Developer, WordPress (Contractor)

X Studios
Winter Park Florida
18 days ago
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About X Studios™:

X Studios™ is an award-winning, creative + technology studio crafting digital experiences for brands around the world – Specializing in interactives, gaming, mobile & platform design, Virtual Reality, Augmented Reality, and experiential & custom fabrication. Our flexible, fun, and transparent approach has allowed us to work with well known brands like Universal Parks & Resorts™, Disney™, Lady Gaga, EA Sports™, and more.

Be a part of an exciting company with many perks and a ton of growth potential.

Job Summary:

This is a contracted per-job basis, remote-working opportunity. Responsibilities include working with our project team in the creation and design of custom-built WordPress websites. Using the “out of the box” WordPress system, you will design and bring to life brochure sites for a number of our clients.

Keeping the website up to date, easy to update, and evergreen is always the goal with constant versions of WordPress coming throughout the years.

You will be tasked with at least one project, and specific key deliverables by our Production Team as well as milestone dates, and overall project vision and timeline.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Designing and building the website front-end
  • Creating the website architecture, including complex backend solutions
  • Designing/managing website back-end including database and server integration
  • Generating WordPress themes and plugins
  • Developing custom WordPress layouts and themes
  • Conducting website performance tests
  • Troubleshooting content issues
  • Adding pre-built tools, including analytics, to WordPress site(s)
  • Monitoring the performance of the live website
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

X Studios™ Team Benefits:

  • A very competitive compensation by project basis
  • Expert communication, and mentoring skill sets
  • Great opportunity for portfolio showcase work (if applicable)
  • Work with awesome people, and even better world-wide brands

We believe transparency is key at X Studios™, so we invite all prospective applicants to review our Team Handbook, available publicly online, at https://handbook.xstudios.com .

Compensation, Location, & Salary:

  • Per project contracted work (please have your hourly or per project rates ready)
  • Stay in your PJ’s this is a remote working friendly opportunity
  • Out of state applicants welcome

Qualifications:

  • Communication is key, we use a plethora of digital messaging and conference services, including Slack, Google Hangouts, and Google Meet.
  • To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.
  • The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.
  • Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • Consistent attendance is a job requirement.

Education & Experience:

  • 2+ years of development experience
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or a similar field (preferred, not required)
  • Proven work experience as a WordPress Developer
  • Knowledge of front-end technologies including CSS3, JavaScript, HTML5, and jQuery
  • Knowledge of code versioning tools including Bit/Git
  • Experience working with debugging tools such as Chrome Inspector and Firebug
  • Good understanding of website architecture and aesthetics
  • Ability to manage and ‘shift gears’ from multiple projects
  • Good communication skills

Additional Information:

  • Strong art portfolio is requested.
  • Strong communication and organizational skills.

Note: You must be a US citizen or have a work permit to work in the US. Remote working opportunity as a sub-contractor of X Studios, Inc. Not a full-time opportunity. Due to the overwhelming responses, only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted; no phone calls, please. Also, no staffing or placement agencies.

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