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July 6, 2021

We’re Hiring! Senior WordPress Developer (NY & Remote)

Constructive is looking to add for a full-stack WordPress web developer with great front-end and back-end chops to help us create digital experiences that help make the world a better place. While this job can be remote, candidates must be in North America and authorized to work in the US.

We’re looking for a creative, flexible thinker who has a track record of success leading development for complex, high-polish websites. If you excel at translating sophisticated UX and design into elegant, usable experiences, love to craft a great back-end, are hungry to collaborate in close-knit teams of senior experts to push boundaries and produce meaningful work, then we’d love to hear from you.

And if you care deeply about the mark on the world you leave and share our deep commitment to using strategic, creative, and technical expertise to make a positive impact on issues like climate change, education, and social justice, then we think you’d love working with us and our clients.


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.
We’re a collaborative company with very high standards who puts team-first. So you should really know your stuff, take responsibility for the quality of your work, want to work in tandem with others, love to share new ideas and approaches, and not have a big ego.

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 Javascript frameworks and front-end technologies like React and REST endpoints
  • 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 accessibility such as WCAG compliance requirements

Additional Skills We Really Value

  • Experience with TailwindCSS/AlpineJS
  • 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 $90K-$100K  based on experience and value-added skills. In addition, we offer the following robust benefits and perks.

  • Company-Sponsored Health, Dental & Vision Insurance
  • 401K plan with 4% company match
  • Annual profit sharing plan
  • Ongoing employee-driven micro-bonuses (via Bonusly)
  • Discretionary performance-based bonuses
  • 2 weeks paid vacation (+1 additional day per year, up to 15 maximum)
  • Paid vacation between Christmas & New Year’s
  • 1/2-day Summer Fridays (Approx 16)
  • 1 week paid personal/sick days
  • Flexible work schedules
  • Annual professional development stipend
  • New client bonus (2.5% of largest contract in year 1 for any non-inbound client)
  • 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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