PSD to Wordpress Theme and Additional Framework Customization


Job Description

We are web design firm seeking a freelance programmer knowledgeable on Wordpress. If you have experience with the Automotive Theme by Contempo Graphic Design you will be given preference over other applicants. The programmer / resource will be responsible for taking site concepts we create in Photoshop and developing them into a custom Wordpress theme that is responsive. The programmer will also be responsible for applying the themes and testing them to ensure they work properly on all devices and in all browsers. Our goal is to find a freelance designer/programmer that communicates well with our team and displays a solid understanding of the Wordpress platform and responsive web design. The potential exists to work on many projects together. We also like to work with people who are not only good at delivering on the tasks they are contracted to do, but bring additional value to the team by recommending enhancements or design changes that make sense for the project and end client to increase our offerings.

The project in question is a custom, responsive Wordpress theme for a trucking company. It is based off the Automotive Theme by Contempo Graphic Design ( The Automotive Theme by Contempo Graphic Design will be installed, and then be customized to match PSD concepts. The prelimary concepts have been attached. The Wordpress theme will need to be identical to the PSDs that will be provided.

There are additional project requests for this project as well:
1.) We require the capacity to import Truck Listings from existing site (Existing site is XML imports or SQL DB exports can be provided)
2.) We need additional export truck listing functionality from Wordpress into XML format. This is where experience with the Automotive Theme with Contempo is a plus.
3.) We require custom fields in both back end and front end of the theme. In total there will be roughly 24 custom fields for this project (on the listing themselves).
4.) Translation Method - Site needs to be in both English / Spanish. Optimally site content would only need to be updated in one place.
5.) Contractor Documentation - We require a list of the files that were changed & documentation within files.
6.) Plugin Compatibility Verification - Please verify plugins will be compatible with any / all changes made to framework
7.) Timthumb Vulnerability - Identify and rectify any necessary changes related to Timthumb vulnerabilities

We'd like to start the project asap. Additional recommendations from the programmer/designer will be considered, and are valued. The Wordpress platform will be setup and ready to go for you, we will provide you necessary access to our development server, etc. We correspond by Skype, email, phone, etc. - whatever is needed to promote open communication and deliver a first-class solution for the client.

We would prefer to work with someone in the United States so we are available the same business hours to answer questions, etc. As mentioned, we'd also like to start establishing a long term, mutually beneficial relationship and being located in the same geographic area is helpful for that.

Skills: design, import, english

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