Wordpress Web Developer

Job Title: WordPress Web Developer

Reports To: Director of Web

FLSA Status: Non-Exempt

Pay Range: $55K – $65K

JOB SUMMARY

The WordPress Web Developer should demonstrate at least 5 years of experience working with the other members of the design and development teams to develop, implement, and maintain both front-end and back-end solutions for custom WordPress websites. This includes building themes, plugins, and data integrations that are customized to the needs of the client. Our web developers enjoy plenty of variety and a wide range of projects that include clients from all different market sectors that require custom development projects, as well as site maintenance tasks involving accessibility, speed and performance, and technical SEO. This creative will be able to work on a variety of projects and clients in a timely manner that accurately portrays the client’s brand and provides a desirable user experience to the user base. 

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Build custom solutions as plugins, or by extending themes
  • Build custom themes to a design and tech spec
  • Build custom data integrations with different API’s
  • Implement solutions to improve site speed and performance
  • Implement solutions to improve a sites accessibility
  • Implement solutions to improve a site’s SEO
  • Understand and synthesize a set of business goals and create thoughtful and scalable solutions
  • Strong teamwork and collaboration skills

OTHER RESPONSIBILITIES may include

  • Become Google Analytics Certified
  • Develop an advanced understanding of conversion optimizing a website using Google Tag Manager and other related analytics platforms
  • Attend GTMA U classes surrounding marketing fundamentals
  • Attending team meetings and company meetings
  • Contribute in a positive way to our company culture

QUALIFICATIONS & SKILLS

  • 5+ years experience with WordPress and related tools required
  • Intermediate to advanced understanding of PHP
  • Able to build a custom theme
  • Able to build a custom plugin
  • Competent using and extending WordPress plugins: ACF, Gravity Forms
  • Able to use modern development approaches using things like, Sass, Webpack, npm, composer
  • Proficient with HTML, CSS, Javascript and PHP
  • Proficient with Git/Github
  • Personal time management & self motivation
  • Attention to detail & problem-solving skills
  • Above average communication skills (written and verbal)
  • Fluent in English
  • Proficient with Apple computers
  • Qualified applicants must pass a background check

VISION REQUIREMENTS:

Constant need (33% to 100% of the time) to complete forms; read and review reports, correspondence, and other documents; view computer screen; and frequent need to see small detail for purposes of assisting with the day to day functions of supporting the administrative needs of the company.

HEARING REQUIREMENTS:

Constant need (66% to 100% of the time) to communicate via telephone and in person with vendors, associates, customers, clients, service personnel and others for the purposes of receiving information or direction.

SPEAKING REQUIREMENTS:

Constant need (66% to 100% of the time) to communicate via telephone and in person with vendors, associates, customers, clients, service personnel and others for the purposes of providing information, direction or response.

REASONING DEVELOPMENT:

Must be able to apply principles of logical thinking to define problems, collect and disseminate pertinent data/documents, establish facts, draw valid conclusions, and initiate an appropriate course of action.  Must effectively convey ideas, images, and goals to a diverse group of personalities.

WORKING ENVIRONMENT:

This position is fully remote. You will have to agree to and adhere to the company’s remote work policy including safety standards.

GTMA provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

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Who we are

GTMA is a two-time Inc. 5000 company, a full-stack digital agency, and a creative community focused on culture building and giving back. GTMA started in real estate marketing and the team currently supports a portfolio of hundreds of multi-family, student housing, senior housing, and residential real estate clients across the United States. The agency is also focused on other verticals with a growing portfolio of clients in spirits, wine, and restaurants. The goal of the agency is to continue to hone our superior content creation skills and use those capabilities to tell stories for clients that we believe in.

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