Senior Frontend Developer | WordPress

  • Richard-Strauss-Straße 9A, 14193 Berlin, Germany
  • Full-time

Company Description

We are a growing company with 7 years of experience and start-up character with a modern HQ in Grunewald, one of the greenest areas of Berlin. Our international team has a family atmosphere, great work-life balance and provides all what you need to become a champ. We provide tailor-made solutions for our customers; we offer optimal individual possibilities for the planning and realization of web and app projects. Due to the interdisciplinary fields of work, Bitlane offers an exciting work environment in various projects and tasks! We are searching for hands-on developers to join our growing team, who will have fun while accepting new challenges and elevate each-other to successfully reach company goals. We want to develop awesome projects alongside other talented developers and be a part of digitalization.  

Job Description

We have an immediate need for a senior WordPress developer. The ideal candidate has a thorough understanding of WordPress development standards and best practices. We are looking for someone that has deep understanding of how to build themes and plugins utilizing both industry and WordPress development best practices. Also, plugin research and customization are a significant part of this job. You will be responsible for backend and frontend development of a wide range of projects. The complexity of these projects can vary from small one-pager sites to product catalogs, e-commerce websites and gated company portals. If this sounds like you, we would be happy to receive your application! 

Responsibilities include:

  • Creating responsive WordPress themes using our environment, coding standards and workflows 
  • Creating extendable WordPress plugins based on specifications 
  • Plugin research and customization 
  • Defining a project scope together with a project manager 
  • Communicating the status of your work and meeting deadlines defined by you and a project manager 

Qualifications

  • ​​​​​​At least 2 years experience of Wordpress development
  • Developing custom themes  
  • Responsive design fundamentals and frameworks (Foundation, Bootstrap)  
  • Solid understanding of WordPress and PHP development best practices  
  • Strong knowledge of PHP (Laravel is an advantage)  
  • Skilled in frontend development with a focus on cross browser support  
  • Fixing bugs in existing projects  
  • Experience using CSS preprocessors like SASS, Less or Stylus  
  • Foundational - Intermediate knowledge of JavaScript 
  • Experience utilizing the WordPress REST API  
  • Experience with integrating third-party APIs with WordPress  
  • Experience using a version control system like git or subversion  
  • Experience using NPM and task runners like Gulp or Grunt  
  • Angular, React, Ionic framework is a big advantage  
  • Exceptional ability (and desire) to dive-in and learn unfamiliar systems and tools 
  • Fluent in English - German is a plus, but not necessary 

Additional Information

  • Detailed training with professional support 
  • Permanent employment contract with home office options 
  • Flat hierarchies and flexible working hours 
  • Attractive remuneration 
  • Regular further education offers 
  • Coordinated team events 
  • Fresh fruit, ice-cream, coffee, tea and cold drinks 
  • High-quality office in the heart of the Grunewald 

Sounds like you? Great, we would love to hear from you! Please include your CV and a short cover letter explaining who you are, what is your superpower and your salary expectations. Feel free to send us something that shows us a little more about what you’re interested in - be it your account on GitHub, Twitter, Instagram, Medium or your blog.