Web Designer / Developer (WordPress)

The Think Shop is a growing design, branding and advertising agency seeking to expand our in-house client services. 

We are looking for a Web Designer / Developer to help build and maintain websites, social sites and web applications for today’s browsers and devices. Immediate focus will utilize the WordPress platform.  

Qualified applicant will possess the following skills and traits:

  • Bachelor’s or Associate’s degree in a related area or equivalent work experience
  • Complete understanding of the WordPress core software and its functions at the HTML code level
  • Mastery of WordPress and digital security best practices
  • 2+ years of experience building WordPress themes/plugins from scratch
  • Organized, punctual, and detail oriented
  • Motivated, self starter
  • Fast learner & interested in new technologies
  • Knowledgeable of SEO and SEM best practices
  • Working knowledge of graphic design, page layout and  video / photography editing are a plus

Job Responsibilities:

  • Create, maintain and update WordPress websites and plugins as needed to support site functionality and integrations with other services and APIs
  • Guide web design strategy, implementing calls-to-action and lead-generation tactics
  • Create well-structured WordPress themed sites with performance in mind that are easy to maintain
  • Work with clients,  designers, project managers, and principal to take projects from the design phase to completion 
  • Establish and guide website architecture
  • Manage all technical aspects of the CMS
  • Develop a wire-frame, page design layouts and quality navigation structure
  • Integrate contact forms, security plugins, seo plugins and caching plugins
  • Transfer all existing content & images from current website
  • Provide training to the client and any admins upon project completion
  • Assist with on-going support of existing and created sites to maintain proper functionality
  • Translate concepts from our designers and build fully functional, websites on WordPress and other platforms that adequately represent the brand 

WordPress Designer / Developer