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Front End Developer

Academic Partnerships
United States
February 11, 2023

Front End Developer


USA (Remote)

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At Academic Partnerships, we drive change through innovation in online education using the strengths, experience and creativity of our people. As a leader in online program management, we are focused on facilitating the goal of scalable online program success for our university partners and the students they serve-from the dream of a degree to a bold reality. Our company is built on the foundation of our mission - to expand access to top-quality, affordable and workforce relevant degree programs that serve career pathways. Come join a company that helps make dreams into reality!

We are looking to hire Front End Developer, ideal candidate must be comfortable working in a team environment, should possess a strong and well-rounded technical acumen. Candidate will be responsible for building and maintaining enhancements to our WordPress multisite environment with performing frontend updates, implementing enhancements to backend PHP scripts, widgets and plugins.

Main Responsibilities:

  • Build and update websites using WordPress multisite environment with Elementor visual designer
  • Build and update website templates, widgets and plugins based on business requirements
  • Perform website performance assessments and implement updates to improve website performance
  • Perform accessibility tests and implement website update to improve website accessibility
  • Ensure search engine optimization features are maintained or improved
  • Ensure page speed optimization is maintained or improved when implementing accessibility updates
  • Communicate with the User Experience and Web Design teams for brand style issues
  • Manage project task lists, document progress and report milestones
  • Maintain technical feasibility of UI/UX designs for responsive page development
  • Troubleshoot errors by reviewing logs and browser consoles
  • Document code and feature updates as needed for developers
  • Collaborate with other team members and stakeholders

Job Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree in related field or equivalent work experience preferred
  • 3+ years front end development experience with focus on WCAG accessibility standards
  • 3+ years WordPress development experience
  • Expertise with AXE Accessibility web extension
  • Proficient understanding of front-end technologies including HTML5, CSS3, SASS, JS and jQuery
  • Knowledge of PHP and MySQL
  • WordPress visual designer experience is required, Elementor is a plus
  • Understanding of custom post type development and implementation via visual designers
  • Experience with CMS parent and child theme development
  • Experience with GIT version control tools and local development
  • Experience with schema markup and code optimization for search rankings
  • Analytical mindset with strong quantitative and problem-solving skills
  • Effective documentation and communication skills



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