WordPress / JavaScript Developer

Digital Group

Cleveland, Ohio

Position Summary

We are looking for a Junior to Mid-level JavaScript developer who is fluent in WordPress to build and maintain websites. You will report directly to the Directory of Technology and work directly with the Lead Developer while creating website components, configure existing systems and hosting environments, and provide technical support to our clients.

In this role, you should be able to write functional code with a sharp eye for spotting defects. You should be a team player, excellent communicator, and a self-starter with a desire to expand your technical skill set. If you are also passionate about WordPress and JS and software design/architecture, we’d like to meet you!

Examples of your code would be helpful to us so please be prepared to share your GitHub account.

Falls & Co. is a rapidly growing strategic advertising, communications, digital and marketing firm that crafts world-class marketing solutions based on research-driven insight and seasoned expertise to clients locally, regionally, nationally and internationally. 


Responsibilities

  • Participate in requirements analysis for creating technical estimates
  • Collaborate with internal teams to produce software design and architecture
  • Write clean, scalable code using JavaScript and HTML5/ CSS
  • Test and deploy applications and systems
  • Revise, update, refactor and debug code
  • Improve existing software
  • Develop documentation throughout the software development life cycle (SDLC)
  • Serve as a resource on applications and provide technical support
  • Take designs from the creative team and build HTML/CSS for .NET website builds
  • Experience with front-end tooling such as Node, Gulp or CodeKit

Requirements

  • Proven experience as a JS developer with specific experience in WordPress development
  • Drupal experience is a bonus
  • Creating custom Gutenberg blocks
  • Creating custom WordPress plugins
  • WooCommerce or other open-source e-commerce platforms
  • Familiarity with hosting environments such as:
    • WP Engine
    • Flywheel
    • Pantheon
  • Knowledge of front-end frameworks & technologies such as:
    • Bootstrap or similar
    • JavaScript/ Jquery
    • Experience working with static front-end JS-based frameworks like React or Vue
    • SASS and SCSS
    • HTML5/CSS3
    • WordPress Plugins
    • Experience with the Gutenberg page builder a plus
  • Familiarity with architecture styles/APIs (REST, RPC)
  • Understanding of Agile methodologies
  • Solid troubleshooting and communication skills
  • Bachelor’s degree or 3 to 5 years’ experience

Experience

  • WordPress, 3 years (Required)
  • jQuery, JSON and other JS libraries of your choice (Required)
  • AngularJS, Backbone.js or React (Nice to have)
  • Working knowledge of PHP (Nice to have)
  • HubSpot experience (Nice to have)
  • Experience with .NET CMS’s (Nice to have)
  • Experience with the Adobe Creative Suite such as PhotoShop

Falls & Co. operates on a hybrid work schedule (3 days in downtown Cleveland office/2 optional WFH)

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