Senior Wordpress Developer
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Senior Wordpress Developer
Ref No.: 18-00377
Location: Eagan, Minnesota
Position Type:Contract
Start Date / End Date: 07/07/2018 to 12/31/2018
Contract Opportunity
5 Months +

Job Description:
The Senior Wordpress Developer is responsible for developing and maintaining FindLaw's web properties and related applications to drive conversion and increase sales qualified leads. Working in collaboration with the Digital Experience and eCommerce Marketing Manager, this role will be responsible for implementing new features, maintaining existing features, mission-critical website operation, and ensuring web properties are up-to-date and best-in-class. Transparency, communication, and accountability are core values. This position will work closely with our marketing partners to define business needs and find solutions to complex problems.

Our company combines industry expertise with innovative technology to deliver critical information to leading decision makers in the financial and risk, legal, tax and accounting, intellectual property and science and media markets, powered by the world's most trusted news organization.

Strategic Responsibilities:
  • Responsible for building and/or maintaining the day-to-day operations and enhancements to the website and related web properties while ensuring they are fast, secure and operating at best-in-class levels.
  • Own mission-critical operations of the website including form process and user tracking.
  • Own HTML, CSS, JavaScript, PHP and other backend technology needs.
  • Advocate for web development standards, best practices, and compliance.
  • Manage the development of Photoshop designs into mobile/tablet/desktop browser supported designs.
Qualifications /Education and Experience:
  • Minimum of 5+ years of PHP experience
  • Full LAMP stack experience
  • 5+ years of Wordpress experience (Divi experience a plus)
  • Expert at developing using WordPress standards
  • WooCommerce customization experience
  • Undergraduate degree in related field or equivalent experience
  • Proven ability to manage complex projects and deliver results in a fast-paced, deadline-oriented environment
  • Expert with HTML, CSS, JavaScript, and JQuery.
  • Experience integrating with 3rd party application and platforms such as Eloqua or
  • Understanding of RESTful Web Services technologies such as JSON and SOAP
  • A collaborative and growth-oriented mindset that is willing to take feedback and learn quickly
  • Ability to perform QA on a myriad of devices with differing screen sizes and resolutions
  • Ability to communicate well with both internal team members and external stakeholders
Preferred Experience:
  • Contributor to Wordpress
  • Experience with Oracle's Eloqua API
  • This position relies on extensive experience and judgment to plan and accomplish projects; a wide degree of creativity and latitude is expected.