Summary

To develop websites for Angel Oak Creative and its clients through a mastery of mid-level development activities including but not limited to developing WordPress themes and child themes, using page builders (i.e. Divi and WP Bakery), managing server environments and employing version control.

Status: Contractor

Location: Raleigh, NC

Reports to: Director of Client Success

Compensation: starting at $75/hour

 

Job Specifications

WordPress Developer (primary responsibilities)

  • Full-Stack WordPress Competencies: see website projects from conception to completion using the WordPress CMS in various server environments (i.e. Flywheel and DigitalOcean)
  • WordPress Themes and Plugins: create child themes and custom plugins as needed to meet project requirements using Git workflows
  • Extensible Development: develop secure and mobile-first websites, microsites and landing pages following the UI design direction of the creative department to uphold the integrity of client visual identities (brand guidelines)
  • Staging Environments: create local and online server development environments
  • Website Security: employ secure coding practices and deploy effective security measures for client sites
  • Website Support: diagnose website support requests and make ongoing front-end and back-end updates to client sites
  • Documentation: provide development notes on a per-project basis

 

Required Skills

  • Must-Haves
  • Demonstrating mastery with HTML, CCS, JavaScript and PHP
  • Maintaining security best practices for client projects, on-premise devices and cloud infrastructure
  • Configuring DNS records on registrars like GoDaddy and NameCheap
  • Showing proficiency with the WordPress ecosystem (MySQL, theme and plugin development, and cross-browser/cross-platform debugging)
  • Using GitHub, Adobe Creative Cloud, Microsoft 365 and text editors like Visual Studio Code
  • Managing Linux environments and connecting with SSH/FTP
  • Managing a large volume of work with tight deadlines and toggling between multiple clients/projects
  • Demonstrating excellent written and communications skills
  • Nice-to-Haves
  • Showing fluency with language libraries/frameworks like jQuery, React + others
  • Working with cloud infrastructure providers like DigitalOcean, Amazon Web Services, or Google Cloud
  • Using Docker and Local by WPEngine

 

Experience 

  • 3+ years of WordPress development experience in agency or corporate environment (or equivalent level of experience as demonstrated by resume/portfolio)

 

Application Process

Please visit angeloakcreative.com. If, upon review, you are passionate about Angel Oak Creative’s mission and nonprofit work, please complete the application form below. Only qualified candidates will be contacted.

 

About Angel Oak Creative

At Angel Oak Creative, we believe that nonprofits have the power to change the world, and this drives everything we do. Because we envision a world where every nonprofit realizes its full potential, we empower them to inspire and activate their communities. The more effectively nonprofits can communicate, the closer we’ll come to making our vision a reality.

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