Hiring: Senior WordPress Developer 2013-08-09T22:41:52-04:00

We’re hiring!

The Role:
Join an exciting, fast-paced team doing pioneering work with WordPress as an application development platform, and developing amazing user experiences on the web and in mobile applications. Our projects have won industry awards and are being recognized by people like WordPress founder Matt Mullenweg as representing the future of WordPress development.

In your role as Senior WordPress Developer, you will play a leading role in the development of plugins that transform WordPress-based sites into achievement recognition platforms that acknowledge user skills, engagement, and contributions. Our plugins and platforms are in use by thousands of organizations, including major universities, museums and cultural institutions, national associations, and other mission-minded organizations. This is a great role for someone who wants to see the work they do impact the lives of people in meaningful, new and exciting ways. This is a job for someone who loves to be part of fun and serious work that matters.

We are seeking a WordPress developer with a minimum of two years advanced WordPress development experience. The ideal candidate is someone who is actively working in the WordPress realm and on plugin development and who is knowledgeable about the most recent WordPress releases and standards. Applicants should be passionate about WordPress. The perfect candidate meets these criteria:

  • Excellent knowledge of WordPress, PHP, MySQL, CSS, HTML and jQuery

  • Expert at developing using WordPress standards

  • Good understanding of accessibility considerations and web standards

  • Experience creating custom WordPress plugins

  • Intimate understanding of Custom Post Types

  • Understanding of RESTful Web Services technologies such as JSON, SOAP, and HTTP

  • Works both independently and with other developers

  • Experience drafting functional specifications

  • Experience coding WordPress themes

  • Experience using SVN software a plus

  • Writes well-documented code

  • Ability to work on multiple projects at the same time and complete tasks in a timely manner

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Ability to be a team player and grow as the needs of the business grows

  • Entrepreneurial and innovative spirit

  • Ability to work in our NYC office and/or to work remotely with little supervision

Please note: This is not a position for someone just learning how to develop in WordPress. Experienced programmers only.

Your job duties will include:

  • Developing WordPress plugins and custom functionality

  • Developing and maintaining complex WordPress-based applications

  • Working closely with internal team to understand and formulate solutions to client needs, and interacting closely with external teams of developers

  • Supporting and interacting with clients in a fast-paced environment

  • Using bug tracking, project tracking and SVN software

  • A variety of other tasks involved in the development life cycle from start to finish

Salary commensurate with experience. Benefits package includes: paid time off, health insurance, flexible office or telecommuter schedule, and likeable colleagues who love their work and the impact it is having.


Please send us whatever you have to show off your skills (links to web sites you’ve built, WordPress plugins you’ve created and your WordPress.org profile page, links to your github or stackoverflow contributions, a resume, portfolios, functional specs, blogs, etc).

To apply, email resume and related information to: