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WordPress Developer - Milwaukee Area

The Big Picture:

Recent growth within our company means new opportunities within our team. We are on the hunt for a full-time WordPress Developer. We’re looking for someone who is an awesome, expert level WordPress Developer. This is a Milwaukee-area job for someone who lives and breathes solid code and solves problems with beautifully programmed, inspired solutions. But wait, there’s more.

We’re searching for someone who:
  • Brings 3+ years of on-the-job development work to the table.
  • has a burning desire to be on a team where you produce innovative development work.
  • performs best in an environment where learning, teaching, and growing are supported.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Bring designs to life by writing/editing semantic markup language (HTML5/CSS3) using responsive design best practices
  • Develop client websites including custom features that follow mockups and style tiles
  • Implement graphics for placement in web sites with creativity and originality
  • Maintain an awareness of current trends and practices in the web design and development fields
  • Recommend improvements in software, equipment or practice
  • Provide and support customer needs on an ongoing basis via email, phone or in person
  • Additional development duties and responsibilities as assigned


  • Required working knowledge of:
    • CSS3, Semantic HTML5, PHP, LESS & SASS, Javascript & jQuery, GIT
    • WordPress Plugin API
    • Responsive Web Design
    • Object-oriented PHP
    • Local development
  • Preferred working knowledge of:
    • Composer
    • Automated deployment workflows
    • Scrum methodology
  • Ability to self-organize, prioritize and manage multiple complex projects with firm deadlines
  • Works effectively, creatively and independently within an agile team environment
  • Utilize strong interpersonal skills to effectively interact with people in a team environment
  • Offices locally or remotely (local officing preferred)
  • If local, minimal travel to client sites within 20 miles of Tuna Traffic office

Education Requirements:

Preferred, but not required, Bachelor's degree or Associates degree in Web Development

Experience Requirements:

3+ years of on-the-job work experience with web development or related field


We are deeply committed to cultivating an environment grounded in creative energy, groundbreaking ideas and continual enrichment. We value being a company that walks the talk, is authentic, engaged and responsive to its team members and clients.

Our benefits include:
  • Health
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • Life
  • Personal time off (PTO)
  • Company paid holidays
  • Paid on-going learning and development opportunities
  • Flexible schedule
  • Cutting edge technology and tools
  • Collaborative, team driven environment
  • Casual atmosphere

What’s Our Story, Anyway?

Founded in 2010 in Racine, Wisconsin, Tuna Traffic specializes in developing, marketing and managing effective and engaging web presences. Through creative design, cutting edge technology, tactical market analysis and innovative social media, we function as a one-stop interactive marketing shop.

We work a little differently here at Tuna Traffic. We manage our projects using an Agile Methodology called Scrum. Scrum focuses our team’s energy by initiating, detailing and completing our work in progressive steps. And it makes for a successful, supportive work environment. Our Tuna Traffic team is chock full of smart people who are card-carrying SEO Rockstars and Social Media Gurus, plus we’re kind of fun to be around.