WordPress Developer Job Vacancy in Kenya

Position Title: WordPress Developer

Job Description: We are looking to hire a skilled WordPress developer to design and implement attractive and functional websites for our clients.

You will be responsible for both back-end and front-end development including the implementation of WordPress themes and plugins as well as site integration and security updates.

To be a successful WordPress developer, you should have in-depth knowledge of front-end programming languages, a good eye for aesthetics, and strong content management skills.

Ultimately, a top-class WordPress developer can create attractive, user-friendly websites that perfectly meet the design and functionality specifications of our clients.

WordPress Developer Responsibilities:

  • Deep collaboration on WordPress design/development projects with management, team members, clients, and vendors.
  • Conducts WordPress design/development research and performs discovery analyses for new and existing projects, including content reviews and wireframing.
  • Creates WordPress design/development strategies based on research.
  • Designs responsive, mobile-first WordPress concepts based on strategy.
  • Implements WordPress websites from design concepts.
  • Creating the website architecture.
  • Designing and managing the website back-end including database and server integration.
  • Generating WordPress themes and plugins.
  • Conducting website performance tests.
  • Troubleshooting content issues.
  • Conducting WordPress training with the client.
  • Monitoring the performance of the live websites.
  • Ensuring high-performance and availability, and managing all technical aspects of the CMS
  • Performs maintenance and support for WordPress websites.
  • Implements and assess SEO best practices.
  • Communicate with clients and project managers in regards to bugs and updates.
  • Stay up-to-date with new web technologies.

WordPress Developer Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science or a similar field.
  • 4+ years experience designing and developing WordPress websites and other PHPbased CMS frameworks.
  • Strong understanding of PHP back-end development with MVC architecture
  • Strong understanding of DBMS development such as Mysql and PostgreSQL
  • Knowledge of front-end technologies including CSS3, JavaScript, HTML5, and jQuery.
  • Advanced knowledge of developing wordpress themes and plugins
  • Knowledge of code versioning tools including Git, Mercurial, and SVN.
  • Experience working with debugging tools such as Chrome Inspector and Firebug.
  • Ability to convert comprehensive layout and wireframes into working HTML pages
  • Knowledge of how to interact with RESTful APIs and formats (JSON, XML)
  • Good understanding of website architecture and aesthetics.
  • Experience designing and developing responsive design websites
  • Experience in deploying large scale applications on complex cloud architecture
  • Experience with web analytics reporting tools (Google Analytics, Moz, GWT, etc).
  • Ability to manage projects and work well in a team
  • Good communication skills.
  • Keen attention to detail

How to Apply

Interested candidates are requested to forward their updated CVs to recruitment@hrfleek.com stating the subject heading “WORDPRESS DEVELOPER” by Wednesday 6th July 2022 clearly indicating their current/previous and expected remuneration (MUST), daytime telephone contacts, and addresses of three referees.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.