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WordPress Developer
Ref No.: 18-03905
Location: New York, New York
Position Type:Right to Hire
Start Date: 04/02/2018
My direct client in NYC (Midtown) is hiring a Backend Developer. The ideal candidate must have 5+ years of PHP and Mysql experience. WordPress or other CMS experience is also ideal! 

Job Title: Backend Developer
Location: New York, New York
Duration: 6 month contract to hire
Salary: DOE

This position will be responsible for all phases of development, with regards to our current stack as well as new initiatives. This position requires a combination of programming skills (namely PHP, HTML5, CSS3, and JavaScript) and aesthetics (understanding element arrangements on the screen, the color and font choices, and so on). The candidate should have a strong understanding of industry trends and content management systems. Experience with the responsive and adaptive design is strongly preferred. Also, an understanding of the entire web development process, including design, development, and deployment is preferred.

RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Designing and implementing new features and functionality
  • Establishing and guiding the website's architecture
  • Ensuring high-performance and availability, and managing all technical aspects of the WordPress CMS
  • Helping formulate an effective, responsive design and turning it into a working theme and/or plugin.
  • Designing and developing responsive design websites
  • Building user interfaces for websites and/or web applications
  • Debugging with tools like Firebug, Chrome inspector, etc.
  • Convert comprehensive layout and wireframes into working HTML pages
Specialized Knowledge & skills
  • PHP, Restful APIs, HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript, jQuery, JSON, XML, Handlebars, Blade and other front-end libraries
  • Experience with Handlebars, Blade, and other front-end technologies and libraries.
  • Understanding of Amazon Web Services
  • Worked with CDN's and high traffic websites
  • Understanding of Laravel, or any other MVC framework.
  • Familiar with scale and SQL and/or NoSql databases

Experience with the following is a plus:
  • Elastic Search
  • Pantheon
  • Fractal
If qualified and interested please send a current copy of your resume to Kaylyn at Kaylyn.Gerwig@mondo.com