WordPress Frontend Developer


Job Description:

We are currently hiring a remote WordPress developer responsible mainly for the front-end development of custom-designed themes.
The candidate should have a strong understanding of WordPress Codex and the trends and particularities of the WordPress ecosystem.
The candidate must be aware of the whole process of developing a website/application and its various phases, including design, development, testing, and launch.

Dengun is a digital group located in the Algarve, Portugal with clients from different sectors in Silicon Valley, New York, Amsterdam, Moscow, London, and Macau.
We specialize in Website Development, Web / Mobile Applications, Design, and Integrated Digital Marketing Strategies.
As a mature digital group, we have a clear purpose that defines who we are and why we exist: to create tailor-made solutions to the highest standards.


Main Responsibilities:

Produce well-structured code, with detailed specifications. This means that your code is commented, well structure, readable and comes with documentation;
Extending WordPress functionality to work with external systems / APIs;
Providing input on business decisions and project goals;
Ensure high performance and apply industry best practices in WordPress development;
Collaborate with a team of developers, designers, and project managers on the development of websites and eCommerce websites;
Be happy! :)


Skills & Qualifications:

At least 3 years experience in developing websites on top of WordPress;
Always follow WordPress coding standards and best practices;
Excellent knowledge of front-end technologies such as HTML5, CSS3, and JavaScript;
Knowledge of CSS preprocessors, such as SASS;
Experience using Webpack and/or Gulp.js;
Experience with RESTful APIs;
Ability to debug your own code and that of others;
Knowledge of architecture principles such as OOP and DRY;
Good understanding of code version control tools such as GIT;
Familiarity with using command-line tools on Linux servers is a plus;
Highly organized, detail-oriented and self-motivated;
Previous development agency experience preferred;
Fluent in English, spoken and written.


Nice to have:

Knowledge of TWIG (template engine for PHP);
Good knowledge of PHP;
Good knowledge of MySQL;
Experience with Vue.js and/or React;
Knowledge of optimization and speed of web page rendering and caching;
Basic knowledge of on-page SEO.


If you want to be part of the team, please fill out the form below or send your CV to hr@dengun.com and luis.brito@dengun.com.



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