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WordPress Developer

Are you a developer who loves 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!

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What you will 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 need:

  • 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 strongly preferred.

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About Forum One:

Forum One is a digital agency that combines tech savvy, issue sophistication, and design execution to help influential organizations craft solutions for the world’s most pressing problems. Since 1996, we’ve been passionately committed to helping our clients extend their influence. We’re headquartered in Alexandria, VA and have offices in Seattle, WA and Washington, D.C.

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