WORDPRESS Developer

Are you a ninja Wordpress developer and a creative problem solver?  Can you create Wordpress plugins, themes, and templates — plus integrate with other 3rd party services via the Wordpress REST API?  Do you have the vision to transform a basic sketch or wireframe into a digital consumer experience?  Can you scale Wordpress to handle heavy viral traffic? 

If you're ready to produce stunning websites and micro-sites for some of the biggest consumer brands and most innovative startups in the world — plus our own external and internal web and mobile platforms — you may be our next Wordpress Developer (who we call a "development hacker"). 

We are a small team of world-class creatives who love to take on big challenges for the chance to reap even bigger successes.  As a vital member of our web development team, you'll have a huge impact in crafting the digital presence of both PR Hacker and our clients.  If you're aching to flex your creative and coding muscles, A/B test the effectiveness of your creations, and optimize the results, we want you to join us.  

Duties:

  • Imagine, design, and build front-end and back-end Wordpress projects for PR Hacker and our clients
  • Collaborate with design and copy teams to translate campaigns and activations into optimized web elements -- including websites, micro-sites, landing pages, and forms
  • Use Wordpress to power mobile apps using frameworks like Phonegap and Apppresser
  • Regularly update, maintain, and troubleshoot problems on existing Wordpress sites 
  • Integrate with third-party APIs (including Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, and Zapier)
  • Develop internal PR Hacker web-based dashboards and client portals
  • Implement UX designs that meet business objectives and user needs
  • Act as the primary point of contact for clients regarding technical questions and timelines 

Requirements (unless you convince us otherwise):

  • Degree in computer science, web development, or related field 
  • 3+ years Wordpress development experience
  • Strong background in common programming languages such as PHP, XHTML, CSS, jQuery, and Javascript
  • Experience with mobile and responsive web design
  • Ability to hand-code Wordpress sites that are well structured, clean, and semantic
  • Experience with automated testing tools and techniques
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Excellent organizational and project management skills

Bonus Points:

  • Experience with Segment.io and Customer.io
  • Experience with creating a third-party API
  • Knowledge of node.js
  • Knowledge of Drupal and other CMS systems
  • Understanding of best practices for Search Engine Optimization
  • Understanding of web interface and UX design
  • Experience with Adobe Creative Suite
  • Experience with responsive email development
  • Experience with iOS and Android mobile development