Power Target

WordPress Developer (Shopify Experience a plus) - Contract or Contract to Perm

Front End Developer in Remote

Posted 2019-06-14

PowerTarget is looking for a part-time developer to lead our growing suite of WordPress sites. As a complement to our team, you’ll lead efforts to develop new sites and assist in the continued expansion of our current properties. We’re looking for a talented, self-sufficient individual who can be productive and communicate effectively in a remote environment.

About Us
PowerTarget is a fast-growing company in the energy comparison space. We’re passionate about our technology, with a stack that is constantly evolving to allow us to continue to move quickly as we grow. With challenges ranging from complex client-side JavaScript applications, to innovative backend web service, to data science and analytics, there are endless opportunities to learn something new or take on a new challenge. We iterate quickly, so you’ll have an opportunity to see the direct impacts of your work on our business. We question (and measure) everything, providing a benchmark to evaluate and improve upon.

Role and Responsibilities
- Update pages, custom themes and potentially plugins as new features arise or existing features evolve.
- Convert designer comps into plain HTML/CSS or integrate into WordPress.
- Develop new WordPress sites to expand the PowerTarget portfolio of sites.
- Analyze performance of pages, scripts (PageSpeed, ySlow, etc).
- Maintain cleanliness of pages to improve search rankings and maintainability.
- Develop alternative page formats (e.g. AMP, Tablet, Mobile)
- Ensure cross-browser and cross-device functionality of new and existing pages.
- Make recommendations and set standards for source code and site management and maintenance.

Technical Abilities
- Experience with source control systems (preferably Git)
- Experience building complete WordPress sites, pages and plugins
- Proficiency in PHP, HTML, CSS and JavaScript
- Experience with LESS or SASS
- Experience using client-side build and packaging tools (webpack, gulp, etc)
- Examples of sites you’ve built

- Experience using Shopify or a similar e-commerce platform.
- Experience optimizing sites for performance (asset bundling, minification, profiling, etc)
- Experience with automated testing
- Growth Opportunities
- Assist with JavaScript application frontend coding. (Styling, templates and UI JavaScript).
- Provide UX feedback and guidance.

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