Full Stack Web Developer (WordPress)

IT – Software Development
Cape Town – Western Cape

THE coding talents of a Full Stack Web Developer with strong experience developing and maintaining WordPress CMS-based marketing websites is urgently sought by a dynamic Education Specialist. The ideal candidate must have 5 years+ experience developing and maintaining WordPress websites and will be able to provide support and best-practice recommendations to keep all marketing websites running optimally and securely at all times.
This candidate will be responsible for ongoing WordPress website maintenance which includes administration, e-commerce integration, performance monitoring and optimisation.
You should be able to translate our offering into a functional and appealing interactive experience.  
  • In-depth knowledge of WordPress   
  • Experience working with HTML / CSS / PHP/ WordPress / Woo-commerce   
  • Proven work experience as a front and back-end developer   
  • 2 – 4 years working experience    
  • A digital portfolio    
  • Adobe Suite skills advantageous   
  • Ability to perform well in a fast-paced environment   
  • Use markup languages like HTML to create user-friendly web pages    
  • Updating and maintaining WordPress websites   
  • Website integration between WordPress, WooCommerce and our Learning Management System (LMS)    
  • Liaising with IT and Marketing Department to ensure website maintenance is conducted in a timely manner   
  • Responsive website development in WordPress    
  • Front and back-end development    
  • Optimize applications for maximum speed    
  • Updating of website plugins    
  • Browser testing and debugging   
  • Knowledge of SEO principles    
  • Collaborate with designers to improve the usability on website   
  • Stay up-to-date on emerging web technologies   
  • Hands on experience with markup languages   
  • Experience with JavaScript, CSS and jQuery   
  • In-depth understanding of the entire web development process (design, development and deployment)   
  • Understanding of web layout aesthetics   
  • Design mobile-based features   
  • Experienced in UI/UX   
  • Familiarity with software like Adobe Suite, Photoshop and content management systems