Careers

WordPress Developer

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

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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 accessible, dynamic, and responsive web sites and applications by writing code (PHP, HTML, CSS, JavaScript) and configuring and extending content management software (WordPress).
  • Assess existing sites/systems for code quality and interactive appeal.
  • Evangelize for best practices for open source development.
  • Participate in requirements gathering and solutions architecture for individual site features.

What you bring to the table:

  • 2+ years of WordPress development experience
  • Experience writing custom themes and plugins for WordPress
  • Significant experience working on a LAMP (Linux, Apache/Nginx, MySQL, and PHP) stack
  • Experience with Agile software development methodology
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Information Technology, or relevant field preferred
  • Front-end development experience (CSS/Sass, JavaScript/React, Twig, etc) preferred
  • Experience with other open-source CMS applications (Drupal, Grav) preferred
  • Participation in open source projects

Why you’ll love it here:

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

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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 and Seattle, WA. We work influential organizations such as the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, the Peace Corps, and the American Red Cross.

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