Front-end + WordPress Developer

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Front-end + WordPress Developer

Job description

We are looking for talented mid-level to senior developers specializing in front-end and WordPress projects.

Type of employment

Remote freelance contractor (with a possibility for future full-time employment in Kraków’s office).


Tired of spending your valuable time dealing with clients directly, estimating, proposing, invoicing, and looking for clients who disappear just when the bill is due? When you join our team as a freelance contractor, we’ll handle all of this for you.

  • Work the hours that best fit your schedule.
  • Work from the comfort of your own home.
  • We engage the clients and win the projects so that you can focus on your passion: creating amazing code.
  • Our hourly rate is in the range of $20-30 USD / hour. Most of our projects have fixed budgets agreed upon in advance so the more skillful you are, the more you can earn.
  • If you are from Kraków, you are welcome to work from our office located in the city center.

Requirements

General skills

  • You are able to deliver projects on time and with high-quality.
  • You have passion for development and continuous self-education in your area of expertise.
  • You have code samples showing all your relevant skills. Each code sample is a non-trivial example showing your best skills and knowledge.
  • You have a consistent coding style and passion for well-organized, clean code.
  • You have good verbal and written communication skills in English.

 Development skills

  • Very good knowledge of modern front-end development: HTML5, CSS3, Responsive Web Design, Performance Optimization, Accessibility.
  • Very good knowledge of JavaScript.
  • Good knowledge of CSS preprocessors: SCSS is preferred.
  • Good knowledge of scalable and maintainable CSS Architecture methodologies (BEM, ITCSS).
  • Very good knowledge of WordPress.
  • Ability to code WordPress themes and WordPress plugins from scratch.
  • Very good programming skills and knowledge of general principles (DRY, abstraction, KISS, code refactoring and optimization, etc).
  • Very good knowledge of PHP and OOP principles.
  • Good knowledge of Git version control system.
  • Ability to work with the command line and modern WordPress development frameworks like our custom framework Chisel.
  • Pixel precision and a basic aesthetics sense.

Recruitment process

This is how our recruitment process works:

  1. We will check your application and code examples to see if you would be a good fit to our team.
  2. If you pass the initial screening, we will invite you to do our Front-end / WordPress test project.
  3. If you pass the test, we will invite you to a call or on-site interview focused on technical skills and knowledge.
  4. If you pass the 1st interview, we will invite you the 2nd interview focused on soft-skills.
  5. If you pass the 2nd interview, you will become a member of Xfive. Congratulations! :)

For more details check out our blog post How we hire great developers.