WordPress Developer

Posted on 26/10/2016 — 7 years ago  |   Part-Time

CoLab Cooperative

United States, New York

  • Job #WPHIRE001318

WordPress Developer

CoLab is seeking an organized, enthusiastic and quick-to-learn individual to develop and build WordPress sites that and help us continually evolve our do-good tech cooperative so we can help more people!  We are a worker-owned cooperative, a close-knit group who are exploring a new way to do business: one based on cooperation, collaboration and a high-integrity desire to shape a better world. We are also an internationally distributed business. Working with us, you have complete flexibility in your location and working hours.


  • 2-4 years experience developing WordPress sites
  • Ability to translate visual comps into pixel-perfect modern, responsive, and semantic HTML & CSS
  • Integrate dynamic content into sites using JQuery and JQuery extensions
  • Research optimal solutions for problems faced by our clients
  • Available and ‘on call’ when needed per contractor agreement/ project needs
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Self starter
  • Team player (you’ll be part of the Delivery Team and work closely with PMs, designers and other developers)
  • Strong professional communication skills (verbal and written)
  • Interest in highly collaborative environment
  • Driven to make the world better for everyone
  • Experience with time tracking and invoicing systems
  • Ability to interface with clients
  • Ability to manage and communicate timelines, scope and budget


  • Experience working in a remote, distributed team is a bonus
  • Experience participating in team development processes and scrums
  • Technical knowledge related to web and mobile application development
  • Fully comfortable using GIT and the git-flow methodology
  • Familiarity with Jira, Trello, Google Apps, HipChat, and Freshbooks software a plus
  • Appreciation of simple beauty and clean code a big plus


  • Help with documenting project requirements
  • Ability to support and help with QA as needed
  • Attend project meetings to update project status with Project Manager


  • Project based
  • 15-20 hours a week to start


  • Flexible


  • Commensurate with experience


  • Flexible schedule
  • Friendly peers
  • Participate in Do Good projects
  • Lots of room to grow
  • Educational resources
  • Path to ownership
  • Value-aligned community
  • Respect for work / life balance


A path to ownership is open for the candidate. Details are based upon current membership criteria and subject to approval from the Board of Directors.


Please be share a resume, CV and / or some writing about your background and why you are looking for this kind of work to jobs@colab.coop

You can find out more by visiting our website:  https://colab.coop/

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