Lead WordPress Developer
HowAboutWe - New York, NY

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Who We Are HowAboutWe is the modern love company. We help people fall in love and stay in love.

We're a well-funded ($18.5mm), rapidly-growing startup with headquarters in Brooklyn, NY. We build breathtaking products that transform people’s lives. You can read more about us here .

We have three main products:
  • HowAboutWe Dating is the offline dating site. Members post date ideas, connect, and meet - offline.
  • HowAboutWe for Couples helps couples have wonderful experiences together. Members choose from our curated collection of one-of-a-kind experiences for two; we take care of all the booking. It’s the must-have membership for the modern couple.
  • The Date Report provides engaging, entertaining and enlightening content about dating and relationships.
Who We're Looking For We are looking for an expert WordPress developer to own and build out all technology for our network of relationship blogs.

We are currently planning a complete redesign of thedatereport.com and the additional development of at least 4 other blogs, all of which will share common templates/structures. You will be the sole developer responsible for customization and feature building on this blog network.

You should be skilled in dealing with high-traffic blogs that perform at scale, writing WP plugins and general PHP coding, theme development, and general HTML/CSS coding.

You have:
  • Minimum of 3 years experience with WordPress, including work on high-traffic blogs.
  • Knowledge and familiarity with WP Multisite
  • Custom theme development for WP
  • Strong PHP skills, with awareness of performance implications
  • Advanced HTML/CSS development
  • [a plus] Experience developing and running on WPEngine.com
  • Smart, with CompSci degree or equivalent
  • Competitive Salaries and Stock Options — We pay highly competitive salaries in addition to significant stock options.
  • Continued Learning — We'll pay for team members to attend conferences and get coaching to continue learning their craft
  • Health Insurance, Vision, and Dental — Exceptional Health Benefits.
  • Ten Paid Holidays — Our office closes for all standard paid holidays.
  • Fifteen PTO Days — We encourage all team members to take vacation and recharge.
  • Food & Drink — Stocked fridge, some team meals, etc.
This position is for full-time employment on-site in our office in DUMBO. We will support relocation for the right candidates.

To apply please first check out our site and make sure you love our work and want to contribute to it. Then please send a resume and cover letter to Dave Brown, Chief Technology Officer at candidates@howaboutwe.com .

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