PETA Foundation: WordPress Developer


    PETA Foundation

    Headquarters: Norfolk, VA


    Position Objective:
    To participate in the development, design, and implementation of websites for the PETA Foundation and its supported organizations, paying particular attention to detail and scalability 
    Primary Responsibilities and Duties:
    • In consultation with the PETA Foundation and its supported organizations and verified compliance with the objectives, standards, and requirements communicated by them:
        o Initiate and lead improvements in processes and standards of construction and maintenance of the supported organizations’ software applications
        o Develop technical functionality and implementation of the supported organizations’ Internet sites 
        o Assist in defining the functionality required to support elaborate Web interfaces and software applications efficiently
        o Recommend and initiate improvements to the supported organizations’ sites, operating procedures, and use of technology 
        o Serve as a primary point of contact for WordPress technical queries
    • Assist in the creation and maintenance of development-related standard operating procedures 
    • Document work and develop necessary support documents or assist the team with development documentation
    • Perform any other duties assigned by the supervisor
    • Bachelor’s degree in a related area or equivalent work experience
    • Minimum of five years of related experience in website development roles
    • Demonstrated experience developing WordPress plugins and themes (authorship of publicly available plugins/themes on the WordPress Plugin Directory/Themes Directory a plus)
    • Demonstrated experience providing creative solutions in an agile environment
    • Regular contributions to the WordPress Community (Support Forum, Documentation, etc.)
    • Extensive experience with the following technologies:
            o Apache
            o MySQL
            o PHP
            o Nginx
            o WordPress
            o WordPress coding standards and best practices
            o WordPress Community
            o WordPress multisite
            o WordPress plugin development
            o WordPress theme development
    • Demonstrated experience using GitHub in a distributed development environment
    • Proven success as a Web developer
    • Familiarity with the following technologies/programs/platforms:
            o BuddyPress
            o CDN (Content Delivery Networks)
            o Responsive frameworks (Foundation, Bootstrap, etc.)
            o Laravel framework
            o WooCommerce
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
    • Commitment to the objectives of the organization 

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