Job Brief

Farmboy is looking for a highly motivated Web Developer with an advanced understanding of PHP and WordPress Development. The ideal candidate is a true self-starter capable of working in an autonomous environment with minimal supervision.

Job Duties and Responsibilities

  • Develop custom WordPress themes & plugins
  • Participate in brainstorming sessions with clients to help articulate requirements, preferences, and expectations
  • Maintain coding standards and brand guidelines/standards through implementation and deliver quality code
  • Optimize web pages for maximum speed, SEO, and scalability¬†
  • Monitor the performance of the websites and conduct website performance tests
  • Troubleshoot website performance and content issues
  • Validate completed projects through a QA/QC process utilizing usability and accessibility-specific tests
  • Act as a mentor to fellow developers

 

Requirements and Qualifications

  • Portfolio or GitHub link is required to apply
  • Proven working experience in web programming
  • 2-3 years of experience with design, development, and maintenance of websites on the WordPress platform
  • Advanced knowledge of WordPress (Plugin / theme development / API), PHP, HTML, JavaScript, and CSS/SCSS
  • Strong proficiency in the use of front-end (CSS/SCSS, JavaScript, HTML5, jQuery) and back-end (WordPress, PHP, MySQL) technologies
  • Experience in creating custom plugins and themes with an understanding of WordPress hooks, filters, custom post types, and taxonomies
  • An understanding of how to balance attention to detail with the need to work efficiently, be adaptable, and meet deadlines
  • Able to manage multiple projects simultaneously
  • A positive attitude, incredible creative ability, and a relentless drive for excellence
  • Bonus:
    • Utilizing and customizing Gutenberg
    • Experienced with site launches (DNS, SSL, CDN, Site/Content Migration)
    • Additional CMS experience

Thank you for your interest in working at Farmboy. This position is currently closed, but we're always looking for top-talent. Send us a message and a resume here.