Choose from a constant stream of top WordPress jobs while staying flexible as a freelancer.

At Toptal, you get to work on complex WordPress projects with top clients who understand the value of elite engineering talent. As a Toptaler, you can design your own schedule, get real-time help from a global community of experts, and enjoy top professional development opportunities.
Hiring WordPress developers? Learn more about Toptal.

Why should you use Toptal to build your career?

At Toptal, you’ll always have plenty of opportunities available to grow personally and professionally. From working with cutting-edge technologies to getting real-time feedback from a global community of top developers, there are always options for creating value for yourself here.
  • Grow your career by working with top companies
    At Toptal, you’ll choose from projects with industry leaders like Airbnb and J.P. Morgan and learn cutting-edge technologies and skills.
  • Never worry about payments
    At Toptal, you set your own rate, always get paid on time, and never have to worry about negotiating with clients or competing with cheap, inexperienced developers.
  • Design your own lifestyle
    No offices, no useless meetings, and no mandatory hours. You choose your own availability and enjoy the freedom to work from wherever you want.
  • Learn from peers and take advanced technical courses
    Have a bug? Ping the Toptal Slack Community for real-time, on-demand support from a global network of top engineers. Want to learn a new skill? The Toptal Academy is designed to help you rapidly gain professional expertise in a new technology.
  • Get featured on the Toptal Engineering Blog
    With hundreds of thousands of subscribers, hundreds of advanced technical studies, and frequent syndication requests from top industry publications, publishing on the Toptal Engineering Blog is a unique chance to show off your top work to the best in the industry.
  • Speak at conferences and attend events
    Not only will you be able to attend Toptal Community events in cities all around the world, but as part of the Toptal Speakers Network, we’ll also help you attend leading conferences, submit papers, and prepare and deliver keynote speeches.

Meet members of the Toptal WordPress community:

Max Loginov
Moscow, Russia
Max is an experienced engineer with a scientific background and 19 years in development, QA, and management in IT. He has worked for a number of world-recognized companies and has proven himself to be a polymathic problem solver who always delivers high-quality solutions that thoroughly address customer needs. His experience with various tech gives him the ability to quickly integrate into any project and work out the best solution possible! Read more
Jason Funk
Iowa, United States
Jason is an experienced web developer with a broad range of both professional and personal technical achievements. He is the founder of Tough Space Consulting, a cloud-based business software consulting company that has helped a number of clients become more efficient and save money by improving their internal business processes. Jason is a strong team player yet at the same time enjoys taking on personal challenges. Read more
Carlos Minatti
Santa Fe, Argentina
Carlos is fanatic about Internet and communication technologies and finding ways to help people solve daily problems. He has a host of experience building web and Android applications, and always aims to deliver the best possible user experience. Read more
Flavio Escobar
Salvador, Brazil
Flavio is a top developer and an aspiring entrepreneur. He has extensive experience and skills with web and game development and is also proficient with mobile applications. He is a master of PHP, JavaScript, and ActionScript. Read more
Alan Heric
Zagreb, Croatia
Alan is a talented developer with a proven ability to develop scalable, efficient, and bug-free web solutions. He is technically skilled, passionate about his work, and goal-oriented. Read more
André Gumieri de Freitas
Sao Paulo, Brazil
André is a senior front-end web developer with 13 years of experience. During his career, he has worked with projects ranging from basic design all the way to large development efforts. As a professional, André is considered pixel perfect when it comes to UI and has great knowledge architecting web projects. Read more
Marcelo Mazza
Buenos Aires, Argentina
Marcelo has been working for more than 10 years in User Experience (UX). He has solid knowledge of mobile platforms, UX, usability, design, front-end development, and WordPress, in addition to excellent interpersonal skills. He has proven experience in project management and strong organizational and planning skills, coordinating deliverables with prioritization of tasks according to the needs of each business. Read more
Christos Melas
Athens, Greece
Christos is a full-stack software engineer and architect with over a decade of work experience in programming. He has designed and implemented enterprise-scale distributed information systems with JEE architectures of multi-node application servers and web stack technologies for the front-end. His latest projects are publicly accessible scaling to hundreds of thousands of users. He is fond of innovation and researches cutting-edge technologies. Read more
Benjamin Knight
Seoul, South Korea
Benjamin is a web designer and developer with experience across the web stack beginning in his early teens before web standards. He codes with an eye towards providing a quality user experience and interaction, and enjoys making creative decisions. He loves Python and JavaScript (the good parts) and has worked in a variety of environments, from a large engineering team to a smaller startup and independent freelance work. Read more
Petar Smolić
Split, Croatia
Petar has over five years of experience as a full-stack PHP developer. He mostly works with PHP frameworks and develops WordPress sites. He's an extremely fast learner, adaptable to new enviroments. Recently, he's started to switch his focus to Node.js. Read more

