North Street Creative Freelance Frontend + WordPress Developer

Posted on January 15th, 2019

We Want

A Freelance Developer with a demonstrated ability to engineer a custom WordPress theme, based off designs from our design department, utilizing both back and frontend technologies. You’ll work off our in-house custom theme to develop websites on tight deadlines.

You Are

A motivated, self-directed developer, able to quickly pick up new technologies and work with our custom in-house theme. You’re well aware of cross-browser bugs and how to code for older browsers.

You Will

  • Have expertise building complex layouts with CSS and HTML
  • Translate Sketch designs into highly-customized, client-friendly WordPress themes utilizing ACF (Advanced Custom Fields)
  • Be required to sign an NDA as some of our clients are confidential
  • Not be able to feature some work as part of a portfolio

You Have

  • 3+ years of real world experience as a developer
  • Strong UX and design sensibilities, and a desire to sweat the small stuff
  • Strong understanding of the WordPress core, loop, filters, API, and various internal functions
  • Strong PHP, JavaScript, HTML, CSS skills and Sass
  • Experience working with SVGs
  • Familiarity with Bootstrap 4, Git, and CodeKit
  • A keen eye for design and the ability to translate Sketch/Photoshop designs into pixel-perfect, responsive code
  • Strong organization, communication, and documentation skills, and a methodical approach to all tasks

You May Have

  • A degree in Computer Science, related field or equivalent education experience
  • Experience building your own WordPress plugins
  • Possibly contributed to the WordPress Core
  • This is a freelance, remote position, however you are welcome to work on-site at our studio in Manhattan’s South Street Seaport neighborhood
  • Payment is competitive and commensurate with experience
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