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WordPress Developer

For the past 25 years, we’ve been doing work that matters. We’re a digital agency that leverages technology to extend the influence of our mission-driven clients. Every day, our team of more than 100 digital strategists, architects, designers, and creators help leading nonprofit organizations and government agencies across the country make an impact. But this team still needs you! This is your opportunity to join the company helping those doing good in the world – do more, reach more, and achieve more. 

 

Forum One is looking for a WordPress Developer to help support our portfolio of nonprofit & government organizations within our Support Services team. 

 

What you’ll do:

  • Collaborate in the development of websites and web-based applications.
  • Build high-quality, accessible, and performant solutions that follow industry best practices by writing modular and maintainable PHP, TWIG, CSS, and JavaScript.
  • Write custom plugins for WordPress.
  • Recommend and oversee the implementation and configuration of existing WordPress plugins.
  • Assess and improve existing websites code quality, accessibility, performance and technical debt.
  • Evangelize best practices for WordPress and open source development.
  • Participate in requirements gathering and solutions architecture for individual site features.
  • Contribute to internal and open source tools, reusable code, code accelerators, and starter kits.

 

What you bring to the table: 

  • You’ve been working with WordPress for a few years now, and can customize, troubleshoot and improve WordPress functionality through code, outside of the admin ui.
  • 3+ years of WordPress development experience including writing custom themes and plugins.
  • Experience working on a LAMP stack (Linux, Apache/Nginx, MySQL, and PHP).
  • Excellent knowledge of writing custom WordPress plugins with PHP.
  • Experience writing modern JavaScript, and familiarity with a front-end framework such as React, Vue, or Angular.
  • Familiarity with version control and Git.
  • Experience with Agile software development methodology.
  • A technical mindset with great attention to detail.
  • A desire to continually learn new technologies, techniques, and tools.

 

What would be nice:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Information Technology, or relevant experience
  • Experience with other Content Management Systems such as Drupal, Contentful, Webflow and Strapi 
  • Knowledge of accessibility, WCAG standards, and ARIA
  • Experience with DevOps applications and CI/CD tools
  • Experience working in an agency or consulting environment
  • Community participation in open source projects.

 

Why you’ll love it here:

  • Competitive Salary & Employee Ownership Plan
  • 401(k) match, Commuter benefits & flexible spending accounts  
  • 15 Vacation days, in addition to Sick Leave & Floating Holidays
  • Flexible work hours
  • Paid parental leave
  • Company-provided laptops
  • Professional development opportunities
  • Tuition reimbursement

 

What we value:

  • We’re passionate about our work – our clients’ missions matter, and we apply our passion in support of clients who are addressing the most critical global issues.
  • We’re great partners – we’re collaborative, approachable, creative, inclusive, and reliable.
  • We’re continuous learners – we are always expanding, refining, and improving our craft, value, and impact—as individuals and as a team.
  • We’re inquisitive problem solvers – we’re dedicated to finding the right solution, which requires actively engaging varied perspectives, and approaching our work with flexibility, humility,  and open minds.
  • We get things done – we are thoughtful and thorough, but we don’t waste time or hesitate to tackle problems head on.
  • We do the right thing – we make decisions for Forum One and our clients with the highest integrity, respect, fairness, and honesty. 

 

Forum One provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability or genetics.

Are you ready to create impact?

We'd love to connect and discuss your next project.