Senior PHP Developer/Web Administrator

Senior PHP Developer/Web Administrator

Location: Onsite Wilmington, NC

Salary: $45k – $60k D.O.E

Our Client is in search of a talented PHP developer to support their web and marketing clientele. We are currently looking for a developer in the Wilmington area to join our team of designers, marketers and customer service professionals. We’re looking for a candidate who works well in a team environment. You will work with our team of designers and marketers to build first-class web based solutions for our clients. Professional appearance and demeanor is required.

Position Overview

  • We are seeking a PHP and WordPress Developer responsible for both back-end and front-end development, including creating WordPress themes and plugins.
  • This position requires a combination of programming skills (namely PHP, HTML5, CSS3, and JavaScript) and aesthetics (understanding element arrangements on the screen, the color and font choices, and so on).
  • The candidate should have a strong understanding of industry trends and content management systems.
  • Experience with Bootstrap and responsive/adaptive design is required. Also, an understanding of modern SEO and marketing techniques is required.


  • Designing and implementing new features and functionality
  • Establishing and guiding the website’s architecture
  • Ensuring high-performance and availability, and managing all technical aspects of the CMS
  • Helping formulate an effective, responsive design and turning it into a working theme and plugin.
  • Launching sites and maintaining DNS settings
  • Training clients on how to use their newly launched site

Primary Skills and Qualifications

  • Experience on the WordPress platform
  • Good understanding of front-end technologies, including HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript, jQuery
  • Experience building user interfaces for websites and/or web applications
  • Experience designing and developing responsive design websites
  • Understanding of MySQL and NoSQL databases
  • Systems experience (Lennox) (Hosting)
  • Comfortable working with debugging tools like Firebug, Chrome inspector, etc.
  • Ability to understand CSS changes and their ramifications to ensure consistent style across platforms and browsers
  • Ability to convert comprehensive layout and wireframes into working HTML pages
  • Knowledge of how to interact with RESTful APIs and formats (JSON, XML)
  • Ability to learn and integrate third party “mashup” services
  • Proficient understanding of code versioning tools
  • Strong understanding of PHP back-end development
  • Demonstrable skill in Laravel or Code Igniter frameworks a huge plus.
  • 3 – 5 years of professional web development experience required.

Soft Skills Required

  • You must know a little about a lot
  • You must have a passion for what you do, your heart must be in what you do
  • You must have security training or an interest in learning
  • Must be a team player, energetic, interesting and have a high level of responsibility
  • Not threatened by the knowledge of peers, thrives in a competitive and fast paced environment
  • Enjoys working in a small, family oriented, fast paced, high visibility environment
  • You be a hard worker, yet consultant to the rest of the team and office

Application Instructions:

Step #1: Apply by answering this advertisement

Step #2: Send a follow up email to and reference the position description. Attach portfolio examples, cover letter, 4 professional references and the best days and times to contact you for an interview.

Please note: If you are not in any way qualified for this position, please do not expect a response.

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