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Junior Front End Developer

Date Posted: 11/7/2019

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Job Description

Top 3 Must Haves 
* 1-3 years of experience creating responsive WordPress sites from concept to completion 
* Strong experience in JavaScript, HTML5 and CSS3 as well as frameworks Bootstrap and jQuery 
* Working knowledge of WordPress & Shopify theme development including the template hierarchy, custom post types and taxonomies, custom loops, actions, filters, and PHP functions 
* Experience with Photoshop 

Job Description: 
The ideal candidate has a thorough understanding of the WordPress platform as well as general web development standards and best practices. Strong front-end web development skills, an eye for design, organizational skills and adaptability are crucial to success in this position. 

Responsibilities 
* Design, develop and extend custom WordPress & Shopify solutions to support unique client needs 
* Customize WP Admin for data input, build custom widgets and leverage third party plugins 
* Strategize and perform data migrations from other web platforms onto WordPress 
* Provide end-user WordPress technical support, instruction and troubleshooting 
* Perform routine updates to WordPress core, plugins and other dependencies 
* Monitor and analyze existing sites for opportunities for improvement and optimization 
* Collaborate with multi-disciplinary project stakeholders to ensure requirements are being met in a fast-paced environment 
* Collaborate with multiplier teams on several projects to ensure requirements are being met 
* Test all new and existing sites for performance, scalability and browser compatibility 
* Ensure compliance with all coding standards and Web Accessibility (508) mandates and ADA compliance 
* Stay up to date on the latest technology trends and make recommendations to the team 
* Create landing pages for promotions or specials. For this type of project is important to know responsive web page design, grid layout, principles of UI/UX design to increase conversion rate and coding such as html, css, js. Make sure that the landing pages are tracked by our google analytics and google tag manager as well. Basic SEO knowledge to be able to design using html headers hierarchy using best practices. 
* Creating mockups using photoshop or adobe xd to design web pages i.e. landing pages or redesign an existing web page. 
* Knowledge of html, css, php to create email confirmation appointment when someone submits the form on our site, click funnel layout, etc. 
* Knowledge of PHP to create custom code for functions. php files (e.g. confirmation pop-ups) 

Required Skills 
* 1-3 years of experience creating responsive WordPress sites from concept to completion 
* Strong experience in JavaScript, HTML5 and CSS3 as well as frameworks Bootstrap and jQuery 
* Working knowledge of WordPress & Shopify theme development including the template hierarchy, custom post types and taxonomies, custom loops, actions, filters, and PHP functions 
* Experience administering multisite websites, users, roles, permissions and settings 
* Experience developing with Advanced Custom Fields (ACF) and other well-known plugins 
* Experience with source control systems such as Git and Github 
* Knowledge of general best practices in web development, security, and scalability 
* Experience converting visual designs into clean, commented, valid templates 
* Meticulous attention to detail and a keen understanding of UI, UX and web design patterns 
* Should be a clear communicator, a self-starter, an open collaborator and deadline-oriented 

Desired Skills 
* Knowledge of Agile Methodology and project tracking tools such as JIRA 
* Experience in WordPress plugin development 
* Familiarity with Docker, WP CLI, Rest API, package managers (NPM) and task runners (Gulp) 

Experience: 
* JavaScript, HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript and/or JQuery as well

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Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:Full-Time
  • Location:Pompano Beach, FL
  • Job Type:Retail
  • Experience:Not Specified
  • Education:Not Specified
  • Date Posted:11/7/2019
  • Contact: Mike Uria (954) 776-7474
  • Pay Range: $45,000.00 - $50,000.00 Annually
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Job Reference: JO-1911-75863