WordPress Developer

WordPress Developer

Location: North Riding, Johannesburg
Salary: R20k per month

About the Role:
Opportunity available for a WordPress Front and Back-End Developer to manage the client’s website. Experience must include implementation of WordPress themes, developing/working on custom themes and plugins as well as site integration and security updates.

Requirements:
2 years WordPress development experience
Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or a similar field.
Knowledge of front-end technologies including CSS3, JavaScript, HTML5, and jQuery
Experience working with Marketing/SEO teams (tackling complex SEO issues, an eye for aesthetics and content management skills)
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)
Strong understanding of PHP back-end development
Experience building user interfaces for websites and/or web applications
Knowledge of technical aspects of SEO, and tackling them on WordPress
Development/Implementation of themes and plugins
Experience working with Google Analytics and Google Tag Manager
Experience with localization of websites, keeping all the best practices in mind.

Duties:
Designing and building the website front-end, while working closely with Marketing/Content/SEO teams
Creating the website architecture.
Designing and managing the website back-end including database and server integration.
Conducting website performance tests and optimizations accordingly
Troubleshooting content issues
Monitoring the performance of the live website, ensuring high-performance and availability, and managing all technical aspects of the CMS

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