Mid-Level to Senior WordPress Developer


We’re looking for a talented WordPress developer who can deliver high quality code that delivers exciting website features for our Clients. We’re a small agency that requires a talented developer who can work autonomously and proactively seek solutions for problems.

Key Information:

  • Location Preference: Searching for non-Australia based WordPress Developer
  • Job Type: Permanent, Remote
  • Employment Type: Full-time


  • Proficiency in PHP WordPress development eg. custom page templates and custom AJAX functions.
  • Strong experience developing custom WordPress themes based on custom design mockups from Adobe XD, Figma or Sketch.
  • Experience with WordPress plugin development, including development that follows “WordPress Best Practices” for Plugin Development (https://developer.wordpress.org/plugins/plugin-basics/best-practices/)
  • Experience developing custom features for existing popular plugins eg. Gravity Forms and WooCommerce.
  • Experience with integrating third party APIs into WordPress.
  • Strong communication skills and ability to liaise directly with Clients. Ability to manage client relationships on behalf of Stone Digital.
  • Proficiency in HTML, CSS and vanilla Javascript
  • Proficiency in writing clean, structured CSS that uses BEM naming convention and which avoids CSS name conflicts (https://docs.starcounter.io/v/2.3.2/guides/blendable-web-apps/avoiding-css-conflicts)
  • Must be able to work at least 5 hours during Sydney work hours (9am-5pm AEDT).
  • You should also be comfortable speaking directly with clients and working with management on developing quotes.
  • Excellent problem-solving skills
  • Strong communication and collaboration skills

About you:

  • At minimum, you should be comfortable with being included in email communication with Client.
  • Minimum 3 years of experience with custom WordPress development.
  • You’ll have experience and a passion for creating all kinds of WordPress websites.

Highly regarded:

  • Experience with Git and GitHub version control for custom WordPress themes and plugin development projects
  • Experience with SASS, SCSS or other Style pre-processors
  • Experience with advanced SQL queries and SQL database management and troubleshooting.
  • Experience with Shopify and Liquid
  • Experience with Gulp.js
  • Experience with loading PHP Packages via Composer within custom WordPress Development.
  • Experience writing vanilla JS without relying on frameworks such as jQuery.
  • A good understanding of Google Analytics, goal tracking and SEO.

What we want to see next:

A portfolio with examples of your experience with WordPress custom theme development and custom plugin development.

Who are we?

Stone Digital is a web development agency based in Sydney, Australia. We deliver high quality custom websites for Clients across a wide range of industries.

We specialise in advanced web development, which means we’re focused on solving difficult technical problems for our Client websites.

Core Values:

  1. We simplify for the Client
  2. We do Top Quality Development
  3. We look after our team

Application Requirement:

Please include the words “Blue Elephant” at the very beginning of your response to this application, so I can verify that you actually read this job description.

  • Full Time
  • Sydney, Australia
  • Mid-Level

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