Teal Media

WordPress / PHP Developer

Full-Time in Washington, DC - Remote OK - Development

Teal Media is seeking a full-time Wordpress/PHP Developer. Working closely with our visual design team, you will work alongside our technical team to review, build, and maintain highly interactive and engaging websites for high-profile social impact clients.

  • Location: Remote, but you must be in the U.S. to be considered.
  • Position Type: Full Time
  • Salary Range: $80K-$100K (pending experience)
  • Benefits: Health insurance, employer matching 401K plan, continuing education/annual conference stipend, professional development coaching, and awesome coworkers
  • Required To Apply: Provide your GitHub profile or other example work (noting your contribution)


What You’ll Do

  • Serve as lead developer on stand-alone web-based projects as well as support retainer development tasks for existing clients
  • Collaborate with and provide technical guidance to team members and clients
  • Review technical specifications, wireframes, and requirements with our CTO and creative team to ensure a thorough and complete understanding of assigned projects and tasks
  • Work closely with our front-end developers
  • Create custom-coded websites built on open-source tools (WordPress and others) including primarily back-end theme and plugin development
  • Ensure the technical feasibility of UI/UX designs
  • Manage updates, changes, and feature additions to existing projects
  • Regularly consult with CTO on code deliverables to ensure work meets project requirements before sharing with the client
  • Conduct quality assurance and testing on project deliverables
  • Assist with technical solutions discovery on projects
  • Train clients and/or internal team on how to manage and maintain all built functionality
  • Manage and coordinate tasks and communicate with clients as necessary
  • Communicate and collaborate with internal and external project team members

Ideal Candidates Have
  • Demonstrable experience developing for WordPress or similar PHP-based content management systems, including experience creating custom themes or plugins, and a willingness to walk us through code that you yourself have written
  • 2-4+ years of PHP-based programming experience
  • Strong understanding of the website design and development process, including working knowledge of: git or other versioning systems, configuring services such as web-hosting and dns systems, mobile responsive design, accessibility standards, and privacy/security standards
  • Self-starter, independent thinker, highly responsible
  • Excellent communication and problem-solving skills
  • Thrives working in a fast-paced environment
  • Strict attention to detail and adherence to project deadlines

Benefits

Make a positive impact on mission-driven organizations and nonprofits while working in a fun, collaborative and flexible environment. We’re a nimble, close-knit group that values team work and individual contribution.

All our positions are remote (in the US), but we work to maintain a fun and engaging company culture.

  • Competitive salary
  • Work from home (or at the beach!)
  • Professional Development Coaching
  • Continuing Education Stipend
  • Eligibility for quarterly bonuses
  • Generous paid time off and sick leave
  • Health, dental, and vision insurance
  • Company 401(k) with match
  • Annual team retreat