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WordPress 🌲 Timber Developer at Xfive.co Pty LTD

1 week ago

Job description

Reignite your love for WordPressIn the times of React and new shiny CMSs, WordPress is often mocked as not being cool enough. Maybe even you as a WordPress developer have doubts about your future career.

At Xfive we have a modern and pragmatic approach to WordPress development. We use Timber and ITCSS to make the work of our developers easier and more fun.

Xfive is a Timber Pro company

We’ve been in the business since 2005 and constantly work on interesting WordPress projects for brands like Yanmar or Hypergiant.

We are also a part of a larger ecosystem of companies which includes XWP and X-Team.

Join our team to refresh your WordPress career and unlock exceptional future possibilities!

What we offer

  • We engage the clients and win the projects so that you can focus on development.
  • You can work the hours that best fit your schedule and from the comfort of your own home.
  • You will get access to our welcoming, diverse and supporting community on Slack. Our company culture is based on virtual high-fives, which promotes a healthy work environment.
  • You would start with an hourly rate of $25 USD / hour and can quickly work your way up to $35 USD / hour if you prove to be reliable, deliver high quality and communicate proactively.
  • You will get an onboarding bonus $500 USD after 3 months since hiring.
  • We will support you on learning new skills or acquiring professional certifications.
  • You will have possibility to work on open-source projects like our custom WordPress development framework Chisel.
  • We organize a virtual Christmas party, non-virtual ski weekend and other team-building activities during the year.

High-fives are part of our Slack workspace to appreciate others and celebrate smaller or bigger achievements.


What skills you should have

We are looking for talented mid-level to senior freelance developers that have both front-end and WordPress skills. You should be able to work independently on commercial projects so at least 2-3 years of experience with such projects is necessary.

One of our WordPress developers hired back in 2016

General skills

  • You are able to deliver projects on time and at a high-quality level

  • You have a passion for development and continuous self-education

  • You have a consistent coding style and passion for well-organized, clean code

  • You have good verbal and written communication skills in English and you are not afraid to communicate with the clients directly during online meetings

    Development skills

  • Very good knowledge of modern front-end development: HTML5, CSS3, Responsive Web Design, Performance Optimization, Accessibility.

  • Pixel precision and a basic aesthetics sense. Ability to convert UI in various formats like Figma, Sketch, Photoshop to a functional front-end

  • Very good knowledge of JavaScript.

  • Good knowledge of CSS preprocessors: SCSS is preferred.

  • Good knowledge of scalable and maintainable CSS methodologies (BEM, ITCSS).

  • Very good knowledge of WordPress. Timber knowledge is a plus.

  • Ability to code WordPress themes and WordPress plugins from scratch.

  • Very good programming skills and knowledge of general principles (DRY, abstraction, KISS, code refactoring and optimization, etc).

  • Good knowledge of PHP and OOP principles.

  • Good knowledge of Git version control system.

  • Ability to work with the command line and modern web development tooling

Recruitment process

This is how our recruitment process works:

  1. We will check your application and code examples to see if you would be a good fit to our team.
  2. If you pass the initial screening, we will invite you to do our Front-end / WordPress test project.
  3. If you pass the test, we will invite you to a call interview(s) focused on technical skills and knowledge and soft-skills.
  4. If you pass the interview(s), you will become a member of Xfive. Congratulations! :)

For more details check out our blog post How we hire great developers.

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