The National Association for Stock Car Auto Racing, Inc. (NASCAR) is the sanctioning body for the No. 1 form of motorsports in the United States. NASCAR consists of three national series (Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series™, NASCAR XFINITY Series™, and NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Series™), four regional series, one local grassroots series and three international series. NASCAR is a company driven by technology and innovation, both of which are central to competition and are at the core of our sport. The sport’s impact is demonstrated with a strong corporate and media footprint. Based in Daytona Beach, Fla., with offices in eight cities across North America, NASCAR sanctions more than 1,200 races in more than 30 U.S. states, Canada, Mexico and Europe. For more information visit http://www.NASCAR.com and http://www.IMSA.com, and follow NASCAR on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and Snapchat (‘NASCAR’).
Develops custom, often complex WordPress-based solutions along with general PHP framework-based solutions. Ideal candidate must have at least 3-5 years of experience developing WordPress or other similar CMS systems.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
Build websites using custom plugins, themes, and widgets within WordPress CMS.
Develop deep understanding of existing digital platform including associated databases, data sources and dependencies, workflow, information architecture, and legacy systems currently in production.
Strong ability to gather requirements and work with business users.
A continued desire to innovate, learn, progress technical abilities.
Develop tools and interfaces for integrating advertising technology into consumer experiences.
Experience with SEO best practices
Write new documentation as needed, and evaluate existing documentation for completeness and accuracy.
Design and codes superior technical solutions, enforces coding standards
Recognize system deficiencies and implements effective solutions
Responsible for the end-user experience via the interface, sitemap, site architecture, feeds architecture and back-end code functionality
Work closely with visual designers to bridge design and engineering work effort
Work with the Technical Operations Team to support Live Race Events; occasional weekends on-site.
Work with the Technical Operations Team to support the deployment of new releases of NASCAR.com on occasional weekday nights.
Approximate travel 15% including weekends.