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Creative Commons is hiring a

Full Stack Engineer

Time zones: EST (UTC -5) CST (UTC -6) MST (UTC -7) PST (UTC -8) AKST (UTC -9) HST (UTC -10) AST (UTC -4) NST (UTC -3:30)


This role focuses on developing, maintaining, and supporting both client-side and server-side web sites at Creative Commons (CC).


Web Development

  • Develop, maintain, and support Creative Commons’s websites (ex.,,
    • HTML/CSS
    • JavaScript
    • MySQL
    • PHP
    • WordPress gutenberg blocks, plugins, and themes
  • Integrate with and improve CC’s design system (Vocabulary)
  • Maintain a working knowledge of other programming languages in use at CC (ex. Bash, Python)
  • Deploy and manage infrastructure as code (IaC) (ex. Docker, GitHub Actions)


  • Design and UI/UX experience is not required, but is nice to have (ex. Figma)

Project Management and Collaboration

  • Manage key projects (ex. CC Vocabulary, CC WordPress Plugins & Themes)
  • Participate in oncall rotation
  • Provide support (ex. GitHub Pull Request reviews) and coverage for team members
  • Mentor work program contributors (ex. Google Summer of Code, Outreachy)
  • Champion working transparently in the open and contributing to a welcoming and supportive community
  • Champion free/libre and open source software (FOSS)


We believe that diverse teams build better organizations and better services. Applications from qualified candidates from all backgrounds, including those from under-represented communities, are very welcome. Creative Commons works openly as part of a global community, guided by collaboratively developed codes of conduct and anti-harassment policies.

Work Environment & Location

Creative Commons has been a fully-distributed organization since 2015— we have no central office. This position is in a remote working environment. You must be located United States or Canada. You must have reasonable mobility for necessary global travel (when travel is permitted), and high-speed broadband access. A laptop and peripherals are supplied.

Salary & Benefits

Creative Commons is a leading non-profit employer, offering competitive salaries and benefits, including health and wellness plans, annual retirement contributions, and a positive, supportive work environment. The base salary range for this position is $65,000 to $80,000 USD, commensurate with relevant skills and experience.

How to Apply

Please email your cover letter & resume as a single PDF to “” with the subject heading of “Full Stack/ [Last Name].” No phone calls, please.

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