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Robert Half International Front End Developer in San Francisco, California


We are looking for someone with a deep understanding of WordPress. You’ve built your own themes and plugins before and you’re up-to-date with the latest and greatest trends and technologies. You must be able to code custom modules according to coding standards and best practices. Candidates will often be required to handle complicated backend tasks such as website migration, search customization, and web service programming. You enjoy exploring and building web experiences that push the envelope. This role can be remote and located anywhere PST.

As a Senior front-end Web Developer you will:

  • Build, extend, and deploy websites and microsites using the WordPress CMS

  • Develop page types, taxonomy language, menu systems, and other WordPress CMS data structures based on wireframes and project requirements

  • Convert designs into component-based HTML, CSS, and JavaScript

  • Participate in all stages of development, testing, implementation and maintenance.

  • Daily workload includes, but not limited to updates to CMS templates, creation of new custom templates, WP maintenance and support.

  • Oversee the use of WordPress plugin and plugin customization (e.g. Gravity Forms)

  • Create and manage the website back-end including database and server integration.

  • Conferring with teams to resolve issues/bugs, prioritize needs, identify solution(s) and implement.

  • Patching Wordpress, WP Plugins, MySQL , PHP and other CMS components on a monthly basis or sooner if any highly critical, actively exploited, vulnerabilities are announced

  • Setup periodic vulnerability scans and action on alerts and results


JOB Skills and Qualifications

  • Experience with front-end technologies, including WordPress, HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript, jQuery

  • Experience designing, developing, testing, and optimizing responsive websites

  • Experience building user interfaces for websites and/or web applications

  • Ability to understand CSS changes and their ramifications to ensure consistent style across platforms and browsers

  • Working knowledge of how to interact with RESTful APIs and formats (JSON, XML)

  • Proficient understanding of code versioning tools such as Git

  • Strong understanding of PHP back-end development

Job Requirements

  • 7+ years of experience building websites as a front-end developer in a fast-paced environment

  • Bachelor's degree in computer science or related studies is a plus but not a requirement

  • Proven work experience as a WordPress Developer with ability to build custom CMS themes and modules

  • Knowledge of front-end technologies including CSS3, JavaScript, HTML5, and jQuery

  • Knowledge of website architecture and UX best practices

  • Knowledge of how to interact with RESTful APIs and formats (JSON, XML)

  • Proficient understanding of code versioning tools including Git

The Creative Group (TCG), a Robert Half company, matches creative, digital, and marketing professionals with remote or on-site jobs on a freelance, project or direct-hire basis. Our experienced staffing professionals can promote you to employers and advocate on your behalf. We provide access to top jobs, competitive compensation and benefits, and free online training. For more opportunities, get the Robert Half app and receive instant notifications when our AI matches your skills and experience with jobs.

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