Fulltime WordPress openings in Chicago, United States on September 01, 2022

Junior WordPress Developer at Americaneagle.com

Location: Des Plaines

Americaneagle.com is a family-owned web design, development, and digital marketing agency with a passionate belief in the power of technology to positively transform business practices. Our focus is on helping customers grow and achieve success in the digital space. We cover a variety of different industries, including eCommerce, associations & nonprofits, government, healthcare, sports & entertainment, transportation, and more. The company was recently named by Built in Chicago as one of the best places to work and to Inc.com’s list of 5000 fastest-growing private companies for the past eight years. We have a team of 750+ employees with over 300 developers.

We’re searching for talented full stack developers to join our team and help us build high-quality, cutting-edge websites. We program in Microsoft ASP.NET/SQL Server, .NET Core, MVC, C#, PHP/MySQL and more. We also work with more recent technologies including automation testing and the latest JS frameworks like React. We work with various CMS systems such as Sitecore, Sitefinity, Kentico, BigCommerce, WordPress, etc. The team will reimburse for certifications and participate in events like hackathons throughout the year.

Our Portfolio Includes:
• Sports websites such as the Green Bay Packers fan and Hall of Fame sites, United Center, MetLife Stadium, Orange Bowl, and the Pro Football Hall of Fame
• Food and restaurant websites including Barilla Pasta, Dairy Queen, P.F. Chang’s, Naf Naf Grill and Portillo’s
• Mobile apps including Tampa Bay Downs and the Chicago Auto Show
• Online ticketing portals like Memphis Area Transit Authority and Virginia Railway Express
• High-revenue ecommerce sites for customers such as Weathertech, Ron Jon Surf Shop, Beretta, Repair Clinic, Soletrader shoes, RDO Equipment, Badgley Mischka
• Retail sites such as Werner Ladder, and TimberTech Decking
• Travel and logistics websites like Chicago Transit Authority and Golden Gate Bridge
• More sites can be found on our website: https://www.americaneagle.com/projects

Partnerships & Awards:
• WordPress VIP Partner
• Sitecore Platinum Partner with over 25 Sitecore MVP Awards and finalist for 2021 nominee for Partner of the Year
• Salesforce Registered Consulting Partner
• BigCommerce Elite Partner
• Sitefinity Titanium Partner, winner of the last 3 Partner of the Year awards and winner of 3 Sitefinity Websites of the Year awards for 2021
• OroCommerce Silver Soultions Partner and 2021 Oro Brilliance Trailblazer

Responsibilities & Requirements:
• 2+ years of experience with PHP and WordPress
• Using the latest technologies to construct new sites and applications
• Using optimizing and performance monitoring tools like AppDynamics and New Relic
• Communicating with our clients to make sure our design matches their requirements
• Assisting our Web Operations team with deployments
• Team members will be able to sharpen their skills in instructor led trainings and lunch and learns
• Optimizing database queries and handling large amounts of data
• Following SOLID design principles
• Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related field

Recommended Skills:
• Experience in newer JS libraries such as React
• Someone with a passion for programming, technology and who is always looking to learn more and improve
• SQL Server or MySQL knowledge
• Practical understanding of Git and Gitflow processes

Americaneagle.com provides its employees with an energetic work environment and opportunities to further develop their skills. Our dedication to growing our development team is how we can produce excellent sites and applications for our clients. We do all of this while maintaining a family value focus and pushing for a good work-life balance. We offer a generous compensation and benefits package.
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Senior WordPress Developer at Americaneagle.com

