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WordPress Developer (CPT – Onsite)

IT – Software Development
Cape Town – Western Cape

A prestigious digital command hub situated in Cape Town is in search of an experienced WordPress Developer to join their team.  As a WordPress Developer, you will be responsible for designing, developing, and maintaining WordPress websites and applications. You will collaborate with their creative and technical teams to deliver high-quality, responsive, and user-friendly websites and e-commerce platforms to their clients. The ideal candidate will have a strong background in WordPress development, excellent problem-solving skills, and a passion for creating innovative online experiences.
  • Develop and customize WordPress websites and applications based on client requirements and design specifications.
  • Collaborate with the design team to create visually appealing and user-friendly interfaces using WordPress themes and plugins.
  • Ensure the technical feasibility of UI/UX designs and optimize websites for maximum speed and scalability.
  • Implement and customize WordPress themes, templates, and plugins, including integration of third-party APIs and services.
  • Troubleshoot and resolve any WordPress-related issues, such as plugin conflicts, performance problems, or security vulnerabilities.
  • Conduct thorough testing and debugging to ensure seamless functionality and cross-browser compatibility.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to define project requirements, timelines, and deliverables.
  • Stay updated with the latest industry trends, WordPress updates, and best practices to enhance development processes and techniques.
  • Provide technical guidance and support to junior developers or team members as needed.
  • Ensure quality, maintainability, and adherence to standards by conducting reviews and implementing best practices.
  • Contribute to the continuous improvement of development processes and workflows.
  • Proven experience as a WordPress Developer, with a strong portfolio of WordPress websites and applications.
  • In-depth knowledge of WordPress CMS, themes, plugins, and related technologies.
  • Proficiency in front-end web technologies, including HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript, and jQuery.
  • Strong understanding of responsive web design and mobile optimization.
  • Experience with PHP and MySQL, including custom theme and plugin development, highly advantageous.
  • Knowledge of SEO best practices and web accessibility standards.
  • Ability to write SOP’s within the department
  • Understanding of Landing Page setups for Lead Generation Campaigns
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Experience with e-commerce platforms and integration (e.g., WooCommerce).
  • Familiarity with CSS preprocessors
  • Knowledge of JavaScript frameworks.
  • Understanding of performance optimization techniques and tools.
  • Experience with website security and implementing security measures.
  • Familiarity with UX/UI design principles and usability testing.
  • Excellent problem-solving skills and attention to detail.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team in a fast-paced environment. 
  • Strong communication skills, both verbal and written, with the ability to effectively collaborate with team members, clients, and stakeholders. 

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