WordPress/PHP Web Developer - AAWW (Freelance)

The Asian American Writers’ Workshop (AAWW) is looking for an experienced freelance WordPress/PHP web developer to troubleshoot and maintain the backend of our three sites: The Margins (aaww.org), Open City (opencitymag.com) and CultureStrike (culturestrike.net).

WHO YOU ARE
• WordPress expert with experience developing themes and adapting plugins
• Experienced with custom post types, custom taxonomies, customization of the WP Administrator interface a must
• Demonstrated experience with PHP, Javascript, jQuery, HTML, CSS, MySQL, and social media APIs
• Knowledgeable of SEO standards
• Familiar with Google Webmaster Tools
• Familiar with cross-browser compatibility
• Will be responsible for backend maintenance, troubleshooting & security, but not content management
• Experienced with social media and e-commerce plugins a plus
• Strong sense for design a plus
• Have a knack for discussing technical topics with nontechnical people
• Enthusiastic, friendly, dedicated, and hard-working


HOW TO APPLY
Please fill out the below form, which requires links to previous work, and send a resume, cover letter, and portfolio to AAWW Managing Editor Jyothi Natarajan at jnatarajan at aaww.org. The email should have the subject heading "[Your name] - AAWW WordPress Developer" (for example, if your name is John Smith, it would read: "John Smith - AAWW WordPress Developer").

ABOUT AAWW
Established in 1991, the Asian American Writers’ Workshop is a national not-for-profit arts organization devoted to the creating, publishing, developing and disseminating of creative writing by Asian Americans—in other words, we're the preeminent organization dedicated to the belief that Asian American stories deserve to be told. Through our curatorial platform, which includes our New York events series based in Chelsea, and our online editorial initiatives, we're building the Asian American intellectual culture of tomorrow. The Margins (aaww.org), a bold new online magazine dedicated to Asian American creative culture, is the flagship publication of AAWW. Open City (opencitymag.com) takes the real-time pulse of metropolitan Asian American as it's being lived on the streets right now. And CultureStrike (culturestrike.net) seeks to launch a cultural movement around immigration. Tweeted about by Ai Wei-wei, covered by the Wall Street Journal and New York Times, we've worked with writers and artists like Maxine Hong Kingston, Junot Diaz, Salman Rushdie, Zadie Smith, Das Racist, Jhumpa Lahiri, Tea Obreht, Ha Jin, Bei Dao, Jonathan Safron Foer, Sapphire, Martha Rosler, Ben Huh, and Louise Gluck. To learn more, please visit us at aaww.org.

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