WordPress Developer - mHelpDesk

Employer
HomeAdvisor
Location
Fairfax, VA
Posted
Oct 12, 2017
Closes
Oct 20, 2017
Function
Accountant, IT
Hours
Full Time
mHelpdesk is seeking a Wordpress Developer to deliver high quality, modern WordPress content and landing pages to showcase our dynamic, fast-growing field service management platform. 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). As a top candidate for this role, you will have a passion for building effective, forward thinking, creative website experiences that engage service professionals and showcase our brand. You should have a strong understanding of conversion techniques, industry trends, content management systems, tag management systems and optimization tools. You will work with a team of marketers and designers to bring the best web experience to life. You should have extensive experience with end-to-end website creation, from creating visual designs to developing modern websites, always with responsive in mind. Responsibilities Collaborate with marketing and design to develop best-in-class websites, using WordPress and other leading CMS tools Use latest web development techniques and standards, to create for all types of devices Optimize existing online content for design best practices, SEO best practices, and performance Help formulate an effective, responsive design and turning it into a working theme Design and implement new designs, landing pages, features and functionality Establish and guide the website and blog's architecture Ensure high performance and availability, and manage all technical aspects of the CMS, website and landing pages Publish effective forms to capture and convert web traffic into sales opportunities Skills and Qualifications 4+ years of professional experience in web design and development A hunger for web design and development that sparks creative problem solving An understanding of WordPress theme creation, including taxonomies, page templates and best practices An appreciation for modern development techniques Experience with responsive and mobile design techniques Experience working with marketing and design staff A passion for UI/UX and streamlined ecultiommerce websites Experience with Photoshop and Illustrator A desire to thrive in a fast-paced and dynamic work environment Ability to understand CSS changes and their ramifications to ensure consistent style across platforms and browsers