PHP (WordPress) Developer

Prep Network

Job Description

About Prep Network

Prep Network ( is the national leader in the prep coverage, events and athlete recruitment. Our writers produce 2,000 articles each month, our 50+ tournaments and showcases host hundreds of teams and thousands of prospects across the country each year, and our RecruitMe product helps match athletes with their perfect college.

Job Description

You will work closely with our development team on our WordPress platform including custom theme and plugin development. You will also assist in improving our custom-built laravel applications including the RecruitMe platform and event management application. You will have the opportunity to jump across the stack to pitch in where needed on anything from user experience, design, frontend and backend development.

We are a rapidly growing sports-focused company where your voice will be heard and you can make a real impact. Aside from knowing your way around the code of a web application, we want someone that fits our culture, work ethic, and most importantly our passion for learning and improving. 

Required Skills

  • Minimum of one year of PHP experience

  • Experience with WordPress including custom plugin or theme development

  • Proficient knowledge of web technologies, and latest developments across HTML, CSS, and Javascript ecosystems (Bootstrap 4, Sass, JQuery)

  • Working-level knowledge of Git (and Github)

  • Experience structuring MySQL databases to fit the needs of your application and creating and querying relationships within the data

  • Experience with third-party API integrations and data scraping

  • Experience with SSH

  • Familiar with creating responsive web experiences leveraging browser and device capabilities, making use of emerging tools and best practices 

  • Strong communication skills and the ability to work both independently and as a member of a team

Preferred Skills

  • Experience with WooCommerce and Advanced Custom Fields

  • Experience with a PHP framework such as Laravel or CakePHP 

  • Experience with Javascript frameworks such as ReactJS

Our Benefits and Perks

  • Fun & Flexible Work Space. Free coffee and snacks? Check. Open and collaborative work environment? Check. Ping pong in the back? That too.
  • Awesome Co-workers. Company culture is important to us. We love to hire curious and self-motivated people who work hard, and have a blast doing it.
  • Professional Development. Want to add new skills or improve the ones you've got? We will cover the cost to make both you and the company better.

Skills we're looking for

Job Location

Maple Grove

Office Locations

6901 East Fish Lake Road, Suite 188, Maple Grove, MN

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