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WORDPRESS DEVELOPER

FOUNDATION DESCRIPTION


Open Media (OM) is an innovative media and technology nonprofit dedicated to putting the power of the media in the hands of the people, enabling everyone to engage in their community and bring about the change they wish to see in the world. We empower nonprofits, governments and individuals by providing high-end media, design and technology services, along with community education and tools. OM is the perfect place to combine a technology-centered career with your passion for social change and innovation.


OM provides a full service media agency focused entirely on nonprofit and government clients. We are a fast-moving and collaborative team of passionate designers and technologists dedicated to helping mission-oriented organizations communicate with those they serve. Additional information about Open Media and its mission can be found at open.media.


THE OPPORTUNITY


Open Media seeks a Web Developer with experience creating custom functionality for WordPress and Drupal sites using a variety of languages including HTML, PHP, React. Our top candidate will have a passion for our mission and a desire to support the community and contribute to the greater good.


We’re looking for a Web Developer with outstanding programming capabilities, problem-solving skills and strong work ethic. We need you to bring all things CMS to the table including: theming, custom module development, and API integrations. The ability to handle complicated backend tasks such as migration, search customization and web services programming are key. Our new Web Developer will participate in all areas of the development process, estimating tasks and working to meet team commitments. The primary focus of this job will be to develop new websites on a variety of CMS platforms, as well as redeveloping Open.Media on Drupal 9, an innovative Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) that provides searchable video transparency tools to legislatures, city councils and other government bodies. Some of our current clients include the Colorado State Legislature, Colorado Judicial Branch, City of Littleton and Arapahoe County to name a few. A secondary focus will be on maintaining current and new client websites on Drupal and WordPress.

POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES


CMS Development in Drupal and WordPress
React Development
Estimating Projects
Working with other developers and designers
Training clients on product use

REQUIRED SKILLS & TRAITS

WordPress and Drupal development (module and theme) experience
Strong PHP and MySQL skills
Strong HTML and CSS skills
Intermediate knowledge of React and Redux
AWS Experience preferred
Self-motivated and able to tackle problems with minimal supervision
Strong attention to detail
Self-discipline to follow through on commitments
Belief in the core values of Open Media
Self-actualization
Wisdom of the Crowd
Direct Communication
Honoring Our Word
Innovation


COMPENSATION

This is a contract-to-hire position paying $47,500 annually with the intent to hire for permanent employment. In addition to an employer-sponsored HSA, we offer a flexible PTO policy that includes a paid sabbatical after three years. We are located in Downtown Denver, with easy access to light rail, tasty breweries and some of the best restaurants in town.


HOW TO APPLY


We are looking to hire immediately. Local candidates are encouraged to apply, and out of area candidates will be considered who can relocate immediately without relocation assistance. Embracing diversity is a core belief of Open Media. We encourage individuals with diverse backgrounds, age, abilities, economic circumstance, ethnicity, gender expression, marital status, national origin, religion, and sexual orientation to apply.Please submit the following materials to be considered:

Cover letter including:

  • Why you believe that you are right for this position and why OM is right for you
    • 3 links to previous work and describe your contribution to each project
    • A WordPress project sample (required)
    • A Drupal module code sample through an external link or attached file (optional)
    • A React project sample (optional)
  • Current Resume

Please email all documents and links to careers@openmediafoundation.org. Phone or in-person applications can not be accepted at this time.

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