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CAREERS PHILIPPINES

WORDPRESS
WEB DEVELOPER

Job Description

Do you strive to create visually-appealing sites that feature user-friendly design and clear navigation? We are looking for a skilled WordPress Web Developer to join our Marketing Team! You will be responsible for developing and/or designing websites for us and our clients.

From layout to function, you will be responsible for designing, coding and modifying website according to a client’s specifications. This position requires a combination of programming skills (mainly HTML, CSS, and JavaScript) and aesthetics (understanding element arrangements on the screen, the color and font choices, and so on). The candidate should have a strong understanding of industry trends and content management systems. Experience with the responsive and adaptive design is strongly preferred, along with an understanding of the entire web development process (including design, development, and deployment).

Responsibilites

  • Establish and guide the architecture, design, and building of responsive WordPress-based websites with the help of programming languages like HTML, CSS, and JavaScript to optimize the user experience.
  • Work on the server side when needed to control how the site works and implement changes/updates to improve features like structure, security, integration with other web applications, content management, and e-commerce when needed.
  • Regularly monitor the websites and their respective web applications and plug-ins to make sure everything is online, working correctly, and loading quickly. This includes backing up website files to local directories for recover.
  • Identifying problems uncovered by customer feedback and testing, and correcting or referring problems to appropriate personnel for correction.
  • Provide solutions to error codes, direct and perform updates, and troubleshoot website issues.
  • Attend meetings within the team and/or with the client to conceptualize on how best to help bring the client’s vision to reality realistically and effectively.
  • Post website development, train the client on how to use WordPress to manipulate their site, add content, and whatever else the might need to know to make the most of their website.
  • Stay up to date with industry trends to anticipate factors that will impact their work, and keep up with the ever-changing world of web development.
  • Formulate effective and responsive WordPress website designs, and turning them into working themes and plugins.

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor degree in Web development or related field, or relevant experience.
  • Solid working knowledge and experience in WordPress web development, with proficiency in HTML, CSS, and JavaScript.
  • Experience in developing adaptive and responsive design for websites and/or web applications to ensure consistent style and function across platforms, browsers, and devices
  • Ability to convert comprehensive layouts and wireframes into working HTML pages
  • Strong understanding of UI, cross-browser compatibility, general web functions and standards
  • Attention to detail to provide a high-quality product
  • Good communication skills to clearly communicate ideas and directions to colleagues
  • A dedicated team player that confers with the team to resolve conflicts, prioritize needs, develop content criteria, or choose solutions
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment
  • High degree of independent judgment
  • Ability to solve complex problems
  • Sample portfolio of past work

Good to Have

  • WordPress plugin and theme development
  • Proficiency in MySQL, PHP, jQuery
  • Experience with e-commerce CMS (i.e. WooCommerce, Magneto, OpenCart)
  • Familiarity with website optimizations such as AMP, CDN, image compression, and efficient asset loading
  • Experience with Concrete 5 (or similar) Content Management System

    Interested Candidates may send their resumes to recruit@flatplanet.com.au
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    Call us at +632 479 1870

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