Junior WordPress Web Developer

Job Posted: 01/05/22
Location: Denver, CO
Experience: Entry level
Job Type: Full-time
Education: 4-year college BA/BS or relevant experience
Deadline: Ongoing
Salary: $50,000 – $60,000 annually based on experience

We are looking for a hardworking, enthusiastic, and talented person to join our growing team. We are a full-service marketing agency focused on crafting and implementing custom marketing strategies for our clients. As a growing company, we get to wear a lot of hats making each day fun and interesting. If you enjoy improving your skills, developing creative solutions, and contributing to the success of a project, you will enjoy working at Red Egg.

We are looking for an entry level WordPress web developer to develop unique and innovative website solutions while maintaining and improving existing sites under management.

Position Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Transform design mockups into mobile-first web experiences
  • Write quality code that is readable and maintainable
  • Develop custom WordPress themes and components
  • Develop WordPress websites using templates and page builders
  • Communicate directly with clients to scope and then build new features or requirements
  • Develop creative solutions to meet project goals on time and on budget
  • Manage existing websites and perform routine updates and testing
  • Implement analytics and pixel tracking code using Google tag manager
  • Provide assistance to clients and team members using various web technologies to ensure marketing tasks or other requests are completed successfully

Necessary Skills:

  • Highly proficient in HTML and CSS
  • Learning and actively developing your PHP and JavaScript skills
  • Strong understanding of WordPress best practices
  • Strong understanding of fundamental programming concepts
  • Familiar with Git/GitHub
  • Proficient in the command line
  • Proficient in web technologies and the browser environment
  • Excellent troubleshooting and debugging skills
  • Outstanding verbal and written communication skills

Nice-to-Haves:

  • Experience with Flywheel Hosting
  • Experience with Google Tag Manager and Google Analytics
  • Experience with Shopify, Wix, or SquareSpace
  • Ability to create custom Gutenberg blocks and custom WordPress themes
  • Familiarity with extending plugins
  • Familiarity with React
  • Familiarity with different workflows for local development and deployment for WordPress or for other types of websites
  • Understanding of server config
  • Understanding and use of npm
  • Experience with MySQL
  • Strong knowledge of cross-device and cross-browser compatibility

Why You Want This Job:

  • Enjoy a large amount of creative license
  • Improve your web development skills alongside a developer with 10+ years of experience
  • Ability to work both independently and collaboratively
  • Pursue new ideas and grow your skill sets
  • Make a real impact on the success of a business

Compensation and Benefits:

  • Expected total compensation between $50,000 – $60,000 annually
  • 401k matching with no vesting period
  • 401k profit sharing program
  • Health, dental, and vision plans
  • Flexible PTO policy
  • Ability to work remote and in the office
  • Community volunteering and team building events

Necessary Equipment:

  • Positive can-do attitude
  • Cell phone

Location:

  • Although working from home is an option, we are only considering candidates living in the Denver area

Please apply with the following:

  • Resume
  • Cover letter describing two to three projects you worked on outlining your contributions and a list of at least five additional websites you built.

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