Hiring: WordPress Developer

Summary

Fruition is hiring a talented and developer with WordPress experience to join the team at our Denver office. Fruition’s developers need the ability to theme and write custom plugins for WordPress, as well as create custom functionality and follow industry leading development best practices for WordPress sites. If you know WordPress inside and out, and you’re passionate about working on fun and challenging projects this is the start of a great career move.

Personal and Professional Growth at Fruition as WordPress Developer

As a developer at Fruition, you will be responsible for aspects of new site builds from start to finish, and beyond: architecture, theming, backend development, code reviews, and helping to maintain our clients’ existing sites. Fruition is searching for someone with a deep understanding of WordPress, who enjoys finding elegant solutions to complex problems, and has a drive for perfection in their work. Our developers must also be up-to-date with the latest and greatest trends and technologies because they are engaged in the open source community. Come help us build custom website solutions that push the web forward!

Job responsibilities will include but are not limited to:

  • Functioning as a lead developer on WordPress projects, providing guidance and quality assurance
  • Completing code reviews on WordPress projects
  • Ensuring WordPress sites are up-to-date with latest updates and security measures
  • Assisting with implementing best practices for WordPress hosting and security
  • Assisting with implementing best practices for WordPress development and deployments
  • Mentoring, assisting and educating junior team members
  • Working closely with technical project managers, designers and in-house team to ensure projects are completed on-time and on-budget while exceeding client expectations
  • Working closely with partner teams to take a project from start to finish
  • Identifying opportunities and solutions for clients, and implementing them on client sites
  • Developing custom WordPress websites, often with ecommerce integrations
  • Identifying and solving for bugs
  • Overseeing bug fixes duing client UAT process and post-launch
  • Providing client training on website functionality

Fruition, a rapidly growing INC 5000 company, is ranked by the Denver Business Journal as one of the best places to work. Fruition exemplifies what you would expect from a knowledge-based technology company located in Colorado: energetic, intelligent team players that work together to make Fruition our clients’ competitive advantage in everything digital. Our core services focus on building custom solutions for our clients through design and development, growing our clients’ businesses through comprehensive digital marketing strategies, and protecting those assets through website maintenance, hosting and security services.

At Fruition, we work hard… but we also like to have fun! We are looking for fun and passionate people to join our team and contribute to our growing agency!

Required Skills and Experience
  • Self motivated with the ability to solve problems
  • Experience building WordPress custom plugins
  • Experience theming on WordPress and developing custom themes
  • Proficient in the maintenance and administration of WordPress plugins and sites
  • Understanding of WordPress coding, programming and security best practices
  • Knowledgeable about using templates to theme on WordPress
  • Understanding of WordPress custom post types
  • Advanced understanding of the WordPress core
  • Ability to be creative and contribute confidently
  • Ability to function positively within a team environment
  • WooCommerce integrations a bonus but not required
  • Experience in developing responsive design websites using bootstrap CSS framework
  • Experience in PHP, MYSQL, Javascript, AJAX, Jquery, CSS/3, HTML/5, Bootstrap, Zurb Foundation, Beanstalk
  • Good working knowledge of LAMP servers. We have server admins, database experts, and others that can assist but you should have a solid understanding of the infrastructure you are working on.
  • Experience integrating open source and third-party applications into existing systems
  • Pixel-perfect attention to detail
  • Stickler for using git and code reviews before pushing
WordPress Developer Compensation

Based on experience, competitive compensation package that includes health, vision and additional benefits. Ability to earn P-Shares, an ownership interest in the company.

WordPress Developer Benefits

In addition to living in the best place in the country, Fruition is a challenging and rewarding place to work. We tackle complex digital marketing projects and figure out the best solutions for our clients. Plus, we have fun doing it! Fruition’s team is active, highly educated, and have diverse interests from music and art to competitive endurance sports and traveling, and just about everything in-between. Fruition’s benefit package is very strong. It includes:

  • Health, vision and dental insurance
  • Life insurance
  • A company loan program
  • Flexible team-guided PTO
  • 401k with company matching
  • Continuing education and training
  • Maternity and paternity leave benefits
  • and we even cover entrance into marathons, cycling events or video game competitions (stuff that you like to do that keeps you going)

If you want to learn more about what life is like at Fruition read our start page.

If you’re a freelancer or if you have a small shop with a handful of developers we have more opportunities to bring your entire team over as well. Fruition buys development and website design shops. This can offload your administrative work and focus on building great products.

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