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Position: WordPress Developer

Location: Philadelphia, PA

Website: J2 Design

J2 is a creative studio focused on brand strategy and print and web design. We provide thoughtful, flexible, and lasting solutions for forward-thinking organizations in the business of doing good. Our team is a mix of highly responsive and engaged individuals who exude passion in all aspects of their work and lives. We thrive in a collaborative environment and seek creative thinkers with the desire to develop new skills, share ideas, and step outside their comfort zone with a growing team that is positioned for big things.
Job Description:
This position requires a deep understanding of WordPress core functionality and custom theme development. Applicants must have 5+ years experience and the proven ability to create code that is clean, logical, well-documented, and reusable.
The Developer will work closely with clients, designers, and the research team to discover a project’s needs and present actionable solutions. Individuals must have a strong understanding of how analytics can inform the design and content architecture of a website and be able to present ideas for innovation and efficiency. The Developer will also work collaboratively with designers and provide suggestions on best practices throughout the website build and launch.
We are looking for someone with:

  • Advanced skills in PHP and Javascript/jQuery. You don’t need to be a ninja, but you should know how to play with arrays.
  • Experience creating Custom Post Types and Taxonomies, and creating relationships between them
  • Attention to detail white creating pixel perfect layouts from design flats
  • Solid Front-end Development and Best Practices relating to HTML and CSS (scss)
  • Experience with package management systems and task runners (Composer, npm, gulp, etc.)
  • Experience using APIs, End-Points, JSON
  • Experience with Git
  • Experience with deployments and automated procedures
To join our crew, you should:

  • Maintain a high standard of workmanship and attention to detail
  • Feel comfortable working within tight deadlines and communicating with coworkers, clients, and vendors
  • Thrive on a mix of creative development challenges and production duties, working quickly and effectively in a collaborative environment
  • Be a detail oriented, highly motivated self-starter
Qualifications:

  • Experience with Bourbon, Neat, Flexbox
  • Experience with Advanced Custom Fields and Tribe Events WordPress Plugins
  • Server management on AWS
  • Experience with REST API
To Apply:
Send your resume and portfolio to jobs@j2made.com.
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