The Morning Context is a premium, subscription-only digital publication; it publishes in-depth stories and analysis on tech, business and chaos, mainly in India. Launched in September 2019, it has already raised seed funding from a set of angel investors and is subscribed to by startup founders, venture capital investors and executives at some of the biggest companies in India and around the world. Read more about us here.

We have one current opening.

1. Lead developer

We’re looking for a full-stack WordPress developer to completely own our tech stack and build the best subscription journalism platform possible. Our business model is constructed around delivering the very best stories to our subscribers, and along with that the very best experience they can get as users. This means continually working to polish, improve and add to both front-end and back-end.

Key responsibilities

  • Creating and maintaining a beautiful, responsive website that reflects our journalism
  • Constructing seamless flows for users to join, subscribe and read
  • Building out brand new subscription and reader engagement systems

Fundamental requirements

  • WordPress
  • PHP
  • JavaScript, jQuery
  • AJAX
  • SQL
  • Basic understanding of UX design

Key integrations to manage

  • Subscriptions and memberships platform built on WooCommerce
  • Payment gateways (Razorpay, Stripe, etc.), with a specific focus on managing recurring billing and subscriptions
  • Email services, marketing and e-commerce automation (Mailchimp, Sendgrid, etc.)
  • Analytics and dashboards (GA, Mixpanel, etc.)

Additional details

  • This is a full-time position
  • At least five years of prior experience needed
  • No restriction on location, work from anywhere in the world
  • Our salaries are competitive
  • We love collaboration, all teams work together
  • Innovation is always welcome

Check us out and if you’re interested, email your resume to with the subject line “Job application – Lead developer”. Come at us with your best ideas on how we can do better.

We understand that applying for a potential job can be an anxious time, so you can expect to hear back from us in not more than seven working days.