Location: Chicago

< is a family-owned web design, development, and digital marketing agency with a passionate belief in the power of technology to positively transform business practices. Our focus is on helping customers grow and achieve success in the digital space. We cover a variety of different industries, including eCommerce, associations & nonprofits, government, healthcare, sports & entertainment, transportation, and more. The company was recently named by Built in Chicago as one of the best places to work and to Inc.com's list of 5000 fastest-growing private companies for the past eight years. As a Senior WordPress Developer, you have experience working on large digital projects. You use advanced knowledge of PHP & JavaScript to create modular applications with a deep understanding of best practices. You are able to communicate clearly with clients and colleagues about technical and non-technical issues. You provide strategic advice to project stakeholders and work collaboratively with other departments and teams. You can translate client requirements into technical approaches while considering scope and budget. You help provide technical steer and leadership to the wider team, providing technical insights, advice and code reviews. You are a keen problem-solver and an active participant in strategic & technical discussions within the team. You take pride in your work, delivering successful projects through clear communication, organization and high-quality code. Responsibilities: • Developing complex custom WordPress plugins • Adhering to WordPress coding standards & best practices • Integrating external services with WordPress (often via APIs) • Creating custom Gutenberg blocks • Providing guidance and mentorship for other engineers • Aiming to solve complex problems with simple, high-quality code • Collaborating successfully with others • Focusing on client needs & delivering quality • Providing strategic advice for clients and project teams • Communicating clearly to technical & non-technical stakeholders • Providing actionable feedback to managers and teammates Requirements: • 5 years experience in web development • High competency in WordPress - specifically PHP & JS • Comfortable using Git • Ability to estimate effort • Using build tools such as Webpack • Being self-directive in learning • Collaborative approach • Strong communication - both technical and non-technical • Knowledge and interest in cutting edge technologies Nice to Haves: • Agile & scrum experience • Experience working within an agency • Experience conducting code reviews • Creating headless WordPress - including Next. JS • Using composer • Written production-level React • Experience of testing - including Cypress • Contributing to Open Source projects - including Word Press • Working with Gutenberg & custom blocks • Experience integrating with 3rd party APIs • Remote working experience • Experience mentoring and leading a team < provides its employees with an energetic work environment and opportunities to further develop their skills. Our dedication to growing our development team is how we can produce excellent sites and applications for our clients. We do all of this while maintaining a family value focus and pushing for a good work-life balance. We offer a generous compensation and benefits package. Apply Here
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Lead WordPress Developer – Client Facing (LDM) at Dealer Inspire

Location: Chicago

About LDM – a Dealer Inspire Company Launch Digital Marketing (LDM) is a Chicagoland-based full-service boutique creative agency, with clients heavily focused in the Chicagoland area, and select national clients across a wide variety of industries. Our small and mighty team works as the non-automotive arm of our parent companies, Dealer Inspire and CARS, to drive success for our clients through creative work, digital advertising, social media management, web design and development, and more. Check us out on our website, here About the Role The Front End Team Lead will be responsible for guiding and mentoring a team of talented and energetic web developers as they build and maintain award-winning websites for our customers. The ideal candidate will lead through example, managing multiple, concurrent projects while being the resident technical guru – ensuring quality deliverables against strict deadlines, meeting customer, company and product vision and goals. A successful team lead will demonstrate coding competence to review and critique others code and drive the technical direction of the team. Communication across functional teams, as well as a balanced, flexible approach to development roadblocks, is key to delivering a quality product that will please our client and end users alike. A successful candidate finds personal satisfaction in tackling tough problems and adapting to unexpected challenges. Striking a balance between current project work and providing assistance for team members is key. Responsible for delivering solid, modular code for current assignment. Responsible for code review of junior, intermediate and senior team members Advises and provides feedback to management on individual team performance at each review cycle In coordination with Sales, participates in client calls for discovery when necessary for custom technical projects Assists in providing estimates for custom development projects Keeps an eye on technology trends and workflow best practices to ensure build process and toolkit keeps pace with broader industry, Investigate and develop skills in new technologies Develops and maintains collaborative relationships with the creative team, project management and client stakeholders. Ensures soundness of code, both in terms of modularity/DRYness and site performance. Reviews design wireframes and comps for consistency and feasibility—and isn’t afraid to speak up in defense of the end user. Identifies risks, opportunities and corrective actions associated with the project and related milestones and/or resourcing. Identifies growth opportunities for front end team members and helps create those opportunities within project and site maintenance tasks. Communicates cross-team dependency issues quickly and follows up to ensure prompt resolution of blockers Consult closely with management and agency staff related to projects and tasks Ability to conceptualize and document project ideas / plans Assists in resource management, project assignment and new project discovery Required Education, Experience & Skills: 3 years of team-based web development experience 1 years of team leadership experience or consistent, demonstrated leadership skills Demonstrated project experience meeting client milestone delivery dates. Senior-level fluency in HTML, CSS/SCSS, responsive web design and Javascript Perks: Health Insurance with BCBS, Delta Dental (Orthodontics coverage available), and Eye Med Vision 401k plan with company match Tuition Reimbursement 13 days paid time off, parental leave, and selected paid holidays Life and Disability Insurance Subsidized gym membership Subsidized internet access for your home Peer-to-Peer Bonus program Work from home Fridays Weekly in-office yoga classes Fully stocked kitchen and refrigerator Not a complete, detailed list. Benefits have terms and requirements before employees are eligible. We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. LI-LH LI-Remote
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