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Full-Time Remote Web Developer

United States

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About the Role

The Web Developer at is responsible for day-to-day technical tasks, including web development, maintenance, and administration of the website and related properties. The Web Developer is a full-time position and reports to the Chief Technology Officer.

The Web Developer will assist in executing the technological vision for the organization and help to further the company’s technological development. The ideal Web Developer candidate is passionate about evidence-based nutrition and has demonstrated success in the following areas: front and back-end web development, including PHP development and JavaScript; experience with build and automation systems; experience with WordPress; and working with non-technical staff on technical issues. is a remote non-profit organization with a mission to improve public health by providing the latest evidence-based nutrition and health research in an accessible format to enable the public to make informed dietary choices. releases new videos and blogs weekly and shares other educational content daily — all free and available for public access. The founder, Michael Greger M.D., FACLM, is an internationally recognized speaker on nutrition, food safety, and public health issues and also a founding member and Fellow of the American College of Lifestyle Medicine and the New York Times Bestselling author of books such as How Not to Die and How Not to Diet. The rest of our small team is made up of passionate lifestyle medicine advocates that value outside-the-box thinking and testing new approaches to reaching more and more people with lifesaving nutrition information.

As is mostly represented as a website, this position is crucial to the success of the organization’s mission.

Role & Responsibilities
The Web Developer is a multi-disciplinary technologist with experience in developing themes, scripts, web applications, and working with the latest technologies as part of our Technical Team, to deliver a best-in-class user experience. They have a passion for solving hard technical problems with innovative solutions. This is a remote position, so the ability to maintain a consistent work schedule and ethic while working independently is important.

Engineering & Design
* Reads, writes, and understands documentation
* Designs and develops bespoke themes, scripts, systems, and plugins
* Tests and evaluates code
* WordPress Development, Maintenance, and Updates (Sage, Trellis, Bedrock Stack)
* Works with legacy systems to update them to modern specifications
* Creates bespoke tools, as necessary, for staff to perform their jobs faster and easier
* Sets up and configures Development and Staging environments using Ansible and Vagrant
* Updates web page copy and images, as needed
* Troubleshoots bugs and issues across various organizational products

Stack Specific
* PHP Development, including frameworks like Laravel
* HTML/CSS Development, including template languages, like Blade/Twig
* JavaScript Development
* Works with build systems (Yarn/BabelJS)
* Shows proficiency with Composer
* Experience working with automation systems, like Ansible, to quickly replicate environments
* Vagrant/Docker Development
* Google Apps Script Development
* Bot Development
* Bash Scripting
* Comfortable working with CLI-based tools

Working with Others
* Explains complex systems in easy-to-understand terms
* Designs, creates, and performs demonstrations and presentations, as needed
* Works with vendors to test, implement, and troubleshoot systems
* Responds to Zendesk tickets and work with users/donors to find a resolution

Please apply if you have:
* Superior written and verbal communication
* Knowledge of current trends
* Analyzes situations, evaluates alternatives, and implements solutions within standards, where applicable
* Acts as a resource to others to solve problems
* Exercises independent judgment. Work affords a significant opportunity to act independently on assigned tasks
* Background in object-oriented programming and development
* Familiarity with the following technologies: PHP, Linux, MySQL, HTML5, JavaScript, JQuery, CSS3, Laravel, AWS, Ansible, Docker
* Experience working collaboratively with development teams
* Successful track record collaborating across multiple technical and non-technical teams such as Marketing, Media, and Human Resources is not able to sponsor work visa applications, so applicants for full-time staff positions have to be U.S. citizens or otherwise legally authorized to work in the United States.

Please Note: This is a remote staff position. We are looking for an individual, not an agency, to fill this role.

Reports to: Chief Technology Officer

Salary: $55,000 – $75,000

Benefits: offers medical, dental, vision, and life insurance. These policies are completely covered by We also offer unlimited PTO and the option to participate in our 401k with matching contributions of 100% up to the first 5% of an employee’s salary after one year of work

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