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Jobs at The Day

Digital Services

WEB DEVELOPER

Qualifications: 

  • WordPress Development: 5 years (Required)
  • HTML: 2 years (Required)
  • CSS: 2 years (Required)
  • Bachelor's (Preferred) or Equivalent work experience
  • US work authorization (Preferred)
  • Supporting the development of several WordPress instances. Design, build, test, and maintain websites, databases, APIs, and other technology resources. Perform maintenance and updates for existing websites.

Responsibilities: 

  • Must have a high-level understanding of a WordPress environment.
  • Experience creating WordPress themes, plug-ins, and widgets to meet business requirements.
  • Experience with integrating to WordPress with backend API services (i.e.: NetSuite, Salesforce, SQL Server)
  • Develop responsive WordPress layouts using PHP, JavaScript, jQuery, HTML5, SCSS, advanced custom fields, and custom post types.
  • Ability to code and program websites and web pages, including backend payment processing.
  • Work on multiple projects simultaneously
  • Work with various vendors towards issue resolution
  • Support the IT department as needed.
  • Follow and Maintain all IT Policies and Procedures
  • Conduct compatibility testing to ensure a consistent display across devices, operating systems, and browsers.
  • Implement best practices for website performance, scalability, and accessibility.
  • Execute content updates across corporate web and intranet sites.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Essential Skills & Experience: 

  • Strong knowledge of WordPress and page builders such as Elementor and WP Bakery
  • Very strong HTML/CSS skills with knowledge of writing online forms.
  • Ability to build fluid, responsive websites.
  • JavaScript/jQuery, PHP, SQL, MySQLexperience 
  • Experience with WordPress Theme frameworks
  • Design skills to develop graphics, page layouts, banner ads and emails.
  • Understanding of how to best organize content by developing wireframes.
  • Ability to work within content management systems.
  • Keep abreast of new technologies as needed to ensure ongoing competitiveness.
  • Domain and DNS management
  • SSL Certificates
  • Migrating WordPress sites from one host to another
  • Working with design team to accurately bring mock-ups to production.
  • Install and understand Google products such as Analytics and Tag Manager
  • Understanding SEO Best Practices when building new pages and sites. 

Those interested, email qualifications and compensation requirements to: humanresources@theday.com

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Send, fax or e-mail qualifications and salary requirements to:
The Day Publishing Company
Human Resources Department
47 Eugene O'Neill Drive, P.O. Box 1231
New London, CT 06320
humanresources@theday.com
Fax: 860-443-6322