Web Developer Who Loves WordPress at Unbridled (Denver, CO) (allows remote)

Web Developer Who Loves WordPress at Unbridled (Denver, CO) (allows remote)

Our Company

Unbridled is an event management, production, and creative agency delivering intentionally crafted events through our customer-focused approach to creative design, attendee management, program logistics, production, and travel. We believe that in an unbridled atmosphere, talented people are unleashed to imagine and intentionally craft solutions and services that amaze our customers. Our values drive everything we do….and differentiate the Unbridled Brand. We collaborate in each other’s destiny, foster a culture of authenticity, and are a business of radical generosity. It’s part of why we have a 99% client retention and less than 15% annual employee turnover.  You will thrive at Unbridled because we focus on relationships, keep clients first, and put people before process.

Job Description

Unbridled Solutions is looking for a Web Developer (front-end and back-end development in a WordPress environment) who is passionate about creating and managing custom web solutions and integrations in high performing, secure, and reliable hosting platforms. This role could be a full time or freelance opportunity for the right candidate. The Web Developer will work in a WordPress environment to build event-based websites, for the most part, but there are a variety of different projects that this person will work on (e.g. small business websites, website redesigns, etc.). Our expectation isn’t that candidates know every technology, but we do expect eagerness to learn new skills and have what it takes to get things done. Candidates should not be afraid to fail, learn fast, and be able to move forward with confidence. Please submit a digital portfolio in addition to your application to be considered.

Successful candidates will have the following:

  • Strong knowledge in HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript, jQuery, PHP
  • Experience implementing third-party API integrations (preferably in a WordPress environment)
  • Excellent communication skills and desire to work with internal and external teams
  • Passion for collaboration
  • Flexibility and a “get it done” mentality
  • Strong learner’s spirit and eagerness to learn technologies for new problems

If would be great if you have the following (but these are not required):

  • 3+ years of experience in web development
  • Strong proficiency in WordPress CMS, WP file structure, custom post types/taxonomies with WordPress codex familiarity
  • Familiarity with MySQL, CSS preprocessors, and other programming languages
  • Experience with task automation (gulp/grunt) and version control (GitHub)
  • Proficiency in WordPress multisite
  • Experience implementing Google Analytics goal setting and event tracking

What you would be doing at Unbridled:

  • Create and develop creative WordPress-based technology solutions for client accounts and internal web projects
  • Develop custom WordPress themes and plugins and extend existing themes and plugins as needed
  • Troubleshoot and debug plugin compatibility issues, working with vendor support teams as needed
  • Manage and maintain existing web hosting environment for Unbridled’s customer and internal websites
  • Monitor uptime and performance, resolve any downtime or performance issues, help develop performance metrics and reporting
  • Serve as tech support for all live WordPress websites in Unbridled’s web hosting environment
  • Perform regular WordPress site maintenance including systemic updating of WordPress core files, plugins, and themes via a MainWP interface
  • Embody the Unbridled brand and culture, including: character, change, credibility, and community

Comprehensive Benefits Package: 

Unbridled provides a comprehensive benefits package to all Unbridled employees, as well as other perks and work-life integration. The package includes:

  • Health & Dental Insurance
  • FSA & HSA Plan Options
  • Vision Insurance
  • Company Paid Life, Short-Term & Long-Term Disability Insurance
  • 401k Plan with Discretionary Company Match
  • Employee Loan Program
  • Paid Time Off
  • Sick Leave
  • 9 Paid Holidays
  • Monthly Parking Pass
  • Community Service Leave
  • Professional Therapy Benefits
  • On Site Gym Access
  • Cell Phone Allowance

We are committed to making Unbridled a place where you will love to work. In addition to our extensive benefits package we also offer things like company retreats, excellent and continual training, a company advocate program for new hires, wellness days, company social events, awards to empower employees to recognize colleagues. Employees earn more PTO as they are with the company longer, because work-life balance is important to us. We also have monthly Friday Forums where employees have a chance to hear from different members of the company regarding important updates and communications. And, did you know we work out of a historic mansion? Unbridled is like your home away from home, or your second family, as many employees like to say.

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