At Mad Genius, we aim to deliver the unexpected—for our clients and for one another. We do this by holding our values at the core of the decisions we make, choosing always to be creative, curious, competitive, collaborative, and courageous. All of that looks a lot like this. Sound like the kind of place you want to work? Perfect. Read on…


As a PHP developer, you’ll work as an integral part of the web team to build highly performant websites and web apps, usually in WordPress or Laravel. You will team with other developers, designers, and content strategists to provide users with an exceptional digital experience. You’ll also get coffee. And donuts. And cake.


  • A strong understanding of WordPress theme and plugin architecture
  • Demonstrated experience building custom WordPress themes and plugins from scratch
  • Experience building custom Gutenberg blocks using WordPress’s create-block or wp-scripts packages
  • Experience with a full-stack framework (Laravel preferred)
  • Familiarity with fetching and rendering data from REST APIs in a clean and performant way
  • A grip on Git, and a commitment to the daily version control push and pull within a team
  • Understanding of WCAG compliance, and comfort writing code that meets WCAG AA standards
  • Self-motivation and resourcefulness, and a willingness to learn frameworks or tools you may be unfamiliar with
  • Discipline to stay up-to-date with the latest development tools and techniques
  • A sense of humor is good, though not required, we guess


If you really want to impress us, bring some…

  • Experience with a modern JavaScript framework – candidates with React or Vue experience will be strongly preferred; Next.js or Nuxt.js are even better
  • Experience with Laravel Livewire and/or FilamentPHP

In-house candidates are greatly preferred. Candidates must be available to work between 8 a.m.–5 p.m. (CST).


  • Max. file size: 50 MB.

Mad Genius, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We do not unlawfully discriminate against any applicant on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, disability, or any other category protected by federal, state or local law.