Overview

About the role:
The WordPress Developer will work with the development and project management team to develop custom WordPress websites for our clients. The ideal candidate will be comfortable working in a fast-paced environment and enjoys working on multiple projects concurrently.

The WordPress Developer needs to understand the importance of user experience and the design of the website to ensure a successful project for our clients. The right candidate enjoys creating solutions to complex problems with high attention to detail.

We are seeking a dynamic, self-led and hungry Web Developer specializing in WordPress to support a number of client projects.

Responsibilities:

  • Set-up website development environments
  • Identify and fix bugs in web based applications
  • Setup and configure WordPress and related plugins
  • Implement custom application features on WordPress and PHP based websites
  • Create high quality HTML/CSS from graphic mockups
  • Work with team members on identifying unexpected site behavior
  • Work independently, as well as part of a team to establish project deliverables.
  • Ensure applications are thoroughly tested and meet business objectives
  • Develop, document, and execute testing strategies, test cases, and procedures
  • Be highly communicative about personal schedule
  • Meet with clients to derive content requirements
  • Adhere to project timelines
  • Proactively seek out new tasks

Qualifications:

Required:
Education:

  • Associate degree or higher in Computer Science, Digital Media or related degree

Development:

  • 1+ years’ of WordPress/CMS experience
  • 3+ years’ Experience developing web pages using HTML5, PHP, CSS and JavaScript
  • Experience with Bootstrap front end framework
  • Experience using Linux, Apache, MySQL,ASP/JSP/PHP
  • Basic knowledge of Windows and Linux operating environments
  • Basic knowledge of web servers and internet protocols
  • Basic knowledge of databases, queries, and design
  • Experience with GIT
  • Basic understanding of NPM and other package management software
  • Experience with Sage or other similar modern WP framework

Quality Assurance:

  • Experience with common testing concepts and QA methods preferred
  • Experience with software automation testing tools preferred
  • Ability to create/document test cases and develop test plans preferred
  • Experience with code reviews

Preferred:

Experience / Skills:

  • Self motivated and efficient individual that needs little oversight to accomplish goals or complete tasks
  • Accept feedback and make changes accordingly
  • Ability to balance projects and manage time efficiently
  • Passionate about writing creative and clean code
  • Passionate about WordPress

Systems / Methodologies:

  • Jira or similar project management system
  • Asana or similar project management system
  • Slack or similar internal communications system
  • Harvest or similar time tracking system
  • Google Suite (gmail, google calendar, google drive, google sheets, and google presentations)
  • Dropbox or similar document cloud system
  • Agile Methodologies
  • Waterfall Methodologies

Soft Skills:

  • Energetic and motivated
  • Proactive attitude
  • Thrive in a fast-paced start-up environment
  • Have the ability to work under pressure
  • Team player
  • Desire to learn and work with innovative technologies
  • Creative mind

Carimus provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

About Carimus

Carimus is short for "Care I Must.” We are a growing web and app design and development firm with locations in Boulder and Raleigh. Our focus is building beautiful, smart, and scalable products for companies looking to launch or rebuild their core capabilities.