WordPress Developer & Designer

WealthAbility

WealthAbility

Posted 1 year ago
You must be logged in to Apply a job

Job Type

Full time

Location

United States

Salary

$65,000-$80,000 Annually

Job description

Who we are:

WealthAbility® is on the Inc. 5000 list of fastest growing companies! Our corporate office is in Tempe, AZ just south of Arizona State University, however we have all been working remotely since the pandemic and are working toward adopting a hybrid work arrangement. We are a fun bunch who genuinely like each other and thrive on living our core values.

What we do:

We help business owners and investors build their wealth faster by making the tax law fun to learn, easy to understand, and leverage as a business incentive instead of a liability.

About the opportunity:

We have an exciting new opportunity on our team for an experienced WordPress Developer & Designer who can easily flex between Technical and Creative tasks and is eager to play a key role in helping us build, maintain and optimize our company websites. If you are a WordPress wizard and love to create graphics and cool web designs we want to see your work!

Duties/Responsibilities:

Design

  • Creates original visual media that communicates the desired feeling or message in an engaging and unified way
  • Chooses graphics, clip art, and stock photography, as appropriate; may enhance choices with simple drawings
  • Selects fonts for written copy; produces sample layout for approval by client or other project participants
  • Prepares drafts of design work and provides samples to editorial or other appropriate staff or departments for review
  • Revises projects as necessary based on collaborative feedback process
  • Consults with Marketing Director, and/or other team members as needed on complex or specialized projects
  • Ensure high quality graphic standards and brand consistency
  • Create quality UI/UX mockups and prototypes and present to stakeholders

Development

  • Collaborate across departments to identify and understand new website and application development needs for multiple company websites
  • Plan, execute, and facilitate website and application development projects in accordance with specifications, budget, and timeline
  • Build new sites with a firm understanding of best practices for WordPress templates and themes, especially as they relate to page-building tools and plug-ins such as Divi Builder
  • Conduct website performance tests
  • Troubleshoot and resolve ad-hoc development requests when a site (or a specific element of site) is not working properly
  • Expand, improve, and maintain existing WordPress sites by performing page speed optimizations, overall website speed optimizations, maintaining site back-ups and staging environments, migrating sites and related DNS records
  • Maintain communication with team members and supervisors concerning the direction of the website, any issues discovered, and performance

Other

  • Write functional requirement documents and technical user guides
  • Implement security and data protection mechanisms.
  • Works with website vendors as needed for technical issues and troubleshooting
  • Stay up to date on emerging technologies

Required Skills/Abilities:

Design

  • Expert in Photoshop and Adobe Creative Suite or other similar design software
  • Illustrator experience is a plus
  • Understanding principles of user experience in website design
  • Understanding of web accessibility standards
  • Wireframing and prototyping
  • Website responsiveness
  • Branding, photo editing, typography and color theory

Development

  • Expertise in WordPress plugins
  • Strong knowledge in WordPress builders such as Divi and Elementor
  • Ability to determine project scopes and estimates with reasonable accuracy
  • Strong knowledge of PHP, JavaScript, HTML5 and CSS/Sass
  • Strong knowledge of browser testing and debugging skills/technology
  • Knowledge of Search Engine Optimization (SEO) principles
  • Comfortable working and strategically testing in a live production environment

Other

  • An ability to perform well in a fast-paced environment
  • Excellent analytical and multitasking skills
  • Ability to maintain regular and predictable attendance

Education and Experience

  • 3+ years’ experience in Graphic/web design
  • 3+ years’ experience as a WordPress developer
  • In-depth understanding of the entire web development process (design, development and deployment)
  • Understanding of layout aesthetics
  • Bachelor’s degree in related field preferred
  • Significant coursework in Art, Graphic Design, or related disciplines highly preferred

EEO Statement

It is the policy of WealthAbility® to provide equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all persons regardless of age, color, national origin, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, race, religion, creed, gender, pregnancy, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law.

You must be logged in to Apply a job