Emerge Careers

Wordpress Developer

Emerge Inc. is seeking an experienced Wordpress Developer. 


In this role, you will be responsible for development of functional, elegant, and easy-to-use WordPress websites for Emerge and Emerge clients.


Emerge is a mission driven team that strives to enrich lives in local communities by providing amazing digital tools for local businesses, non-profits, government agencies and economic development organizations. We are looking for an amazing Wordpress Developer to work in current and new projects for Emerge and Emerge clients.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Work closely with the project manager to understand client requirements and provide time estimates to successfully complete projects
  • Spearhead the design and development of functional, elegant, and easy-to-use WordPress websites.
  • Utilize WordPress templates or page builders (e.g. Beaver Builder, Divi, etc.) and customize them using appropriate built-in customization tools, custom HTML and CSS, plugins and related tools
  • Update website content
  • Manage freelance providers as needed
  • Stay up to date on trends in website development and periodically share recommendations with the team

Ideal Candidate

  • Believes in the value of thriving local communities
  • Has a user-oriented approach to website development
  • Takes initiative with authenticity, integrity and courage
  • Makes thoughtful decisions quickly and execute them with boldness and intensity
  • Is driven, energetic, enthusiastic, and excels in a collaborative, team-oriented environment
  • Is self-motivated with the intellectual curiosity to constantly be learning, testing, and benchmarking in a dynamic space
  • Has at least 3 years of proven Wordpress development experience
  • Has strong project management skills to initiate, plan, and execute projects from start to finish
  • Possesses strong multitasking ability, with an aptitude for managing multiple deadlines at once
  • Detail oriented and flexible/adaptable
  • Basic understanding of front end technologies and platforms including JavaScript, HTML5, and CSS3
  • Experience with PHP and/or JavaScript is helpful, but not required


  • Competitive Pay based on experience with opportunity for a quarterly bonus
  • 401(k) with company match
  • Dental insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Vision insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off

Work Location

  • Primarily in-office in Avon Lake, Ohio to collaborate with the team. Option for occasional work from home.

Interested in This Position?

If you are a user-focused experienced Wordpress Developer that would excel in this position, please complete this form and let's talk about how we can work together. 

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