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WordPress Front End Engineer

WordPress Front End Engineer


Part Time


Overview Of Role:

We’re a fully remote web development agency looking for a part time contract WordPress Front-end Engineer. This position should have an attention to detail and love to develop interactive and engaging web experiences. This person should have a keen eye for engaging animations and clean code.

Our mission:

At First + Third, it is our mission to outperform average agencies. We believe that when an agency only thinks about how to get a project done and not enough about the client’s goals, it becomes impossible for the project to be a success.

As an organization we are obsessed with helping our clients understand and achieve their objectives through thoughtful, well-executed web design and development.


  1. Execute – Be able to take visual designs in sketch and written specifications and turn those into semantic html/css/js that is reusable, scalable, performant, accessible and work on all major browsers
  2. Make it move – We love to create experiences on our pages. We leverage CSS and JavaScript animation to make our pages come alive
  3. Components – Be able to create reusable Gutenberg blocks that allow clients and product team to enter content and customize the components.
  4. Reuse – Develop a reusable component/block library for WordPress that is reusable across client projects


  • 2+ years of experience as a WordPress front-end developer.
  • Strong understanding of HTML and CSS including cross-browser compatibility and performance.
  • Ability to write modern and performant JavaScript using latest technologies.
  • We expect you to know your way around git and Github
  • Experience with front-end building tools (such as Webpack).
  • Experience working remotely.
  • Comfortable interpreting designs and/or specifications and thinking through the best approach to adapting it to code.
  • A solid understanding of good UX and UI practices for websites.
  • Familiarity with Sketch and Adobe XD.
  • Experience with WordPress and Gutenberg with building out custom blocks.
  • Experience working with component systems.
  • Estimating work for a project and taking specs and turning into clearly defined, executable tasks.

Nice to haves:

  • Experience with React
  • Experience with Node.js
  • Experience with Shopify
  • Understanding of WCAG accessibility compliance. Ability to implement accessibility standards as well as audit existing websites.