WordPress developer

Development 32-40 hours a week Wijchen, the Netherlands

Are you an expert in WordPress and do HTML, CSS and maybe even JavaScript have no secrets for you? Then we’d love to meet you! We’re looking for a WordPress Developer to work fulltime on improving yoast.com and make it awesome!

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We constantly reflect on and improve everything we do and make. The same goes for our website, which needs continuous improving and developing. This is where you come in! We’re looking for a developer with a passion for Open Source. We use PHP and JavaScript in all of our products, but if you have knowledge of or experience with other programming languages, that’s an absolute plus. You have to be open to and enthusiastic about learning and using new technologies, while enjoying the challenge.

What we need is the following:

  • Expert level HTML, CSS is required.
  • Experience with WordPress (especially theming) is a big plus.
  • Experience with Photoshop is a plus.
  • Further experience with JavaScript, ECMAScript or React is a definite plus.

The technologies used to build Yoast.com are WordPress, PHP, JavaScript, git, GitHub, composer, yarn, Grunt.JS,  and CSS (SASS). If any of this is new to you, that’s fine. We’re looking for fast learners who like to play around with new technology.

We’d prefer you speak Dutch and English. We would expect you to work from our office in Wijchen, NL (near Nijmegen). We will not consider remote workers for this job and we will not help you relocate.

What we're offering

  • A chance to work on some of the most used web software in the world, currently used by more than 9 million websites!
  • A young, fast-growing company that wants to seize opportunities with you.
  • A pleasant, challenging and innovative work atmosphere in Wijchen.
  • An opportunity to learn a lot and learn it fast in one of the leading SEO companies.
  • You’ll join a team of skilled, experienced and most importantly, passionate developers.
  • Daily stand-ups to improve communication and give team members feedback on their work.
  • A MacBook Pro.
  • A competitive salary, of course.
  • A chance to work as a volunteer five days a year.
  • Plus many other benefits: (a great pension plan and a fully paid lunch break).

Besides that, we do a lot of cool stuff together, like our annual LEGO build day. But most importantly, we offer an innovative learning environment.

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About Yoast

Yoast consists of a rapidly growing team of internet enthusiasts. We're a start-up with a very good international reputation when it comes to SEO and website optimization. Multiple times per week we publish free SEO and/or web development related articles on our blogs. We organize MeetUps and speak at conferences.

At Yoast, we are very community-minded and highly value Open Source. We provide both free and paid plugins for WordPress, Drupal, Magento 2 and TYPO3, and are always looking to expand our field of work. Besides software, we sell online (SEO) courses in our Yoast Academy.

Our company is continuously in development. We create a lot of new products. Next to ongoing improvements of our Yoast SEO plugins, we publish courses on a frequent basis. The development of new products is mostly done internally and is a real team effort. Our team consists of authors, illustrators, marketeers, developers, and researchers. Together, we build new innovative SEO products!