The Web Developer assists in the development and daily maintenance of websites and fill a critical role at all stages of the development process, from inception to launch of sites.
The Developer also assists with technical support of website development and function and advises clients on best practices in those areas.
SKILLS & EXPERIENCE
Technical expertise in converting a site to a new platform
Strong understanding of PHP, MySQL, HTML, CSS
Three to five years’ experience in website management, development, and creating custom websites
Experience in object-oriented programming and customizing WordPress themes preferred
net, Adobe Creative Suite (CS4 or later), DNS management, WordPress, Blogspot, GoogleAnalytics, Social Media
Writes / reads clean well-documented custom code and updates, as needed; updates and develops custom database-driven websites to meet special needs of clients as well as company
Wordpress and Shopify experts (at least)
ThemeForest Template Conversion : Ability to overlay a design onto a pre-purchased template (often ThemeForest).
Ability to customize the back end-user experience with custom post types for ease of future changes in-house by the client.
Ability to make (some) websites WCAG 2.0 compliant
Provide technical assistance and troubleshooting of existing
Word Press built websites.
Hosting : Be able to set up and use our hosting provider. Be able to move existing websites from the current server into our new server environment
Emails : Be able to set up and troubleshoot emails on the server sub account and guide our clients throu email set up on phone / desktop.
Basic knowledge of Search Engine Optimisation and ability to plug in Google Analytics and Yoast etc
Ability to monitor and update any new plugins in Word Press.
Maintains continual awareness of new media applications and principles and applies those applications and principles to current and new projects
VALUES & SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS
We wish to build a strong and long standing, loyal relationship with a trusted Web Developer who we are proud to welcome into our team so we can confidently accept new website work and further expand our
business model to include broader technical offerings and services. We see a positive relationship is built on the following values and requirements :
A person who will help bridge the gap between designer and developer via the ability to articulate technical concepts through everyday language
Willingness to brainstorm, extend ideas and offer technical solutions and suggestions we may not be aware is possible
Be open, honest and transparent with strong communication of written and spoken command of the English language
Attention to detail and quality of work should be of a high standard
Ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously and prioritize immediate requests within (sometimes) short deadlines
Hold a strong grasp of recent trends in website development and technology
Ability to work independently with little supervision.
Ability to commit to a full-time position