WordPress Developer - Marketing
About Silvercar Inc.:
Silvercar Inc. was founded in 2012 with a simple mission: to change the way the world hits the road. Acquired by Audi in 2017, weve continued that quest with an even greater focus on combining hardware, software and operations to deliver a full stack ecosystem of new mobility solutions.
Today Silvercar offers three primary mobility products: The first is Silvercar by Audi, a premium car rental service, which allows for seamless access to transportation in cities and airport locations all through a digital app. The second is Dealerware, a B2B product that enables dealerships to streamline the management of their service loaner fleets. The third is Audi Select, a monthly subscription service to Audi vehicles, available exclusively in the Dallas-Ft. Worth-area.
Together, Silvercar Inc. and Audi will continue to push the boundaries of modern mobility, inspired by our customers and dedicated to innovation, premium digital experiences, and moving you forward.
The ideal candidate should be able to independently handle the development and testing of a website from start to finish. This position involves working closely with marketing managers, product managers, and design and development teams across Silvercars three business units to gather insights and prioritize requests. This is a full-time position, reporting into the Director of Brand and the candidate will be required to work from Silvercars headquarters in Austin, TX.
As a WordPress Developer, you will:
Code and implement responsive experiences on Silvercar Inc.s WordPress websites
Optimize, modify, and debug current WordPress implementations
Create and update re-usable code libraries to streamline WordPress development cycle
Conduct QA testing and roll out deployments
Build marketing and transactional emails and email templates
Suggest improvements of builds and technology
Facilitate client WordPress training, site documentation, and maintenance
Work with multiple teams across three business units to ensure successful, on-time delivery
Work closely with agency and external developers to oversee and complete projects as needed
Understand and make recommendations on SEO best practices
Your peers would say:
Youre insatiably curious. You get into the latest shifts in technology and the newest trends in design.
Youre thick-skinned. Courageously open your projects to scrutiny and feedback daily.
You use both sides of your brain. You consider problems with analysis and solve them with creativity.
Youre flexible and adaptable. You know priorities change and youre ready to pivot.
Youre a great communicator. You know how to present your work and tailor the delivery to your audience, whether a crowd or one on one.
Expert-level experience working as a developer on customized WordPress themes and responsive sites. This means possessing a fluency with WordPress admin interface, building and formatting themes and content, handling menus, and managing custom post types, etc.
Experience coding and verifying event tracking from systems such as Google Analytics or Adobe Site Catalyst into WordPress pages
Advanced knowledge of how to interact with APIs (e.g. map APIs, social media APIs, etc.), formats (JSON, XML), web services, and 3rd party platforms, libraries, etc.
Ability to convert Photoshop, Sketch, Illustrator, and XD files into web-based projects like HTML templates for web pages and emails
Ability to evaluate, implement, and edit WordPress plugins, ensuring that their additions will not have a negative impact on the CMS or sites frameworks
Strong experience with cross-browser, platform, and device manual/automation testing
Solid troubleshooting, bug tracking, and quality assurance methodologies
Strong understanding of how code, plugins, APIs, etc. affect overall site performance
Strong time management and multitasking skills in traditional and non-traditional development environments, allowing for the ability to turn productions around quickly while maintaining a high level of quality
Excellent organizational skills and the ability to prioritize while working on multiple projects
Willingness to contribute to Silvercar and Audi Selects best practices by recommending, exploring and implementing better ways to deliver better, more optimize products
Experience working within a team setting
Even better if you have:
Experience with dynamic and/or e-commerce websites
Strong experience with WP Bakery
Silvercar offers you:
Competitive base salary with bonus incentive eligibility
Full benefits (medical, dental, vision, 401k)
Working in a dynamic team in downtown Austin with free parking
Friendly, small company environment with a progressive culture and flexible hours,
Backed by Audi, a 107-year-old automotive industry leader
Semi-flat organizational structure that ensures your influence on products we build
Unlimited paid vacation policy
Discounts on Silvercar rentals
Silvercar is committed to being an inclusive workplace where diversity is celebrated. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, or disability.