FOUNDATION DESCRIPTION

The Open Media Foundation (OMF) is an innovative media and technology nonprofit dedicated to putting the power of the media in the hands of the people, enabling everyone to engage in their community and bring about the change they wish to see in the world. We empower nonprofits, governments and individuals by providing high-end media, design and technology services, along with community education and tools. OMF is the perfect place to combine a technology-centered career with your passion for social change and innovation.

OMF provides a full service media agency focused entirely on nonprofit and government clients. We are a fast-moving and collaborative team of passionate designers and technologists dedicated to helping mission-oriented organizations communicate with those they serve. Additional information about Open Media Foundation and its mission can be found at www.openmediafoundation.org.

THE OPPORTUNITY

The Open Media Foundation seeks a Full Stack Developer with experience creating custom functionality for Drupal 7 and 8 sites using a variety of languages including HTML, PHP, React. Our top candidate will have a passion for OMF’s mission and a desire to support the community and contribute to the greater good.

We’re looking for a Full Stack Developer with outstanding programming capabilities, problem-solving skills and strong work ethic. We need you to bring all things CMS to the table including: theming, custom module development, and API integrations. The ability to handle complicated backend tasks such as migration, search customization and web services programming are key. Our new Full Stack Developer will participate in all areas of the development process, estimating tasks and working to meet team commitments. The primary focus of this job will be redeveloping Open.Media, an innovative Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) that provides searchable video transparency tools to legislatures, city councils and other government bodies. Some of our current clients include the Colorado State Legislature, Colorado Judicial Branch, City of Littleton and Arapahoe County to name a few. A secondary focus will be on maintaining current and new client websites on Drupal and Wordpress.

POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES

  • CMS Development in Drupal and Wordpress
  • React Development
  • Estimating Projects

DESIRED QUALITIES, SKILLS, & EXPERIENCE

  • Expert Drupal development (module and theme) experience
  • Strong PHP and MySQL skills
  • Strong HTML and CSS skills
  • Intermediate knowledge of React and Redux
  • AWS Experience
  • Self-motivated and able to tackle problems with minimal supervision
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Self-discipline to follow through on commitments
  • Belief in the core values of Open Media Foundation - Self-actualization, Wisdom of the Crowd, Direct Communication, Honoring Our Word, Innovation

COMPENSATION

This is a contract-to-hire position paying $55,000 annually with the intent to hire for permanent employment. In addition to an employer-sponsored HSA and a flexible PTO policy that includes a paid sabbatical after three years, employees also receive a free Denver Open Media membership which gives them access to all of the Foundation’s video, audio, and studio production equipment, plus unlimited access to OMF’s training programs. OMF is located in the Santa Fe Arts District, with easy access to light rail, tasty breweries and some of the best tacos in Denver.

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