See 3 typical WordPress jobs you’ll have access to at Toptal:

Top clients, ranging from industry-leaders to rapidly growing start-ups, use Toptal to hire elite WordPress developers for their mission-critical jobs.
  • WordPress Developer For Theme Installation And Customization
    WordPress, HTML, CSS, Facebook API, Google AdSense
    You will be taking the website of one of the world's leading online media publishers to the next level with a full site upgrade. This project will involve the creation of a brand new custom WordPress theme, as well as the development of several plugins. The project's goals include improving critical metrics for the core of the business, including time on site, article likes/shares/comments, and more. To be successful in this position, you will need to have a strong eye for design and good front-end skills, as well as the ability to work effectively with limited oversight.
  • WordPress Developer To Build A Custom Theme
    WordPress, WordPress Theme Design, HTML5, SASS, Front-end Build Tools, Design
    For this project, you will be building a new "Knowledge Center" for our website by creating a custom WordPress theme. The site will include Wikipedia-style pages, FAQs, videos, and graphics, as well as search functionality and chat functionality. We have detailed wireframes and look forward to collaborating with a skilled WordPress developer to make them a reality. For this position, SEO and design experience is preferred.
  • Senior WordPress Developer For Large WordPress Multisite
    WordPress, PHP, WordPress Multisite, Continuous Deployment
    We need an experienced WordPress developer to improve elements of the website of a large brand. The site is running WordPress Multisite, a broadcaster plugin (to send data to the multisites), and many AFC fields. The site is very delicate, so we need an engineer with strong experience working with complex WordPress sites. Experience with advanced WordPress deployment environments is a huge plus (as this may be a future project).

Enjoy competitive, worry-free compensation.

At Toptal, you set your own rates and never have to spend time marketing yourself, billing clients, etc. Most Toptalers make substantially more through Toptal than they did at their previous jobs, and we’ll always pay you on time, even if clients have not yet paid us. Never worry about payments again.
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Design your own lifestyle.

At Toptal, you can choose your own schedule and work from anywhere in the world that has Internet. Whether you want to spend more time at home with your family or start traveling and work from exotic beaches, the choice is completely up to you. No offices, no mandatory hours, just complete freedom to work in the way that suits you best.

Join tech conferences, advanced skill development sessions, and more.

At Toptal, you’ll always have plenty of opportunities available to grow personally and professionally. From working with cutting-edge technologies to getting real-time feedback from a global community of top engineers, there are always options for creating value for yourself here.
18
Sep
Las Palmas de Gran Canaria
Spain

Toptal is proud to promote and support remote work around the world, and on September 23rd, we are participating in an event called Nomad City Las Palmas, a premier European event dedicated to distributed companies and remote workers.

Nomad City is a fantastic opportunity to network with other location independent entrepreneurs and remote workers from around the globe, and learn how to optimize and manage your remote company efficiently.

During the event, there will be several speakers, including Eryn Peters, Head of Community at Toptal. Eryn will give a talk about ““Building culture on remote teams”.

The event will take place at Tourism Innovation Center. For more information, please check the website or contact Asia Lindsay.

22
Sep
Atlanta, GA
United States

On September 22nd, we’re proud to be partnering with WeWork Colony Square in Atlanta to organize a Toptal Coworking Day. Come join us for a day of working on Toptal client work, personal projects, or anything in between.

If you happen to be in the area that day, make sure to drop by between 9:00 AM and 5:00 PM and say hello. It will be a great opportunity to meet fellow Toptalers, and if you’re not yet familiar with Toptal, this is the perfect place to learn more about it.

Local photographer Holland Reid will be on-site from 10AM-12PM taking complimentary headshots for attendees. If you would like your headshot taken, please show up photo-ready.

Please RSVP to give us an accurate head count. For questions regarding the event, please contact the event organizer, Loren Klingman.

22
Sep
Sofia
Bulgaria

We invite you to join Partial Conf, a software conference focusing on modern functional languages and technologies used on the web. Join us in Sofia from September 22nd - 23rd and exchange ideas with people from different parts of the functional world.

During the event, there will be several speakers, including Bozhidar Batsov, VP of Engineering at Toptal. Bozhidar will give a talk on September 22nd from 10:00 AM entitled “Clojure: The bad parts.”

The event will take place at the Hilton Sofia. For more information on the event, please visit the event website.

22
Sep
Kiev
Ukraine

We invite you to join the QA Fest 2017, the first testing festival in Ukraine created by testers for testers, which will take place in Kiev from September 22nd-23rd.

