Streetsblog and Streetfilms are searching for an experienced WordPress developer to maintain, troubleshoot, and build new features for our national network of high-traffic news sites. The developer will work on a freelance basis in New York City. This position will be responsible for supporting a team of 10 journalists; proposing new technologies to keep the blogging platform competitive, stable, and secure; and collaborating with designers and system administrators to build and deploy new features.
Required skills include:
- deep understanding of WordPress including theme and plugin development
- familiarity with best practices in online journalism platforms, including mobile and social layers
- understanding of security and scalability issues
- familiarity with Linux system administration (lighttpd web server experience is a plus)
- experience with svn
- enthusiasm for emerging technology
- ability to weigh editorial and design concerns against technical constraints and to communicate effectively with the journalism team
Please send resume and any links for previous projects to email@example.com.