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WordPress Developer

Posted 5 January by GCS Recruitment Specialists Ltd Ended
Job Description

The job of WordPress Developer will report to the director and entail tasks in three key areas:

  1. Web & WordPress development.
  2. WordPress maintenance tasks.
  3. Support work.
Website development:
  • New and responsive Websites (WordPress).
  • Hack recovery.
  • Website bug-hunting, recovery and repair.
  • HTML/CSS, JavaScript, updates.
  • Participating in website planning sessions with internal team and occasionally clients, as and where needed.
  • Finding neat ways to achieve the customer's objective.
  • Working with the web designers to design the customer sites.
  • Custom WordPress Theme development.
  • Custom plugin development.
WordPress maintenance tasks:
  • Setup of WordPress sites on server(s), including the databases.
  • WordPress website and plugin maintenance.
  • Plugin sourcing and replacement, when needed.
  • Thorough testing of any updates to ensure compatibility.
  • Monitoring WordPress community blogs, forums etc. for vulnerability reports.
Support work
  • Assisting in monitoring of support tickets.
  • Bug reviewing and fixing.
  • Liaising with the support team to respond to and resolve technical support queries.
  • DNS changes and problem solving.
About you

The successful candidate will have the following skills & competencies:

  • Latest CSS & HTML;
  • Responsive build for all device screen sizes;
  • MySQL;
  • PHP;
  • JavaScript;
  • DNS;
  • Search-engine optimised development;
  • Photoshop;
  • Git, BitBucket, Deploybot;
  • Patience.

Reference: 33910948

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