32 day(s) ago

WordPress Developer

Negotiable Salary


Worldwide
English: Advanced, Upper Intermediate, Native Speaker
Experience: 3+ years
Employment: Full-time

MercuryWorks

Tampa
Craft create apps, solve wicked problems and forge passionate client relationships

We are a Florida-based group of talented designers and developers devoid of heavy corporate structures, approval processes and tight boundaries. Noted by our clients as giving that little extra that truly sets us apart, we seek to build sustained, successful relationships, ship customized solutions and deliver strategic counsel and zealous service. mercuryworks.com

Responsibilities

Design and develop websites using WordPress and populate plugins
Implement Responsive Web Design layouts for high fidelity rendering on phone, tablet and desktop
Participate in interface design, layout work and UX optimization
Work with a Scrum team in development of custom business applications utilizing rich HTML5/CSS3/JavaScript-driven front ends

Requirements

The position requires strong web interface development skills using WordPress, HTML5, CSS3 and related ecosystem tooling. The ability to take web design creative and translate into highly-performant WordPress-driven web pages on phones, tablets and desktops is essential. Experience with JavaScript is a key supporting skill to improve the employee’s ability to collaborate with Scrum team application developers.

Mercury's front end and WordPress developers possess strong skills in the above technologies and just as important front-end design patterns, common interface frameworks and testing. A passion for web standards and modern interface frameworks is also pretty darn important.

Skills considered as a good plus

Advanced proficiency in JavaScript and frameworks like React
Graphic design and UX skills
Experience with third party APIs from leading SaaS solutions (Salesforce, Facebook, payment processing, etc.)
Advanced proficiency in PHP and related development practices/frameworks
Ability to learn and/or experience with whatever new CMSes come down the pike (Gatsby, Prismic, etc.)

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