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Full Stack Developer with WordPress Experience (with Creative Digital Agency experience)
Posted: 11/08/2019
Position: Part Time
About This Job:
Job Type: Part-Time to start with, leading into FT
$15 - $22 AUD per hour
11 am to 8 pm Melbourne time
 
About the business
Ooze Studios is an Australian creative & marketing agency working with global clients and a global team. We build industry-leading, objective focused digital products such as marketing campaigns, landing pages, websites, apps, lead magnets, etc. Our team is quickly expanding as our client base grows.
 
We work with some of Australia’s most successful small & medium businesses from a range of industries, check out our portfolio for some of our recent work.
 
We are a predominantly remote-working agency, with minimal in-person contact hours each week. We do have multiple forms of required communication and processes that enable us to work remotely, which must be adhered to by all team members.
 
With the growth of our company, a new opportunity has arisen within the team for a Digital Content Manager. You will be managing, and working closely with the Content Team to strategise, design, produce, edit and publish content across social media and digital channels for all clients.
We are committed to a work environment that is curious, innovative, diverse, thoughtful and gives our team members every opportunity to grow. We have a global team of 6:
  • 1 developer
  • 1 digital marketer
  • 1 content strategist & UX user testing expert
  • 1 designer
  • 1 copywriter
  • 1 accounts manager
 
Our lead developer was selected in Forbes’ Top 30 under 30 for E-commerce. Furthermore, our lead copywriter used to be a cartoonist for Nickelodeon where he drew cartoons such as Arthur and SpongeBob SquarePants. 
 
Join our diverse & winning team.
 
It can be hard to connect with team members remotely so we introduced board gameplay. We play board games in a relaxed atmosphere to get to know one another better. 
Better connections => Greater working environment => Greater creativity => Best client work
 
Currently servicing 8 Client accounts with more on the horizon, our team is looking for someone who is an optimist with the ability to work through challenges and a team player who supports and understands the team’s needs and is a genuine asset. Attitude paired with skills is an absolute game-changer!
 
We are looking for a talented WordPress Developer with at least 5 years of solid experience to join our team. You must have the ability to hit the ground running by building effective solutions that conform to set standards for readability and usability.
 
Stepping into this role within our team will see you reporting to the Managing Director and Senior Web Developer.
 
Why Us: Benefits and perks
Outside of the great career opportunities, diverse work and ability to work with amazing clients, Ooze Studios genuinely cares about our team members and their interests. It’s an environment where you can thrive and grow. On top of that, we like to look after the whole person with a range of benefits like:
  • Cash incentives for bringing new clients to Ooze
  • Play board games with your global colleagues every fortnight
  • Monthly mentoring program for personal development
  • Remuneration review after a 12 month period based on performance.
  • Established client portfolios to manage. 
  • Flexibility of working in an autonomous role remotely and in a team environment. 
  • Fortnightly pay and Ooze covers the transfer fee for salary payments
  • Lots of growth opportunities
Roles & Responsibilities:
  • Build websites, prototypes, and applications using the latest front-end technologies.
  • Provide timely resolution to reported problems with existing websites.
  • Work closely with both the design and project resources to achieve the best possible results in web projects from conception right through to delivery.
  • Ensure all work adheres to current industry best practice.
  • Help formulate an effective, responsive design and turning it into a working theme and plugin.
  • Turn business requirements into technical requirements (epics/stories)
  • Stay up-to-date with emerging relevant technologies
  • Work with the team and demonstrate good collaboration skills
  • Promote best practices
  • Demonstrate a strong passion and commitment to work
Requirements & Qualifications:
To join our team, you should:
  • Skills/knowledge in PHP Language. Minimum 5 years experience in a working environment using this language.
  • Skills/knowledge in WordPress development including WP plugin integrations
  • Experience/knowledge in Woo-Commerce Integration
  • Good understanding of front-end technologies, including HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript, jQuery.
  • Proficiency in understanding code versioning tools (like GIT)
 
Good to have’s:
  • Experience in design is advantageous
  • Knowledge of how to interact with RESTful APIs and formats (JSON, XML)
  • Working knowledge in basic WordPress site SEO is an advantage 
 
Skills Required:
Web Development
Wordpress Level 5
PHP Level 5
HTML Level 5
CSS Level 5
Javascript Level 4
jQuery Level 4
Programming & IT
JSON Level 4
XML Level 4
Sales & Marketing
SEO Level 1