WordPress Developer

PETA Foundation · Oct 2nd 2019

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Full-time

(Norfolk, VA)

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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