We Are Hiring
WordPress Developer

Freemius is a SaaS startup that helps plugin & theme developers around the globe run their business and accept payments, manage subscriptions & software licensing, get user-data, offer trials and (much) more.

Hi, my name is Vova Feldman, and I’m the founder of Freemius. I started the company with the vision of enabling coders around the globe to make their livelihood from building, sustaining, and growing subscription-first software product businesses of their passion.

We are looking for a skilled WordPress developer to take ownership of the entire technical operation of our WordPress-powered website, blog, and knowledge base.

What You Will Be Doing

We are looking for a skilled web developer to take ownership of the entire technical operation of our WordPress-powered website, blog, and knowledge base. You will be working alongside a team of other developers, marketers, and product people in creating, maintaining, and updating our website as the company evolves. 

  1. Building and maintaining WordPress & Elementor.
  2. Testing and improving the design of the website.
  3. Creating and growing a library of reusable custom Elementor widgets.
  4. Maintaining the appearance of websites by enforcing content standards.
  5. Working with WordPress themes and plugins. Communicating design ideas.
  6. Incorporating functionalities and features in the form of plugins.
  7. Performing ongoing updates of plugins and WordPress.
  8. Optimizing the website for speed and load time performance.
  9. Working alongside the marketing team.
Growth Opportunities
  1. Becoming involved in the development of the Freemius open-source WordPress SDK.
  2. Expanding knowledge and responsibilities to other web development activities in the company.
  3. Working alongside the marketing team, sourcing relevant data about WordPress plugin & theme business practices, and creating analysis for our written content and video efforts.

Our Stack


Our projects are built in multiple frontend frameworks, including ReactJS, Angular, AngularJS, and Vue.js.

Version Control

All our code is version controlled using Git. We use GitHub and BitBucket to host our repos and follow GitFlow as our branching model.


We use JetBrains’ PhpStorm as our primary IDE with Xdebug configured. We also use Visual Studio Code, mostly for React and Angular development.


We manage our project’s coding conventions on a private Wiki and maintain our technical documentation on a shared Google Drive.

Who Are We Looking For

You are a self-taught web developer who enjoys challenges, is not scared of learning new things, and gets a buzz of satisfaction after solving interesting problems.

The WP Admin is your 2nd home. You like tinkering with plugins and making them work for you exactly the way you want them, whether through configuration or code customization.

You want to be part of a product company with a strong technical team.

You prefer to work on a single evolving website and perfect it to the last pixel rather than scattering your attention and time on multiple projects.

You know that attention to detail is what separates the good from the great.

You have a good eye for UI and a solid understanding of UX.

While you enjoy working and collaborating with people, you do your best work in isolation without interruption.

You’re great at written communication through instant messaging and emails. You can convey your message in a clear and concise form, an essential skill for a distributed team.

You embrace failures and learn from them. You push yourself to grow & get better professionally. You’re open to constructive feedback and humble enough to receive it from any team member.

You want to take part in a journey of an agile & fast-growing startup.

Excellent verbal and written English

Easy to communicate with – you’re good at expressing your thoughts in writing

Organized and methodological

Comfortable working remotely during European timezone hours (9-6 GMT+2)

A quick learner

Hard worker and passionate – we are a startup

Good eye for UI and a solid grasp of UX

3+ years of experience in building PHP-powered websites

Knowledge of WordPress plugin and theme development with a clear understanding o Actions and Filters

Proficient in HTML, CSS, JavaScript, WordPress & Elementor
Capable of creating basic SQL queries
Must know the way around object-oriented programming

2 years of JavaScript dev experience

2 years of Chrome Dev Tools experience


Bachelor’s degree in computer science or related field, or relevant experience

Experience with modern SPA technologies (ReactJS, AngularJS, Angular2+, Vue.js, etc.)

You already use Freemius in one of your plugins/themes

Package manager and automation tool experience


Work from anywhere, as long as you have your computer, a strong internet connection and can be productive

Work in a flat organization where your voice is always heard

Opportunities for paid travel to attend WordCamps and other industry conferences

Job horizon – we are looking for a long term engagement and would love to see you grow with and within the company

The Application Process

  1. Intro call with the CTO
  2. Technical screening task
  3. Soft-skills interviews with the CTO
  4. Reference check
  5. A formal job offer

Freemius is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.