WordPress Developer

Prolific

Prolific

Posted 1 year ago
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Location

United States

Job description

JDA Worldwide is a full-service agency specializing in brand, media, creative and content for high- growth brands across the country. Headquartered in Indianapolis, JDA was named the #2 Fastest Growing Company in 2017 by the Indianapolis Business Journal. JDA is a regular member of the Inc. 500|5000 for fastest growing companies in the U.S., most recently making the list again in 2021 for the fifth straight year. Our team is an incredible group of dedicated, courageous, collaborative, and generous people that you won’t find anywhere else. Come join us!

Location: Hybrid office schedule in Indianapolis, IN is preferred. U.S. remote employees will be considered.

The Job:

JDA is looking to add a WordPress specialized Web Developer to our Digital Marketing team. The ideal candidate should be able to conceptualize, build, and maintain websites for a variety of clients. This individual should have exceptional web development skills that can extend development beyond PSD-to-HTML. The right candidate will be able to maximize and enhance original project scopes along with being able to create highly scalable web apps that thousands of users interact with daily. Our ideal Web Developer will be passionate about the industry, aware of what’s new, what’s changing, and should continually look for ways to incorporate shifts in the industry into their next project. This person should be able to work efficiently both individually and as part of a team.

Key Responsibilities Include:

  • Create functional prototypes for clients to preview and provide feedback
  • Deliver high performant, standards-compliant web applications
  • Develop user-centric, functional, and visually appealing web applications
  • Provide updates to existing client websites
  • Troubleshoot and correct bugs that may exist in web applications
  • Assist back-end developers in development and troubleshooting
  • Maintain established brand requirements through web implementation
  • Remain up-to-date on emerging technologies and best practices
  • Execute OOP development techniques
  • Know the technical trade-offs of various approaches, including budget/time estimates

Skills & Tools Used:

HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript, jQuery, WordPress, Web Accessibility (WCAG 2.0), SEO, Mac OS X, Microsoft Windows, iOS, Android, Sublime Text, Git, Adobe Creative Suite, Sketch

The responsibilities are many, various, and not limited to those written in this document.

Requirements

  • Understanding of WordPress theme and plugin development
  • Understanding of semantic HTML5
  • Understanding of CSS3 and SCSS
  • Understanding of JavaScript and jQuery
  • Understanding of cross-browser compatibility
  • Understanding of high performant Responsive Web Design techniques
  • Understanding of web performance optimization
  • Understanding of creating SEO friendly websites
  • Understanding of Git and, ideally, the Git Flow workflow
  • Understanding of modern web design concepts, techniques and best practices
  • Understanding of modern web animation techniques

Additional Desired Skills:

  • Knowledge of automated build tools like Grunt and Gulp
  • Knowledge of PHP
  • Knowledge of relationship based database technologies and concepts used by MySQL or PostgreSQL
  • Knowledge of creating accessible web applications (WAI-ARIA / WCAG 2.0 / Section 508 compliance)
  • Knowledge of web security considerations
  • Unix command line interface and related tools
  • Knowledge of macOS

Essential Character Qualities:

  • Obsessed with detail
  • Willing and able to chase excellence
  • Confident and self-assured
  • Committed to a team-first mentality
  • Motivated to go above and beyond

Benefits

  • Healthcare Plan (Medical, Dental & Vision)
  • 401k Matching Plan
  • Generous Paid Time Off
  • Parental leave
  • Life Insurance (100% company paid)
  • Short and Long Term Disability Insurance (100% company paid)
  • Training & Development
  • Cell phone reimbursement
  • Hybrid work setting and casual dress
  • Wellness Resources (fitness center in our building)
  • Free snacks & drinks available in the office

Prolific is the parent company of JDA Worldwide, a full-service marketing agency. Check out our website to learn more: https://jdaworldwide.com/

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