WordPress Developer

The American Marketing Association (AMA) is a group of dedicated professionals striving to be the most relevant force and voice shaping marketing around the world. A non-profit with over 30,000 members, the AMA offers a place for dedicated professionals who work, teach, and study in the field to come together to pursue advancements within the industry.

Within the organizations’ development team, I serve as the lead WordPress developer, translating the technical vision of the Solution Architect into functional features within the AMA website. My responsibilities include the development of object-orientated programming, continuous integration, and functional testing, troubleshooting bugs and performance issues, implementation of third-party APIs, documentation, and training.

Responsibilities

  • Implementing Object Oriented Programming (OOP) solutions in AMA’s WordPress Platform
  • Executing functional testing and documenting solutions through the lifespan of the implementation
  • Ensuring solutions are implemented for scaling, maintenance specifications and standards
  • Completing other special projects as assigned.

Examples of Daily Tasks

  • Custom Gutenberg blocks
  • Core block extensions
  • Custom post types and taxonomy
  • Extensive use of Advanced Custom Fields
    • Admin panel options
    • Repeater field tabs
    • WooCommerce integration
  • Datawall and Paywall setup
  • WooCommerce customization
  • Local LAMP setup and maintenance