Job Title

WordPress Developer

Required Skills

Job Description


Company Introduction


Our Client is a leading digital agency based in Malta.

Job Responsibilities and Duties

  • Designing and implementing new features and functionality;
  • Development of front-end applications according to the latest standard with strong understanding of ReactJS and its core principles;
  • Establishing and guiding the website’s architecture;
  • Ensuring high-performance and availability, and managing all technical aspects of the CMS;
  • Helping formulate an effective, responsive design and turning it into a working theme and plugin;
  • Providing training and support to clients in the use of the WordPress CMS;
  • Able to write complex and performant SQL queries; experience on MySQL preferred;
  • Able to optimize websites for high scores on Google PageSpeed Insights and Google Lighthouse.

Experience

  • The candidate should have a strong understanding of industry trends and content management systems;
  • 5 years previous experience in front-end/web development with HTML, CSS/SASS, JavaScript, React and Bootstrap, are a must;
  • 3 years previous experience in WordPress development with PHP, including WordPress theme and plugin development, creation of shortcodes, custom post types, and utilization of action hooks and filter hooks, are a must;
  • An understanding of the entire web development process, including design, development, and deployment is preferred.

Personal Skills

  • Good understanding of front-end technologies, including HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript, jQuery;
  • Experience building user interfaces for websites and/or web applications;
  • Experience designing and developing responsive design websites;
  • Comfortable working with debugging tools like Firebug and Chrome inspector;
  • 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;
  • Knowledge of how to interact with RESTful APIs and formats (JSON, XML);
  • Proficient understanding of code versioning tools;
  • Strong understanding of PHP back-end development.

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Sectors Finance, Legal & Compliance, Risk & Fraud

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