Wordpress Developer - 13087

Job No:  13087
Wordpress Developer
Location:  Tygervalley, Cape Town
Salary:  R 35 000 - R 40 000 Per Month Dependent upon experience


Our client is looking for an experienced WordPress Developer to join their dynamic team.
They are a global digital strategy and technology partner providing innovative solutions, cultivated insight and uncompromising support throughout your digital journey.
Their 20 years of industry-leading expertise sets them apart, while their commitment to deliver excellent technology sets the benchmark.
They are looking for an experienced WordPress Developer to join their team, based in the Northern Suburbs of Cape Town.

What will you do:

To be responsible for both back-end and front-end development, including creating WordPress themes and plugins. This position requires a combination of programming skills (namely PHP, HTML5, CSS3, Responsive design and JavaScript) The candidate should have a strong understanding of industry trends and content management systems. Experience with responsive and adaptive design is strongly preferred. Also, an understanding of the entire web development process, including design, development, and deployment is preferred.

What will my day-to-day key responsibilities include, but not be limited to:
  • Designing and implementing new features and functionality
  • Establishing and guiding the website’s architecture
  • Ensuring high-performance and availability and managing all technical aspects of the CMS
  • Helping formulate an effective, responsive design and turning it into a working theme and plugin
The skills and experience they are looking for:
  • Good understanding of front-end technologies, including HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript, jQuery, Bootstrap
  • Good experience in building user interfaces for websites and/or web applications
  • Good experience in designing and developing responsive design websites
  • Comfortable working with debugging tools like Firebug, Chrome inspector, etc.
  • Ability to understand CSS changes and their ramifications to ensure consistent style across platforms and browsers
  • Ability to convert comprehensive layout and wireframes into working HTML pages
  • Knowledge of how to interact with RESTful APIs and formats (JSON, XML)
  • Proficient understanding of code versioning tools {{such as Git, SVN, and Mercurial}}
  • Strong understanding of PHP back-end development
  • wooCommerce knowledge
Additional skills that will impress us: (optional)
  • Experience in the Media space
  • E-commerce experience
  • Docker containers
  • If you have media space experience would be a bonus
  • IT/ related degree or Diploma
What’s in it for you?
  • Competitive, market-related salary.
  • You’ll enjoy being part of our strong team culture
  • Working in a team who is passionate about technology and delivering an excellent end product
  • An opportunity to work on exciting projects that will challenge you
  • Free Friday lunch, enough said!