Sr. WordPress Developer - Front End (React)

The Events CalendarRemote, Lansing, Michigan


At The Events Calendar, you will be a part of a fully remote global team of product managers, designers, engineers, and customer support specialists. We’re dedicated to continuously improving our event management plugins and serving the WordPress community.

This is a full-time, permanent, fully remote role and will collaborate with a cross-functional team to architect and develop durable, extensible, and secure code.

This role requires expert level CSS, JavaScript, TypeScript, React & HTML; considerable WordPress experience; an exceptional understanding of frontend technologies; and experience building automated testing.



  • Develop new software solutions and maintain existing applications
  • Work with stakeholders to understand requirements and objectives
  • Create, review, and update technical documentation
  • Keep apprised of relevant new technology and best practices
  • Write tests to validate code function
  • Execute bug fixes
  • Measure results of implemented solutions
  • Participate in troubleshooting/triaging of issues and document them appropriately

Skills, Competencies, and Qualifications:

  • 5+ years Experience in the WordPress space
  • 2+ years focused on leading the technical direction of a team and mentoring
  • Thorough knowledge of the product development life cycle
  • Exceptional organizational and communication skills
  • Mid to advanced level vanilla JavaScript experience (including experience with webpack, babel, and ES2015+ syntax)
  • Proven working knowledge of React
  • Exceptional HTML & CSS (including experience with PostCSS or Sass and BEM) skills
  • Experience working with design systems and design system thinking
  • Experience working with at least one automated testing framework
  • Comfortable working in a Linux environment
  • A passion for improving software/systems
  • Ability to work remotely with little-to-no supervision
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Mathematics, or a related discipline or equivalent experience


Preferred Qualifications:   

  • Experience with developing blocks for the Block Editor
  • Experience with continuous integration and automated deployment pipelines
  • Experience with JS application frameworks
  • Experience building sites that are accessible (you’ve worked with WAI-ARIA and done WCAG 2.0+ AA/Section 508 work) and performant (working knowledge of best practices)
  • Experience in more advanced areas of JavaScript (state management; async operations; unit, snapshot, and integration testing; REST APIs)
  • Full stack experience beyond HTML, CSS, and JavaScript
  • Background working on large scale WordPress projects
  • Adept at crafting modern PHP (ex: autoloading, dependency management, dependency injection, templating libraries, automated testing, OOP, and/or frameworks like Symfony or Laravel, etc.)


We Offer:  
  • Excellent Employer paid Benefits options - Medical, Dental, Vision, Prescription  
  • Traditional and Roth 401k with company matching  
  • Fun employer-sponsored events  
  • A collaborative team culture  
  • Consistent/set work hours  
  • Challenging non-redundant daily duties  
  • A voice in how things get done  
  • Access to ongoing training  


This job description is only a summary of the typical functions of the position. It is not intended to be an exhaustive or comprehensive list of all job responsibilities, tasks, or duties. Additional duties and tasks may be assigned as part of the job function. Liquid Web Inc. reserves the right to modify, interpret, or apply this job description in a way that best supports the organizational needs. The job description in no way creates or implies an employment contract. The employment contract remains “at will”.  
Equal Employment Opportunity Policy: Liquid Web is committed to offering equal employment opportunity without regard to age, color, disability, gender, gender identity, genetic information, marital status, military status, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, veteran status, or any other legally protected characteristic.  

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