The Open Media Foundation is hiring a Full Stack Web Developer.
You will be joining OMF’s Creative Services team, building communications tools exclusively for nonprofit and government clients, managing OMF’s Open.Media SaaS, while also supporting the development of sites for OMF’s clients. You will have the opportunity to work on a variety of projects from informational websites to complex applications for some of the most impactful nonprofit clients in the state.

POSITION DESCRIPTION

50% of your time will be dedicated to maintaining and supporting our Open.Media SaaS platform. The platform is comprised of several Drupal 7 sites and a collection of Python applications. The majority of the backend code is in custom Drupal modules while the front end interfaces are built using JavaScript/ React/Redux. AWS is used to manage the external Python services while Pantheon hosts the Drupal sites.

The other 50% of this position will be dedicated to building custom Drupal and WordPress sites for nonprofit and government clients (see examples here). WordPress has become the most requested CMS by our clients and is likely to be used in the majority of our future work. Common tasks include site deployment & configuration, custom theme development, contrib module/plugin management and custom module/plugin development.

We’re looking for someone with 2-3 years of experience, problem-solving skills and strong work ethic. This position is ideal for someone with experience building custom websites who is also interested in exploring product development. The ability to handle backend tasks such as migration, webops, and management of web services will be key. Our new Full Stack Developer will participate in all areas of the development process, estimating tasks and working to meet team commitments.

POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES

Development – 90%

Estimating Projects – 10%

REQUIRED SKILLS & TRAITS

  • Expertise in at least one of the following and open to learning the other:

    • Drupal development (module and theme)

    • WordPress development (plugin and theme)

  • Strong PHP and MySQL skills

  • Strong HTML and CSS skills

  • Javascript Experience

  • Self-motivated and able to tackle problems with minimal supervision

  • Strong attention to detail

  • Self-discipline to follow through on commitments

  • Belief in the core values of Open Media Foundation

    • Self-actualization

    • Wisdom of the Crowd

    • Direct Communication

    • Honoring Our Word

    • Innovation

BONUS SKILLS & TRAITS

  • React/Redux Experience

  • Python Experience

  • Knowledge of AWS services and deployment

  • Experience managing basic webops tasks

COMPENSATION

This position starts at $60,000. In addition to employer-sponsored health insurance and a flexible PTO policy that includes a paid sabbatical after three years, employees also receive access to all of the Foundation’s video, audio, and studio production equipment, plus unlimited access to OMF’s training programs. OMF is located in the Santa Fe Arts District, with easy access to light rail, tasty breweries and the some of the best tacos in Denver.

 

ABOUT OPEN MEDIA FOUNDATION

The Open Media Foundation (OMF) is an innovative media and technology nonprofit dedicated to putting the power of the media in the hands of the people, enabling everyone to engage in their community and bring about the change they wish to see in the world. If you’ve wanted a place where your technical skills can be leveraged to make a real difference in the world, OMF is the perfect place to combine a technology-centered career with your passion for social change and innovation.

OMF provides a full service media agency focused on nonprofit and government clients. We are a fast-moving and collaborative team of passionate designers and technologists dedicated to helping mission-oriented organizations communicate with those they serve. Additional information about Open Media Foundation and its mission can be found at www.openmediafoundation.org.

HOW TO APPLY

We are looking to hire immediately. Local candidates are encouraged to apply, and out of area candidates will be considered who can relocate immediately without relocation assistance.

Please submit the following materials to be considered:

  • Cover letter including (Required):

    • Why you believe that you are right for this position and why OMF is right for you

    • 3 links to previous work and describe your contribution to each project

    • A Drupal module or Wordpess plugin code sample through an external link or attached file

  • Resume

Please email all documents and links to careers@openmediafoundation.org.

Embracing diversity is a core belief of Open Media Foundation. We encourage individuals with diverse backgrounds, age, abilities, economic circumstance, ethnicity, gender expression, marital status, national origin, religion, and sexual orientation to apply.

 
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