During the event, there will be several speakers, including Igor Khrol, Head of Analytics Department at Toptal. Igor will give a talk entitled “Who should write automatic tests?”. During the talk Igor will talk about different roles in a team and how the management understands the development process well if each stage is performed by different narrow specialists.

The event will take place at the Congress Hall Cosmopolitan. For more information on the event, please visit the event website.

Publish technical papers alongside WordPress developers on the Toptal Engineering Blog.

The Toptal Engineering Blog features hundreds of thousands of subscribers, daily in-depth technical studies, and frequent syndication requests from leading publications across the tech industry. By joining, you’ll be able to publish on the Toptal Engineering Blog and show your top work off to a global audience of WordPress developers.
Gabriel Livan
Developer
The 12 Worst Mistakes Advanced WordPress Developers Make
WordPress is a very popular way to get a site up and running quickly. However, in their haste, plenty of developers end up making horrible decisions. Some mistakes, like leaving WP_DEBUG set to "true," may be easy to make. Others, like lumping all your JavaScript into a single file, are as common as lazy engineers. Whichever mistake you manage to make, read on to find out the 12 most common WordPress mistakes that new and seasoned developers make.
Brian Coords
Freelance Software Engineer
WordPress REST API: The Next Generation CMS Feature
For a while, WordPress seemed to had fallen behind. As the web became more reliant on JavaScript to create immersive, interactive experiences, it became increasingly clear that WordPress needed to offer new ways for users and developers to interact with its content. In this post, Toptal Freelance Developer Brian Coords explores the amazing new features of WordPress's REST API, showing why WordPress is still on the cutting edge of web development.
Donald Mudenge
Freelance Software Engineer
Don't Hate WordPress: 5 Common Biases Debunked
Today, WordPress covers more than 50 percent of website shares and serves nearly 60 million websites worldwide. Its popularity has resulted in many misconceptions that have grown and spread like a forest fire, and have made people stay away from WordPress. In this post, Toptal Software Engineer Donald Mudenge explains the five most common WordPress taboos and myths, clarifies them, and offers solutions on how to overcome them.
Ratko Solaja
Freelance Software Engineer
The Ultimate Guide to Building a WordPress Plugin
WordPress plugins can be both a blessing and a curse. With more than 45,000 plugins available in its official repository, WordPress users can customize their website to their heart’s content. However, not all plugins follow the standards necessary to keep the platform performant and secure while also delivering a solid user experience. In this tutorial, Toptal Software Engineer Ratko Solaja shows us how to build a robust WordPress plugin, following all the necessary best practices.

Why do top WordPress experts join Toptal?

Alan Heric
Web Developer
Zagreb, Croatia
Alan is a seasoned WordPress Engineer and Web Developer with extensive experience creating custom WordPress themes and a wide variety of custom fields. He has built a variety of WordPress plugins, and is a highly goal-oriented engineer.
Chasing clients to find WordPress projects was difficult and time-consuming before Toptal. Being a part of Toptal means that I can focus on the actual work and don't have to worry about getting paid on time or finding new projects. Toptal gives me access to exciting projects involving complex webshop setups, API integrations, development of custom themes and plugins from scratch, and more.
Arianit Fazliu
Web Developer
Prishtina, Kosovo
Arianit is a skilled Front-end Developer with over 5 years of experience and deep knowledge of WordPress, Photoshop, HTML/CSS, and JavaScript. He excels at capturing the unique look and feel of any brand.
As a developer, I always try to find projects that allow me to learn new skills and stay updated. Working as a Toptal WordPress developer means that I can work on great projects involving a variety of API integrations. Toptal takes care of finding me projects and paying me on time, so all I need to worry about is my work.
Evgen Gavrilov
CMS Developer
Odessa, Ukraine
Evgen is a skilled CMS developer with a decade of professional and educational experience with WordPress, Shopify, Joomla, Drupal, PHP, HTML, CSS, JavaScript, and Ajax, including a variety of management roles.
I've been working with WordPress for over 6 years at a variety of companies, but Toptal is the first place where I've gotten to create beautiful and functional sites from scratch, integrate with different CRMs and 3rd party services, and investigate new front-end and back-end technologies. Working at Toptal has allowed me to grow as a specialist, and I love being able to do it all remotely.

By joining Toptal, you’ll have full flexibility over which projects you choose and when you want to work.

Aside from enjoying the benefits of our amazing community, you’ll have full flexibility to accept or reject projects as you prefer. Whether you prefer to work full-time at Toptal or you’d rather just take on occasional hourly jobs, the choice is yours.