Job Opportunities

Wordpress Developer

Small but busy graphic and web design firm seeking a Wordpress-savvy developer to help build out custom websites for small businesses and nonprofits.

We’re looking for someone who can take a wireframe, website architecture, and Wordpress theme, and turn it into a beautiful, SEO-friendly, responsive website.  

You will be responsible for installing and customizing Wordpress themes, installing plugins, and placing filler text. We’ll take care of the rest!

The ideal candidate will be:

  • Self-directed but not afraid to ask questions

  • Detail-oriented and proud of your work

  • Very responsive, able to work on a deadline

  • Local to the Ithaca, NY, area for occasional meetings


Required skills & experience:

  • 3-5+ years experience building out Wordpress websites

  • Experience finding, editing, and sizing royalty-free images for web

  • Proficiency in SEO plugins and best practices

  • A history of creating responsive sites and trouble-shooting issues

  • Meticulous database backup management, and experience restoring a site from previous backup

  • Fluency in CSS customizations

  • Experience with various Wordpress builders: Beaver Builder, Divi, WPBakery, etc.


Bonus expertise:

  • Experience implementing and tracking Google Analytics Conversion Goals

  • Proficiency in Adobe Creative Cloud

  • Experience using Slack and Airtable to communicate on projects

  • Writing/editing, photography, and/or videography skills


How you’ll know if you’re the right fit:

  • You are excellent at estimating your hours on a project

  • When you say you will have something done by a certain date, you get it done

  • You have an eye for balance, white space, and page flow


This is a contractor job, and we’ll work on a per-project basis. Hours/week of work will vary by project, but expect between 5-10 hours/week.

If interested, please send your resume, 3 references, a portfolio of at least 3 websites that you have built, and your average hourly rate to will@happytreesolutions.com