Full Stack WordPress Developer

Grafik Marketing Communications • Posted March 13th

Software Development
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The WordPress Developer will have a true passion for current and emerging technologies and the WordPress ecosystem. This individual will bring an enthusiasm for applying their passion to a wide range of website development projects and will participate with cross-functional teams creating, communicating and explaining technical concepts to non-technical team members. In addition, they may contribute technical recommendations to individual projects, and should be able to participate and advise on bringing resolution to situations that may develop in a production environment. The right individual for the role should be able to work on projects of either a directed or individually-oriented nature and should be able to clearly articulate development objectives both verbally and in writing.


• Development of web applications/websites using the right technologies per project business, user, and technical requirements.

• Development of a QA/Load/Test plan per project requirements and monitoring effectiveness of QA efforts.

• Development of functional and technical specifications per project requirements.

• Development of end-user and developer documentation per project requirements.

• Supporting the post-launch activities of a project with support and training, site uptime monitoring, web application, and server availability per project requirements.

• Development of high quality, maintainable, standards-compliant code.

• Participating with internal and external teams to coordinate DNS issues, site migrations, and other development issues that require technical know-how.

• Keep up to date with new creative technologies and analyze new emerging marketing trends and practices, enough, to provide strategic input and direction to both clients and internal partners.


• Ability to work on a team interactively and to make yourself available to other members of the team when needed.

• Talent for articulating technical concepts (both verbally and written) in a manner that can support the needs of non-technical people both internally and externally.

• Readily participate with other team members in meetings with prospective and current clients to provide ideas, cost and time estimates.

• Blue sky ideas on the fly that lead to solutions.

• High level of enthusiasm with regard to creating technical solutions that have practical application.

• Reputation for innovative thinking and passionate about emerging technologies that support innovation.


• At least 3 years of professional experience developing websites, web applications, and/or software.

• Experience working with heavily interactive web experiences required.

• Intermediate Level server-side scripting in PHP, and a well-developed foundation in OOP PHP within an MVC framework  required.

• Experience with multiple content management systems required.

• Integration with the various API required.

• Working knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite required.

• Knowledge of MySQL is required, and SQL Server, MongoDB and/or other relational databases preferred.

• Intermediate Level experience with HTML / CSS3 / SASS or LESS / JavaScript, including a knowledge of identifying and debugging browser/platform peculiarities, etc. required.

• Intermediate Level experience developing JavaScript / JSON driven rich interfaces required.

• Knowledgeable in working with Subversion / GIT repositories required.

• Knowledgeable in web project development lifecycle required.

• ASP.NET working knowledge with Microsoft technologies preferred.

• Knowledge on implementing analytics platforms such as Google Analytics, Google Tag Manager, Adobe Analytics, Marketing Automation Analytics, or similar platforms preferred.