Junior – Mid WordPress Developer

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Junior – Mid WordPress Developer

Shift One is looking for an experienced and passionate WordPress Developer to join our team! As a
WordPress Developer at our company, you will be responsible for both back-end and front-end

We are expecting you to have a strong understanding of the latest industry trends and content
management systems, have an eye for layout design and an understanding of aesthetics, UI and UX.

Job level: Junior – Mid-level
Type: Permanent, full-time
Experience: 2-3 years experience


The candidate will have the following responsibilities:

● Website design and development
● Set up of new web sites
● Creating pages
● Update copy and images (supplied)
● Website fix-up projects as needed
● Take a site live following strict go-live processes
● Technical SEO
● Designing and implementing new features and functionality
● Establishing and guiding the website’s architecture
● Ensuring high-performance and availability and managing all technical aspects of the CMS


Platform Requirements

Good working knowledge and experience in (advantageous):

● Good understanding of front-end technologies, including HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript, jQuery
● Experience building user interfaces for websites
● Experience designing and developing responsive design websites
● Comfortable working with debugging tools like Firebug, Chrome inspector, etc.
● Ability to understand CSS changes and their ramifications to ensure consistent style across
platforms and browsers
● Ability to convert comprehensive layout and wireframes into working HTML pages
● Proficient understanding of code versioning tools
● Familiar with installing pixels on to websites
● Familiar with Google tag manager
● Previous experience with e-commerce websites


Personal Attributes:

● Detail oriented
● Good communicator
● Be self-motivated, takes initiative and be independent
● Prioritisation
● Communication with team
● Raising issues early with team and client
● Ability to thoroughly research best practice within the digital landscape
● Willingness and hunger to learn new technologies and frameworks on the job
● Client liaison and communication
● Deal directly with clients to update on project progress, and if any issues arise
● Ability to take ownership and run with a project


How to apply:
send your CV and portfolio to careers@shiftone.co.za

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