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Web Designer & WordPress Developer

NIC Inc. Honolulu, HI
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.

Hawaii Information Consortium, a subsidiary of NIC Inc., is the premier provider of government websites, digital government services, and secure payment processing solutions in the state of Hawaii. For the past 20 years, our mission has been to enhance the lives of Hawaii citizens by improving their interactions with government. We do this by partnering with State, County, and Federal agencies to bring government services online. Located in downtown Honolulu, we employ 34 full time staff members and have a fantastic team of talented people who take great pride in the work that we perform on behalf of our government partners. We are seeking a Web Designer and WordPress Specialist to join our team.


We are looking for someone who loves designing impactful web experiences and building with WordPress. You should have considerable experience working with clients through the entire design & development process. You should be highly proficient in WordPress including custom post types, taxonomies, parent-child themes, custom theme options, customized backend and dashboard, widget areas, etc. You should also be able to write clean, semantic client-side HTML, CSS, and JS to create beautiful, responsive sites.


  • Facilitate and lead meetings with clients/partners and teammates to identify problems and to determine user and stakeholder needs
  • Design and implement websites from initial concept, site architecture, and user interface to finished deliverable
  • WordPress development including theme and individual template development, plugin tweaks, new feature development
  • Setup of WordPress options, plugin installation and configuration
  • Documentation of your work for end users and commenting and proper organization of code so other team members can work with your code
  • Implement usable, standards compliant, cross browser compatible designs for our partners web sites.
  • Code and implement WordPress sites from custom themes, functions, and plugins
  • Code web layouts/pages using valid HTML/CSS
  • Leverage tools for assessing ADA and usability compliance
  • Facilitate client WordPress training and site documentation
  • Provide continued support for sites already launched (troubleshooting, bug fixes, instructional help)


  • Expert knowledge of WordPress (plugin / theme development / APIs)
  • CSS/SASS, HTML, HTML5, JavaScript, JQuery, and PHP skills
  • Strong experience building websites across the major browsers
  • Thorough knowledge of Accessibility, including Section 508 and WCAG 2.0 guidelines, and other web standards
  • Excellent customer service skills, including good verbal and written abilities
  • Meet with stakeholders to conceptualize and develop interactive content, generate concepts, gather information and create Web content based on product and customer needs.
  • Strong organizational skills, structured thinking and development methodology
  • Highly organized and able to multi-task between several projects
  • Excellent time management, and strong follow-through skills required
  • Ability and desire to thrive in a high-pressure, client-services entrepreneurial environment with limited supervision
  • A passion for perfection and a strong attention to detail (pride and ownership of work)
  • Experience working with a versioning tool (preferably Git) is a plus

Desirable Characteristics:

  • Self-motivated and creative
  • Organized and able to multi-task between several projects
  • Requires limited supervision
  • Team-oriented mindset with flexibility for change
  • Positive attitude


  • Competitive compensation program
  • No-cost group medical/dental insurance
  • Stock purchase plan
  • Matching 401(k) contributions with 100% vesting
  • Disability insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Company wellness program
  • Casual and fun office environment
  • Paid State holidays/vacation
  • Tuition reimbursement

*No Relocation Assistance Provided*

NIC Inc.

Why Work Here?

Your work will help drive application and adoption of emerging technologies to create effective digital government solutions!

Do you want to work for a company that makes lives easier every day? Are you interested in developing innovative technologies to improve government? Then NIC is the perfect place for you! NIC works every day to make government more accessible and efficient for all. We are the leading provider of digital government solutions for more than 4,500 federal, state, and local agencies in the United States. Forbes has even named NIC as one of the 100 Best Small Companies in America several years in a row. Come work for one of the best, and together we'll make good government great.


Honolulu, HI