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WordPress Developer

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Position Objective:

 

To participate in the development, design, and implementation of websites for the PETA Foundation and its supported organizations, paying particular attention to detail and scalability

 

Primary Responsibilities and Duties:

 

• In consultation with the PETA Foundation and its supported organizations and verified compliance with the objectives, standards, and requirements communicated by them:

 

    o Initiate and lead improvements in processes and standards of construction and maintenance of the supported organizations’ software applications

 

    o Develop technical functionality and implementation of the supported organizations’ Internet sites 

 

    o Assist in defining the functionality required to support elaborate Web interfaces and software applications efficiently

 

    o Recommend and initiate improvements to the supported organizations’ sites, operating procedures, and use of technology 

 

    o Serve as a primary point of contact for WordPress technical queries

 

• Assist in the creation and maintenance of development-related standard operating procedures 

 

• Document work and develop necessary support documents or assist the team with development documentation

 

• Perform any other duties assigned by the supervisor

 

Qualifications:

 

• Bachelor’s degree in a related area or equivalent work experience

 

• Minimum of five years of related experience in website development roles

 

• Demonstrated experience developing WordPress plugins and themes (authorship of publicly available plugins/themes on the WordPress Plugin Directory/Themes Directory a plus)

 

• Demonstrated experience providing creative solutions in an agile environment

 

• Regular contributions to the WordPress Community (Support Forum, Documentation, etc.)

 

• Extensive experience with the following technologies:

 

        o Apache

 

        o MySQL

 

        o PHP

 

        o Nginx

 

        o WordPress

 

        o WordPress coding standards and best practices

 

        o WordPress Community

 

        o WordPress multisite

 

        o WordPress plugin development

 

        o WordPress theme development

 

• Demonstrated experience using GitHub in a distributed development environment

 

• Proven success as a Web developer

 

• Familiarity with the following technologies/programs/platforms:

 

        o BuddyPress

 

        o CDN (Content Delivery Networks)

 

        o Responsive frameworks (Foundation, Bootstrap, etc.)

 

        o Laravel framework

 

        o WooCommerce

 

• Excellent written and verbal communication skills

 

• Commitment to the objectives of the organization 

 

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