WordPress Developer

As our WordPress Developer you are responsible for working on our existing products and keeping it running, implementing new features, fixing bugs and bringing in new ideas. You can work remotely from wherever you like.

fdmedia is a digital agency, specialized in building online software, platforms, and communities. The company is originally based in Germany and run by Florian and his remote team from all over the world.

Therefore, we are looking for a reliable addition to our team, ideally in a permanent position (both part- and full-time are possible, learn more in the “What You’d Become Part Of” section). We plan to use you exclusively for one of our own projects.

Your Responsibilities

  • Working on one of our flagship products (no client work)
  • Fixing bugs and implementing improvements received on GitHub and Customer Support
  • Coding and testing new product features
  • Communication with the team regarding new features, testing and support requests

Who You Are

  • You are reliable. We grant you great freedom; in return, you are a doer with a high degree of self-initiative. 🙌
  • You plan work, code, implement and test. Quite naturally.🧑‍💻
  • You don’t mind working on big tasks as well as small ones; sometimes ad hoc, sometimes well planned.🚢
  • You communicate well with your team and keep us up to date. We are convinced that feedback is important. In a team that is spread around the world, communication is essential, not only to move projects forward, but also to be in touch with each other. Not to be a lone wolf! 🐺
  • You have the desire and the stamina to expand your skills. In short: to grow! “Carpe Diem” is not just a phrase.📈
  • You are proud of your work! And this is not only evident in the quality of your work, but also in the fact that you enjoy it – at least most of the time – and that you handle it like an art. Sounds exaggerated? We are strong advocates of self-interest. What gives you pleasure somehow becomes good!🤩
  • You are a team player who enjoys working with and helping other developers and QA. We speak openly, and therefore you don’t take well-intentioned critical feedback personally!🙏
  • You like to work in the frontend and backend! Both are related to each other and are therefore, you know; indispensable. You have everything you need to know to develop a WordPress plugin.💪


  • Outstanding experience with WordPress plugin development, architecture and standards.
  • Professionalism and high experience with PHP and MySQL, including modern PHP practices (OOP, autoloading, namespacing, etc).
  • Strong familiarity with JavaScript (vanilla JS, jQuery etc.).
  • Ability to use and extend build tools like webpack.
  • Experience with package managers such as Composer and NPM.
  • Ability to work with third-party APIs.
  • Git? Even in your sleep! Competent with version control through git and GitHub.
  • The ability to iterate and ship ideas quickly.
  • Great troubleshooting and debugging skills.
  • Keep it lean! You can keep complex ideas simple.
  • Previous freelance or remote work experience.
  • Personal Computer with Internet Access
  • Availability to participate in Slack meetings between the hours 9 am – 5 pm UTC.

What You’d Become Part Of

  • We are a young team working together remotely, all aiming to provide best value and great service to our customers and consistently improving our products and services.
  • Communication in our team is friendly, respectful and honest.
  • We communicate via Slack, where everyone has the same opportunity to contact each other, ask questions and seek support
  • Our hierarchies are very flat and consist largely of freelancers. We all aim to cooperate and support each other to bring fdmedia forward
  • Regular update chats are important to keep our team connected and focus on the same goals
  • We use Basecamp to organize our tasks to make sure everyone is up-to-date and knows what the next steps are
  • We value reliability and honesty as well as being on time for calls and deadlines
  • We will provide access to tools as well as test environments that you might need to carry out your work, but we expect you to have your own computer and fast internet
  • Most of the team works remotely, but you can also come to our office located in Walldorf (Germany). We are also free with our working hours as long as the work is completed on time.
  • Each of us has the chance to develop, grow and contribute their own skills and strengths.

Regarding the type of employment, we are ideally looking for a full-time permanent addition to our team, but we are also up for part-time or freelance support if everything else fits perfectly. You can choose one or more preferred types of employment in the form below.

By working with fdmedia, you have the opportunity to become part of a modern, consistently growing company and a great team, that provides high-quality online software, platforms, and communities.

How to Apply

If our description fits you, and you’d like to become part of our team, we look forward to hearing from you. Just fill out the form below.

Depending on how many applications we receive, it may take a while before we get back to you. However, we will do our best to respond to each one.

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