Contract Wordpress Developers

Contract Wordpress Developer

Job Added: 05 February 2019
Applications Close: 07 March 2019
Level: Mid-Weight
Contract: Full Time
Based: London
Salary: £300 to £350 per Day
Twitter: @verbbrands

At Verb Brands, we're always on the lookout for top talent. Currently, we're looking for short term contractors, initially for a 2 week period.

Our clients range from market leaders in their industries to small luxury businesses with a strong focus on brand positioning and delivering high quality products and services to their customers.


This opportunity will involve;
- Encouraging standard development environments and workflows
- Help the Lead Developer optimise all technical processes to ensure documentation is accurate and up to date
- Working on the back end of websites and training those more junior to understand the process
- Developing new features for our websites
- Integrating with third party APIs
- Front end development
- Assisting the producer with technical specifications and project viability / planning
- To support production team with live projects and to support sales and marketing to understand client requirements
- Debugging and resolving issues
- Improving test coverage, procedure and documentation

We're looking for someone with the following;
- Excellent experience with WordPress & WooCommerce
- Excellent understanding of the core concepts of Object Oriented Programming (OOP)
- Excellent experience writing clean, semantic HTML5
- Some experience writing with HTML template engines such as Jade, Mustache and Handlebars would be beneficial
- Excellent experience writing well organised, maintainable CSS
- Excellent Experience with CSS Preprocessors such as SCSS
- JavaScript, with an excellent understanding of ES6
- Understanding of modern JavaScript frameworks such as VueJs and React
- Excellent Experience in writing PSR compliant PHP
- Excellent Experience in Symphony based frameworks such as Laravel & Yii
- Understanding of MVC methodology
- Understanding of Server-side Architecture
- Ability to utilise and reference framework documentation
- Proficient skills within digital design tools such as Photoshop, Sketch or similar
- Solid experience working from design mockups
- Mobile and responsive design knowledge
- Understanding of front-end performance optimisation techniques
- Knowledge of version control systems, in particular Git
- Knowledge of Digital Ocean Droplets and Droplet management tools
- Understanding of continuous integration and using tools such as Bitbucket pipelines or Travis
- Knowledge of Linux systems, in particular CentOS
- iOS and Android development experience
- Experience integrating with third party RESTful API

How to apply