Senior Wordpress Website Developer/ Specialist - Digital Development - Virtual Volunteer Position
Haiti-Now is dedicated to empowering Haitian girls living in domestic servitude to overcome poverty and exploitation to achieve economic security.
When onboarding your first assignment will be to start a fundraising campaign. Haiti Now will provide further guidance for you to have a quick and successful fundraiser.
We are seeking to find someone who can volunteer proficiently the Wordpress website administration and customization of a website. We have an existing site but it needs maintenance, updates and some new additions. You will participate in all phases of systems architecture, development, deployment, configuration, logging, and monitoring including performance and availability, alerting and security. If you have 5+ years of professional full stack development of all aspects of WordPress Development, we’d like to talk to you.
Visual and Wireframe Design Interpretation and Integration
Responsive Theme and Child Theme Development
Creation of Custom Post Types
Short Code Integration
Write light, clean, logical, re-usable and well-commented code
Provide guidance on SEO best practices for site development
Research and recommend new technologies and tools for effective integration across various platforms
Create Documentation for Operational Use
Maintain effective communications with team members
Provide status updates and reporting while meeting project deadlines and milestones.
Inform Project Manager of technical issues, project barriers and resolutions.
Create and maintain system procedural and technical documentation
Communicate key insights and findings to team
Work as part of a team, aligning on project roadmap, goals and program success factors
Four (4)+ years actively developing custom themes for WordPress
Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Business Administration or related technology certification.
Experience with Git, SQL, JSON and Web Services is a plus
Mastery developing WordPress Themes and Child Themes
Strong troubleshooting skills when plug-in conflicts occur
Ensure high performance and responsiveness to requests from front-end
Experience securing WordPress installs and user accounts
Understand APIs and their integration into WordPress
Work well in a team environment
Excellent communication skills
Self-Starter, with strong time management and prioritization skills.
Able to work under tight deadlines with shifting priorities
Demonstrated competence and success in prior assignments and professional integrity
Familiarity with Agile frameworks is a plus
Ability to commit volunteering to 7+ hour work weeks
Experience with object-oriented programming
Experience with mobile platforms.
Experience creating multi-lingual websites
Knowledge of WordPress Network (Multisite)
Knowledge of Slack, Trello and Google drive.