WordPress Engineer

Role Description

The Aphantasia Network is seeking a skilled WordPress Engineer with a strong background in PHP to enhance, upgrade, and maintain our website. Your technical expertise will ensure our site is not only running smoothly but also evolving with our organization’s needs, providing a seamless and informative user experience for visitors interested in learning about aphantasia.


  • Perform regular updates and maintenance on the WordPress website, ensuring all components are functioning optimally.
  • Write clean, efficient, and well-documented PHP code to create or customize plugins and implement new features.
  • Troubleshoot and resolve any PHP or WordPress-related issues that arise.
  • Optimize website performance, ensuring fast loading times and a responsive design across all devices.
  • Implement best practices for website security to protect against threats and vulnerabilities.
  • Collaborate with content creators and designers to integrate new features and enhancements that support the Aphantasia Network’s mission and user engagement goals.
  • Conduct website testing and gather feedback for continuous improvement.
  • Stay up-to-date with the latest WordPress development trends and technologies.


  • Strong proficiency in PHP and experience with WordPress theme and plugin development.
  • Solid understanding of front-end technologies, including HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript, and jQuery.
  • Experience with responsive and adaptive design principles.
  • Knowledge of website security and performance optimization.
  • Familiarity with version control tools such as Git.
  • Excellent problem-solving skills and attention to detail.
  • Ability to work independently and manage multiple projects with varying priorities.
  • Strong communication skills and the ability to collaborate effectively with a remote team.
  • A passion for the Aphantasia Network’s mission and a desire to contribute to its success through technological excellence.

This role is ideal for a WordPress Engineer who is passionate about using their technical skills to make a difference. Your work will directly impact the accessibility and user experience of the Aphantasia Network’s website, serving as a critical platform for individuals around the world to learn about and engage with the concept of aphantasia.

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