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ElegantThemes.com is a leader in WordPress Theme & Plugin Development. We have been building the top premium WordPress themes and plugins for the past 8 years and we maintain the largest customer bases in the ecosystem. 350,799 users, freelance developers and web design agencies depend on our beautiful designs and we work hard everyday to make sure we are creating the best WordPress products on the web. Divi, our flagship theme and page builder plugin is pushing the boundaries and has inspired an absolutely amazing community to form around it. A focus on community is a core part of our culture and it makes our work environment is a truly rewarding one.

As a WordPress Developer at Elegant Themes, you will be working with a small and agile team made up of talented devs from all around the world. We work with git, chat on Slack and our team structure is flat and open. Self-motivated individuals tend to thrive best here, and we are looking for someone filled with inspiration and who isn't afraid to take initiative.

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. While WordPress is a PHP-based application, we are continually moving towards React as our main development language, so you should be excited about learning and working with Javascript.

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

Responsibilities

  • Be creative and contribute based on your own merit.
  • Be a positive, humble and contributing member to our small team.
  • Take the initiate to better yourself as a developer and to apply that knowledge to better our products and help our team succeed.



Required Experience

  • Complete understanding of the WordPress core software and its functions at the code level.
  • Experience building WordPress themes/plugins.
  • Mastery of WordPress coding and security best practices.



Required Skills

  • PHP
  • CSS
  • HTML
  • MYSQL
  • JAVASCRIPT
  • GIT



Bonus Qualifications

  • REACT
  • JQUERY
  • BACKBONE
  • REDUX
  • GRUNT
  • GULP
  • SASS
  • A history of open source software contribution

Life At Elegant Themes

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.

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Perks & Benefits

Competitive Salary

At Elegant Themes you will enjoy a competitive salary with room for growth, but that's just one part of what makes working at Elegant Themes great.

401k + Matching

We are invested in your future, and we offer all full time employees the opportunity to take part in our 401k program, including company matching.

Health & Dental

Don't sweat it! As an Elegant Themes employee, you will have your health and dental needs taken care of through our Kaiser Permanente group health plan.

Targeted Bonuses

At Elegant Themes, when the company is doing well, everyone is doing well. Year-end bonuses are a part of the job, and they get even better when we reach our goals!

Paid Vacation

We believe in working hard, but we also believe in life-work balance. All employees start off with paid vacation, and you get more days each year you work with us.

Friday Company Lunches

Every Friday is our favorite time to splurge on the delicious food that surrounds our San Francisco office. Don't worry, Elegant Themes will pick up the tab for your Bacon Bacon Burrito.

Monthly Outings

We like do a little something fun each month, such as taking off work early for a movie night and a beer at City Beer Store. Plus ones are always welcome!

Free Snacks & Beverages

Our CEO is a snack fanatic, and we like to keep the place stocked with delicious (and healthy) treats. Tell us your vice and we'll keep it in the cupboards.

Company Parties

We love any excuse to celebrate, and Christmas is always a special occasion. Our company dinner at AQ and after-dinner drinks at Bourbon and Branch last year was a blast.

Company Trips

We are a mostly remote team, and each year we like to coordinate a company trip that brings the team together for a little fun and bonding. Good times, good times.

WordPress Developer

Help Us Build The Most Amazing WordPress Products On The Web

Apply Today