Sketchfolio, a web design and development agency in Lafayette is looking for a full-time WordPress Developer. You'll work with a team of designers, developers, and project managers on a range of interesting projects. Atmosphere is professional, but casual. There are also opportunities to work remotely after 3 months (up to two days a week)!

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Roles and Responsibilities

  • Building and maintaining several WordPress websites
  • Creating and maintaining project documentation
  • Setting up new and contributing to existing Git repositories
  • Provisioning and deploying code to local, staging, and production environments
  • Testing websites in a variety of browsers, operating systems, and devices
  • Interpreting user feedback to identify and fix bugs
  • Researching and vetting potential plugins to complete any non-standard requests
  • Escalating any custom development needs to the appropriate team resource
  • Estimating time needed to complete development tasks
  • Communicating progress, roadblocks, and other issues to project managers in a timely manner through the appropriate channels
  • Solving problems independently, efficiently, and creatively within project guidelines
  • Staying on top of current trends in web development

Requirements

  • Intermediate level knowledge of WordPress, HTML, CSS, Javascript, and Git
  • Basic level knowledge of WordPress theme development, Photoshop, Illustrator, frontend build systems/task runners, and managing servers and DNS records
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Strong communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Strong problem-solving skills
  • Must be willing and able to learn from and share with others

Bonus points for experience with any of the following: jQuery, SASS, Gulp, WP-CLI, WordPress plugin development, WordPress database management

Benefits

  • Health, Dental and Vision Insurance: Full-time Sketchfolio employees are eligible for insurance beginning the first of the month, following 60 days of employment.
  • Independent Retirement Account: A retirement account (SimpleIRA) are setup for employees on a case-by-case basis. Employees become eligible for a retirement account after 12-months of employment at Sketchfolio.
  • Basic Life Insurance
  • Paid Holidays - The following 11 days are paid holidays for full-time employees: New Year's Day, Martin Luther King Day, President's Day, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving, Day after Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, New Year's Eve

Compensation

$50k-$65k (based on experience)

If you feel you're a good fit, please submit the following to jobs@sketchfolio.com:

  1. Cover Letter
  2. Resume
  3. Links to recent websites with the following notes: Your role in the build of the website
  4. Describe your work process for the website
  5. What problems did you solve for the website?
  6. Technologies used for the website
  7. Please also provide some code samples
  8. Description of your process for maintaining a WordPress website

DO NOT APPLY if you are not local to Lafayette, CO. This position is an on-premise role.