Overview

We The Free (WTF) are a vegan advocacy organization specializing in highly effective street outreach events, we are rapidly approaching 100 teams in over 20 countries worldwide, educating people on the truth of animal agriculture and inspiring people to adopt a vegan lifestyle. In particular, the WTF 3 minute movie challenge is a gamechanger in the street advocacy scene.

On top of that, here are 3 of the things that make WTF a great organization to be a part of:

  1. Imagine knowing how many people watch Dominion or Seaspiracy as a result of your activism. We use data and analytics to guide our activism to be as impactful as possible; by collecting data using our MyStats dashboard we know how many people take steps towards veganism, and we adjust our strategy depending on the best research and data available to us.
  2. We prioritize building supportive & resilient communities, and all WTF teams regularly host community building activities, which might include volunteer days at vegan sanctuaries, fundraisers, beach cleanups, or social events like games nights and potlucks. By investing in our communities, we can grow our movement and invest in our sustainability while supporting worthwhile causes.
  3. We invest in our communities by sourcing professional trainings and delivering them for free to our movement, including sustainable activism, leadership skills, communication training, conflict resolution, and more!

Web Developer Vacancy

Being out on the streets advocating for animals is important, but it’s not the only way you can help animals. By joining the WTF team as a developer, you will build and maintain revolutionary technology that supports the activism of thousands!

Posting date: 24th October, 2023

Closing date: we will shortlist applications on the 1st and 15th of every month and interview until we fulfill all roles.

Role Type: Contractor

Location: Remote

Pay: As a non-profit advocacy organization, we compensate based on need, with an upper limit of 37.5k USD per year for this role.

Hours: 40 hours per week

Role Summary:

We are looking for a passionate and talented fullstack php developer to contract with our organization on a yearly basis. Our organization already has 3 operational & interlinked websites which require ongoing development, optimization, and maintenance:

  • www.3movies.wtf, a customizable vegan resources websites that is shared with hundreds of thousands of people annually, and we have ambitious plans for new features
  • www.mystats.wtf – the backend of 3movies which features statistic tracking based on session data and referral codes to provide activists and organizations with impact data to guide strategy and adapt approaches. This includes database management.
  • www.activism.wtf – a squarespace website for vegans and activists to find out about our work and get involved.

Additionally, you will work with our in-house designer to develop a new website, an online outreach platform including media playback and videocall functionality, with the same stat tracking and referral code system as the other sites.

In addition to all the typical skills for a fullstack developer, you should have the following essential skills / experience:

  • database management (MySQL)
  • PHP / Laravel: 2 years experience
  • SEO optimization
  • server management (includes backups, versioning, test / staging environments)

Also highly desirable:

  • experience with Progressive Web App (PWA) Development and implementation
  • project lead or architectural experience

You will be working as part of the following team:

  1. You: you will be the lead developer on this project, and therefore need to have a complete skillset and competency to problem solve and deliver technical expertise.
  2. Project Manager: you will be working closely with the Executive Director, who will be coordinating the project and making decisions when it comes to implementation considerations, MVP functionality etc.
  3. Designer: 1 x 40 hrs. / week. We already have a talented designer in-house, who will work on all of the web design, UX/UI, wireframes, concepts, flowcharts, prototypes etc.
  4. Consulting: 2 hours per week. We know that the current project is very ambitious with a small development team, and have enlisted the help of a talented senior engineer to consult on the project to advise on problem solving, architectural, project planning, and more. This will take the form of weekly meetings, and is unlikely to include actual coding / development work.
  5. Volunteers: While we don’t have any volunteer developers on our team at present, it is something we are interested in pursuing if a good fit with our existing team and able to commit at least 4-6 hours per week.

Tagged as: web development

About We The Free

We The Free (WTF) are a vegan advocacy organization specializing in highly effective street outreach events, we are rapidly approaching 100 teams in over 20 countries worldwide, educating people on the truth of animal agriculture and inspiring people to adopt a vegan lifestyle. In particular, the WTF 3 minute movie challenge is a gamechanger in the street advocacy scene.

On top of that, here are 3 of the things that make WTF a great organization to be a part of:

Imagine knowing how many people watch Dominion or Seaspiracy as a result of your activism. We use data and analytics to guide our activism to be as impactful as possible; by collecting data using our MyStats dashboard we know how many people take steps towards veganism, and we adjust our strategy depending on the best research and data available to us.

We prioritize building supportive & resilient communities, and all WTF teams regularly host community building activities, which might include volunteer days at vegan sanctuaries, fundraisers, beach cleanups, or social events like games nights and potlucks. By investing in our communities, we can grow our movement and invest in our sustainability while supporting worthwhile causes.

We invest in our communities by sourcing professional trainings and delivering them for free to our movement, including sustainable activism, leadership skills, communication training, conflict resolution, and more!

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