Spotzer is a rapidly growing, global digital marketing business, headquartered out of Amsterdam. By partnering with some of the worlds largest enterprises, we serve tens of thousands of small to medium businesses across the world by building their websites, launching their paid search campaigns and creating power content.
We are currently on the hunt for a Lead WordPress Developer to head up our internal team of developers and work closely with our global offices to improve end-to-end process, quality and TATs. Reporting directly to the Head of Design, & Content, you will be part of a team that helps shape our best practices for servicing our Partners and their clients with website fulfilment, from quoting to after sales service.
The successful candidate will have great attention to detail and be directed by best user experience, best practice and above all else, outstanding quality. You will also be quick to react, have confidence in your decisions, and when required, happily jump on the tools to ensure the build meets client expectation and deadlines.
Lead the development team (4) and provide guidance in on major technical design decisions
Maintain proficiency with content management solutions such as WordPress
Set up, manage, and configure hosting environments
Maintain well-documented, reusable, and transferable code
Set quality standards and best practice build processes for our Custom WordPress sites
Working alongside other Heads of Departments to set best practices for our global businesses
Understand development best practices and be able to work out and create solutions based on uninformed and sometimes unclear build instructions.
Work closely with our Traffic Manager and Client Managers to ensure all builds are progressing on time and budget
Manage web project requests, including creating project plans, communicating plans to Cross Functional Teams, testing and quality assurance for new pages/features, and managing to project milestones
Minimum of 3 years of experience with PHP and WordPress development in a production environment
Strong knowledge of custom WordPress development, including theme, plugin, and widget development, as well as Admin UI
Experience leading the gathering of requirements for development projects
Project Management skills with demonstrable ability to manage large change projects
Familiar with MySQL and SQL database infrastructure
Familiar with formal QA methodologies, processes and techniques
Experience leading a technical team, with experience managing a distributed or remote team a plus
Experience designing and developing responsive design websites across different browsers and devices
Familiarity with Jira, Jenkins, GitHub
Problem-solving and analytical capacity, coupled with a pragmatic approach
Fluent in English with great communication skills
Valid EU Working permit
Spotzer is an Equal opportunity employer. If you think you meet these requirements and you are inspired to join a dynamic, international company that is growing rapidly, we look forward to your application letter and resume.