WordPress Developer (Full Time) at Macmillan Publishers (New York, NY)

Posted on 22/11/2016 — 6 years ago

Macmillan Publishers

New York, NY

  • Job #WPHIRE001258

Macmillan Publishers is seeking a WordPress Developer to join the Central Digital Marketing Department. As part of this team, you will have the opportunity to work with several of our publishers and imprints, supporting a number of existing Websites on a day-to-day basis, as well as the design and development of new sites. You should feel comfortable levering existing WordPress themes, creating custom themes from scratch, owning your own projects start to finish or trouble shooting coding errors on existing Websites. You should feel equally passionate about great design and user experience, and well-structured, pixel-perfect code.

The Central Digital Marketing team at Macmillan supports the marketing teams at eight publishers as well as a handful of dedicated Websites teams. As such, you will need strong interpersonal and organizational skills to manage multiple projects and work with a range of stakeholders on a daily basis.

In addition to having proven experience in responsive design and development of WordPress sites, you should be a strong team player who responds well to direction but also offers vision and creative guidance.

Your responsibilities will include:

  1. Design, develop and maintain responsive WordPress websites using PHP, JavaScript, and other technologies. Examples of sites you will support include Tor.com, Heroesandheartbreakers.com, and CriminalElement.com
  2. Support the migration and redeployment of existing sites to WordPress
  3. Work with IT to ensure robust hosting, site stability, and system integration and ensure best practice are followed
  4. Liaise with our third-party SEO consulting agency and ensure our Websites are optimized for discovery
  5. Support scale in the WordPress environment (templates, themes, database tables, APIs, etc.)

This is a full-time regular position, based in New York City.

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