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Senior WordPress developer



Software Engineering
Remote · London, UK · San Francisco, CA, USA
Posted on Friday, November 10, 2023

✍🏽 About Writer

AI your people will love. That's our vision, and it contains multitudes :-)


your people

will love.

We're filling a big need for generative AI built ground-up for the needs of enterprises and embraced by their teams. As generative AI became a board-level initiative almost overnight for most enterprises, our market matured dramatically and we benefit from that tailwind. Our product is highly differentiated, our roadmap is transformative, and our customers are happy and vocal.

🦸🏻‍♀️ Your responsibilities

  • Carry out all development work for the Writer website

  • Convert design mockups into pixel-perfect, responsive web pages

  • Develop custom WordPress themes and page layouts using HTML, CSS, and PHP

  • Build out a reusable component library in Gutenberg

  • Ensure the website is user-friendly, and responsive across different devices and screen sizes

  • Optimize front-end performance by compressing files and implementing caching techniques

  • Build interactive tools for the website using Writer APIs

  • Carry out plugin, PHP, and WordPress upgrades

  • Monitor the website dashboard looking for performance, database, and logs issues

  • Make use of multiple environments with a process from local > staging > production

  • Troubleshoot and debug front-end and cross-browser compatibility issues

  • Collaborate with website operations to meet deadlines and deliver projects to spec

  • Create documentation outlining processes

  • Stay up-to-date with latest WordPress development techniques

⭐️ Is this you?

  • 5 years experience using PHP to render WordPress websites

  • Expertise in HTML, CSS, JavaScript, and PHP

  • Skilled at developing bespoke WordPress themes

  • Thrives in a startup environment working hands-on

  • Experience with Gutenberg, and migrating to a system of reusable components

  • Experience with responsive and adaptive design

  • Excellent understanding of Core Web Vitals and how to maximize page performance

  • Expertise working with APIs

  • Experience with GitHub deployments for WordPress sites

  • Good understanding of SEO best practices

  • Strong attention to detail

  • Excellent communication and collaboration skills

  • Experience with WordPress VIP is a plus

  • Experience with HubSpot Markup Language (HubL) is a plus

Curious to learn more about who we are and how we operate? Visit us here

🍩 Benefits

  • We don’t spend frivolously, but we do take care of our own. Besides smart, sincere colleagues and a vibrant work environment, we are proud to offer:

  • Employer-covered medical plans, dental, vision, and life insurance

  • FSA

  • Competitive parental leave policy (parents actually work here!)

  • Generous PTO

  • Company stock options

  • 401k plan with employer matching

  • Flexible schedules

Writer is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to diversity. We don't make hiring or employment decisions based on race, color, religion, creed, gender, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, marital status, pregnancy, sex, gender expression or identity, sexual orientation, citizenship, or any other basis protected by applicable local, state or federal law. Under the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.