Senior WordPress Developer

New York, NY
OUR WORK

Our diverse range of clients gives our Creative Team opportunity to innovate in all areas of the creative process, be it concepting and strategy, interface design, animation, or development. Our work on ColumbiaYou has seen a viral influx of stories being submitted by alumni from around the globe. As a member of our team you will work collaboratively with people specializing in all of these disciplines to create rich, interactive experiences that are on the cutting edge of web design.

THE ROLE

We currently have an opening for a Full Time Senior WordPress Developer focusing on PHP and WordPress. This is a fast-paced, high-profile development position focused on front-end web applications. The ideal candidate is self-motivated yet seeks collaboration, thrives when challenged, is ultimately team player, and is dedicated to staying at the forefront of emerging technologies. We prefer out-of-the-box, innovative developers.

THIS JOB IS PERFECT IF YOU

Have worked in an interactive agency environment before, and loved it.
Are an out-of-the-box thinker, able to come up with innovative solutions.
Are dedicated to staying at the forefront of emerging technologies. You never stop learning.
Are super collaborative, and enjoy being part of a team working together to make something awesome happen (a la The Avengers).
Can keep yourself independently motivated to stay the course on any given project, always finishing strong.
Thrive when challenged, and have no problem coming up with Plan B, Plan C, Plan D when Plan A doesn’t pan out.
Are obsessed with getting the details right every time.
Have a strong sense of design and a strong sense of humor.

REQUIREMENTS

Know some of these, but not all? We encourage you to apply:
Working knowledge of (x)HTML, CSS, Javascript, PHP, and SQL
Working knowledge Linux administration and programming via command line
Strong experience with WordPress building custom themes and/or custom plug-ins as well as the use of tools such as Gulp/NPM, SASS, and Composer.
Familiarity with Laravel, CakePHP and/or Rails frameworks is a plus
Knowledge of Git version control system and workflows
Working knowledge of Photoshop
SEO and analytics proficiency
Standards-compliant front-end development techniques
Comfortable with complex and relational databases as well as ORM
Able to integrate with existing (Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, etc) and create custom RESTful APIs
Able to work well in collaborative development environment
Able to modify, expand, or refactor existing code contextually
Extreme attention to detail
Strong desire to learn
Interactive agency experience
Strong sense of design
A sense of humor

PERKS

While we offer a competitive salary for the position, we also offer a range of perks for mind, body and spirit that have continued to put us among the best places to work.

Three we think you'll enjoy the most:

1. Access to the best entertainment NYC has to offer: free museum admission, the best seats on Broadway and other see-it-to-believe-it experiences

2. Summer Fridays (half days) from Memorial Day through Labor Day

3. Free Dunkin’ Donuts card and snacks in the kitchen

Situation is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.

APPLY. YES, THIS IS THE JOB FOR YOU.

Benefits

Competitive Benefits Package

Requirements

Know some of these, but not all? We encourage you to apply: Working knowledge of (x)HTML, CSS, Javascript, PHP, and SQL Working knowledge Linux administration and programming via command line Strong experience with WordPress building custom themes and/or custom plug-ins as well as the use of tools such as Gulp/NPM, SASS, and Composer. Familiarity with Laravel, CakePHP and/or Rails frameworks is a plus Knowledge of Git version control system and workflows Working knowledge of Photoshop SEO and analytics proficiency Standards-compliant front-end development techniques Comfortable with complex and relational databases as well as ORM Able to integrate with existing (Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, etc) and create custom RESTful APIs Able to work well in collaborative development environment Able to modify, expand, or refactor existing code contextually Extreme attention to detail Strong desire to learn Interactive agency experience Strong sense of design A sense of humor
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