Full Stack Web Engineer

Title: Full Stack Web Engineer (permanent, full time)

Work Authorization: United States or Canada

Office locations: Portland, OR; Vancouver, BC; relocation stipend provided for move to either jurisdiction

Work-from-home jurisdictions: Illinois, New York, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, and Virginia; if position offered, applicant must reside in a work-from-home jurisdiction by start date

Salary: Portland, OR – $93,732 USD; Vancouver, BC – $107,820 CAD; work-from-home jurisdiction salary adjusted for local cost of living

Benefits: 401k/RRSP; Health; 160 hours annual PTO

Riot New Media Group is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We are committed to building an inclusive workforce and strongly encourage applications from women, individuals with disabilities, and people of color.

Job Description

Riot New Media Group is looking for an experienced and passionate Full Stack Web Engineer to join our Dev Ops team! This role is responsible for both back-end and front-end development, including creating WordPress themes and plugins, as well as maintenance of existing production web services.

We are expecting you to have a strong understanding of the latest industry trends and content management systems, as well as strong experience with WordPress development.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Designing and implementing new custom features and functionality
  • Establishing and guiding the website’s architecture and long-term viability
  • Ensuring high-performance and availability, and managing all technical aspects of the CMS
  • Helping formulate an effective, responsive design and turning it into a working theme and plugin
  • Candidate must demonstrate the company’s values as stated in our mission statement, and contribute to the company in a collaborative and open-minded manner. Candidates must also have the ability to give and receive candid feedback, practice flexibility and adaptability as company processes evolve, and exhibit resourcefulness and problem-solving skills

Requirements and Qualifications

  • Proficiency with WordPress- knowledge of themes, plugins, hooks, filters
  • Proficiency with front-end technologies, including HTML, CSS, JavaScript
  • Experience building user interfaces for websites and/or web applications
  • Experience designing and developing responsive design websites
  • Ability to convert comprehensive layout and wireframes into working HTML pages
  • Strong understanding of PHP back-end development
  • Candidate must demonstrate a commitment to learning, amplifying, and investing in our core values of social justice, feminism, & inclusivity

We are an open-book management organization and require experience or willingness to:

  • Work in a collaborative, cross-departmental setting
  • Report on (and help establish) KPIs
  • Ask questions and ask for help when needed
  • Take ownership of your role in the success of the organization


  • Experience working with WooCommerce / other ecommerce platforms in WordPress
  • Experience with WordPress Plugin development
  • Experience with customizing Newsletter templates
  • Gutenberg Block Editor extensions like custom blocks, plugins, and general 
  • Custom tool development 
  • Experience with Google Web technologies – Analytics, Tag Manager, Lighthouse, Search Console
  • Experience with modern Javascript frameworks like React, Angular, Vue
  • Custom development with other CMS systems
  • Knowledge of how to interact with RESTful APIs and formats (JSON, XML)
  • Proficient understanding of code versioning tools (we use git)
  • Experience with cloud hosting platforms such as AWS, Google Cloud, Azure, and Heroku

Applications accepted through September 15, 2021. Complete the below form to apply.