The Federal Savings Bank

The Federal Savings Bank

  • Chicago, IL

  • Contract

  • Part-time

The Federal Savings Bank is hiring a part-time contractor with demonstrable experience in WordPress. The WordPress Developer will maintain a modern WordPress environment using a mix of front-end and back-end development experience. This is a part-time, contracted position based in our Chicago (Logan Square) corporate office.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Support the TFSB consumer website. Work end-to-end, planning, building, testing, and deploying solutions in partnership with the marketing team and other IT resources
  • Perform routine administration: add pages, menu items and assist technical needs to maintain content within WordPress
  • Maintain version control for WordPress core, themes, and 3rd party plugins
  • Work in a staging environment and Q/A changes before to deployment
  • Understand CSS changes and ramifications for consistent style across platforms and browsers
  • Build/Update blocks, themes, pages templates and plug-ins for WordPress
  • Ensure the TFSB website is fast and visible for search engines
  • Ensure compliance with data protection frameworks like CCPA
  • Build, implement and troubleshoot WordPress templates, themes, functionality, and plugins
  • Assist with theme and functionality changes, advising on plugin configuration, adding custom post types

Job Requirements:

Education and/or Certifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering, IT or related technical field
  • Master’s degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering, IT or related technical field preferred

Experience Requirements

  • 2+ years of experience working in both back-end and front-end roles
  • 3+ years of professional WordPress development experience
  • Hands-on experience working with Application Programing Interfaces
  • Willingness to take direction, conceptualize and organize marketing projects on your own as needed
  • Understanding of development best practices, that is repeatable and allows for quick iteration

Technology Requirements

  • Hands-on experience working with Application Programing Interfaces
  • Hands-on experience working PHP, CSS, HTML, JavaScript, jQuery, MySQL & GitHub

Preferred Skills

  • Experience with Google Analytics, Google Tag Manager, Facebook Ads, Google Ads, and other marketing systems especially as they relate to pixels , Server Side Tagging, and conversion APIs.
  • Experience with Gutenberg and WordPress block editors (Creating custom blocks/patterns)
  • Ability to convert comprehensive layouts and wireframes into working pages

The Federal Savings Bank is an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status

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