WordPress / PHP Developer

Teal Media is seeking a remote developer for a contract position. Working closely with our visual design team, you will work alongside our technical team to review, build, and maintain websites for high-profile social impact clients, under the direction of our CTO. Depending on the project, responsibilities may include custom theme or custom plugin development, one-off front-end code development, HTML email templates, and more.

  • Ideal Location: Remote
  • To Apply: Send a note of interest and a link to your GitHub profile or other example work (required) to [email protected]

What You’ll Do

  • Serve as lead developer on stand-alone web-based projects as well as support retainer development tasks for existing clients
  • Collaborate with and provide technical guidance to team members and clients
  • Review technical specifications, wireframes, and requirements with our CTO and creative team to ensure a thorough and complete understanding of assigned projects and tasks
  • Create custom-coded websites built on open-source tools (WordPress and others) including ‘front-end’ code and back-end functionality as specified by the project
  • Ensure the technical feasibility of UI/UX designs
  • Manage updates, changes, and feature additions to existing projects
  • Regularly consult with CTO on code deliverables to ensure work meets project requirements before sharing with the client
  • Conduct quality assurance and testing on project deliverables
  • Assist with technical solutions discovery on projects
  • Train clients and/or internal team on how to manage and maintain all built functionality
  • Manage and coordinate tasks and communicate with clients as necessary
  • Communicate and collaborate with internal and external project team members
  • Educate clients as needed

Ideal Candidates Will Have

  • Demonstrable experience developing for WordPress or similar PHP-based content management systems, including experience creating custom themes or plugins, and a willingness to walk us through code that you yourself have written
  • 2-4+ years of PHP-based programming experience
  • Experience creating front-end HTML5, CSS, and Javascript code with working examples
  • Strong understanding of the website design and development process, including working knowledge of: git or other versioning systems, configuring services such as web-hosting and dns systems, mobile responsive design, accessibility standards, and privacy/security standards
  • Self-starter, independent thinker, highly responsible
  • Excellent communication and problem-solving skills
  • Thrives working in a fast-paced environment
  • Strict attention to detail and adherence to project deadlines

To Apply: Send a note of interest and a link to your GitHub profile or other example work (required) to [email protected]