Chris of LiftUX reached out to me the other day and wanted me to let everyone know that they are hiring for the position of Senior WordPress/PHP developer. The developer would also be helping to build out themes and plugins for UpThemes.
By Jeffro on December 29, 2011
Yesterday, I received an email from a freelancer who wanted to know if I had any places I could point him to to get more WordPress gigs. The economy is still bad, people are still collecting unemployment, looking for work, but the one constant I’ve noticed is that there is always a need for a WordPress developer either through an established firm or helping out with a specific project. I reached out to those who follow me on Twitter and requested that if they were currently hiring WordPress developers to send me a reply back along with a link to the job offering. Here are the folks that replied back to me.
Page.ly – A dedicated WordPress specific hosting company
While not available on the site just yet, Marshall Oram responded that they are looking to fill a full-time position at their office located in Phoenixville, PA. If interested, contact him via his email address.
Metaltoad – Metal Toad Media is a digital strategy agency looking hard for Drupal and WordPress developers.
B5Media – Full-time position located in Toronto, Canada. These guys manage some popular websites!
Ravidreams – WordPress services company looking for dedicated individuals who eat, sleep, and breath WordPress.
10Up – Jake Goldman mentioned on Twitter that they have recently hired employee #7 and are looking for #8 which could be you!.
I can guarantee you that there are definitely more WordPress gigs out there to be had. I see requests for them all the time on Twitter. If you’re a company that needs WordPress freelancers or looking to fulfill a position, feel free to publish a link to your job offering within the comments. Links to jobs that require bidding will not be published.
By Jeffro on November 11, 2011
Matt Mullenweg announced on Twitter this morning that Automattic has now reached 100 employees. By Monday, November 14th the company will reach 102. If you would like to be part of the next 100 employees at Automattic, check out their jobs page.
By the way, a new position has opened up that doesn’t really require coding experience but rather being in the San Francisco area to be Toni Schneiders right hand man in managing the new Automattic Lounge. The most interesting aspect of this job posting is that no one knows where exactly the new Automattic Lounge is located. While @beaulebens is responsible for publishing the job posting link on Twitter, even Otto42 doesn’t know where the new lounge is located.
The previous lounge for Automattic which was located within Pier38 in San Francisco was shut down due to safety and building code violations.
By Jeffro on August 19, 2010
Those of you who counted on the WP-Pro mailing list to either post jobs or receive job offers will be disappointed with the news that the mailing list is going away. Announced by Jane Wells on August 18th, the list will be de-activated at the end of this week.
Let’s face it: when someone says they want to hire someone for a WordPress job, making them sign up for a mailing list just to post an ad is a little ridiculous when they could go to a site like http://jobs.wordpress.net and put up a post that can be easily managed/updated in moments as well as being seen by far more people.
The reaction from those who use and have received client work because of the list are not too pleased to see it disappear and would rather have it stick around. However, the discontinuation of the WP-Pro mailing list could be what the doctor ordered for WPCOOP.org. To get an idea as to what WPCoop is all about, check out this interview I had with Jayson T. Cote back in September of 2009. A number of people on the mailing list have expressed interest to help Jayson get WPCoop back in action and if you’re one of those interested in helping out, you can sign up to the list.
While I’ve never used the list myself, over the past two years I’ve seen the number of WordPress specific job boards increase. In fact, WPTavern.com forum now has one although it’s rarely used since only VIP members can post job offers. Outside of Codepoet.com, you can also check out this handy list of job boards that was published to the Tavern forums by Nick.
By Jeffro on March 14, 2009
Crowd Favorite which is the company founded by Alex King is looking to grow the team by hiring a good developer. While most companies are downsizing, good to see someone hiring even if it’s just one person. At any rate, here are the deets on the position.
Wants to work on cool projects, including many that involve WordPress.
Experience building web applications.
Experience with Open Source.
Enjoys developing in PHP.
You can check out the full job posting here. Working with Alex King as well as many WordPress related projects? Sounds like a cool deal to me.