Authentic Web Solutions | Junior WordPress Web Developer
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Junior WordPress Web Developer

Job Location: Placitas, New Mexico, USA
Employee Status: 3 Month Contract (Part time)
Start Date: June 15

Authentic Web Solutions, a web design agency, is looking for a motivated developer to help us create and manage the development of stunning interactive user experiences for mobile and web. The job requires solid WordPress and JavaScript development ability, responsive design fundamentals and an understanding of Agile software methodology. Training will be provided as needed for the right candidate. Qualified candidates will be self-motivated, detail oriented, have the ability to problem solve and to work efficiently to meet deadlines with a desire and capability to function in a small team atmosphere. Must be articulate and able to communicate effectively with project manager and/or clients (both verbally and in writing).

Job Responsibilities:

  • Convert designs from AI/PSD files to a WordPress theme
  • WordPress development for web and mobile
  • Create WordPress plugins
  • Troubleshooting, test, and documentation work
  • Setup development environment and migrate to production environment
  • Implement security features i.e hardening WordPress and configuring Firewalls
  • Perform WordPress updates and maintenance

Job Requirements:

  • Frontend development with HTML5, CSS3, jQuery/Javascript
  • A solid understanding of WordPress CMS
  • A solid understanding of PHP
  • Experience with modern JavaScript frameworks
  • Strong computer skills/tech savvy
  • JS testing / debugging skills
  • Cross-browser/platform testing
  • Knowledge of HTML5, CSS3 and modern web standards
  • Functional knowledge of common database systems (MongoDB, mySQL, etc)
  • Basic graphic design skills using Adobe Illustrator and/or Photoshop

Additional Job Skills (not mandatory):

  • Knowledge of React! JavaScript, LESS and Twitter Bootstrap
  • Understanding of onsite SEO best practices and Markup
  • DNS record management


  • $20-25 per hour depending on experience
  • Flexible schedule (generally 8:00-5:00 M-F, days/hours flexible)
  • Occasionally work remote upon onboarding and training completion

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