WordPress Developer

Are you a developer who loves love working with WordPress? Join Forum One and our Technical Support Team to help us build web solutions for organizations doing important work around the world!


What you’ll do:

  • Collaborate in the development of websites and web-based applications using an Agile software development methodology.
  • Implement and advocate for the use of standards based and semantic HTML and CSS to solve design problems.
  • Write custom theme files and plugins for WordPress.
  • Build web sites and applications by writing code (PHP, HTML, CSS, JavaScript) and configuring and extending content management software (WordPress).
  • Create accessible, dynamic, and responsive interfaces with HTML, CSS, and JavaScript.
  • Assess existing sites/systems for code quality and interactive appeal.
  • Evangelize for best practices for open source development.
  • Estimate the level of effort of development for individual site features.

What you bring to the table:

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Experience building entire features for moderately complex web sites or applications using PHP, HTML, CSS and JavaScript.
  • Experience using git for source control.
  • Experience with WordPress.
  • Two to five years of experience in web development and working with web technologies.
  • Solid portfolio showing at least 2–3 small to medium level projects.
  • Experience with Photoshop and/or Sketch required.
  • Experience with CMS development, especially WordPress and Drupal.
  • Understanding of web standards and accessibility guidelines.
  • Ability to multitask and meet deadlines on a tight schedule.
  • Experience collaborating with others and working in small teams.
  • Experience with jQuery and JavaScript
  • Plus, but not required experience with client-side JavaScript MVC frameworks (e.g. React, Angular)
  • Bachelor’s Degree

Why you’ll love it here:

  • Do work for amazing, world-changing clients!
  • All employees are owners
  • 401(k) match
  • 25 days paid time off to start
  • Flexible work hours
  • Killer benefits & professional development
  • Snacks, healthy ones and not so healthy ones


About Forum One:

Forum One is a full service digital agency that works with mission-driven organizations to create the stunning designs, smart messaging, and custom built technology tools they need to realize their goals and extend their influence in the areas they care about most.

We are headquartered in Alexandria, VA, with additional offices in Washington, DC; Seattle, WA; and Cologne, Germany. We work influential organizations such as the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, the Peace Corps, and the American Red Cross.

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