Senior WordPress Developer

Adept Marketing

Adept Marketing

Posted 1 year ago
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Job description

n January 2022, Smith, a global performance commerce agency, acquired Adept, a Columbus, Ohio-based agency best known for maximizing brand growth through digital marketing. Through this acquisition, the agency will deliver on its commitment to relentless optimization across all stages of the customer journey, transforming potential into performance.

The agency exists to be a catalyst for growth. Our purpose has influenced our approach to digital marketing and our ability to drive business value from our efforts. We offer a holistic approach by integrating our team of experts with deep knowledge in each channel.

While some agencies specialize in a certain industry, a marketing channel, or a particular digital tactic – we specialize in growth. Internalizing each business and its goals, we build collaborative relationships with our clients around data-driven marketing that delivers measurable results. It’s an approach that enables us to work with growth-minded brands across a variety of verticals – including healthcare, retail, education, finance, construction/engineering, real estate, and professional services.

We are looking for an experienced brand marketer that is both strategically minded as well as execution oriented. This individual will help drive growth through the development of our brand and go to market position, as well as the implementation and management of high impact, lead generation activities. The successful candidate will need strong subject matter expertise in brand and corporate marketing and the B2B market.

Who you are

The Senior WordPress Developer is responsible for ensuring the alignment of web design and user experience requirements, optimizing web pages for maximum efficiency, and ensuring brand consistency across the UI among other duties.

What you’ll do

  • Assist in maintaining and improving existing sites
  • Cross-browser development and testing
  • Understand technical and functional requirements
  • Collaborate with other team members and stakeholders

Key Responsibilities Include

  • Use HTML, CSS, PHP, and JavaScript to maintain and improve client websites
  • Convert static designs into functional, responsive components & websites
  • Identify, debug and solve issues as they arise
  • Conduct WordPress training with the client
  • Stay up-to-date on emerging technologies

What we look for

  • Experience developing custom WordPress websites, while utilizing custom WordPress themes and the ability to create themes from scratch
  • Knowledge of versioning control (Git)
  • Basic understanding of website performance optimization and best-practices
  • Familiar with automation tools like Gulp
  • Good understanding of website architecture and aesthetics
  • Comfortable building custom WordPress themes with the with Advanced Custom Fields plugin
  • Knowledge of Google Analytics and Tag Manager
  • Knowledge of server deployments (SSH, SSL, DNS, hosting, etc.)
  • Experience with Shopify, BigCommerce, Magento
  • Experience with JavaScript frameworks
  • Understanding of SEO principles

About Adept [a Smith Company]

Founded in 2008, Adept has grown to be a team of 35+ digital marketing specialists with experts in strategy, SEO, paid media, web design & development, conversion optimization, analytics, video production and content development. Adept has been named a Central Ohio Top 10 Agency, according to Columbus Business First, and our growth over the years has earned us a place on The Agency Post’s list of fastest-growing companies, three times to the Inc. 5000 List of America’s Fast Growing Companies, and four times to Central Ohio’s Fast 50. Learn more about Adept at

About Smith

Smith is a performance commerce agency that designs and develops digital solutions, enabling over 500,000 transactions around the globe each day. With over 20 years of commerce expertise and an industry-leading blend of creative, analytical, and technical skills, we create innovative solutions that enhance customer experience, accelerate digital sales and optimize operations. A relentless focus on outcomes guides us as we partner with clients to create commerce experiences that help them thrive in the global economy, driving over $38 billion in revenue each year. Learn more about why Smith is the performance commerce company at

We share our mission and values. Together, we can optimize every stage of the customer journey, transforming potential into performance.

What Makes Adept, a Smith Company, Special?

  • We live and breathe our Core Values:
    • Do The Right Thing
    • Bring Our Best
    • Make a Difference
    • Autonomy – Problem solving, leading
    • Connectivity – Trusted, collaborative, dependable
    • Clarity – Empathetic, understanding, concise
    • Pragmatism – Data-driven, realistic, results-oriented
    • Storytelling – Engaging, visual, inspiring
  • One of the top 10 agencies in Ohio
  • Fast-paced and rapidly growing company
  • We work with a variety of clients and brands across multiple industries
  • We believe in the work we do – we think of our client’s business as our business
  • Company recognizes and rewards high performers for their contributions
  • Smart and talented team who do not settle for mediocrity
  • Freedom to share ideas, implement change, and improve processes- each person has an opportunity to add value
  • Leadership is easily accessible and really cares about the employees- people are the priority
  • Able to make an impact on Adept as well as impact our client’s business
  • Flexible work environment – option to work remotely/out-of-state
  • Opportunities for paid attendance to industry conferences, learning and training of your choosing
  • Paid travel and hotel stays for in-office visits
  • Summer Fridays
  • A full social committee that coordinates 5K runs, book clubs, Adept Talks, happy hours, meditation groups, and events like Top Golf and Fall festivals
  • New office space in January 2020 located between Downtown Columbus and Grandview

Benefits: Medical, dental, vision & pet insurance, 401K, PTO, parental leave, flexible schedules, paid holidays, summer half days, continuing education, volunteer opportunities, team events, in-office snacks.

More Information on Adept Marketing
Adept Marketing operates in the AdTech industry. The company is located in Columbus, OH and Cleveland, OH. Adept Marketing was founded in 2007. It has 49 total employees. It offers perks and benefits such as Dental Benefits, Vision Benefits, Health Insurance Benefits, Life Insurance, 401(K) and Remote Work Program. To see all 9 open jobs at Adept Marketing, click here.
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