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WordPress Theme & Plugin Developer

About The Job

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

Duties Of The Job: Our developers work on creating new themes and maintaining old ones. This includes taking PSD files and building them into complete, functional, responsive themes built on top of our own framework. Our developers are also tasked with fixing bugs and addressing whatever issues our customers bring to our attention.

Who We Are Looking For: 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.

Required Skills & Experience

  • Complete understanding of the WordPress core software and its functions at the code level
  • Experiencing building WordPress themes/plugins
  • Understanding of WordPress coding best practices
  • WordPress/Programming security best practices
  • Ability to be creative and contribute based on your own merit
  • Ability to function within a small team and startup atmosphere

Required Coding Languages

  • PHP
  • CSS
  • HTML
  • MYSQL
  • JQUERY

Bonus Qualifications

  • Github Experience
  • SVN Experience
  • A history of open source software contribution
  • LESS Experience

About Our Company

ElegantThemes.com is a leader in WordPress Theme Development. We have been building the top premium WordPress themes for the past 6 years, and we have one of the largest customer bases in the market. 253,719 customers depend on our beautiful designs, and we work hard every day to make sure we are creating the best themes around. We have a distributed team of 28, with a small central office in San Francisco.

We work in a beautiful, light-filled room in the heart of SOMA in San Francisco. Our office is packed with the best equipment you could hope for, and filled with a fun-loving atmosphere. If you happen to live in San Francisco, working with our small team is a lot of fun. If you prefer to work remotely, that’s fine too. Our whole team lives on HipChat and we develop as a group on Github.

How to apply

Please apply using the following online form: http://elegantthemes.theresumator.com/apply/Q21bk5/WordPress-Theme-Developer.html

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