To help further our mission of bringing Disney News to fans around the world, we are looking to expand our technical team. We are currently seeking to hire a part-time to full-time Next.js and WordPress engineer to build the next generation of the WDWNT network of websites.
The ideal candidate will possess the following:
Extensive hands-on experience with Next.js and Vercel for high-traffic websites
Creation and maintenance of headless WordPress installations
Experience with all aspects of WordPress including the WordPress API
Thorough understanding of the WordPress architecture to enable rapid troubleshooting of a variety of common and not-so-common issues
In addition to the above requirements, experience with any or all of the following would be a plus:
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Experience with the WordPress Media Library and third-party replacements
Customization of the WordPress backend, to optimize workflows for writers and editors
Identification of commercial plugins that could increase efficiency
Development of bespoke WordPress plugins for specific use cases where commercial plugins do not exist
WPEngine or other WordPress hosting services
AdThrive, Google Ads, AdMob, and other advertising partners
SEO and Google Search Console
PHP, CSS, HTML, and other languages
Salary is commensurate with experience and is negotiable.