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WordPress Developer
Created 10 Apr 2018
Woolloongabba | per hour
Top skills desired
Wordpress Plugins
Project description

This position is for a  WordPress Developer responsible for both back-end and front-end development, including creating WordPress themes and plugins.

This position requires a combination of programming skills (namely PHP, HTML5, CSS3, and JavaScript) and a commitment to pixel perfect frontend development that mirrors the user interface and user experience requirements.

The position requires a strong understanding of industry trends and content management systems.

Experience with the responsive and adaptive design is imperative.


  • Frontend cutup and backend implementation of WordPress and other website features and functionality.
  • Working with the user experience team and user interface designer to establish the website architecture and to build a Blueprint strategy for development.
  • 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. (please note: this is a development position and requires no user interface design skills).

Highly experienced in:

  • Front-end technologies, including HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript, jQuery.
  • Experience building user interfaces for websites and/or web applications.
  • Experience 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.
  • Knowledge of how to interact with RESTful APIs and formats (JSON, XML).
  • Proficient understanding of code versioning tools (such as Git and SVN).
  • Strong understanding of PHP back-end development
  • Technical troubleshooting, researching technical issues to find the correction solution to a project.
  • WordPress plugin development.
  • Reading strategy documents and interpreting into the correct outcomes for the project.
  • Completing tasks on time and on budget.
  • Being directed by the Technical Director and other senior staff.
  • Collaborating and sharing knowledge with others.
  • Quality assurance of own work and others work where appropriate.

The position will also need to:

  • Have exceptional attention to detail.
  • Document work.
  • Be a self starter,  able to work to deadlines and manage their own task load.
  • Have strong written and spoken English.

Highly desirable but not mandatory:

  • Laravel.
  • Angular.
  • Drupal.