Engineering

WordPress (Remote)

Remote   |   Full Time

Remote working is the new norm. It's not just for pandemics. Do you want to avoid a daily commute, reduce stress, achieve a work-life balance, spend more time with your family/friends, be more creative and improve your productivity? At RemoteStar, we follow a remote-first work policy. If you're passionate about working from wherever you want, helping leading start-ups and scale-ups, RemoteStar can be a great fit. At RemoteStar we help employers and employees to build a great remote-team culture, reduce overheads and improve productivity while doing very cool work.


About Role - Remote Senior WordPress Developer

This is a fully remote role and requires fluency in written and verbal English.

You will be reporting directly to the CTO based in the UK. As Senior WordPress Developer, you'll participate in all development aspects of the solution. Your mission will be to drive the progress of the web application and the development team while providing the best user experience imaginable. This is a full-time permanent role for a true self-starter, someone who wants to build something from the beginning.


As our Senior WordPress developer, you'll be responsible for

  • Delivering front and back end elements of builds on your own initiative
  • Testing and refining code base for strong accessibility and usability
  • Ensuring sites are W3C compliant and in line with Google guidelines
  • Training junior team members
  • Drawing up website specifications-Designing sample page layouts
  • Supporting our graphic designer in the creation of graphics, animations, and other content for web
  • Designing the websites visual imagery and ensuring it's in line with client/company brand guidelines
  • Testing websites before live, ensuring they're ready to take to market
  • Working with customers, to achieve desired new features and bug fixes
  • Shine with engineering excellence by developing test infrastructures, writing documentation, ensuring high performance, and following an agile development methodology
  • Write entirely new code and maintain and update existing code
  • Research on new frameworks for improving the architecture
  • Ensure development best practices are followed (Clean Code, Clean Architecture, code reviews)
  • Actively communicate with the stakeholders, team members, and clients

What do we value?

  • Ability to quickly script a working solution for a given problem.
  • A minimum of 3 years WordPress experience
  • Strong proficiency with HTML5, MySQL, JavaScript, Jquery, CSS3
  • Strong Proficiency in PHP, ASP, Python, .net /XML would be an advantage
  • Working knowledge of other CMS systems like Magento, WebFlow/Sitejet, Shopify is good
  • WordPress theme development (custom)
  • Knowledge in Adobe InDesign, Illustrator, and Photoshop is an advantage
  • Ability to work with cross-functional teams to deliver on a common goal.
  • Bug fixing and problem-solving
  • Creative problem-solving skills.
  • A results-focused mindset.
  • Ability to work in a diverse, multi-cultural, remote-team environment.
  • Great English communication skills as well as collaboration skills and strong teamwork. mentality. You must be fluent in English.
  • Able to proactively communicate with non-technical stakeholders, manage expectations, and explain the value of addressing technical debt.

What do we offer?

  • Participate in open, fun, entrepreneurial, and creative company culture and work with unique and innovative clients.
  • Be part of a global, distributed organization with international opportunities.
  • Work from the location of your choice with remote and flexible working we trust you to work whenever and wherever you feel most productive.
  • Competitive compensation.
  • Project and feature ownership you get to contribute and own parts of apps and/or products.
  • Unlimited annual leave; we do our best work when we're feeling refreshed so take the time you need to relax!
  • Found a great book, meetup, or conference? We support your continued learning!
  • It's important to stay healthy, so we have a wellness benefit towards your total health.
  • BYOD You are welcome to work from your own choice of laptop and we will contribute towards that.

About RemoteStar

We are RemoteStar, a team of experienced engineering and people leaders on a mission to transform how we work. Were not your typical workplace. At RemoteStar, we believe in data-driven decision-making and the importance of flexibility, fun, passion, personal growth, and transparency. And we're doing everything we can to make sure you're enjoying every minute you spend with us. Here at RemoteStar, were passionate about creating an inclusive culture that encourages, supports, and celebrates the diverse voices of our employees. Everyone is welcome. We don't discriminate based on any protected characteristic including race, religion or belief, gender or gender reassignment, age, sexual orientation, marital status, or disability. We want to facilitate everyone in bringing their best selves to our interviews, so if there are any adjustments we can make for our process to be more inclusive, please let us know. Additionally, trust and privacy are important to us here at RemoteStar, so we would like to let you know that your CV and personal details will be added to our database upon applying and may be used to match you to any future, suitable vacancies as they arise. Of course, we will remove your details at any time should you wish us to do so.

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