Instead of a formal interview, we believe in giving folks the chance to show us what you’re made of. So, we typically have a task we’ll ask you to complete during the application process. From there, there’s usually a trial period to make sure we’re a good fit for you and you’re a good fit for us.
Be sure to check the job board for the latest positions.
They have 1,191 Automatticians (they call themselves) in 75 countries. They have a Grand Meetup once a year for seven days so that everyone gets a chance to know each other. These meetups happen all over the world in various locations.
At this time, they have openings for positions in engineering, design, business development, marketing, HR, accounts payable, and more.
When you make it past the interview stage with Automattic, they’ll do a project with you on a contract basis that typically lasts between 2-6 weeks (subject to change).
Check out the job board for current openings.
Codeable is a great opportunity on a freelance basis if you’re a developer or designer. They vet professionals to work on specific WordPress projects that come in on a regular basis from around the world.
You’ll get paid fairly. Their pricing system starts at $70 per hour for freelancers. Plus, they monitor the workflow to ensure all goes well between you and the client.
Essentially, they’re like your own WordPress agent. Finding you clients and bringing in work.
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If you’re looking for freelance opportunities and you’re extremely professional, Codeable might be a great fit for you. You can apply to work with them here.
10up is a company devoted to making the web better with finely crafted websites and tools for content creators.
They have a culture and community made for inspiring and challenging their employees. They also contribute to open source projects, speaking conferences, and meetups around the world.
Currently, they’re on the lookout for web engineers, team leads, QA, accounts coordinator, visual designer, creative director, and other roles.
Be sure to check out the latest openings here.
WP Engine is one of the leading platforms for building experiences on WordPress. They focus on digital experiences so that small business owners to global brands can compete and create an amazing experience online.
They promote uncovering opportunities for careers with them. With a 4.7-star review on Glassdoor, it’s clear that they’re doing something right and employees enjoy working here.
One difference with WordPress Engine is that many of the opportunities for employment are not remote-based. However, they have offices all across the world; from London, USA, Ireland, and other locations.
Currently, they have openings for a variety of careers; everything from engineering, sales, and marketing.
They have a very impressive and detailed career page. It’s full of videos, testimonials, and plenty of material that would get almost anyone excited to work at WP Engine. Check here for the latest openings.
Human Made is a WordPress development agency. They bring open source to big publishers and enterprise-level clients. Their work includes custom WordPress development, strategy, and infrastructure.
They are an entirely remote company with employees spread across the globe. They believe that they do best when they strike the right balance between work and life and prioritize home and family while still being dedicated and serious about their careers.
They’re not as big of a company as some of the others, so careers are limited. However, you can always contact them about a role that you’d be interested in working in.
Check out their job board regularly for new positions as they become available.
Crowd Favorite focuses on digital strategy, web development, and digital support services. They work on everything from WordPress eCommerce integrations to data compliance consulting.
They offer flexible work arrangements, career growth opportunities, and encourage their teams to lead and innovate.
They have a General Interest application available for if you believe you can make an impact with their company and your perfect job isn’t on the job board. That’s great for bringing big ideas to the table.
All jobs currently posted are remote. You can review their current openings here.
Flywheel offers “delightful” managed WordPress hosting. They cater to freelancers to full creative teams.
Though they’re based in downtown Omaha, Nebraska, and have inhouse positions, they also offer remote opportunities. They have everything from customer support, software development, marketing, and everything in between.
You’ll notice that if you get a position at their headquarters, they have free beer! Talk about a perk.
Currently, they have positions for engineers and a VP of marketing. Check out their career page for any open positions.
Elegant Themes creates the most popular WordPress themes in the world and the ultimate visual page builder.
They have a distributed team of 100 with their headquarters in San Francisco. There are careers for product design, development, and marketing. And definitely a lot of perks and benefits.
Though they’re based in California, they have remote positions available. Be sure to check out their job board for the latest.
These next several options offer options to work with WordPress in various companies around the world. You can get as specific as you’d like with your searches.
Working Nomads is a strictly remote job board. It’s a very simple way to browse jobs and find any WordPress related positions.
It’s not just for developers, designers, or programmers, either. For example, when searching ‘wordpress’, positions for a content writer, SEO strategist, and other non-technical jobs came up.
It’s a good place to explore if you’re unsure of a specific WordPress-based company you’d like to become a part of.
We Work Remotely
We Work Remotely is similar to Working Nomads. It lives up to its name with all of the positions being remote.
You’ll find many jobs for programming, web development, and more. However, there’s also a lot of customer service, writing, and marketing positions for WordPress available as well.
FlexJobs has a small fee (which starts at $14.95 a month) to become a member, however, it’s worth it with their vetted jobs and positions that are available.
They are remote-based, however, some of the companies that are populated in a job search have partial remote options. You can also determine if you’d like to work as a freelancer, full-time, part-time, or contract.
It’s a trusted resource for finding careers in WordPress. In fact, it’s how I discovered my position as a writer with WPMU DEV.
You can add value to WordPress related businesses in many ways.
For example, if you have the entrepreneurial spirit, consider starting your own company. There are lots of ways to make money in WordPress on your own. We have 18 ways right here.
Maybe you even have your own creative idea that would make a great addition to a WordPress company (e.g. you can create video tutorials in a unique way).
Or, like our own CEO James did, maybe you’re ready to launch your own WordPress-driven company.
Whatever the case is, dress for the job you’re looking to land and start your WordPress journey today.
So, what’s your niche? Are you a developer? Can you offer your sales expertise to help a company grow selling the best themes in the world? Or, maybe you’re a writer like me that found an outlet to express my WordPress knowledge here on the WPMU DEV blog.
Whatever it is, WordPress probably has a creative opportunity for you. Like a good plugin, make sure your resume is updated and we’ll see you on “the inside”.