Kalmbach Media
  • Waukesha, WI, USA
  • Full-time

Kalmbach Media is a consumer-driven company with industry-leading brands striving to deliver high-quality content and experiences to our online audiences. We are seeking a WordPress Developer who will team up with the Digital Marketing Team and other departments across the Company to deliver excellent on-page experiences. As part of the marketing team, you will be tasked with creating and editing Kalmbach's websites and their connectivity to other marketing stack tools. Mixing your technical expertise with our brands and vision, we will deliver an exceptional, secure user experience to every visitor on a platform built to scale.

Data is at the core of our strategy development and drives our business decisions. This person will also work closely with the Digital Analytics Director to ensure high-performing sites and accurate capture of analytics.

Job Duties and Responsibilities

  • Create and customize WordPress themes and plugins. Design and implement new features and functionality.
  • Ensure high-performance and availability, managing all technical aspects of the CMS.
  • Continuously optimize our websites for performance, speed, and security. Troubleshoot and debug WordPress sites and web applications.
  • Perform regular maintenance tasks including theme updates, plugin updates, security updates, etc.
  • Guide projects from kick-off to final launch. Define, create, and document any technical requirements for assigned tasks. Assist in assignment of work and establishing realistic timelines.
  • Assist with maintenance of hosting and with underlying technical architecture for WordPress websites, web applications, and other online content.
  • Communicate effectively with the Director of Digital Strategy on status updates and direction of the sites and platform.

Education and Experience

  • WordPress development skills required. 5+ years of management of one or multiple business WordPress sites preferred.
  • Excellent understanding of HTML, CSS, Javascript, responsive design, and other website best practices.
  • Working knowledge of PHP, MySQL and server administration a plus.
  • Be fluent with website analytics tools, including Google Search Console and other related to technical SEO.
  • In-depth knowledge and expertise of the web development process, including creating, designing, customizing, and deploying websites.
  • Excellent analytical and critical thinking skills.

How to Apply

To be considered for this position you must complete our online application and attach your resume along with:

  • A detailed cover letter outlining your qualifications and experience as it relates to this position
  • Your salary requirements

Kalmbach is located in Waukesha Wisconsin, about 20 minutes west of Milwaukee. We offer a hybrid work environment and excellent benefits!

EOE

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