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, API integrations, migration from other content management systems and more.

  • Ideal Location: Remote
  • Salary Range: $80K-$100K (pending location & experience)
  • Benefits: Health insurance, employer matching 401K plan, continuing education/annual conference stipend, professional development coaching, and flexibility to work remotely
  • 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
  • Work closely with our front-end developers
  • Create custom-coded websites built on open-source tools (WordPress and others) including primarily back-end theme and plugin development
  • 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

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
  • 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]