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WordPress Developer

Location: San Francisco, CA

Type: Full Time

Min. Experience: Experienced

About Our Company

ElegantThemes.com is a leader in WordPress Theme & Plugin Development. We have been building the top premium WordPress themes and plugins for the past 8 years and we maintain the largest customer bases in the ecosystem. 350,799 users, freelance developers and web design agencies depend on our beautiful designs and we work hard everyday to make sure we are creating the best WordPress products on the web. Divi, our flagship theme and page builder plugin is pushing the boundaries and has inspired an absolutely amazing community to form around it. A focus on community is a core part of our culture and it makes our work environment is a truly rewarding one.


Job Description

As a WordPress Developer at Elegant Themes, you will be working with a small and agile team made up of talented devs from all around the world. We work with git, chat on Slack and our team structure is flat and open. Self-motivated individuals tend to thrive best here, and we are looking for someone filled with inspiration and who isn't afraid to take initiative.

This position is for someone with a deep understanding of WordPress. You have built your own themes and plugins before and possibly even contributed to WordPress Core. You enjoy finding elegant solutions to complex problems and are familiar with the WordPress motto - "code is poetry." You are up-to-date with the latest and greatest trends and technologies because you are engaged in the open source community and you enjoy building software that pushes the web forward. While WordPress is a PHP-based application, our flagship product uses a front-end interface built with React.js and Flux. A good amount of your time will be spent developing with Javascript.

This is a full time position available to both on-site and remote employees. Employment includes full benefits, paid vacation, a competitive salary and unlimited espresso brewed from our Rocket Cellini Premium Plus v2!
 

Responsibilities

  • Be creative and contribute based on your own merit.
  • Be a positive, humble and contributing member to our small team. 
  • Take the initiate to better yourself as a developer and to apply that knowledge to better our products and help our team succeed. 


Required Experience

  • Complete understanding of the WordPress core software and its functions at the code level.
  • Experience building WordPress themes/plugins.
  • Mastery of WordPress coding and security best practices.


Required Skills

  • PHP
  • CSS
  • HTML
  • MYSQL
  • JAVASCRIPT
  • GIT


Bonus Qualifications

  • REACT
  • JQUERY
  • BACKBONE
  • REDUX
  • GRUNT
  • GULP
  • SASS
  • A history of open source software contribution

 

Learn More

Learn more about life at Elegant Themes, including our full list of perks and benefits: http://www.elegantthemes.com/careers/

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