Award-winning international digital marketing agency, headquartered in London with operations in Milan, Rome and Riga, is currently seeking to recruit one full-time Full Stack PHP/WordPress Developer in its central Riga office.
From 2020, 77Agency is a Jakala Company.
77Agency is looking for a Full-stack/WordPress developer with proven experience in developing at least one complex WordPress website.
Candidates will be introduced to our international development team, focused on Web development, and they will be working on complex projects for prestigious clients.
Develop and maintain existing digital properties
Contribute to design, estimation and development of leading edge, new websites and web applications for our portfolio of international clients and partners.
Truly passionate about the latest and greatest technologies and best practices.
Total command on WordPress 5+, WordPress API, Hooks, and core WP plugins (AFC, WPML, YOAST, etc. )
Capability of developing a stand-alone WordPress Themes and Plugins by yourself.
Fluency in PHP7/MySQL as well as OOP.
Good skills in slicing a psd design file with Photoshop into responsive HTML, additionally hands-on experience on more vertical tools like Invision.
Good grasp on the subject of frontend optimization, including but not limited to the parameters evaluated in Page Speed Insights / Lighthouse, GTMetrix and other similar tools, which are paramount to us.
Good Knowledge of SEO-friendly HTML.
Very good understanding of the inner workings of modern browsers, as well as the tools and practices for optimization and debugging.
Good knowledge of development tools (IDE, debugger, profiler, .)
Understanding of the inner workings of local and CDN caching (Varnish, Redis, Akamai) and its impact on frontend development.
Knowledge of any kind of Version Control platform (preferably GIT)
Following skills will be considered a plus
Experience in API use and/or development
Knowledge of other frameworks or libraries (React, Angular, node JS, etc. )
Knowledge of any other platform like Drupal, Magento, WooCommerce, Shopify
Familiarity with Scrum methodology.
Personal skills required:
Good level of English, spoken and written and willingness to test both every day.
Attitude to problem solving.
Very high attention to details and passion for perfect and timely deliveries.
Must be a team player but capable of working alone and self-motivated;
Flexibility, ability to work in different projects with different technologies, keeping focus and enthusiasm.
Willing to learn new skills and technologies. Are you missing some of the required skills? You can compensate with your attitude to learn. Do not be shy while applying.
We can offer:
77Agency is present in Latvia since 2006.
Long-term, stable career prospects in a crisis-proof international company, which is now part of a 1000+ people international group.
Structured work practice; hi-end, prestigious projects.
No assembly-line organization, you will never get bored.
Brand-new programme to get certified from major technology providers.
In addition, for when the COVID Emergency will be over:
Very friendly multicultural work environment in our 3-floors office in the very centre of the town. 360-degree view of Riga from our terrace. And yes, we have, use and believe in barbecue.
Company sponsored team building and sport events (Riga Marathon and more)
Please send your Curriculum Vitae, Motivation Letter preferably in English
Education required: None (but a STEM bachelor or master will be considered a plus)
Languages required: English (Latvian and/or Russian will be considered a plus)
Work experience required at least 2 years in professional development for PHP + WordPress
Working time: Full-time work in our office / From home until the covid emergency is over.
Start of work: ASAP