Front End (WordPress) Developer at Riskified

| Greater NYC Area
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About Us

Riskified is the AI platform powering the eCommerce revolution. We use cutting-edge technology, machine-learning algorithms, and behavioral analytics to identify legitimate customers and keep them moving toward checkout. Merchants use Riskified to increase revenue, prevent fraud, and eliminate customer friction. Riskified has reviewed hundreds of millions of transactions and approved billions of dollars of revenue for merchants across virtually all industries, including a number of Fortune 500 companies.

About the Role

As a Front End WordPress developer at Riskified, you will take part in the development work on our customer-facing digital assets - including our website, blog, and landing pages. You will be a valuable member of a fast-growing Marketing team and will get the chance to work on a variety of projects in a lively and dynamic environment. 

We are seeking a candidate with a strong understanding of industry trends and content-management systems who can help formulate an effective, responsive design and bring our interactive digital experiences to the next level.

What You'll Be Doing
  • Developing cutting-edge web interfaces
  • Making visual and structural changes to our website, blog, and landing pages to improve SEO, user experience, and conversion rates 
  • Working with our design team to create and implement new features and functionalities 
  • Managing all technical aspects of the CMS while ensuring high-performance and availability
  • Extending the WordPress CMS to handle additional functionalities.
Qualifications
  • 3 years of experience in WordPress development - MUST
  • Strong understanding of front-end technologies: HTML5, CSS3, JS, and jQuery - MUST
  • Strong Knowledge of PHP and Wordpress CMS backend, including the WP Query class, ACF - MUST
  • A strong portfolio with examples of sites you developed
  • Experience designing and developing responsive websites and the ability to convert comprehensive layout and wireframes into working HTML pages
  • Experience with RESTful APIs and formats (JSON, XML)
  • An autodidact approach to software development, experience with learning and adopting new programming languages and technologies.
  • A keen eye for details and pixel-perfect designs
  • Experience with Node.js and React.js - an advantage
  • B.Sc. in Computer Science or equivalent military certifications - an advantage
  • Experience with marketing tools such as Google Analytics & Hubspot - an advantage
Life at Riskified

We are a fast-growing and dynamic startup with 350 team members between our offices in Tel Aviv and New York City. We value collaboration and innovative thinking. We’re looking for bright, driven, and passionate people to grow with us.

Some NYC Benefits & Perks:

  • Fully-covered medical, dental, and vision insurance from your first day
  • Stock options for all employees, 401(k) + matching, commuter benefits
  • Catered lunch, team events, healthy snacks, yoga, pilates, soccer league, and more
In The News

Fortune Magazine: 25 Best Workplaces in New York

Great Place to Work: Riskified

Crain's: Best Places to Work in New York City

BuiltInNYC: How Riskified Has Carried its Brand Across Continents

TechCrunch: Riskified Prevents Fraud on Your Favorite eCommerce Site

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Technology we use

  • Engineering
    • C++Languages
    • JavaLanguages
    • JavascriptLanguages
    • PHPLanguages
    • PythonLanguages
    • RLanguages
    • RubyLanguages
    • ScalaLanguages
    • SqlLanguages
    • .NETLanguages
    • jQueryLibraries
    • jQuery UILibraries
    • ReactLibraries
    • ExpressFrameworks
    • HadoopFrameworks
    • Node.jsFrameworks
    • Ruby on RailsFrameworks
    • MongoDBDatabases
    • MySQLDatabases
    • PostgreSQLDatabases
    • RedisDatabases
    • SQLiteDatabases
    • AWSDatabases

Location

220 Fifth Ave., New York, NY 10001

An Insider's view of Riskified

How do you collaborate with other teams in the company?

As an Integrations Engineer, I sit with multiple stakeholders - the Customer, Sales, Product, Data Integrity, & Go-Live, to name a few. Whether a merchant has a new problem for us to solve or we're launching a new product, we maintain close contact to ensure we're on the same page, & deliver the best product & experience to our customers.

Jonathan

Integrations Engineer

How has your career grown since starting at the company?

I've been given the opportunity to work on increasingly larger deals that continue to stretch me in new ways. I've been able to work directly with the executive team and contribute meaningfully to the business. I feel valued and challenged on a daily basis and look forward to continuing to grow my career with the company.

Merrin

Account Executive

How do you make yourself accessible to the rest of the team?

I have weekly 1:1s with my team & quarterly 1:1s with all employees and they know they can come to me at any time. Making myself accessible to my team & the rest of the company is extremely important in my role and will always be one of my top priorities. It is important for employees to know they have someone they can trust & go to for anything.

Lorrie

Director, People Operations

What’s the vibe like in the office?

The vibe at Riskified is equal parts hustle and fun. Everyone is highly supportive and collaborative, which builds a genuine sense of unity in the office while making it very encouraging for everyone to excel in their positions.

Add in the amazing NYC views, adorable office dogs, and a well curated kitchen and you truly feel grateful to be here.

Arun

Director of Integrations

What are Riskified Perks + Benefits

Riskified Benefits Overview

Healthcare - Full medical, dental, and vision insurance from your first day
Stock - Stock options for all employees
Financial Benefits - 401(k) + matching with immediate vesting, commuter benefits
Professional Development - Customized training courses, company-wide learning, volunteering opportunities
Snacks and More - Fully stocked kitchen with healthy snacks, catered lunch, lunch stipend, weekly happy hours
Celebrations and Activities - Overnight getaways, team events, birthday breakfast, yoga, pilates, soccer, basketball, and more

Culture
Volunteer in local community
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Diversity
Mean gender pay gap below 10%
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Wellness Programs
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
401(K) Matching
Company Equity
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Beer on Tap
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
Happy Hours
Pet Friendly
Recreational Clubs
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
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