Wordpress Developer Department: Technology & Engineering Experience: 2 - 4 Years Experience

Paper Plane is looking for a Wordpress developer for our Mumbai office, who will be responsible to develop complex Wordpress based solutions along with PHP & create WordPress themes and plugins.


  • Develop responsive websites using Wordpress by strictly adhering to Wordpress Best Practices & Standards.
  • Create, edit and customize themes in Wordpress and integrate plugins.
  • Develop e-commerce/transactional capabilities within Wordpress websites using plug-ins like Woo Commerce.
  • Establish and guide the website's architecture. Ensure high-performance and availability.
  • Take ownership of the code base and focus on improving the quality, performance and stability of the same. Build well-designed software in a way that is generic, reusable and easily extensible.
  • Comprehensively document the Technical Architecture, Implementation Details and Best Practices.
  • Contribute to code review developed by team members.
  • Work closely with the Team leads and Project Manager's to deliver pixel perfect, bug free interface by writing quality code and within estimated timeline.
  • Design and implement custom features and functionality on the Wordpress platform.
  • Manage all technical aspects of the Wordpress platform.
  • Contribute to build Paper Plane proprietary re-usable code libraries, frameworks, themes and plug-ins.
  • Follow a disciplined release process and make Changes/Updates to client websites.
  • Conduct Knowledge Sessions to share concepts and lessons learnt.


  • 2-4 years of experience in building custom websites using Wordpress.
  • 1-2 years of experience in PHP / MySQL development.
  • Should have the experience and ability to architect the website based on the UI and functional requirements.
  • Should be an expert in Integration of UI (HTML/CSS) in wordpress themes and plugins.
  • Should be able to build frontend interactions using Javascript / Jquery and various plugins.
  • Should have hands on experience in using Action and Filter hooks.
  • Should have extensively used and have expertise in the Wordpress template hierarchy (creating custom post types / taxonomies / custom fields).
  • Should have implemented Wordpress best practices for site security.
  • Should have experience in using Git.
  • Should have Knowledge of Git attributes.
  • Should have experience in Enabling and working with Secure sites.
  • Should have Managed updates to Wordpress / themes / plugins.
  • Should have knowledge of Integrating the WooCommerce plugin and payment gateways for enabling eCommerce.
  • Should be able to Integrate third party services and API's.
  • Should be familiar with wordpress DB structure.
  • Should have the experience and ability to research and recommend the best plugins available to cater to a particular requirement.
  • Should be proficient in Testing and optimizing website performance using relevant tools.
  • Should be well versed with the Wordpress Coding and Deployment Standards / Best Practices.

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