WordPress Developer

Posted 08 September 2023
Salary £35000 - £45000 per annum
Job type Permanent
Discipline Development
Contact NameMia Howard

Job description

Job Description: WordPress Developer

Location: Birmingham, United Kingdom
Type: Full-time, Hybrid working between home and office 

About [Agency Name]:
a dynamic and innovative digital agency based in the heart of Birmingham is looking to expand the team with a WordPress Developer. They specialise in creating compelling online experiences for a diverse clientele. From cutting-edge web design to strategic digital marketing solutions, they are committed to delivering exceptional results that exceed their clients' expectations.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Collaborate with the design and development teams to create visually appealing and user-friendly WordPress websites tailored to our clients' needs.
  • Translate design mockups and wireframes into responsive and interactive websites, ensuring a seamless user experience across devices and browsers.
  • Customize and extend existing WordPress themes and plugins to meet project requirements, implementing custom functionality as necessary.
  • Develop custom WordPress themes from scratch, adhering to best practices and ensuring optimized performance.
  • Troubleshoot and resolve any technical issues or bugs related to WordPress websites, ensuring timely resolution and minimal downtime.
  • Conduct thorough testing and quality assurance to ensure the integrity and functionality of websites before launch.
  • Optimize websites for speed, performance, and SEO, implementing best practices to enhance user engagement and search engine rankings.
  • Stay up-to-date with the latest WordPress trends, tools, and technologies, and actively integrate them into our development processes.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to define project requirements, provide accurate time estimates, and contribute to project planning and execution.
  • Keep documentation up-to-date, including coding standards, development processes, and project-specific information.
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Web Development, or a related field (or equivalent experience).
  • Proven experience as a WordPress Developer, with a strong portfolio showcasing your work on diverse projects.
  • Proficiency in front-end technologies such as HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript, and responsive design principles.
  • In-depth knowledge of WordPress, including theme and plugin development, custom post types, and advanced customization.
  • Experience with PHP and MySQL, and the ability to write clean, efficient, and well-documented code.
  • Familiarity with version control systems (e.g., Git) and code collaboration tools.
  • Understanding of SEO principles and best practices to ensure websites are search engine-friendly.
  • Strong problem-solving skills and the ability to troubleshoot and debug technical issues efficiently.
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal, with the ability to articulate technical concepts to non-technical team members and clients.
  • Attention to detail and a commitment to producing high-quality work within project timelines.
  • Ability to work collaboratively in a team environment and independently when required.
  • Experience with other CMS platforms and web technologies is a plus.
  • Competitive salary commensurate with experience.
  • Opportunities for professional growth and skill development.
  • Collaborative and creative work environment.
  • Flexible working hours and remote work options.
  • Health and wellness benefits.
  • Regular team outings and social events.
If you're a skilled WordPress Developer looking to contribute to exciting and impactful projects within a collaborative agency environment, apply now!