Senior WordPress Developer (Islamabad)

Employer: Bilal Khan
Industry: Software Development
Location: Islamabad


Essential Duties and Responsibilities

Understands front-end and back-end technologies, including PHP, HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript, jQuery and Application Programming Interface (API).
Designs and develops responsive design websites using web standards and user experience measurements; constructs user interfaces for SFD websites and/or web applications.
Programs websites, mobile sites, intranets, email marketing and other digital projects based on customer requirements; builds and animates web banners using modern techniques; ensuring all assignments are error free; maintains existing websites built in HTML and WordPress.
Develops custom themes, child themes and related functionality for WordPress.
Participates actively in the WordPress community, and is a key stakeholder and visionary of future WordPress and content management.
Collaborates with internal clients to assess needs in development of themes, child themes, and related functionality.
Proficient understanding of code versioning tools (such as Git, SVN, and Mercurial)
Other duties as assigned.
Competencies/Technical/Functional Skills:

Ability to participate as an active team member of the team and organization and work toward a common goal.
Actively seeks opportunities to influence, build effective relationships and gain alignment with peers, functional partners and/or external partners to accomplish business objectives.
Accepts personal accountability, proactively seeks resolution for personal limitations head-on; and supports honesty and respect towards others, the company and oneself.
Develops new insights into situations; questions conventional approaches; encourages new ideas and innovations; designs and implements new or cutting-edge programs/processes. Ability to generate and/or recognize imaginative or creative solutions that generate successful outcomes.
Adapting to new technologies and standards.
Core proficiencies include PHP, JavaScript, HTML, CSS, MySQL, and Git.
Integration of third-party APIs and technologies with WordPress.
Working knowledge of Javascript frameworks such as React/Vue and interest in developing proficiency.
Understanding and embracing of accessibility/WCAG 2.x standards
Develop UI mockups and prototypes that clearly illustrate how sites function and look like
Understanding and comprehension of Custom Post Types and WordPress Taxonomy structures.
Integration of third-party APIs and technologies with WordPress.
Ability to create and produce graphic materials using a range of media, methods and techniques and equipment, including knowledge of graphic layout and photographic requirements and procedures; Ability to translate designs (PSD, AI, Sketch) into functional Web interfaces
Intermediate use of computers and Microsoft Office Suite Applications such as Word, Excel, Power Point, Outlook.
Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to effectively communicate with a wide range of individual of constituencies in a diverse community. Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing.
Work independently and foster a cooperative spirit within a large and/or small team of diverse cultures, while working in a fast-paced environment with multiple deadlines and frequently changing priorities.
Education and Experience

Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Mathematics, or related field, preferred; and, three (3) to six (6) years’ relevant experience in programming and modifying different marketing modalities; or, equivalent combination of education and experience.

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