Wordpress Developer, Marketing (Freelance)

| Santa Monica

The Tala Marketing Team is looking for a stellar, highly skilled Wordpress/Front-End Web Developer on a freelance basis. Our site is built on a recent implementation from Wordpress VIP, and we’re in need of a developer resource for small- and medium-sized projects on an ongoing basis.

As an experienced marketing developer, you should be comfortable with all aspects of front-end web development, knowledgeable of marketing best practices and tactics, and flexible in finding the right solutions for our marketing dev process. We’re a data-driven, nimble startup that works fast and thrives on rigorous testing.

What you’ll do:

  • Working primarily with the Tala Brand Marketing team, you’ll take on both small Wordpress development projects (plugin installation and security checks via github, website functionality changes and new design implementations, general Wordpress site updates and maintenance) and medium-sized projects (blog page redesign, community integration, analytics implementations)
  • Collaborate with the marketing creative team to implement new designs and wireframes on an ad-hoc basis

What you’ll need:

  • 3-5 years experience in web development, preferable within or in support of a marketing or growth org
  • Wordpress experience highly preferred. The ideal candidate is a Wordpress expert, skilled at creating all aspects of Wordpress sites from start to finish
  • Expert knowledge of HTML and CSS
  • Familiar with the block-based editor, Gutenberg
  • Experienced with lifecycle marketing implementations, email capture forms, A/B testing platforms, etc.
  • Visual design experience preferred. At the very least, you have an eye for compelling marketing design
  • Strong experience with mobile-first design
  • SEO experience is a plus
  • You have strong communication skills and are easy to work with, and prioritize speed and quality
  • You can work mostly independently, are truly self-motivated
  • You’re comfortable with well established timelines and deadlines
  • Are passionate about working with a mission-driven company with a goal of enabling financial empowerment for people living in underdeveloped financial countries
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Location

429 Santa Monica Blvd, Santa Monica, CA 90401
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Tala Benefits Overview

International Travel - Want to try nyama choma in Kenya, or halo halo in the Philippines, while seeing your work in action? With offices in Mexico City, Dar es Salaam, Nairobi, Manila and Bangalore, Tala offers Santa Monica-based team members frequent opportunities to travel to our markets to get to know our customers and local team members.

Medical Coverage & Wellness - We believe in people, and empowering each team member to be their whole self. With that comes wellness! Tala offers full coverage for health, dental and vision insurance for our team members and their families. We also celebrate wellness days, with opportunities for free massages in the office, and healthy snacks and treats always available onsite. Join one of our intramural sports teams or the running club, and make space for self-care by taking advantage of unlimited PTO and work from home days.

Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
Company Equity
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Flexible Work Schedule
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Paid Volunteer Time
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
Happy Hours
Parking
Pet Friendly
Recreational Clubs
Relocation Assistance
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences

Additional Perks + Benefits

Professional development opportunities – from conferences and online classes to weekly lunch & learns. Company-sponsored health and wellness activities, including local sports leagues and at-work massages! Gender-neutral paid parental leave for 12 weeks.

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