) Creation of clean, logical, well documented and re-usable code 

5) Theme/template integration 

6) Create a “WordPress Theme” from scratch 

7) Knowledge of WordPress Network (Multisite) beneficial 

8) Experience creating multilingual websites (will be a plus) 

9) Good understanding of crossplatform and crossbrowser issues 

  • Experience with creating responsive websites (using media queries, or frameworks such as bootstrap or susy) 
  • Use of Javascript / jQuery / AJAX 
  • Previous experience working for a design agency advantageous 
  • Able to work comfortably with Microsoft Windows or Apple Macintosh environment 

Additional Welcomed Skills:  

  • A reasonable understanding of PHP & MySQL ReactJS (if possible) 
  • WebPack Configuration 
  • Understanding of API 
  • Adhere to our company culture based on trust & individual responsibility 
  • Ability to work remotely & with people spread out around the world 
  • Ability to jump from one project to another on a daily/weekly basis 

Preferred timezone:

EST

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