Full Stack (LAMP) WordPress Developer

Spine LLCStamford, CT14d ago

SPINE (spinellc.com) is a marketing communications firm in Stamford, CT seeking new talent to join our multidisciplinary team. In our open atmosphere, everyone contributes to our tireless pursuit of a better idea. The result is top-caliber work that excites us and our clients. Some of them are household names, while others are simply hugely successful. Their needs vary widely, so our projects do, too. If you crave a steady stream of new and diverse challenges, SPINE provides the setting you’re searching for.


Job Summary

At SPINE, we build brands. The online presence we create for clients is a vital part of the brand experience. That includes responsive WordPress websites and a broad range of other digital marketing initiatives. Web applications, email campaigns, secure document repositories—you’ll develop all that and more at SPINE.


We constantly seek to create innovative solutions for our clients, enabling you to learn and work with new and emerging technologies. And as a member of our multidisciplinary creative team, your input will help shape every one of our interactive projects. That means you’ll have a big say in the applications you develop. You’ll take ownership of projects and contribute from kickoff through the launch date—and beyond.


Note: This is a full-time, on-site position at our office in Stamford, CT.


Required Skills

  • OSX proficiency
  • WordPress front-end and back-end development
  • CSS(3), including animations, transforms, and flexbox
  • Responsive web development (without a framework)
  • Basic Photoshop skills
  • Gulp.js
  • Vanilla JS & jQuery
  • Object-oriented PHP (2+ years experience)
  • Experience with OATH 2.0 for API integrations
  • MySQL (without PHPMyAdmin)
  • DNS management
  • Git (working with remotes, branches, and deployment)
  • Experience creating responsive HTML emails (without templates)
  • Salesforce administration a huge plus

WordPress Skill Requirements

  • Ability to create themes from scratch using a base (e.g., Underscores)
  • Create custom post types and taxonomies without a plugin
  • Advanced Custom Fields
  • Ability to create meta boxes without Advanced Custom Fields
  • Strong knowledge of WP actions, hooks, and filters
  • Experience with WordPress Cron scheduling
  • Gutenberg block editor a plus
  • REST API knowledge a huge plus

Server Skill Requirements (Linux/Apache Environment)

  • Creating virtual hosts
  • Installing and updating packages
  • Creating users
  • Setting file and directory permissions
  • Managing ACLs
  • Create and manage cron tasks
  • Open SSL (for generating private keys and CSRs)
  • Installing SSL certificates

Additional Experience (Preferred)

  • Google Analytics and Google Ads
  • WordPress Multisite
  • Sketch
  • Creating/updating Bash scripts
  • Using WordPress transients for caching

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