Wordpress Developer - Contract

  • San Mateo, CA
  • Contract

Company Description

Viralheat is a venture backed Social Media marketing company offering a SaaS solution to businesses of all sizes. We are a growing and dynamic team, determined to create a powerful user experience.

We offer competitive compensation and lunch delivered Monday through Wednesday. We’re currently located in San Mateo, CA and we keep a fully stocked kitchen!

Job Description

We are seeking a WordPress developer on a contract basis to help us with our website and our blog. This is a project on an ongoing basis, and would need anywhere from 10-20 hours per week.




  • Maintain the design and development of multiple websites on WordPress
  • Develop front-end web applications using HTML, CSS and Javascript
  • Solve technical issues and test accordingly
  • Monitor and promote emerging trends in interactive technologies, content, design and marketing tactics
  • Manage multiple projects from concept through completion and work within time
  • Comfortable integrating 3rd party APIs with WordPress
  • Great with PHP and love to write organized, clean code
  • Able to interpret design guidance and wireframes and collaborate with our design team
  • Can help make the website mobile ready
  • Familiarity with open source technology 


  • Good with CSS and WordPress themes and understands of modern concepts such as responsive design.
  • 5+ years experience in a creative front-end web development role
  • A strong sense of UX and visual design, with an eye for simple-to-use interfaces
  • Critical eye for detail and the ability to translate complex concepts into clear visual representations
  • Ability to execute quickly in an extremely fast-paced, high-growth environment.
  • Solid experience and background in WordPress architecture and plugin development
  • Expert in front-end development utilizing HTML, CSS and Javascript
  • Expert with WordPress responsive themes
  • Working knowledge of the PHP framework
  • Strong versatility in a variety of versioning technologies (e.g., SVN/GIT)
  • Expertise in JQuery
  • Passion and love for Web technologies

Additional Information

Viralheat is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.