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Senior WordPress/PHP Developer

If you’re obsessed with WordPress and take pride in building custom themes and plugins, you are the one we are looking for!
Job description

Seeking a 2+ year experienced candidate for a full-time position in Mohali with advanced WordPress knowledge.

Who you are

  • You want to create web experiences people love.
  • You have a thorough knowledge of PHP and/or Javascript, including the experience of building custom solutions.
  • You write a modern, performant, Object-Oriented code.
  • You possess extreme attention to detail and expect others to have the same.
  • You love to collaborate and accept feedback to improve yourself and the projects you work on.

What you’ll do

  • Work on-site as part of our embedded team in Mohali.
  • Contribute to the development of premium WordPress themes to sell on global marketplaces.
  • Contribute to the development of a variety of premium plugins.
  • Build custom page-builder blocks.
  • Customize WooCommerce and build custom extensions.
  • Contribute to advanced client projects that require customized solutions like ecommerce, property rental systems, response calculators, etc.
  • Lead a team of junior developers and manage their day-to-day tasks.
  • Use project management tools to communicate with the team.
  • Lead projects from start to finish by collaborating with all stakeholders.

What you’ll bring

  • 2+ years of relevant experience
  • Proficiency in
    • HTML5, CSS3, and SCSS
    • jQuery, Ajax and preferably JavaScript ES6
    • Object-oriented PHP and MySQL
    • Git version control
  • Advanced knowledge of WordPress
    • Template files & their hierarchy
    • Queries & Loops
    • Actions / Filters / Hooks
    • Custom Post Types
    • Custom Fields / Meta Boxes
    • Theme Customizer
    • Widgets
    • Shortcodes
    • User Roles & Levels
    • Custom themes and plugins
    • Multisites
    • Rest API
  • Confidence and talent when it comes to presenting to stakeholders at all levels
  • Ability to lead internal teams, and contribute where necessary.
  • The ability to multi-task and solve challenges.
  • Moderate skills in design and prototyping tools like Adobe Xd, Photoshop and Illustrator.
  • A solid point-of-view and collaborative nature.

You’ll be preferred if you know

  • React.js
  • Package managers e.g. Composer, NPM, Yarn.
  • Task runners e.g. Grunt, Gulp, Webpack.
  • Linters e.g. ESLint, PHPCS.
  • Testing frameworks e.g. PHPUnit, jUnit, XDebug.

What you’ll get:

  • 5 day work week.
  • Flexible work hours.
  • Compensation for overtime.
  • A solid employee-friendly leave policy — paid leaves, sick leaves, and casual leaves.
  • Extra two weeks of paid leaves (one each in summers and winters).
  • Ad hoc rewards like movie tickets, brand vouchers, extra paid leaves, etc. for a project/job well done.
  • Challenging projects and training sessions to improve your craft.
  • Opportunity to work on your ideas and personal projects under a mentor.
  • A team that works hard, has fun and loves a challenge.
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