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WordPress Freelance Developer

Job Description

Alt Creative is a philanthropic, Austin-based marketing company that focuses on website design and development for SMBs and Non-Profits. We are currently seeking a WordPress Freelance Developer to add to our team. The ideal candidate is a WordPress developer with serious skills. We’re looking for someone who understands how themes and plugins are made and knows the ins-and-outs of the WP Codex as well as HTML/CSS. This ideal candidate would be available 5-10 hours per week during business hours to work on our client projects.


  • Creating custom WordPress themes for client projects
  • Editing and customizing existing WordPress themes to client specifications
  • Setup and utilization of common and advanced WordPress plugins such as ACF, CPTUI, etc.
  • Understands best coding practices for HTML/CSS and WordPress


  • 3+ years experience working as a web designer and/or developer
  • 3+ years experience working with WordPress
  • Strong knowledge of PHP, HTML, and CSS.
  • Keen understanding of WordPress functions and their uses.
  • Knowledge of online collaboration tools such as GSuite, Google Docs, Slack, and Asana.

Bonus if you have…

  • Basic graphic design & eye for design
  • Knowledge of JQuery and/or Javascript
  • Strong understanding of on-page search engine optimization best practices

Key Measures of Success

  • Ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously with attention to detail
  • Ability to turnaround project updates quickly
  • Ability to remember client details and project details
  • Ability to work independently and find answers without help, but will also know when to ask questions
  • Ability to take the lead on tasks when needed
  • Measures success by how well the finished product looks/functions – NOT how many things were crossed off a to-do list

This position is a part-time, freelance position. The time commitment is 5-10 hours per week with the potential for more work as we grow. Local candidates only. Compensation will be $35-$45 per hour depending on experience.

NOTE: We are specifically looking for a local freelancer to add to our team, NOT an agency or offshore developer.

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