Junior Web Developer

New York City, New York | Permanent | Job ID #63522 |
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Our client, a live entertainment advertising and marketing agency, is looking for a Junior Wordpress Developer to join their team ASAP. This can be a fully remote position or flex in-office in NYC if desired.


  • Working with the rest of the development team you will build and operate websites for various clients.
  • Partner with an integrated team of creative and account people to ensure that creative and strategic goals are realized by the websites.
  • Own site setup, development and maintenance including but not limited to server/hosting maintenance, DNS setup, new site builds, updating existing code.
  • Partner with the Development lead, other Web Developers, PMs and Account to ensure requirements are communicated and understood to be actioned as needed.
  • Leverage SEO best practices to ensure sites are meeting objectives.
  • Set up analytics tracking for sites.
  • Other tasks will apply.


  • 2+ years of Wordpress web development experience having worked with custom theme websites.
  • Experience coding HTML sites into Wordpress.
  • Must have worked with coding HTML emails and MailChimp.
  • Proficient in all aspects of WordPress.
  • Familiarity with establishing DNS settings from purchasing domains to pointing, etc.
  • Expertise with coding languages HTML / CSS / JS / PHP, Jquery and LESS/SASS.
  • Basic Adobe Suite Design Skills (optimizing images for web, fix things, etc.).
  • Can set up and operate with with Google analytics, search console, tag manager.
  • Can set up new Gsuite email accounts with new domains.
  • Bonus if you have experience with Advance Custom Fields for Wordpress.
  • Bonus if you have backend coding ability.
  • Must have the ability to work with git hub confidently.
  • Familiar with Accessibility, Performance, SEO, and general best practices.
  • General browser compatibility - all browsers last 2 versions and IE11.
  • General server/site security for static and WP sites.
  • Familiar with WordPress Engine.
  • Familiar with Monday or some project management system.
  • Familiar with Webflow designing and exporting.

Does this sound like you? Apply today! 

Employer Details:

  • Onward Search is an equal opportunity employer, dedicated to a policy of non-discrimination in an employment with regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status or any other classification protected by federal, state and local laws and ordinances. Candidates must be at least 18 years old to be considered for employment. EOE/M/F/D/V/SO.
  • In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification document form upon hire.
  • Onward Search offers medical, dental, vision benefits, as well as a 401k program, for all eligible full time temporary assignments.
  • Onward Search is unable to support 1099 / Corp-to-Corp or Independent Contractor arrangements at this time. All freelancers will be paid as W2 employees.
  • Onward Search is a drug-free workplace.


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Onward Search helps connect creative, marketing, and technology talent with top jobs at the nation's most recognized companies and digital agencies. We offer a full range of recruitment and staffing solutions to include freelance / contract, temp-to-perm, and permanent placement.