Word Press Developer

Liberation Technology Services | Tampa, FL, United States

Posted Date 5/16/2022
Description

WordPress Developer

Want to use your work as a force for good?

Looking to further your web development career and empower users of all identities and abilities?

Liberation Technology Services is looking for its next WordPress developer to help us continue our mission of creating great websites with greater impact. This team member must be able to work during business hours in the Eastern Time Zone.

This WordPress developer will work side-by-side with our lead developer and project team as we aim to create websites that bring the mission, vision, and values of our clients to life. Additionally, this person will ensure our clients are well cared for after launch, assisting them with support tickets as needed.

From writing clean source code comments to handling functionality fixes, this person will have the opportunity to do it all.

This WordPress developer is invited to get involved at the creative level, bringing ideas to the table that can help improve the experience of our clients and the quality of our work.

Why LTS?

Founded by Andrew Riddaugh and Pam Gird  in 2020, Unity was built on the idea that you should love what you do and the people you work with. LTS is dedicated to creating impactful change in the world, by challenging social norms.

Being a small team, the entire staff works in tandem to not only empower our clients and further the business, but also champion each other. Along with providing professional growth opportunities (and/or funding for those opportunities), we also believe work should be a part of your life, not your entire life.

We offer a flexible working schedule that allows you to choose when you want to work, allowing your work to complement your life, instead of taking over it.

Responsibilities: 

  • Build out front-end of WordPress websites using our in-house custom theme and page builder
  • Translate design mockups into accurate and functional web pages using HTML / PHP, CSS, JavaScript
  • Lay out content on websites based on design and best practices
  • Test and fix websites for accessibility, functionality, responsiveness, and usability
  • Responsible for WordPress maintenance for ~40-50 websites using our maintenance platform
  • Primary developer and point of contact for support tickets

Skills and Qualifications: 

  • 2-4 years of experience working as a developer in a professional team environment
  • Ability to write clean, organized, and well-documented code
  • Passion for web accessibility standards and best practices (WCAG 2.1)
  • Demonstrated proficiency with WordPress theme and plugin development, including PHP, HTML, CSS (Sass), and JavaScript
  • Experience collaborating with other developers using Git and GitHub
  • Experience using command line tools such as npm, composer, SSH, and WP CLI
  • Comfort working with and contributing to existing codebases
  • Strong ability to learn and implement best practices surrounding emerging web standards (e.g. responsive web design, sustainable web design, page speed and code performance, and web accessibility).
  • Exceptional verbal and written communication skills
  • Professional approach to time, costs, and deadlines
  • Detail-oriented with the ability to pick up on clues to develop creative solutions and troubleshoot issues efficiently

Bonus if you have: 

  • Familiarity with local development environments, LAMP server configurations, and Cloudflare
  • Experience deploying code to staging and production environments
  • Experience working with and integrating third-party APIs with WordPress
  • Experience working with Roots Sage WordPress starter theme
  • Experience using the Laravel Blade templating engine

This might be a great fit if: 

  • You are insatiably curious, enjoy learning, and have fun tackling complex problems.
  • You are passionate about creating work that makes a positive difference in the world.
  • You are self-motivated, yet open to direction.

This is not the job for you if: 

  • You don’t like to pay attention to the small details.
  • You aren’t able to efficiently switch between tasks throughout the day.
  • You prefer to work alone.

Does this sound like you?

Made it to the bottom of this description?

Great, you’re already ahead of others. Here’s how you can apply.

Simply email [email protected] with your:

  • Resume
  • Link to code repository (Github, etc)
  • Work samples
  • A quick blurb of why you’d be a good fit

We WON’T consider anyone that doesn’t follow these steps.

Hope to chat soon!

Job Type: Full-time, Part Time, Contractor

Pay: Dependent on position

Benefits:

  • Flexible schedule
  • Professional development assistance

Schedule:

  • Monday to Friday

Supplemental Pay:

  • Bonus pay

Education:

  • High school or equivalent (Preferred)

Experience:

  • WordPress development: 3 years (Preferred)
  • Front-End development: 3 years (Preferred)

Work Location: Remote

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