WordPress Developer/Designer

Posted: December 21, 2020

We are seeking an intermediate skill level WordPress Web developer with very strong graphic design skills to maintain/build web sites for a growing Eastern Ontario company.

The WordPress Web developer/designer is responsible for creating beautiful designs that will be built into WordPress themes for a variety of clients. By building on existing WordPress themes (or designing new ones) the WordPress Web Developer/Designer helps clients meet their business needs both functionally and aesthetically. Our ideal candidate is a team player with excellent communication skills, who works well with others to ensure that the best possible product is launched.

Although this position is a remote worker opportunity, we are looking for someone in Eastern Ontario who is able to travel to Brockville 1-2 times per month.

We are offering continual part-time hours OR full-time for the right individual.

Primary responsibilities:

  • Create beautiful designs for client specific WordPress sites
  • Convert designs into child themes and page templates
  • Populate WordPress sites with client content, adhering to SEO and WCAG 2.0 best practices
  • Cross-browser compatibility testing
  • Troubleshooting any issues related to WordPress websites
  • Having a creative eye for what looks good
  • Design modern, responsive web user interfaces for mobile and browser on WordPress
  • Develop and customize elements on new and existing WordPress websites
  • Master the comprehensive library of WordPress themes and plugins to meet project specifications
  • Integrating third party services including ads, analytics, video, search and social media

Required skills:

  • Proficient in HTML5, CSS, JavaScript, WordPress
  • Proficient with Graphic Design/Editing programs and tools
  • Working knowledge with PHP, MySQL, jQuery, Bootstrap, Font Awesome
  • Excellent understanding of the WordPress platform  and how themes/plugins work
  • Able to work independently
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills (English)
  • Attention to detail
  • Experience designing/developing WordPress both single page and multi-page websites
  • Experience with Adobe Creative Suite (ie. Fireworks, Photoshop)

Other Skills that would make you stand out:

  • Working knowledge of hosting, DNS and email server environments
  • Experience with Google/Facebook Ads
  • Digital marketing experience

If this job ad sounds like it describes you and you enjoy working in a trusting environment in a fast-paced, high-tech industry, submit your resume at www.northnetmedia.com/careers

Please Note – Both a resume and completed application must be submitted for a candidate to be considered for this position. Download our standard application form from /wp-content/uploads/2017/05/NorthnetMedia-EmploymentApp-May2017.pdf