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WordPress Web Developer

Remuneration:R33000 per month negotiable Cost to company 
Education level:Degree
Job level:Mid/Senior
Own transport required:Yes
Company:Conversion Advantage

Job description

Conversion Advantage is one of South Africa’s leading digital marketing agencies. Our offices are located on Leisure Island in Knysna, South Africa. We are looking for a skilled WordPress web developer who has a passion for technology in general and web development that can demonstrate this to us. The ideal candidate must be a fast learner, keen to take charge and deliver the required results asked of him/her. The job is based at our Knysna branch and own transport is required.

A breakdown of what you will be doing:
  • The selected candidate will work closely with the team to create and code websites from scratch
  • Assist in the stabilising and testing of the project/product in conjunction with the user and business analyst
The ideal candidate will have a minimum of three full-time years’ agency experience in WordPress development. Candidates will be tasked with developing modern and compliant custom websites that are fully responsive. The position involves being able to successfully contribute to the entire process of development.

Your responsibilities include, but is not limited to:
  • HTML & CSS development and deployment of WordPress websites
  • Maintenance of WordPress websites
  • Enhance services within the WordPress Multisite environment
  • Working with the graphic and web design and development team
  • Planning, time management and coordinating efficiently


  • Experience as a developer - minimum three years' full-time WordPress experience
  • HTML 5 and CSS experience is essential
  • Experience with Photoshop or other decent graphics editing software
  • Strong JavaScript skills
  • MySQL and knowledge of database systems
  • Significant work experience in PHP development
  • Knowledge of Dreamweaver CS3 or higher
  • jQuery
  • Knowledge of how to interact with RESTful APIs and formats (JSON, XML)
  • Git, Bit bucket or equivalent version control
  • Google Analytics and Google apps understanding
  • Skills in responsive web design
  • Back-end and front-end development skills
  • A graduate qualification in web development
Essential skills:
  • Optimisation of WordPress based sites and SEO implementation
  • Good coding skills in HTML (HTML5/XHTML), CSS and JavaScript
  • Server-side scripting language such as PHP, Python skills
  • Good knowledge of the principles of relational databases
  • Knowledge of and some experience in relevant front-end tools such as jQuery, Bootstrap
Personal attributes:
  • A keen interest in technological innovations
  • A drive to come up with new development ideas daily
  • A dynamic go-getter with amazing web development skills
  • Strong attention to detail
  • A passionate, motivated, hardworking professional
  • An analytical thinker and problem solver
  • The ability to follow-through
  • The ability to take charge and work under pressure
  • The ability to work as a team and take initiative
  • Effective communication skills in English – verbal and written

Please visit our website for more information about Conversion Advantage:

If you meet the requirements, send your CV and a portfolio of your WordPress programming skills (i.e. work you have coded) to the email address provided.

Posted on 29 Jan 16:14

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