Published date Posted on Indeed on Nov 24, 2021 (12 d ago)

Senior WordPress Developer
If you're a talented and experienced WordPress back-end developer looking for a position with a growing company, we want to hear from you.

What's important to us

You'll act as the lead developer on your projects, and your talents will shine as you find clever, creative, and innovative ways to show off your clean coding skills and work alongside our team to improve our tools and processes. If you consider your code to be art, you've got the passion we're looking for. If you have the skills and aptitude, you'll be able to grow your career by mentoring team members or contributing to our core technologies.

Work where you want

Although our office is in Des Moines, we're a majority remote team. So work remotely or join us at the office in our hybrid work environment.

Desired skills

  • 5+ years of WordPress/PHP experience
  • Strong back-end WordPress skills are essential for this role
  • Experience working with WordPress multisite
  • Strong communication, time management and analytical/problem-solving abilities
  • A talent for collaborating with designers and front-end developers to bring exceptional designs to life
  • Seasoned intuition for when to hack vs. build for maintainability.
  • Motivated self-starter who enjoys solving problems and getting things done.

Technical knowledge

  • Expert level understanding of WordPress plugins and the WordPress admin UI
  • Experience working with source/version control systems like Bitbucket
  • Proficient in custom WordPress plugin and theme development
  • History of developing and testing RESTful API's
  • Expertise in developing custom WordPress widgets, plugins, custom post types, and page templates using advanced custom fields
  • Ability to develop and maintain complex WordPress-based applications
  • Experience developing custom Gutenberg blocks
  • Knowledge of web accessibility best practices, preferably with experience building sites that meet level AA requirements for Section 508/WCAG standards

What everyone loves about working here

  • Schedule flexibility - work a compressed schedule wrapping up your week at noon on Friday, a traditional schedule, or even a late-night schedule.
  • A job that supports your life - work 40 hours a week and don't take your job home.
  • Loads of employee benefits
  • Flex-time
  • 401K that's matched and vested immediately

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $55,000.00 - $85,000.00 per year


  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Flexible schedule
  • Flexible spending account
  • Health insurance
  • Health savings account
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Professional development assistance
  • Retirement plan
  • Vision insurance


  • 8 hour shift

Supplemental Pay:

  • Bonus pay

COVID-19 considerations:
Our office is a hybrid environment. Employees may work from home, in the office or a hybrid environment to ensure their safety.

Ability to commute/relocate:

  • Des Moines, IA 50309: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Preferred)


  • Bachelor's (Required)


  • Back-end development: 2 years (Required)
  • CSS: 2 years (Preferred)
  • WordPress/PHP: 2 years (Preferred)

Work Location: Remote

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