Mid to Senior Position Available

WORDPRESS DEVELOPER

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We are looking for an experienced WordPress Developer to join our dynamic team.

 

What will I be doing:

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. The successful candidate will be required to be on-site at a client’s office on a weekly basis. 

 

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 we 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

Qualifications

  • 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!

If you are interested, please send an updated CV to jobs@realmdigital.co.za.