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Posted about 1 year ago

WordPress Developer

US-based remote

Abstract is a design workflow platform for teams to version, manage, and collaborate on Sketch files. Since launching in July 2017, over 5,000 design teams across 75 countries have adopted Abstract, including teams from Shopify, Cisco, Intuit, Spotify, Salesforce, Instacart, OpenTable, and more.

At Abstract, we are actively working to build a diverse and inclusive organization. Here, diversity includes age, economic class, educational background, ethnic variance, familial status, gender, gender expression, gender identity, marital status, national origin, religious affiliation, sex, sexual orientation, transgender status, or veteran status.

Abstract is headquartered in San Francisco but many of our teams and roles are remote-first (US-based only at this time). If you have a passion for rolling up your sleeves, building new programs, and have a strong, team-player mentality, we’d love to hear from you!

We are looking for a dynamic Web Developer to continue building out our WordPress site!

What You’ll Do:

  • Collaborate with the product manager and web team to articulate the best technological solution for the problem at hand
  • Architect, develop, and maintain creative technical solutions, products, and features for Abstract’s WordPress website that address complex business objectives.
  • Analyze user story acceptance criteria to ensure the technical feasibility and point out potential issues
  • Make sure we can deliver on time, on budget, and on scope — and flag any concerns early on to allow adjustments plans to MVP as needed
  • Architect and develop new backend features and plugins, custom functionality and theme integration
  • Write high quality code with readability, efficiency and maintainability in mind
  • Experience developing and maintain complex WordPress-based solutions, themes, and plugins
  • QA and code review of front-end and back-end development work
  • Explore and incorporate new and emerging development trends.
  • Actively participate in our scrum and development meetings
  • Work with the team to diagnose and resolve backend bugs and support requests

What You’ll Bring:

  • 3-6 years experience working as a WordPress developer on production sites.
  • Strong agile development (Scrum, Kanban). Experience with JIRA a plus.
  • Experience working on complex WordPress sites, and experience with WordPress Multi-site a bonus.
  • Strong knowledge of WordPress development, and its associated stack: PHP, semantic HTML, Javascript, Git, (server),and MySQL0.
  • Familiarity with front-end technologies: CSS (Sass) and Javascript (JQuery, React).
  • Ability to setup, configure, manage, and perform all phases of web development, testing, and deployment.
  • Experience working with Marketing Automation tools, specifically Marketo
  • A methodical approach to all tasks including independent decision making and problem solving skills.
  • Ability to showcase previous projects you’ve worked on and specific functionality you’ve built
  • Comfortable working with debugging tools


At Abstract, we offer resources that emphasize personal and familial wellbeing. We provide 99% healthcare coverage, including dental, vision, and life insurance. We offer 10 weeks parental leave, unlimited paid-time off, and flexible working arrangements. Additional perks include dependent care and health care FSA as well as commuter benefits for SF office employees.

To help employees plan for the future, we’re able to offer competitive pay and a 401k.

We are a distributed team and we are able to offer US-based remote employment for most roles. We offer travel opportunities for company meetings, team meet-ups, and the occasional conference.