WordPress Developer

The Role:

The WordPress Developer works with the development team to develop and maintain a variety of websites for clients. The WordPress Developer is expected to have a deep understanding of WordPress and able to use it to build polished, fundamentally sound, responsive websites.

The Tasks:

  • Understanding, installing, modifying, configuring and code customizing plugins/modules for WordPress.
  • Providing timely resolution to reported problems with existing websites.
  • Programming of full stack web applications using the LAMP stack
  • Understanding and communicating development requirements based on Scopes of Works and Requirements Analysis Documents
  • Ensuring all work adheres to current industry best practice.
  • Working closely with both the design and project resources to achieve the best possible results in web projects from conception right through to delivery.
  • Performing updates for WordPress updates, WordPress plugin updates and other maintenance updates for active websites
  • Ensuring high performance of applications and providing support.
  • Creating and updating site maps to describe web app functionality
  • Writing JavaScript, CSS, and HTML.
  • Conducting performance tests for websites using standardized tools.

Entry Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or similar.
  • Experience programming in the following languages:
    • PHP
    • JavaScript
    • HTML
    • CSS
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the aforementioned technologies by showcasing at least three previous work assignments/projects
  • Experience working with front-end tools such as WPBakery and/or Elementor
  • Strong understanding of WordPress custom post types
  • Ability to work through problems on one’s own until solved
  • Strong problem solving and analytical abilities
  • Understand and integrate or use external software such as Libraries, Plugins, APIs and SDKs.
  • Ability to work efficiently and effectively in a deadline driven environment
  • Ability to work successfully both independently and in a team setting.
  • Creative problem-solving skills and an ability to apply business logic to development requirements.
  • Cross-browser/platform experience
  • Needs to be detail-oriented, resourceful, and work well under pressure
  • Excellent verbal and written English communication skills are essential

Other Skills that interest us:

  • Strong in programming WordPress Plugins
  • Developed web-based mobile games
  • Strong ability to manipulate web elements using CSS