WORDPRESS DEVELOPER

Full-time Position | Amman, Jordan.

Application Deadline: September 19, 2017 [11:AM Amman time.]


SUMMARY OF POSITION



Responsibilities

  • Integrate static HTML/CSS to a WordPress based framework to allow content to be driven from the CMS;

  • Configure javascript and other UX content engagement utilities for the design team based on content interaction objectives;

  • Lead the testing, debugging and refining websites to produce final, fully QA’d product;

  • Integrate websites with social media and third-party tools via APIs;

  • Run basic and advanced database administrative scripts via SQL or PHPMyAdmin;

  • Incorporate all necessary HTML and CSS into Wordpress themes, templates and additional PHP and HTML pages;

  • Work closely with content writers and designers to support the production of highly interactive, engaging websites;

  • Manage development workflow and communications with team and clients using cloud-based collaboration tools;

  • Design and implement new designs, landing pages, features and functionality;

  • Optimize existing online content for design best practices, SEO best practices, and performance;

  • Lead the documentation of work, commenting, and proper organization of code so end users and other team members can use and work with individually developed code;

  • On demand, provide training and mentorship to youth and partner organizations on Wordpress and web development;

  • Work with and assist a team of copywriters, photographers, graphic designer, account executives, web developers and marketing specialists on web content/design related issues;

  • Support project staff and trainers in preparing, designing and delivering any training material;

  • Submit to Executive Director and Head of Programs Development a monthly report on the status of the web presence, trends and insights on users, using web analytics tools, including but not limited to, Google Analytics;

  • Perform any other tasks as requested by supervisor.



QUALIFICATIONS



  • A university/college degree in computer science, programming, web development or commensurate professional experience.

  • 3-4 years experience in WordPress (Plugin / theme development / API).

  • An understanding of WordPress theme creation, including taxonomies, page templates and best practices.

  • Excellent knowledge of CSS and Front-end development to develop custom WordPress themes.

  • Proven experienced in PHP, HTML, JQuery, JavaScript and Node.js.

  • Experience in MySQL database programming and management, including the use of efficient SQL commands.

  • Experience in API integrations like Zapier, Twilio,..etc.

  • Familiar with a Git repository like GitHub or GitLab.

  • Proficient and fluent in English and Arabic languages.

  • Experience with Photoshop and Illustrator is a plus.

  • Experience working both independently and as an effective member of a team.

  • Excellent communication & presentation skills.



HOW TO APPLY



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