Remote Front-End WordPress Developer

Watson Creative

Watson Creative

Posted 1 year ago
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Job description


WATSON CREATIVE is a design-driven business consulting firm based in Portland, Oregon, with offices in San Francisco and Bend, Oregon. Our portfolio includes top-tier firms, athletic organizations, and cultural icons. We\’re designers, writers, parents, mentors, musicians, marketers, volunteers, programmers, filmmakers, MBA\’s, and dreamers. For us, design is a passion, a sport, and an obsession.  (



People who are curious. People who can research, ideate, and develop thoughtful concepts. People who care about the craft of their work. People who want to integrate into our culture and be welcomed as part of our extended team. We hope this is the beginning of a long-lasting relationship.
As a freelance contractor, you will collaborate with our team of strategists, account directors, project managers, designers, writers, developers, marketers, and often our senior leadership. You will work with our team to set direction, develop creative assets and deploy activations. We expect your best thinking and want your voice brought to the table collaboratively with our team.


  • Gather design and development requirements from clients.
  • Plan concepts by studying information and materials.
  • Create outlines, paginations, wireframes, and storyboards.
  • Illustrate concepts through rough layouts and wireframes for client approval.
  • Work with a large variety of clients across many different industries.
  • Design custom sites and sites from templates using WordPress as the primary CMS.
  • Diagnose and fix website errors that come up with client sites.
  • Work with a creative team to concept, design, and build projects.



  • Past experience and high-level understanding of the WordPress platform.
  • 3+ years of experience with advanced Javascript ES6.
  • 3+ years of experience with advanced PHP (OOP, Namespace).
  • Proficient understanding of code versioning tools such as Git.
  • Knowledge of UX Fundamentals.
  • It is a plus if you have:
    • Experience with WordPress custom plugins.
    • Knowledge of Avada builder.
    • Knowledge of JavaScript frameworks such as React or Vue.
    • Experience working with SASS.


  • Health Care Plan, plus additional budget for custom insurance options.
  • Life insurance and Medical leave
  • Short & long-term disability insurance
  • 401k matching plan and financial planning services
  • Profit-Sharing Plan
  • Maternity/paternity leave
  • Continued education and professional development
  • Paid Vacation, Holidays, and the week after Christmas off.
  • Flexible schedules & Remote working welcomed
  • Home office improvement incentives for the remote workers
  • And more



Our headquarters are tucked away in Portland, Oregon, nestled between the Pacific Ocean, Columbia Gorge, and National Forests, as well as a few volcanoes. It\’s the perfect catalyst for creativity and mischief; a place to stretch our legs and develop original, evolving, and meaningful solutions for our clients. Take a trolley. Bike it. Hike it. Offices in Portland, Bend, and San Francisco.


WATSON CREATIVE provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, WATSON CREATIVE complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.

WATSON CREATIVE expressly prohibits any form of workplace harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status. Improper interference with the ability of WATSON CREATIVE\’s employees to perform their job duties may result in discipline up to and including discharge.

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