Company Introduction
M3D is an experience design agency with hubs in San Francisco and Detroit, and virtual contributors across the country. We specialize in design thinking. We define the problem, imagine solutions, and transform ideas into memorable brand experiences. We help companies and organizations understand where they intersect with customers and audiences. We design experiences, in person and online, that make those encounters ones they’ll remember and share.
Job Description
We are seeking freelance WordPress developers responsible for both back-end and front-end development, including creating & modifying 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 the WordPress plugin ecosystem. Experience with the responsive and adaptive design is strongly preferred. Also, an understanding of the entire web development process, including design, development, and deployment is preferred.
 Skills and Qualifications
  • 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
  • Comfortable working with debugging tools like Firebug, Chrome inspector, etc.
  • Expert in CSS 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) is a bonus
  • Proficient understanding of code versioning tools (such as Git, SVN, and Mercurial) is a bonus
  • Strong understanding of PHP
  • Strong familiarity with leading 3rd party WordPress plugins and ability to identify them to satisfy functional requirements when stock WordPress functionality isn’t available
  • Ability to work independently yet part of a distributed team
  • Ability to work on-site at M3D offices in Corktown when requested
  • Strong proficiency with site deployment tools such as DesktopServer, XAMPP or others is required (no “cowboy coding”)

To apply, please submit your resume and a link to your portfolio to: