WordPress Developer

We are a talented and cohesive team of professionals working at the cutting edge of the sports information industry. We design, develop and manage a number of high-traffic websites featuring up-to-the-second sports statistics, dynamic data and informative content. Our team develops and maintains robust data-crunching back-end code all the way to perfectly-crafted web pages. You will help maintain our growing stable of web properties, including high-volume sites with more than two million views per month.


We are seeking a WordPress Developer responsible for creating WordPress themes and plugins, auditing existing WordPress sites, building new sites and migrating codebases between environments. The candidate should have a strong understanding of industry trends and content management systems. Experience with Unix systems is strongly preferred. Also, an understanding of the entire web development process, including design, development, and deployment is preferred.


What qualifications do I need?

  • Competency with WordPress, including but not limited to: theme/plugin development, actions/hooks, and The Loop™
  • Strong understanding of modern PHP (object-oriented programming, dependency management, templating engines)
  • Basic understanding of front-end technologies
  • Proficiency with Unix-based systems
  • Knowledge of how to interact with APIs
  • Familiarity with database language and structure, such as MySQL
  • Proficiency with code versioning tools, such as git

What else would be nice to have?

  • Experience with containerization, i.e. Docker
  • CI/CD competency with Jenkins/Circle CI or similar
  • Familiarity with modern web application structure, i.e. MVC
  • Experience with headless CMS development and deployment
  • Basic understanding of JavaScript libraries like React or Vue, extra points for knowledge of GatsbyJS
  • Interest in task and testing automation

The Chalk Culture

At Chalk, you will have the opportunity to work with brilliant, energetic co-workers where sports is key subject matter. The environment is culture-driven, with a casual work atmosphere where technology is revered. Chalk offers a competitive salary, great benefits plan, fitness allowance, and your preferred phone - Android or IOS.

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