WordPress Developer

General Duties
Flood Marketing is seeking a full-time WordPress Developer responsible for both backend and front-end development, including custom WordPress themes and plugins. This position requires a combination of programming skills (namely PHP, HTML5, CSS3, and JavaScript) and aesthetics (understanding element arrangements on the screen, color and font choices, etc.). The ideal candidate will adapt quickly, love solving problems, communicate well, and have the ability to manage multiple projects, while understanding that the product Flood produces is a team effort.

Responsibilities & Expectations
● Designing and implementing new features and functionality
● Establishing and guiding website’s architecture, including a strong understanding of how to properly optimize a website for search engines and the ability to create a site that drives conversions with appropriate calls-to-action
● Ensuring high-performance and availability, and managing all technical aspects of the CMS
● Formulating an effective, responsive design and turning it into a working theme and plugin
● Implement UX designs that meet business objectives and user needs
● Write clean, readable code
● Work closely with additional members of the Scrum team to develop a premium product
● Develop and maintain a system for enhanced site security, including automatic digital backups
● Work within a previously developed process, while providing feedback for improvement
● Vet & manage potential development partners, when necessary

Required Skills 
• B.A. or equivalent in Computer Science, Engineering, or related business field 
• 3+ years of work experience in related field (can be substituted for education)
• Experience managing multiple projects and priorities
• Ability to multitask and ability to balance and prioritize multiple projects in a dynamic, fast-paced, entrepreneurial environment
• Familiarity and experience with most up to date website ADA compliance guidelines
• Strong knowledge of site security protections
• Excellent communication (written, verbal, presentation, and interpersonal) and problem-solving skills
• Knowledge and understanding of responsiveness and adaptive design
• Strong understanding of PHP back-end development
• Ability to convert wireframes into working HTML pages
• Ability to understand CSS changes and their ramifications to ensure consistent
style across platforms and browsers
• Experience designing and developing responsive design websites
• Understanding of front-end technologies, including HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript, jQuery
• Working knowledge of eCommerce platforms

Ideal Characteristics
• Previous experience working within an agile/scrum framework
• Previous management experience
• Previous experience with entire web development process (design, development, deployment, and maintenance) preferred
• Experience working within G Suite
• Eagerness to help on short notice
• Occasional availability past regularly scheduled hours
• Experience in illustration and/or photography
• An outgoing, high-energy personality
• Enjoys working in an open office environment
• Expert level cookie baking—soft, not hard

More Information on Scrum
https://www.scrum.org/resources/what-is-scrum

All qualified candidates are encouraged to submit a cover letter, résumé, and three
references to marketing@floodsocial.com . Please also include portfolio with a minimum
of three example projects (including timeline, as well as project specifications for each
example). Pay DOE.

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