WordPress Developer job description template

An effective description can help you hire the best fit for your job. Check out our tips to provide details that skilled professionals are looking for.

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So you want to hire a WordPress developer. But how can you attract a top developer to build your WordPress-powered site? Writing a clear and concise job description explaining who and what you need is an important first step in getting your project off the ground—and this article is here to help.

The key to writing a great WordPress job description is knowing as much as possible about what you want out of your site. This will help you find a WordPress developer who can handle your specific website development needs, such as simple integrations and out-of-the-box themes or more complex additions with custom PHP code, advanced custom fields, or a tailored theme.

While WordPress can be a pretty turn-key content management system (CMS), depending on your needs it can also be notoriously complex to build and build well.

In this article, we’ll do a quick overview of the WordPress CMS and provide you with a general framework for writing a job description to help you find the right developer for your needs.

Whether you need a simple landing page or a powerful, multi-site install, you’ll want to find a WordPress developer who is well-suited for your software development project.

If you hire an overqualified developer for a simple site that requires no CSS or PHP code, you might go over budget. If you hire a developer who can’t handle more difficult functionality, you might end up with a site that doesn’t meet your needs or requires too many security-compromising plugins that leave you vulnerable and with a clunky backend.

A skilled WordPress developer knows just how to fine-tune the platform to be easy to use, secure, and scalable.

A clearly defined WordPress project lets you write a clear and concise job post, which can help you attract the right web developer to your project. The first step to defining your project is to figure out what you need from your WordPress site. The more information you can provide upfront, the less likely you are to run into roadblocks and go over time and budget.

Start with a rough list of the pages, any specific functionality you need, how many people will need access to the site, what content you want to be able to update, and the complexity of your data needs. Providing a very general idea of what you need will allow a developer to suggest possible solutions, whether those are plugins, APIs, or custom coding. Be prepared for the developer to come back with questions about functionality before things get kicked off.

Also, think about the future of your site. Even though you may not have the budget or time to accomplish a specific idea now, include it now because it could affect how the developer builds the site in terms of scalability. This could prevent you from having to rethink the build of your site down the line should you want to add new features.

Then, consider design—have you picked out a theme? Do you need a site that reflects strict brand standards with a from-scratch design? Do you need responsive design or SEO support? This can give you some direction on the level of experience (entry-level, intermediate, or expert) you should look for in a potential developer.

Example job descriptions

Creating effective WordPress job descriptions is crucial for attracting the right talent. An engaging job description both outlines the responsibilities and qualifications needed and also sells the company culture and the unique opportunities that come with the position. Below, find examples of quality WordPress job descriptions and insights into why they work effectively.

WordPress Developer for a digital agency

Join [Digital Agency Name], a leader in innovative online solutions, as our next WordPress Developer. Here, you'll immerse yourself in a wide array of stimulating projects that challenge and expand your skills. From crafting elegant website designs that captivate and communicate to developing complex e-commerce platforms that transform user experience and drive business, your work will be at the forefront of digital innovation.

As part of our dynamic team, you'll collaborate with creative minds who are as passionate about technology and design as you are. This role promises not just a job but a journey filled with learning, creativity, and growth, all within a supportive and vibrant team environment. Whether you're fine-tuning the user experience of a boutique online store or reimagining the digital presence of a global brand, your contribution will be essential to our mission of delivering cutting-edge solutions that make a difference.


  • Design and implement new features and functionalities for WordPress sites
  • Ensure high-performance and manage all technical aspects of the CMS
  • Collaborate with the design team to create visually appealing and user-friendly websites
  • Maintain and enhance website performance and security
  • Provide technical support and education to the team and clients as needed


  • Proficient in WordPress, PHP, HTML5, CSS3, and JavaScript/jQuery
  • Experience with responsive and adaptive design principles
  • Strong understanding of website architecture and aesthetics
  • Ability to work in a team and communicate effectively
  • Experience with e-commerce platforms is a plus

Why it works:

  • Highlights variety and creativity. This job description promises a range of projects, appealing to candidates seeking diverse challenges.
  • Emphasizes team environment. Mentioning work within a creative team suggests a collaborative culture.


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