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Sr. Web Developer (Team lead, WordPress, PHP) position open!

Work with us January 23, 2018

Utah Gun Exchange is seeking a WordPress Developer responsible for both back-end and front-end development, including creating WordPress themes and plugins. This position requires a combination of programming skills (namely PHP, HTML5, CSS3, and JavaScript) and aesthetics (understanding element arrangements on the screen, the color and font choices, and so on). The candidate should have a strong understanding of industry trends and content management systems. Experience with the responsive and adaptive design is strongly preferred. Also, an understanding of the entire web development process, including design, development, and deployment is preferred. A strong background in SEO and how to apply best practices for it during development will be necessary.

Responsibilities

– Designing and implementing new features and functionality.
– Establishing and guiding the website’s architecture.
– Ensuring high-performance and availability, and managing all technical aspects of the CMS.
– Helping formulate an effective, responsive design and turning it into a working theme and plugin.
– Follow SEO guidelines throughout the development cycle to boost site visibility.
– Work to refactor, update or integrate older site code to preserve functionality moving forward.
– Understand and follow best practices for secure web development from the ground up.
– Help manage our code repo and deployment process.

Skills and Qualifications

– Good understanding of front-end technologies, including HTML, CSS, JavaScript, jQuery.
– Experience building user interfaces for websites and/or web applications.
– Experience designing and developing responsive design websites.
– Comfortable working with debugging tools.
– Ability to convert comprehensive layout and wireframes into working pages.
– Knowledge of how to interact with RESTful APIs and formats (JSON, XML).
– Understanding of web caching technologies.
– Proficient understanding of code versioning tools.
– Strong understanding of PHP back-end development.
– Some of the tools, software and services we use:
Git
Gtmetrix
Pingdom
Slack
Trello
Python
Bash
WordPress
G Suite
Linktrust

 

Please email workwithus@utahgunexchange.com to start the dialogue!

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