HMG Creative, an Austin-based digital marketing agency, is looking for a talented senior-level WordPress developer that can serve as the back-end developer for all of our projects. If you can apply creative problem-solving with coding to help brands reach their website goals in an intuitive way, we want to talk to you! 

This role requires a blend of skills and responsibilities, including mastery of back-end development technologies, deep understanding of WordPress, excellent communication, and familiarity with front-end technologies. 

As HMG’s WordPress Developer, your daily responsibilities would include: 

  • Serve as the back-end developer for projects.
  • Help maintain and improve existing sites.
  • Work closely with our creative director and collaborate with internal team members including a brand strategist, marketing manager, creative services manager, and other designers/developers.
  • Participate in helping scope potential projects.
  • Help debug and troubleshoot challenging issues from our support ticket system.
  • Working directly with clients to convert ideas and designs into technical specifications with novel implementations.
  • Coding new WordPress themes and plugins from scratch and modifying existing themes and plugins.
  • Creating responsive layouts in HTML5 and the Bootstrap CSS framework
  • Performing SEO optimizations and implementing website statistic tracking and analytics
  • Utilizing JavaScript frameworks to implement website functionality (AJAX searching, maps, sliders, etc)
  • Coordinating team development projects and delegating tasks to subordinates

To be successful in this role, you’ll need to come with solid experience in: 

  • 5+ years of proven professional web development experience.
  • Expert-level knowledge of PHP and MySQL.
  • Knowledge of best practices for web performance, accessibility, and usability.
  • Experience with frameworks like WordPress, Magento, and Laravel 4.
  • Experience working with HTML, CSS, Javascript and API’s.
  • Excellent communication, reading, and writing skills.
  • High self QA standards, ability to craft code that is not only functional but also clean and maintainable.

We’re looking for a person who embodies these characteristics

  • Expert knowledge of back-end technologies with a strong emphasis on WordPress; up-to-date on industry trends.
  • Excellent communication skills and the ability to deliver and receive constructive criticism.
  • Responsible; maintains efficient time-management and prioritization across multiple projects.
  • Creative, innovative, enthusiastic and knowledgeable about code.
  • Willingness to work collaboratively with a team, ability to be both fun and professional.

Some perks of joining our team:

This is a full-time position and offers competitive compensation based on experience. The team here at HMG Creative is constantly evolving, and we strive to build a culture that supports our growing, innovative environment.

  • Salary + Profit Sharing
  • Simple IRA Retirement Plan
  • PTO
  • Medical Coverage
  • Office Happy Hours
  • The Obligatory Ping Pong Table
  • South Central Location – 2307 Thornton Rd. Ste. 105-1

For immediate consideration please submit a cover letter, project samples and resume using the form below.

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