Haymarket Media Group

Haymarket Media Group

  • New York City, NY

  • Contract

  • Full-time

Haymarket Media, Inc. is seeking a Front-End WordPress Developer to join the Web Development team. This position is located in the NYC metro area.

Job Overview:

A Haymarket Front-End WordPress Developer is a motivated hands on team leader who combines the art of design with the discipline of programming. Responsibilities will include the implementation and maintenance of multiple custom hand crafted sites as well as a small number of WordPress environments. In addition, this individual will be responsible for analyzing and tuning page load times to achieve maximum application performance. This developer will need to interface closely with the existing teams to maintain highly optimized site applications.



Office Location

New York


Haymarket Direct

Office Address

275 7th Avenue-10th Fl New York, NY 10001

Advertised Salary

Commensurate with Experience

Full Time / Part Time

Full Time: Onsite & Hybrid

Permanent / Fixed Term Contract


Job Reference



Work with the development team to:

  • Produce new user-facing features
  • Build reusable code and libraries
  • Optimize application for maximum performance and scalability
  • Deliver functional – testable code on or before due dates
  • Manage a diverse and distributed offshore development team
  • Collaborate with other team members and stakeholders utilizing Agile methodologies

Skills and Requirements:

  • Demonstrable proficiency in HTML5, CSS3 and Sass
  • Proficient understanding of ES6+ and TypeScript
  • Demonstrable proficiency with CSS Grid, Flexbox and Web components
  • Proficiency with clean PHP8 object oriented coding standards
  • Proficient understanding of accessibility in WordPress themes and page design
  • Demonstrable understanding of npm task runners such as gulp and WebPack
  • Knowledge of Front-End Testing and Tooling, with tools like CypressJS and Selenium
  • Good understanding of asynchronous request handling, partial page updates, and REST APIs, AJAX and GraphQL
  • Demonstrable proficiency in Google Tag Manager
  • A strong understanding of WordPress APIs, theme hierarchy and custom Gutenberg block development
  • Demonstrate proficiency with modern team and project management tools such as Jira and Slack
  • Proficient understanding of code versioning tools, such as Git, Mercurial, SVN
  • Good documentation skills are a must

Nice To Have Skills:

  • Proficiency resolving cross-browser compatibility issues and BableJS
  • Practical knowledge of AWS Lambdas or CloudFlare Workers
  • Practical knowledge of Terraform

What We Offer:

  • A competitive compensation package
  • The salary range for this position is $110,000k-$115,000k. Compensation will be commensurate with experience, skill level, functional and/or industry knowledge, education level, certifications, as well as other qualifications.
  • Paid annual vacation, holiday and sick time off
  • Comprehensive health plans including medical, dental and vision
  • Competitive 401(k) investment options and generous company matching program
  • Life insurance
  • Commuter benefits
  • Employee referral awards
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Work from anywhere option to ensure work life balance
  • Training opportunities through industry-recognized programs
  • A creative and passionate workplace and a fun, collaborative team environment
  • Three Week “Work from Anywhere” benefit, to ensure work life balance

About Haymarket:

Haymarket has its heart and soul in publishing and media. Since the company was founded half a century ago, Haymarket has always prided itself on being a highly creative business, with an unrelenting focus on the quality of the products and the people. The philosophy has always been quite simple: only by having the highest quality individuals can you produce the highest quality products, combining the best in content, design, production and customer services. Globalization is opening up the world further and provides many opportunities for growth. Haymarket has offices around the world and many of the titles are now truly global brands. Haymarket serves a broad spread of business markets, from marketing to medicine to technology along with exhibitions and live events. Predicting the shape of the business in 3, 5, or 10 years is almost impossible; and the unpredictability is part of the appeal. Haymarket aims to be the perfect company to work with or for – we have the processes and attitude that ensure quality and consistency, and an entrepreneurial spirit that makes every day rewarding.

An equal opportunity employer, Haymarket Media does not discriminate in hiring or terms and conditions of employment because of an individual’s race, color, religion, gender, gender identity, national origin, citizenship, age, disability, sexual orientation, marital status, or any other protected category recognized by state, federal, or local laws.

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