WordPress Developer at Letsema Digital Marketing Agency

WORDPRESS DEVELOPER

Letsema Group is looking to recruit an exceptional and high performing WordPress Developer to design, implement and manage websites for our selected clients.

MAIN DUTIES/AREAS OF RESPONSIBILITY:

  • Responsible for the design and maintenance of the website, intranet and e-commerce platforms.
  • Design best practice email templates.
  • Liaise closely with the social media team to ensure platforms are fully optimized.
  • Gather user requirements layout to design relevant pages on different platforms.
  • Provide technical solutions and bring new innovative ideas to the solutions.
  • Develop cross-browser and cross-platform compatible solutions.
  • Communicate project progress to key stakeholders.
  • Make sure the design is in line with user experience, usability, and best practices.
  • Key in the development of systems, interfaces and the integration of new technologies.
  • Develop new features for users.
  • Produce QRcodes and associated landing pages.
  • Liaise with networks for new technologies
  • Produce designs for social media pages.
  • Work with APIs to integrate systems and data.
  • Responsible for bug fixing and problem solving, to ensure an optimal customer experience.
  • Manage upgrades and patches.
  • Create reusable code and libraries for future use.
  • Manage user acceptance testing and browser compatibility optimization.
  • Make sure content meets brand guidelines (for some design roles).
  • Create and maintain online assets in line with the brand.
  • Monitor and support performance.
  • Optimize the application for maximum speed and scalability.

REQUIRED SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE

General management/skills

  • Work under tight deadlines.
  • Dynamic and positive attitude.
  • Passionate about web development and tools/systems.
  • Communication skills.
  • Project management skills.
  • Excellent design skills and creative skills. (Web designer).

Technical/specific experience

  • Languages ​​and scripting languages ​​and libraries, eg Python, Java, PHP, Javascript, Node.js Javascript, JQuery, Java, .Net and API integration.
  • Experience with HTML, CSS, XML, Flash Photoshop and Dreamweaver.
  • Knowledge of e-commerce web applications and open source platforms (varies by role).
  • Database management, e.g. Oracle, SQL Server, MySQL
  • Experience in configuration control, e.g. Github, Docker, Jira
  • Experience with mobile application development frameworks and technology, HTML, CSS, Flash, Photoshop and Dreamweaver
  • Knowledge and application of W3C web standards.
  • Understanding of browser compatibility issues.
  • Experience maintaining and testing online platforms and interface systems (some roles).
  • Experience in a particular industry (Retail, FMCG) certain roles.
  • Demonstrate experience in producing documentation and bug fixing methods.
  • Understanding of usability techniques.
  • Understanding of animation, illustration, presentation and publishing applications (Dreamweaver, Photoshop, InDesign, etc.)
  • Understanding SEO.
  • Understanding of design principles for design-focused roles (color, layout, etc.)
  • Some roles require WordPress and experience with open source systems.
  • Understanding of website accessibility.
  • Experience in web development.

Desired skills:

  • WordPress development
  • HTML
  • SEO
  • animation
  • Java
  • Python
  • creation of websites
  • PHP frameworks

Desired work experience:

  • 2 to 5 years Software development

Desired level of qualification:

About the employer:

LEARN MORE ABOUT LETSEMA

Letsema, founded in 1996, is a black-owned management consulting firm at the heart of a diversified investment group.

The word “Letsema” is of Sotho origin, which means that people come together to work for a common goal. This sense of collective effort towards a shared vision is our underlying philosophy.

We believe businesses can be a catalyst for positive social change.
Our consulting firm provides specialized services across the value chain, helping companies set their direction, accelerate their journey and ensure their sustainability

Over the next 20+ years, Letsema has developed a solid track record of trust in different industries in the private and public sectors. The embodiment of its name, Letsema Consulting brings together highly qualified and diverse people to solve the questions it is asked. We are convinced that diversity generates optimal partnerships, innovative thinking and lasting impact.

We provide our partners with the intellect, resources, and capabilities to identify previously unseen problems, correct business shortcomings, design and implement new systems and revenue streams, and ultimately , making organizations more efficient and rewarding for their employees, external partners and customers.

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