Freelance WordPress Web Developer – Performance Specialist

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About Our Studio

Founded in 2015, Arcade of Design Studio is a creative studio, providing graphic design, web design & development, and social media content creation services for small or medium-sized businesses in any industry. Our vision is to be the creative partner that will take care of your business’s visual identity and online presence.
Our philosophy is to provide quality design and effective solutions based on your business needs.
Our mission is to create a positive influence on the targeted audience and promote your business through effective methods of exposure and promotion.

Growing our team, we are currently looking for a Freelance WordPress Web Developer – Performance Specialist.

Job Description

Are you a talented web developer with a passion for optimizing website speed performance? Do you have experience working with metrics like Largest Contentful Paint (LCP), First Contentful Paint (FCP), and Speed Index? If so, we have an exciting opportunity for you to join our team as a Web Developer – Website Speed Performance Specialist.

Key Responsibilities

  • Collaborate with the designer to understand website performance goals and requirements.
  • Identify opportunities for improving website speed and performance.
  • Optimize website assets, code, and server configurations to enhance page load times and overall performance.
  • Conduct performance audits and analyze performance metrics, including Core Web Vitals [ Largest Contentful Paint (LCP), First Input Delay (FID), Cumulative Layout Shift (CLS), etc.].
  • Implement performance optimization techniques, such as lazy loading, image optimization, caching strategies, and minification.
  • Monitor and analyze website performance using tools like Google PageSpeed Insights, Lighthouse, and WebPageTest.
  • Stay up-to-date with the latest web performance trends, techniques, and best practices.
  • Troubleshoot and resolve performance-related,  and other web development issues.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Web Development, or a related field (or equivalent experience).
  • Proven experience as a web developer with a focus on website speed performance.
  • Strong understanding of web technologies, including HTML, CSS, JavaScript, and HTTPS protocols.
  • Solid knowledge of performance optimization techniques and tools.
  • Experience with metrics and fixing Core Web Vitals: Largest Contentful Paint (LCP), First Input Delay (FID), Cumulative Layout Shift (CLS), etc. issues.
  • Experience with performance monitoring and analysis tools like Google PageSpeed Insights, Lighthouse, and WebPageTest.
  • Proficiency in diagnosing and troubleshooting performance issues.
  • Strong problem-solving and analytical skills.
  • Excellent communication and collaboration abilities.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team in a fast-paced environment.
  • Attention to detail and commitment to delivering high-quality results.
  • Experience with Content Management Systems (CMS) like WordPress.
  • Knowledge of front-end frameworks such as React, Angular, or Vue.js.
  • Familiarity with back-end technologies like PHP, Python, or Node.js.
  • Understanding of mobile web development and responsive design principles.

If you are passionate about optimizing website speed and performance, and you have experience with metrics like Largest Contentful Paint (LCP), First Contentful Paint (FCP), and Speed Index, we want to hear from you. Join our team and help us deliver exceptional user experiences through fast and efficient websites.

 

How to Apply

If you would like to join our growing team, please submit your resume, portfolio, and a brief explanation of your experience and achievements in website speed performance optimization, with a cover letter (references are also welcome) at hiring@arcdestudio.com

We hope to hear from you soon!

All applications will be treated with utmost confidence and will only be seen by members of our recruitment team.

What We Offer

• Completely Remote Collaboration
• A dynamic, collaborative, work environment
• Work on creative projects
• The chance to work on exciting and significant projects
• Payment per project upon agreement

Equal Employment Opportunity Policy

We are looking for experienced Freelancers from different diversity backgrounds. We choose our partners based on their proven success case studies, NOT based on gender identity, generation, race/ethnicity, caregiver status, or sexual orientation. We need diversity for our projects.

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May 22, 2023
Brooklyn, NY (Remote)
Bachelor Degree
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