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WordPress Developer


– Accepting applications


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




• 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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