StarBox Technologies

  • Enugu, Enugu State

    Abuja, FCT


  • Contract

  • Full-time

StarBox Technologies is a design company dedicated to quality designs and solutions. We offer services such as; web design, app development, UI UX design, branding and identity design, print designs, video animations and much more.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Position: Web Developer

Job Location: Remote

Employment Type: Contract

Job Description

  • We are looking for highly skilled web developers that have experience in building bespoke WordPress websites from scratch with HTML, CSS, JavaScript & PHP.
  • We do not use page builders (e.g. Elementor), thus, the successful candidates will have strong frontend skills and good experience in custom theme development. This position is fully remote

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Our Technology Stack

Our website solutions are built on WordPress for content management and eCommerce. Our WordPress builds usually include the following technologies/workflows:

  • Advanced Custom Fields (ACF) Pro with custom post-types & taxonomies
  • WooCommerce eCommerce platform with Paystack API and Mailchimp integration
  • Managed hosting with automated cloud backups
  • Custom-developed plugins

Our bespoke website themes are developed with the following tools/technologies/workflows:

  • HTML, CSS, JavaScript
  • Bootstrap 5 + SCSS
  • jQuery + Ajax
  • GSAP
  • NPM + WPGulp
  • Git + Github

What You Will Do

  • Creating bespoke, responsive and interactive website themes from approved designs and specifications.
  • Build and configure the backend WordPress CMS client experience.
  • Create reusable PHP functions for custom themes and plugins, in line with the WordPress Codex guidelines.
  • Work with a team of developers, designers and product managers to execute strategies and implement solutions on larger projects.
  • Carry out website updates, backups and general maintenance.
  • Be able to read, understand and write functional code documentation.

Qualifications

  • Candidates should possess a Bachelor’s Degree with at least 1 year work experience.

Technical Requirements:

  • Strong frontend ability: HTML, CSS (SCSS), Vanilla Javascript and jQuery.
  • Good experience implementing functional and object-oriented solutions with PHP.
  • Deep knowledge of the WordPress core platform, ecosystem, coding standards and how to extend WordPress correctly with bespoke code.
  • Experience with our technology stack especially ACF Pro and building custom blocks with ACF Pro.
  • Experience with our preferred workflow including Git version control, NPM and WPGulp.
  • Extensive experience creating bespoke WordPress themes and plugins from scratch.
  • Experience building e-commerce websites with the WooCommerce framework.
  • Ability to carry out rigorous testing, including cross-browser, cross-device, end-to-end workflows.

Personal Requirements:

  • Excellent communication (verbal and written) skills, strong problem solving and reasoning skills.
  • Exceptional attention to detail and a sense of pride and ownership over quality.
  • Appetite for learning and continuous improvement.
  • Confidence in researching your own solutions and being able to justify your decisions.
  • You have a reliable laptop/PC and access to fast internet.

Our Hiring Process

We have a 2-part hiring process that includes a test project and then a video interview:

  • Test Project: In order to qualify for the position, you will complete a single-page test website project to demonstrate your proficiency with our technology stack. We estimate this to take between 1-2 days to complete, depending on your skill level.
  • Interview: The interview is more personal in nature and focuses on behavioural and people skills.

Note: Please note that your application will include a link to at least one WordPress website project you have completed recently using our preferred technology stack outlined previously. Good luck!

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