WordPress Developer

We are excited to open a role for a 3-month contracted WordPress Developer at our award-winning agency.

As a WordPress Developer with our team, you will be responsible for executing best-in-class new website builds as well as feature and template updates to existing websites across a portfolio of client websites. Working with our team of designers and project managers and overseen by a senior engineer, we are looking for someone with strong expertise in WordPress theme development using modern standards for HTML5, CSS3, SCSS, native JS (ES6), latest Bootstrap libraries, and is familiar with Gutenberg, ACF Pro, Gravity Forms, Composer, NodeJS, and Git (for collaborative development). The ideal candidate should be capable of implementing pixel-perfect responsive web builds based on provided designs.

This contract role can be remote, or optional hybrid remote around our New York City or Nashville office. 


  • Develop and implement highly optimized and customizable WordPress sites, themes, plugins, custom post types, page templates, widgets, content blocks, etc. based on developer-ready Adobe XD files
  • Write clean, valid code using modern standards and libraries (HTML5, CSS3, SCSS, native JS-ES6)
  • Leverage the latest Gutenberg editor capabilities to create scalable WordPress editing experiences
  • Perform tasks related to WordPress environment installations, base configurations, and upgrades
  • Integrating with third-party RESTful APIs and micro-services
  • Perform reliable troubleshooting, Q/A and testing for one’s own work, including implementing backwards compatibility testing for older browsers as needed
  • Deliver bug-free, lightning-fast, flexible builds with punctuality and precision
  • Communicate with project managers regularly through project checkpoint meetings, code reviews, and project management tools


  • Expert understanding of WordPress development (front-end & back) including providing support for Gutenberg
  • Well versed with popular WordPress plugins, especially ACF Pro & Gravity Forms
  • Experienced with PHP 7.2 or later
  • Experienced in collaborative development with version control (GIT)
  • Expertise in latest version of Bootstrap framework (good understanding of flexbox), HTML5/CSS3 valid coding, SCSS, JS (ES6 familiarity), Babel transpiler
  • Composer & NodeJS (NPM), Task managers (gulp, webpack, etc)
  • Fully responsive, fluid design production (not just predefined views)
  • Cross-browser and cross-device compatibility
  • Must support all major browsers, devices and ie11+
  • Well versed in page speed optimization + best practices
  • Familiarity with local, dev, staging, production environment implementations
  • Available in our time zone (EST New York) for daily communication for updates/check-ins
  • Nice to have: experience building using front-end frameworks such as React, AngularJS/Angular,Vue.js.

Culture, benefits & perks:

  • Award-winning company culture. We offer flexible work schedules, summer Fridays, and unlimited paid vacation time.
  • Amazing teammates. We hire exceptional talent based on our core values and collective culture.
  • Ability to make an impact. Our creative team is highly collaborative, with all members getting visibility with senior management.
  • Competitive salary and great benefits.
  • Employer matched 401-K, paid parental leave, wellness events, weekly fitness classes, fun social events, mindfulness sessions, and more!

Some reasons why you’d want to work with us: 

  • You want to play a big part in growing a young, profitable company 
  • You do your best in a setting where excellent work is what’s valued—not face time (a good work-life balance is important to us) 
  • You value authenticity and a work environment that values who you are and what you can do 
  • You’re looking for a big challenge that involves lots of variety, collaboration, inventiveness, and on-your-toes thinking 
  • You want to work alongside people who are passionate, friendly, and helpful 
  • You want to work for a company that values diversity, equity and inclusion 

About Amsive Digital

Amsive Digital is a leading digital + search marketing agency providing results-oriented solutions for national, regional & local business clients.

We’re a great place to work! We were named one of Advertising Age’s Best Places to Work from 2016-2021, and a top-ranking Crain’s Best Place to Work in NYC for five years running.

We also deliver great work. Case in point: we’ve taken home multiple Davey Awards for our creative social media work in recent years, including a 2018 Gold for Outstanding Community Building or Engagement. Our creative team has also helped us win Best Enterprise SEO Campaign award at the 2018 Search Engine Land Awards, Best Use of Search in Health honors in the 2018 US Search Awards, and Bing’s 2018 Independent Agency of the Year award. 

Interested in joining our team? Apply today!

Amsive Digital is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to building a supportive and inclusive environment for all employees.  Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or national origin, disability or protected veteran status, or any other legally protected basis, in accordance with applicable law.