Seeking Part Time, Full Time, or Project Developers – As a WordPress Developer at Klatch, you’ll be on the frontlines to help lead a fast growing, early-stage funded startup to scale nationally. You’ll work closely with a seasoned founder & CEO, and an extremely talented Director of Operations, Lead Engineer, learning project managers, and some of the world’s most talented powerhouses in adult learning to help manage and execute our code base. You should have extensive experience (multiple years) as a WordPress Developer in frontend and backend development, and have some background in server deployment, migration, Github, load balancing, code scaling, and ideally some scrum / agile project management. You will take and run software development from concept to execution and should be an extraordinary programmer, have incredible attention to detail, be able to manage up, and keep the team on task.
Klatch is building the model for live, interactive group workshops for adults to learn nearly any topic from anywhere in the world. We believe lifelong learning is inherently social, not one-way pre-recorded hours of laborious videos. Our platform and model offers expert-led, community-based social learning. We enable experts across nearly any topic to stimulate an engaging classroom through an integrated cohort-based platform, social tools, and best in class facilitator training. We have no small dreams. We are on the path to transforming the world of adult education and have the experienced team and resources to do it. If you get excited by being part of a small team on the frontlines of disruption, Klatch might be the place for you!
You are highly passionate & driven to make a positive difference in the world.
You love structuring the unstructured & open-ended problems.
You are highly organized and can keep the team on task with its timelines.
You can take a big picture view but also hone in with extreme attention to detail.
You don’t want to clock out at 5pm; you want to be part of a fast-paced team.
You leave your ego at the door, own your mistakes, and are solutions-focused.
You can work effectively remotely on your own and with a team over video calls.
Expert level Full Stack WordPress experience, 3+ years. Experience building many complex websites, WordPress custom code, integrating & customizing WP plugins, building plugins, and ideally experience with multi-vendor sites.
Experienced in CSS, CSS3, HTML5, BootStrap and ability to build beautiful designs.
Extensive experience in PHP; ideally other backend languages too. SQL is a must and experience with database structuring.
Experience using & managing Github
Quality Assurance experience & high attention to detail a must
Experience with project management tools & tactics a plus to keep team on track a plus (spreadsheets, tracking software, scrum / agile methodology, etc)
Ability to quickly develop mockups, wireframes, or back of napkin design
Entrepreneurial spirit necessary
Ability to move quickly and be highly adaptable on priorities
Ability to self-manage and manage up and across in an organization
YOUR DAY TO DAY:
As a WordPress Developer at Klatch you will be entrusted with an incredible amount of responsibility on company-critical initiatives. You will be be a direct contributor on major software development projects. You will work closely with our highly experienced Lead Engineer and Head of Product to build, iterate, and successively launch versions of our platform. This includes extensive software development, product design, quality assurance, testing, and deployment. Most of your time will be spent in the code base working your magic but this role provides a host of other responsibilities and you will be a key decision maker in a small team. You will help keep the team on track and organize the priorities and visual timelines identifying resource allocation challenges. If you want to finally apply your coding chops for major positive societal change, Klatch is just the place to do it!
Help reimagine adult learning while getting extensive experience building a business from the ground up from a CEO who has built successful national companies, led turnarounds and acquisitions, run national nonprofits with millions of members, and overseen multi-billion dollar programs at the highest levels of national government. Our full time team is led by some of the biggest thought leaders in the adult education arena. We also have an extraordinary group of world renowned advisors and investors that include: the earliest investors & founders of many global billion dollar marketplaces, executives responsible for massive global operations and logistics, marketing gurus who have established some of the world’s biggest brands, learning experts, educational foundations, large business networks, software and technical experts, legal and regulation experts and more. While a very small, fast-paced team we don’t take ourselves too seriously and have a lot of fun working together.
U.S. locations only. Our team spans EST to PST.