Full Time: WordPress Developer at Threespot in Washington, DC

Posted on 01/03/2018 — 5 years ago

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Join our team of experienced developers building best-in-class WordPress applications that power our client’s websites, reaching millions of people a year.

Threespot WordPress developers transform the web’s most ubiquitous blogging platform into a sophisticated content management system, capable of meeting the needs of any organization. By applying modern best practices, they make WordPress as performant and secure as any rival CMS. They are experts in their field, but always open to new ideas. They thrive on variety and welcome new challenges. They are well rounded and can speak to UX and design challenges. They want to work for clients who are making a difference, not just a profit.


  • A minimum of two full years of experience working with PHP and WordPress on production applications, including an understanding of MySQL, core WordPress functions, custom post types, custom themes/plugins, and integration best practices
  • Comfortable writing front-end code that’s responsive, cross-browser compatible, and maintainable
  • Familiar with Sass or similar CSS preprocessors (e.g., Less, Stylus, PostCSS)
  • Familiar with modern JavaScript libraries and frameworks (e.g., React, Vue, or Angular)
  • Familiar with accessibility standards (e.g., WCAG or Section 508)
  • Comfortable with Git and GitHub
  • We are a highly collaborative company working to solve a range of client problems as a team. As a result this is a full-time position, on-site in our DC offices. Remote work, part-time or contract workers will not be considered.


  • Develop content-focused WordPress sites with an emphasis on performance and security
  • Develop efficient, maintainable, and scalable front-end systems
  • Advise User Experience and Design leads on the technical viability of functionality and designs
  • Maintain regular communication with Client Services team around scheduling and scope
  • Capable of translating user and business needs into technical requirements and content structures
  • Produce thorough estimates for potential work

Bonus Points

  • Familiarity with Platform.sh, Pantheon, Heroku, Docker, Amazon Web Services, or other relevant DevOps experience
  • Familiarity with Composer, Advanced Custom Fields, Bedrock, Sage, or Lando
  • Experience working on HTTPS/TLS websites and site certificates
  • Familiarity with Node.js and npm
  • Familiarity with Ruby and the Ruby on Rails framework, or other MVC frameworks (Laravel, Phoenix, Django, etc.)
  • Experience using test-driven development practices
  • Design, information architecture, or user-experience work


  • Immediate eligibility for paid time off
  • Medical, dental and vision insurance
  • 401k with employer match
  • Commuter benefits (including SmartBenefits and Capital Bikeshare)
  • Monthly gym membership stipend
  • Parental leave
  • Short- and long-term disability leave

Apply via our website: threespot.com

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