Skift, the most influential media company covering the business of travel, is seeking a full-time Full Stack WordPress/PHP Developer. Skift is a fully distributed, remote company with a team based around the globe. This position is remote, from anywhere in the United Kingdom and requires a level of coordination and communication skills to be successful. In this role at Skift, you will work alongside our backend developer to build and maintain Skift’s many WordPress sites using modern build tools and clean, concise code.
As a subscription-first company with a variety of sites (including Airline Weekly, Skift Research, and EventMB) that use both hard and metered paywalls, you will be responsible for implementing new features, supporting existing features of our paywalls, and updating inherited legacy codebases as Skift acquires new properties. Your day-to-day responsibilities also include supporting other Skift teams, such as marketing and editorial, as they use the tools we build and fix any bugs they encounter. When working on a new project you will lead the front-end development of the project while our backend developer will focus on the backend.
As a Full Stack Developer you will have the opportunity to develop and implement code standards, explore new frameworks, and contribute to designing UI elements. Skift seeks developers who are skilled and friendly communicators and can easily collaborate within the team and across departments.
Some of What You’ll Do
- Build new WordPress sites with a focus on front-end
- Maintain existing WordPress sites
- Support existing projects when required by external teams
The Experience You Bring
- Understand the implementation of security and data protection
- Knowledge of code versioning tools such as Git
- Familiar with object-oriented design
- Experience with GitHub
The Way You Work
- You know jQuery, SCSS or LESS
- You are familiar with Gutenberg
- You have Webpack experience
BONUS POINTS if you have experience with
- Advanced Custom Fields (ACF)
- Public GitHub repos we can look at!
How To Apply
PLEASE SEND US A COVER LETTER ALONG WITH YOUR RESUME when you apply through BambooHR, our application system.
An Equal Opportunity Employer, Skift celebrates diversity and is committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. Our goal for our team and our culture is to reflect the diversity of travelers around the globe. We welcome applicants from all life experiences and encourage members of traditionally underrepresented backgrounds to apply, including people of color, women, people with disabilities, and LGBTQ+ people