Automattic

Theme Wrangler

You live and breathe WordPress themes. You are equally at home in Photoshop/Gimp, PHP, CSS, or the terminal. You’ve built numerous WordPress-as-CMS sites from scratch. Everything you’ve touched is GPL. You’ve probably written a theme framework. Come help us wrangle the wild and woolly world of themes.

  • World-class HTML + CSS + WordPress skills.
  • Nuanced sense of design.
  • Understanding of Open Source and the various licenses around it.
  • Ability to take a project from idea to execution to website to blog.
  • JavaScript and jQuery skills are a bonus.
  • Excellent writing and documentation skills and the ability to teach people are a bonus.

How to Apply

If you feel you might be the best person in the world for this job please send a short email to jobs @ this domain telling us about yourself and attach a resumé. Include the title of the position you’re applying for and your name in the subject. Proofread! Make sure you spell and capitalize WordPress and Automattic correctly. We are lucky to receive hundreds of applications for every position, so try to make your application stand out. If you apply for multiple positions or send multiple emails there will be one reply.

All Jobs Require

  • Great communication skills. We’re a distributed team, so frequent and clear written communication is a must.
  • Self-driven work ethic. You need to be a self-starter who loves taking initiative and seeing things through to completion.
  • Curiosity and the desire to learn. Our business is changing and growing fast, who knows what will be the skills of tomorrow? Flexibility is key.
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