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Full Stack Wordpress Developer (Remote)

Radish Lab · Dec 6th 2020

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Job Description We are looking for a Mid-level or Senior Full Stack WordPress Developer to help implement website projects as part of a team. If you are a generalist when it comes to writing code and comfortable on any end of a tech stack, then you might be the perfect fit. We build digital experiences for organizations making the world a better place, clients like the International Rescue Committee, the American Cancer Society, and the Rainforest Alliance. We are a small, flexible, and collaborative team excited about tackling challenging projects.

Job Type Remote. A full-time contractor position with an agency based in Brooklyn, NY.

About You

  • You're a creative problem solver who can balance the technical and business value of the task at hand.

  • You don't do things just because they were always done that way.

  • You're not afraid of asking questions or admitting when you don't have the answer.

  • You're experienced at managing multiple projects, concurrent deadlines, and working under pressure.

  • You're curious and a quick learner; eager to learn new methods and technologies.

  • You're an excellent communicator in both verbal and written English (required).

  • You're quick to jump on a video chat to work a problem out quickly instead of relying on Slack or email.

  • You've got a good sense of humor.

  • You're interested in social change and engage with causes.

Must Haves

  • 5+ years of WordPress development: experience building themes from scratch, customizing websites through child themes, and building custom plugins

  • 3+ years of front-end development, using HTML, CSS/SASS, JavaScript

  • Ability to build and test web applications end-to-end, and have a thorough understanding of HTTP requests, RESTful APIs, authorization systems, and comfort with using third-party solutions to solve problems.

  • Excellent creative problem-solving skills and great patience in dealing with technical problems

  • Experience and familiarity with the MVC architectural pattern (Laravel, CakePHP, CodeIgniter, etc.)

  • Comfort with the terminal, running command-line based utilities, knowledge of shell scripting (e.g. Bash)

  • Advanced use of Git, specifically with the terminal.

  • Write backend application code for WordPress-based websites.

  • Assist with and direct front-end development as necessary, particularly in regards to the intersection between front and back end application design.

  • Managing Node dependencies and other libraries related to projects, as well as the configuration of those libraries.

  • Complete ongoing maintenance tasks within regular sprint cycles, and direct the testing and documentation around those tasks.

  • Offer feedback to designers and product stakeholders during the early strategic phases of projects.

Location Preferably Latin or South America

Language Must speak English fluently.

Nice to Have

  • Experience with the roots/sage theme.

  • Experience writing frontend build scripts, for example using Webpack

  • Experience with at least one modern JS framework like React, Vue, and Angular

  • Experience with container-based applications, particularly using Docker

  • Background in working with fast-paced environments like a creative agency

  • A dog or cat you like to share pictures of with the team

How to Apply Please send your resume and include links to your Github account and the latest websites you've built with WordPress. Also please quote your weekly rate.

About Radish Lab: headquartered in Brooklyn, New York, Radish Lab is a full-service interactive creative agency that focuses on people and projects that create an impact in our world. We build innovative websites, applications, data visualizations, and interactive experiences for non-profits, cultural institutions, universities, advocacy organizations, health, and science-based organizations, as well as social businesses. We've worked with the International Rescue Committee, United Nations, UNICEF, American Cancer Society, Promundo, Columbia University, BMW Foundation, (RED), and many others. We're looking to have a positive impact on the world using design and technology.

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