Senior WordPress Developer, Social Impact Design Agency


 3 years ago

Constructive, a leading social impact design & digital design agency based in NY with a remote US staff, is looking for a full-stack WordPress web developer (must be in North America and authorized to work in US) with great front-end and back-end chops to help us create digital experiences that help make the world a better place.

We’re a collaborative company that lives our values, which include having high standards and working as a team at all times. We’re looking for a web developer with a creative, problem-solving mind, who loves working in tandem with others and takes pride in and ownership of their work. So, if this sounds like you, you want to produce high-end digital experiences that make a positive contribution to issues like climate change and social justice, and are hungry to be part of a close-knit, high-performing team, then please read on!

About the Senior Developer Role

As a WordPress developer at Constructive, you will take the lead on developing complex websites for leading nonprofit and educational organizations. Working alongside our technology team, you’ll create CMS’s, data visualizations, single-page applications, automation scripts, and everything in between. You’ll also integrate with third-party systems such as Salesforce, MailChimp, Network for Good, and Stripe.

Senior Developer Responsibilities

We’ll need you to have strong, demonstrated success having done all or most of these things

  • At least 5 years of web development experience and at least 3 years of heavy full-stack WordPress development
  • Deep expertise in PHP software development best practices and object-oriented programming
  • Deep experience creating cross-browser/cross-platform responsive websites
  • Deep understanding of custom theme development and plugin development
  • Significant experience with frameworks and front-end technologies like React, REST, Alpine JS, and Tailwind
  • Excellent knowledge of development workflows, git, deployment
  • Strong experience with content migrations from existing websites
  • Significant experience integrating with common 3rd-party CRM, email marketing, and payment platforms
  • Experience building design systems using component libraries and reusable front-end patterns
  • Experience with coding for accessibility to meet WCAG 2.0 and higher

Skills We Really Value

  • Deep Experience with TailwindCSS/AlpineJS
  • Deep Experience with Laravel (our core platform uses it heavily)
  • Experience integrating with Salesforce
  • Experience creating custom plugins/themes and exposing APIs via WP-JSON
  • Advanced animation abilities
  • Experience with Infrastructure, system administration & DevOps
  • Familiarity with hosting solutions such as Pantheon, WP Engine, Heroku, or AWS
  • Experience with Data Visualization platforms (D3, Highcharts)
  • Experience using Sage, Extended ACF & CPT, and popular composer libraries

What We Offer

We do our best to make sure everyone at Constructive is taken care of with a great mix of salary, benefits and perks, opportunities for professional growth, and a healthy dose of time off. Our clients are essentially all nonprofits—so if you’re in it solely for the money, there are places that will probably offer you a bit more of that. We expect this position to have a base salary between $85K-$100K based on experience and value-added skills. In addition, we offer the following robust benefits and perks.

  • Company-Sponsored Health, Dental & Vision Insurance ($500-$1,000 stipend based on marital/child status)
  • 401K plan with up to 4% company match
  • Annual profit-sharing plan
  • Ongoing employee-driven micro-bonuses (via Bonusly)
  • Discretionary performance-based bonuses
  • 3 weeks paid vacation (2 weeks discretionary plus company closed Christmas Eve – New Year’s)
  • +1 additional vacation day on start date anniversary, up to 5 additional
  • 1/2-day Summer Fridays (Approx 16)
  • 5 paid personal/sick days
  • Flexible work schedules
  • $1,500 annual professional development stipend
  • New client bonus (3% of all work signed in first 12 months from any new client introduction you directly make)
  • The feeling of satisfaction knowing that your work is helping make the world a better place

Our Commitment to Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

We believe strongly that diversity is one of our greatest strengths—that the more perspectives we bring to the mix, the better we are as people and the better partner we are for our clients. So, in considering if Constructive is a good fit for you, know that all we care about is that you’re qualified to do the job, share most or all of our values, and want to be here. These are the things we’ll be evaluating for every applicant—and if you meet those and add to our diversity, all the better.

Interested? Great!

Then please send an email titled “Senior Developer” to with the following:

  • A resume
  • A cover letter telling us a bit about why you’re excited to join Constructive plus answers to the following questions
    – What values drive you in your work?
    – What are the three most important things to being a great web developer?
    – What do you like to do when you’re not working?
    – What’s your desired salary
  • Links to your own website, websites you’ve worked on, github, whatever




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