Mid-Level WordPress Developer

We are looking for a full-stack developer with extensive experience in building WordPress themes and plugins. The ideal candidate must be very familiar with industry standards when it comes to developing for WordPress. The developer must have strong JavaScript, CSS and HTML skills.

Working as part of the dev team you will report directly to the CTO. You must be a good problem solver, clear communicator, and demonstrate the ability to build web applications from scratch to completion.
We are looking for someone with a high attention to detail, able to test and debug other developer’s code and, most of all, the ability to follow documentation and learn new things quickly.

Ideally we want a candidate with a few years of industry experience, and particularly experience of working on high traffic websites and/or strong trackable experience in performance optimisation.

It would be advantageous to have a good knowledge of online advertising from a technical perspective and ideally with experience of prebid.js and header bidding and/or video advertising (VAST, VPAID, IMA SDK, etc.).

Required Technical Skills
? Web languages: PHP, MySQL, JavaScript, HTML, CSS at expert level.
? Server side: Linux, Apache or other good server side architecture knowledge
? OOP programming and MVC programming demonstrable experience

Industry Standard Knowledge Required
? git
? composer
? npm
? Gulp/Grunt or equivalent
? debugging

Advantageous
? Familiarity with Javascript and/or Php frameworks (ReactJS, Twig / Timber)
? Forum software experience: Xenforo
? Google AMP and Facebook instant article development experience
? DevOps skills at least to an intermediate level.
? Project & codebase management: Jira, Git, Gulp / Grunt, NPM, etc.
? Advertising technologies: Google Ad Manager, Prebid.js
? Standards: Better Ads Standards, Core Web Vitals, IAB Standards

Other Skills
? Building / managing websites with very high traffic
? Knowledge of SEO

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