Web Developer / Programmer (specialising in WordPress and php)

$700 per month
Apr 28, 2017

Job Overview

We are a small web and graphic design company with 6 office staff and 8 remote staff in the Philippines. We have been in operation since 2008.

If you are interested in applying, please read the following information thoroughly.

JOB TITLE: Web Developer / Programmer (specialising in WordPress and php)

TYPE OF POSITION: Full time (37.5 hours per week).

WORK TIME ZONE: We are in Perth (GMT +8) and our office hours are 8:30am to 4:30pm. We would prefer that at least 4 hours of your day overlaps with ours. Working hours are flexible, and can be negotiated once hired.

- We use Time Doctor for keeping track of times on individual jobs
- We require all staff to submit a daily jobs report to update us on the status of currently open jobs in Basecamp

PROPOSED COMPENSATION: Negotiable based on experience, paid in two halves (on the 2nd and 4th Monday of each month). We also honor the Filipino 13th month, and the Filipino national holidays

- Mobile phone with credit and able to sms if brownout/ blackout is experienced.
- Access to reliable internet and power.


  • Main focus will be to code WordPress themes from .psd files and text instructions

  • Fix WordPress plugin conflicts, and general WordPress issues

  • Modify WordPress plugins to extend their functionality

  • Improve security of WordPress installations

  • Provide WordPress support

  • Ability to action urgent jobs immediately, while sticking to due dates on other jobs.

  • Interact via Slack with Swish Design internal staff, and other Virtual Assistants

- Basecamp for project management of all jobs.
- Last Pass account for all websites utilising requiring login details.
- Jing (linked with Screencast account) for supplying screenshots and videos to explain scenarios.
- Google Drive (docs and sheets) for storing and sharing of files etc.
- Zoom for video calls between staff.
- Slack for internal communication.
- cPanel is the hosting control panel used in 99% of cases.
- VPNSecureMe account (with Australian dedicated IP address).

- Applicant must have high organisational skills, be reliable, and be able to communicate effectively through basecamp and slack.
- WordPress (expert)
- php (highly experienced)
- css (highly experienced)
- basic Photoshop skills
- cpanel / MySQL
- wordpress admin data entry skills
- Internet research skills
- basic javascript skills

If you are interested in applying for the job, please 3 provide the following:

  1. Examples of your previous work.

  2. Your current CV/Resume

  3. A screenshot of your internet connection from

Skills Required

  • Writing
  • Javascript
  • Mysql
  • PHP
  • Wordpress Development
  • Wordpress

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