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WordPress Developer (SE Portland)

compensation: $20 – $30/hr DOE
employment type: part-time

We are seeking a part-time WordPress Developer join our team. The right candidate will be talented, passionate and capable of assisting with the design, development, testing, deployment and management of exceptional websites. Day-to-day tasks include converting Photoshop/Invision layouts into standards-compliant websites, as well as updating and maintaining existing client websites. It’s a challenging and rewarding role where ownership and responsibility are given in return for ideas and dedication.

This is a part-time, hourly, on-site position of up to 30 hours a week (with the possibility of transitioning to full-time status in the future) — perfect for an individual with other commitments or for whom a flexible work schedule would be an advantage. Must currently live in the Portland, Oregon area.

As part of your application, please include portfolio and/or GitHub links with examples of your work. Well-matched candidates will receive an interview request within a week of application. No calls or stop-ins, please.

Job Responsibilities

Develop custom, responsive WordPress websites, from simple informational sites to complex e-commerce builds and multi-sites using clean, logical, well-documented and reusable code.

Help shape project development decisions using best practices and accessibility standards.

Provide timely resolution to reported problems with existing websites.

Manage a WP Engine hosting environment that supports nearly 100 existing WordPress sites, including regular plugin updates and backups.

Establish and guide website architecture, project priorities, timelines, scopes and costs.

Work in a local environment and push to staging/live as needed.

Test plugin / theme compatibility before and after PHP / server upgrades.

Interact and collaborate with others to solve problems.

Work unsupervised when needed and remain self-motivated.

Communicate well with coworkers and clients.

Maintain strong attention to detail.


Recommended Skills/Qualifications

1 – 3 years of experience:

Programming languages: HTML, CSS, Sass, JavaScript, MySQL and PHP — Bonus points for experience with or willingness to learn Timber / Twig

WordPress: Creation of custom post types, Bootstrap/Foundation framework, standard plugin understanding (Visual Composer, Gravity Forms, Advanced Custom Fields, Yoast, Revslider)

eCommerce: WooCommerce, including payment gateways, basic API integrations, data imports and shipping set-up

Server management: Domain control panels, DNS, website testing and launch, email/Mx record management and troubleshooting

Understanding of command line utilities such as Git, Yarn, NPM, Composer

Comfort with additional tools of the trade: Adobe Creative Suite, Microsoft Office and other online applications for tasking, support tickets and time tracking

Good understanding of cross-platform and cross-browser issues as well as latest industry trends

Bonus points if you have an eye for design and detail



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