Braintrust is hiring a

WordPress Developer- Freelance [Remote]



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  • JOB TYPE: Freelance, Contract Position (no agencies/C2C - see notes below)
  • LOCATION: Remote - CST/CDT, PST/PDT/CIST, MST/MDT, EST/EDT | Full day overlap
  • HOURLY RANGE: Our client is looking to pay $35 – $45/hr
  • ESTIMATED DURATION: 40h/week - Long term
  • EXPERIENCE: 3-5 years





Our client is looking for a highly skilled Freelance WordPress Developer to partner with the recruiting team on an independent contract basis for several weeks to help us clone and develop our careers site in WordPress.

What does this team do?

This role will be reporting into the People Team, and specifically, the Recruiting Team. The Recruiting Team is charged with recruiting new talent and managing the interview and onboarding processes to ensure each new recruit has a seamless and Foolish experience. Our new careers page will help us to maintain a smooth recruiting process, so we need it to be awesome. That’s where you come in!

What would you do in this role?

We’re looking to partner with a talented WordPress Developer to build out our careers page using our existing content, and seamlessly integrate it with our ATS (Applicant Tracking System). After this project, we would like to be able to manage this page on our own and make small edits to the content when needed, so developing an easy-to-use WordPress theme will be key here!

What you’ll be working on

But What Would You Actually Do in this role?

  • Work closely with the Recruiting Team to understand specific requirements and objectives for the career site.
  • Customize a WordPress theme or build a WordPress site from scratch, depending on project needs.
  • Integrate necessary plugins and functionalities, such as job posting modules, applicant tracking system, and SEO tools.
  • Ensure cross-browser compatibility and optimize for speed and performance.
  • Implement security best practices to protect site data and enhance site integrity.
  • Provide training to relevant internal teams on managing and updating the career site.
  • Address any technical or design issues in a timely manner during and after the launch.

Required Experience:

  • Minimum of 3 years of professional experience with WordPress site development.
  • Strong portfolio showcasing WordPress Development projects, preferably career or recruitment sites.
  • Proficient in PHP, HTML, CSS, JavaScript, and MySQL.
  • Experience working with modern website design tools and software, such as Adobe XD or Sketch.
  • Familiarity with SEO best practices and ensuring websites are optimized for search engines.Knowledge of GDPR and other data protection regulations.
  • Strong attention to detail and commitment to producing high-quality work.
    Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written.

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Our employers all have varying legal and geographic requirements for their roles, they trust Braintrust to find them the talent that meet their unique specifications. For that reason, this role is not available to C2C candidates working with an agency. If you are a professional contractor who has created an LLC/corp around their consulting practice, this is well aligned with Braintrust and we’d welcome your application.

Braintrust values the multitude of talents and perspectives that a diverse workforce brings. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, national origin, religion, age, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, or protected veteran status.

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