WordPress Job Description Template

WordPress is one of the simplest, most popular ways to create your own website or blog used on the Internet today. It is an open-source content management system build upon PHP that powers over 29% of all websites on the Internet. The rich set of available plugins available for Wordpress and it's ease of use have made it popular with businesses all over the world.


WordPress is one of the simplest, most popular ways to create your own website or blog used on the Internet today. It is an open-source content management system build upon PHP that powers over 29% of all websites on the Internet. The rich set of available plugins available for Wordpress and it's ease of use have made it popular with businesses all over the world.

The end result is that WordPress makes building a website accessible to anyone – even people who aren’t developers. On the other hand being a WordPress developer requires a deep understanding of the WP core, library and other common practices to produce cutting edge WP Plugins or themes, and making them work properly in all environments.

This example WordPress designer template containing these responsibilities helps to compose a high quality job ad and will enable you to decide if your candidates fit your project needs.


Company Introduction

[Start your job description with a convincing and engaging pitch of of your company. Let the candidate know about your mission, working culture, perks and benefits (like opportunities to work remote) and your corporate social responsibilitiy activities. Extra tip: If you are hiring into an existing team, include an "Meet your new team" section that introducces the team your new hire would join, inlucding it's role within the company, and the team's working style.]

Job Description

We are looking for a Wordpress developer that will be able to work on both the front and back-end aspects of our web sites, creating themes and plugins respectively. You need to have an all-round understanding of front-end web technologies such as PHP, HML5, CSS3 and Javascript as well as have a basic understanding of visual design such as colour, font and layout. A general knowledge of market trends and knowledge with other CMS is desirable. The ideal candidate should know how to build adaptive and responsive designs and understand the whole development cycle from design to deployment.

Responsibilities

  • Creating and developing new tools and functions
  • Translate designs, use cases and mockups into responsive themes and guide the whole process
  • Build and maintain web site architecture
  • Optimize web site load-time and interactive performance and availability while managing all technical aspects of the CMS

  • Add other responsibilities here that are relevant here

Required Skills & Qualifications

  • Strong proficiency in the three core technologies of front-end development HTML5, CSS3 and Javascript
  • Strong undestanding of server-side PHP development
  • Knowledge of commonly used frameworks and libraries of thefront-end toolset (specify for your use-case if applicable, i. e. jQuery, Bootstrap, Sass…)
  • Experience designing and developing web sites that are responsive and accessible
  • Have a basic understanding of the debug tools of common browsers
  • Maintain CSS consistency in design, colours and theme across all platforms and browsers
  • Ability to convert visual designs, mockups and wireframes into working HTML and CSS
  • Knowledge of how to interact with RESTful APIs and formats (JSON, XML) a plus.
  • Knowledge of source code management (specify if known, commonly Git)

  • Add other frameworks, libraries and technologies relevant to your business

  • Add education requirements