Front-end Web Developer – Are You A WordPress Superhero?

Salary is dependant on level of expertise
Full Time
Aug 14, 2018

Job Overview

Are You A WordPress Superhero?

Is Excellence Your Hallmark?

Are you madly in love with WordPress?

Are you obsessed with being a Superhero Developer/Designer?

Do you live and breathe each day with a desire to learn even more?

Does the latest version of Divi, or the newest Studiopress theme get you all hot & sweaty?

If you answered yes to each of these questions, then this might just be lucky day! Read on, friend…

We are a growing digital agency, in search of a highly motivated and reliable Front-end Web Developer who specialises in WordPress.

We are looking to fill this full time long term position immediately. We will provide stable employment and a rewarding career with progression, to suitable candidates. You will get paid annual leave, sick leave and public holidays.

Please note: Only apply if you love what you do as a web developer and designer, and can fulfill the requirements below (applications without portfolios will not considered):

Superpowers required:

  • Proven experience in front-end website development (WordPress).

  • Expert level WordPress knowledge.

  • Expert level experience in WordPress themes such as Divi and Genesis.

  • Expert level experience in WordPress security methods and plugins.

  • Best practice coding & CSS markup methods.

  • Experience building high converting landing pages.

  • Advanced level in PHP, JQuery, MySQL, HTML5, CSS3, REST (API).

  • Capable of implementing eCommerce using WooCommerce.

  • Intermediate level in Adobe Photoshop.

  • Exposure to marketing and website optimisation principles and landing page build.

  • Able to design and build stunning WordPress websites from scratch through to go-live. Including: ability to fully utilise available themes and off the shelf resources first, and customise themes and plugins if necessary as a last resort.

The following skills are not necessary but will be very highly regarded:

  • Advanced cPanel and server experience.

  • Have worked with custom Cloud Hosting platforms.

  • WHMCS experience.

  • Ontraport experience.

  • SEO experience.

  • Knowledge of digital marketing methods.

  • SCRUM and agile project management methods.

  • Ability to create systems and processes to standardise best practice work methods.

  • Previous experience in a leadership position.

Non-Technical Requirements:

  • An excellent work ethic with integrity, high level of enthusiasm, and a keen desire for continual improvement.

  • Hunger to learn, progress within the company and perform a wide variety of work (you will not be bored!). You will be working with an entrepreneurial team with an excellent marketing and technical mind.

  • Strong sense of responsibility with a customer focussed attitude.

  • Powerful eye for detail.

  • Reliable and diligent with time.

  • A talent for communicating ideas, issues and solutions in a team environment.

  • Highly motivated, with the ability to work smarter rather than harder.

  • Excellent English (verbal & written).

  • Ability to assess situations, in order to make calculated and sensible decisions.

  • The courage to always be honest and truthful no matter what.

  • Enjoy working in a small team but able to also work independently and self-regulate/discipline to meet deadlines.

  • Never sleep (just kidding! We actually believe in a healthy work life balance.)

General Requirements:

  • Working hours: 9am-7pm (including 1 hour lunch) Australian Eastern Standard Time / Australian Eastern Daylight Savings Time. You will be required to be in our team hangout during business hours, with the exception of lunch time.

  • Full time, 40 hours per week. You will be required to track and report your productivity.

  • We foster “10% time”. This means 10% of your paid hours will be devoted back to you to engage in learning and growing. We will provide world class training materials.

  • Depending on your skill and experience, salary will be negotiable. Additional skills you possess in line with the company’s growth strategy will be highly regarded and rewarded. Please indicate your desired pay range in your application.

  • Probation period is 3 months.

  • If you intend to moonlight, perform additional freelancing jobs or intend to run your own business, please do not apply.

  • You must have reliable internet, power and up to date computer equipment. You must also have backup plans in case of electricity or internet outage.

If you fit the job description, please apply by sending your cover letter, resume and portfolio – with email subject line: "I Love WordPress Forever" to: sayyestogrowth (at) gmail (dot) com

In the body of the email, please address each of the criteria above in detail with your own experience.

Include your portfolio with at least 2 contactable references.

Please tell us when you will be available to start work.

We take your application very seriously and thank you kindly for the time you’ve taken to apply. We can’t wait to meet our new WordPress Superhero!

Applications will close when we have found the right person.

Skills Required

  • Speaking
  • Writing
  • Javascript
  • Mysql
  • PHP
  • Wordpress Development
  • CSS
  • Ecommerce / Shopping Carts
  • HTML
  • Wordpress
  • Web page Design
  • Web Development Project Management

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