JR. WORDPRESS DEVELOPER, Marketing & Communications, Interactive Design | Boston University

  • Full Time

Boston University

BOSTON, Massachusetts, Passionate about WordPress? Does your brain run on templates, filters, and actions? If you’ve been nodding your head as you read this, BU wants to hear from you! Boston University has an extensive network of web sites serving our community of prospective students, students, alumni, athletics, faculty, and staff. This is an exciting opportunity to work on diverse projects with various partners in the university community and to help build the next iteration of web sites at BU. We are looking for a Junior WordPress Developer to dive into the development and deployment of websites built with our content management system for the university-wide WordPress ecosystem. You will work with the project team to fulfill requirements based on scope and design comps, optimize code within the code base, collaborate on QA testing and assist with bug-fixing. Please include a link to your portfolio. B.A. or B.S. in Computer Science or a related field, or equivalent professional experience. 1-3 years of experience. Understanding of basic computer science algorithms and data structures. Experience with: PHP, JavaScript, and the newest HTML and CSS standards & preprocessors, such as Sass. Using task runners, such as NPM / Grunt. Knowledge of the WordPress core codebase Preferred Skills: Developing custom features and functionality for WordPress Creating WordPress plugins Developing for WordPress Gutenberg editor & React experience. WordPress as a Network WordPress CLI Please note all newly hired staff and faculty, will need to be in compliance with Boston University’s COVID-19 Vaccination and Booster Requirement within 30 days of date of hire. You must upload your vaccine documentation or request a medical or religious exemption ( instructions ). For further information on the University’s response to COVID-19, please visit the Back2BU site . We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We are a VEVRAA Federal Contractor.