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Senior Wordpress Developer
Posted: 07/07/2022
Position: Full Time
About This Job:
We are a growing digital marketing company based in Sydney Australia that services a large number of clients and industries. We build a combination of Marketing, eCommerce, Membership and interactive functional websites for our clients, based on the WordPress & WooCommerce platform. We are seeking to expand our small team with a dedicated senior developer role for our WordPress projects. If you are interested and available fulltime, please apply with the word "wimbledon" at the start of your application.
Roles & Responsibilities:
We are seeking a WordPress Developer responsible for both back-end and front-end development, including creating/editing WordPress themes and plugins. This position requires a combination of programming skills (namely PHP, HTML5, CSS3, and JavaScript) and aesthetics (understanding element arrangements on the screen, the color and font choices, and so on).

Joining a small team, this role will have exposure across all areas of the development process. Hence, an understanding and a willingness to get involved in the entire web development process, including design, development, content and deployment is preferred.
 
Responsibilities

• Front and Back end WordPress & WooCommerce development. There will be a mix of functional development (coding and customisations) and implementation tasks (page building and content) in this role.
• Designing and implementing new features and functionality
• Establishing and guiding the website’s architecture & user experience
• Updating & Troubleshooting existing site issues
• Managing staging and live site deployments
• Assisting with scoping and solution design to deliver effective and valuable solutions to clients
• Autonomously managing your time to meet your deliverables on project work
Requirements & Qualifications:
About You

• 7+ years of web development experience and capable of developing high quality websites entirely on your own
• Extensive WordPress & WooCommerce knowledge and experience is mandatory. This is both at a coding/template level and page/product content implementation level.
• Advanced skills in front-end technologies, including HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript, jQuery, Responsive Design
• Experience with Elementor page builder and themes based upon this software. WP Bakery knowledge also favourable.
• Strong and incomparable attention to detail
• Any SEO specific skills you can demonstrate is a bonus!
• A conceptual thinker – able to clearly articulate creative ideas & solutions
• Good written and verbal communications skills

Desirable Skills (bonus … non mandatory)

• Comfortable working with debugging tools like Firebug, Chrome inspector, etc.
• Sound knowledge of how to interact with RESTful APIs and formats (JSON, XML)
• MySQL database queries and data updates
• CPanel/WHM Hosting management
• An understanding of good on-page SEO practices
• Previous experience using project management and communication tools (Jira, Trello, Slack, Zoom etc).

No Agencies will be considered.
Skills Required:
Web Development
Wordpress Level 4
CSS Level 4
PHP Level 3
Programming & IT
MySQL Level 2
API Level 2