Back-end WordPress & WooCommerce Developer at FreshySites Website Design

Posted on: 07/03/2021

Location: (REMOTE)

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Tags: wordpress jquery php sql

**Roles and responsibilities include:** * The candidate must have deep experience in web development and be highly motivated to do exceptional work * Customizing the functionality of WordPress based websites by implementing new functionality, often via code or additional plugins * Working with the FreshySites support team to add features requests to client websites * Working with the FreshySites project managers and development team to implement creative solutions to solve functionality requests during development of new websites * Assisting with importing and exporting large amounts of data — such as users, custom post types, WooCommerce products, orders, etc. — sometimes on a recurring basis via cron jobs * Customizing the WooCommerce functionality — including product pages, filtering, shopping cart, checkout, subscriptions, etc. * Implementing custom animations and other heavily-modified user interface (UI) designs * Architect and develop new backend features and plugins, custom functionality, and theme integration * Customizing/overriding WordPress core and plugin functionality via included hooks * Implementation of 3rd party APIs into WordPress websites * Taking initiative and approaching projects with a confident and positive attitude * Clean, understandable, and well-documented/commented code * Management of the website back-end including database and server integration * Creating custom WordPress plugins as needed * Troubleshooting performance issues and implementing fixes * Ability to explain complex technical concepts in a simple and understandable way **Requirements:** * 5+ years backend-end WordPress development experience * 5+ years of WooCommerce experience * WordPress theme and plugin customization experience * Tech stack includes CSS3, HTML5, advanced jQuery, advanced PHP 8, JSON, SQL * Knowledge of code versioning tools including Git and SVN * API integrations and experience with SSH protocol preferred * Experience writing code with a focus on security and performance * Familiarity with the WordPress Codex * Familiarity with the GSAP animation library * Search engine optimization experience preferred * Google Analytics and Google Tag Manager experience preferred * WPML, ADA, and GDPR knowledge is a plus * Excellent problem solving skills * Excellent communication skills * Excellent time management, including flexibility with shifting priorities and multiple deadlines * Ready to work in a fast paced environment