WDWNT is Hiring a Next.js/WordPress Engineer

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:

  • 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
  • Zapier
  • AWS
  • PHP, CSS, HTML, and other languages

Salary is commensurate with experience and is negotiable.

Please send a cover letter and resume to [email protected]

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