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Job Posting — May 9, 2017

Senior WordPress Front-End Developer

Full-time at Modern Tribe
in Remote

What We're Looking For

     

Modern Tribe is looking for a talented WordPress Front-end Developer to join our team.

We’re currently working on high-profile WordPress implementations that range between conventional to seriously bleeding edge. We will want to see plugin code examples – public plugins are ideal. We want people that are able to develop code that can withstand high profile sites and intense loads. You should be comfortable working as part of a team – your code will have to integrate into an existing architecture. If tightly optimized code get’s you excited – you’re probably a good fit.

Do you have a dog eared copy of ‘Secrets of the JavaScript Ninja’ beside your bed? Would you be excited to work on large scale WordPress projects that actually require your JavaScript skills? Would you be stoked to push the limits of where JavaScript and WordPress can play nicely together?

The opportunity calls for a mixed set of skills. We need someone with expert level CSS skills, impeccable WordPress experience, and solid JavaScript & PHP skills. Experience building sites with extremely large loads is a plus. We like our stuff to run fast and smooth.

Who We Are

Modern Tribe, Inc. is a rapidly growing software & design company. We develop custom solutions for some of the world’s largest companies, government institutions and smaller growing organizations. We pride ourselves on our ability to bridge people and technology and to bring the passion and dedication of an entrepreneur to every project. Our team is composed of talented employees and freelancers around North & South America (and a smattering across the globe).

Who You Are

We love working with each other because we have built a culture that suits us well. We work primarily with freelancers and coordinate their talents for large projects. To be on our team, you must be:

HAPPY

Where there is a will, there is a way. Having a positive disposition allows us to achieve great things and to support each other.

HELPFUL

Always looking for ways that you can help others.

CURIOUS

It is essential that you have a passion for learning. Technology changes daily, and life has a way of constantly raising the bar.

ACCOUNTABLE

Our clients expect us to get the right thing done on budget and on time. Communicating expectations and meeting them is the cornerstone of success.

Personal Competencies

  • Strong communication skills
  • Experience working as part of a remote team
  • Self-motivated, detail-oriented
  • Strong organizational skills
  • A methodical approach to all tasks
  • Ability to prioritize workloads and meet deadlines
  • Fluent English speaker

Knowledge & Experience

  • Experience with LESS or Sass
  • Experience with es2015 and Babel
  • Comfort in advanced JavaScript projects
  • Mid level to advanced PHP Skills
  • GIT
  • Experience with extending and customizing the WordPress media manager and other JavaScript in the WordPress admin
  • Experience with API requests and parsing responses in JavaScript

Bonus Points

  • Knowledge of WordPress theming best practices
  • Examples of plugins / code that you’ve released to the open source community
  • Proficiency at local environment development
  • Experience with JavaScript templating. We like: Angular, Backbone, Handlebars, React and Underscores templating. Basically we hope you will be pro at one of the many different templating options out there right now.

Responsibilities

ARCHITECT

Work with design team to architect and document theme solutions using best practices

ADAPT

Integrate code into existing theme architecture

COLLABORATE

Coordinate with designers, back-end developers and other theme devs

PERFORM

Produce code solutions that load quickly and smoothly

REVIEW

Be a part of QA team and optimize / review other team members’ code

Javascript gig

Location

Work from anywhere in North, Central or South America. Please do not apply if your timezone is outside of the US range and if you are not totally fluent in English. You just need a computer and a strong wifi signal to support daily video chats with the Tribe.

Compensation

Pay range is between $50-$80 US per hour commensurate with qualifications and experience. We are currently looking for both Full Time devs and freelance contractors about 15-20 hours a week for this gig.

Perks

We believe that distributed working is a way of life. We understand what it means to work remotely. We offer consistency in expectations, payment, and support. We believe in learning from each other and fostering personal growth. You can expect to learn a lot while working with us.

(Also, if you work enough with us, we’ll bring you on the team trips.)

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To apply for this position please click here - http://tri.be/careers/wordpress-frontend-developer/

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