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WordPress Developer

Full Time 4000.00 - 5000.00 USD Type: Monthly

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Hey there!

This is the team at Maple. Before diving into the specifics of our job opportunity, let us share a bit about who we are and what we stand for.

In 2014, Ryan (and then Friede) began building websites by lantern light from an off-grid cabin overlooking a slowly drifting river. Playfully called the “shabin” – half shack, half cabin – it was both home and office, just over 400 square feet. We kept our computer charged at the neighbour’s barn, swam in the river during breaks, and dug in the garden whenever we could.

Today, Maple is powered by 50 feet of solar panels and operates from its very own barn! We have a team of five talented and thoughtful individuals, an advisory group of experts, and support over 100 websites with our care plan service.

We are grateful for our staff, mentors, clients, and the ideas that drive and fuel our work. If our story resonates with you, we hope we can connect!

Click here to find out more about what we are looking for:

Join us at Maple, where you can be part of a close-knit team, contribute to meaningful projects, and grow your career in a supportive and innovative environment.

The purpose of the WordPress Developer role is to design and manage websites for our clients. You'll make sure these websites work well and remain compatible with future changes. By doing so, you'll help our team deliver top-notch, user-friendly websites more efficiently, freeing up time for strategic and creative work. Your contribution will streamline our operations, ease the workload for our current team, and enhance client satisfaction.

In this role, you will:

🌐 Develop and maintain WordPress websites using Block Themes and essential plugins.

🤝 Ensure the functionality and performance of websites for clients enrolled in our care plan.

🏡 Implement design elements and uphold visual consistency across websites.

📦 Collaborate with the design team on client website projects.

💰 Troubleshoot and resolve any website issues or challenges that arise.

🤝 Optimise websites for SEO and performance.

👥 Create and maintain documentation outlining website development processes.

👂 Stay informed about the latest WordPress updates and best practices.

🌐 Assist in resolving support tickets for clients in HelpScout.

Working Hours ⏰: This is a full-time role. We prefer working hours from midday to 8pm local time, aligning with 6am to 2pm US time.

To excel in this role, you need to have:

✅ Proficiency in both front-end and back-end WordPress development.

✅ Knowledge of HTML, CSS, JavaScript, and PHP.

✅ Possess the ability to discern customization needs and prioritise native WordPress features.

✅ Be discerning in selecting software products and plugins, avoiding unnecessary complexity.

✅ Excellent problem-solving and debugging abilities.

As the Ideal Candidate, you should:

✅ Demonstrate patience and offer support when dealing with various client personalities.

✅ Be creative and innovative in your thinking.

Be skilled in design.

✅ Understand and adhere to industry principles and best practices.

✅ Grasp the broader objectives and long-term visions of clients and advocate for them effectively.

✅ Attention to detail and a knack for meeting deadlines.

✅ Clear communication regarding who is responsible for the next steps.

✅ Be proactive and well-organised.

Brownie Points for:

✅ Experience in SEO optimization.

✅ Previous work experience in a small agency environment.

✅ Involvement with community organisations supporting environmental conservation and equality.

✅ Familiarity with Help Scout for managing support tickets.

✅ Knowledge of Notion or Airtable for project management.

✅ Understanding of the online course, online community, and email marketing landscape.

✅ Ability to create and maintain detailed documentation.

What’s in it for you?

  • 💰 Competitive Salary: Earn a monthly salary of $4,000-$5,000.*
  • 🌴 Flexibility in working hours.
  • 🌟 Access to professional development and training opportunities.
  • 🌴 PTO: Receive 20 days of paid time off per year, inclusive of public holidays.

*Please note that this is a gross salary and that you are responsible for any tax-related procedures in your country of residence. We kindly ask you to apply only if you are happy to work remotely as an independent contractor.

The JobRack team are working with Maple Creative to help them find their new team member.

The hiring process for this position will include the following steps:

  1. Completing the application form on JobRack.
  2. Recording a short video introduction of yourself.
  3. If shortlisted, completing test tasks.
  4. Attending video interviews to discuss your previous experience and the new role in more detail.

The JobRack team has gained a full understanding of the Maple Creative’s needs and will review, filter, screen and test candidates in line with this.

To ensure your application is considered, take the time to carefully read the job description and submit a high-quality application.

We will, of course, provide you with feedback throughout the process.

At the request of Maple Creative applications for this position must be submitted through JobRack and direct contact with the employer is not allowed. If you have any questions, please contact JobRack at: name@jobrack.eu

Please note that this position requires 100% commitment and is not suitable for those seeking a side job, freelance work, or part-time employment. It is important to only apply if you intend this to be your primary and only full-time job. Any attempts to work multiple full-time jobs without the knowledge of your employer may result in termination and a ban from applying to other jobs on the JobRack site.

To make sure you receive updates on your application please add name@jobrack.eu to your email address book.

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