WordPress/PHP Developer duties and responsibilities
•Adding new features and functionality to existing websites.
•Meeting with clients (alongside our Digital Project Manager) to help scope new projects.
•Establishing and guiding the build of regular green-field sites (we have lots of these) – sometimes on your own, sometimes taking the lead with other associate developers.
•Liaising with our graphic designers to formulate effective, responsive designs and turning them into working themes.
•Helping to define architectures, database structures and control flow on larger, bespoke builds.
•Building/editing plugins to cater for bespoke features required on client websites.
•Defining best working practices, including advising on (and implementing) source control measures.
•Testing and quality control.
WordPress Developer requirements and qualifications
•Experience building user interfaces for websites and/or web applications.
•Experience designing and developing responsive websites.
•Ability to convert comprehensive visual designs and wireframes into working HTML pages.
•Ability to create bespoke and tailored themes.
•Experience of writing custom plugins or modifying existing ones.
•Understanding of PHP back-end development, particularly Laravel.
•Understanding of database technologies such as MySQL.
•Comfortable working with debugging tools like Firebug, Chrome inspector, etc.
•Knowledge of how to interact with RESTful APIs and formats (JSON, XML).
•Understanding of code-versioning and source control tools such as GIT.
•Any graphic design skills (or at the very least an eye for presentation & layout) would be a bonus.
We are looking for an immediate start and have several project waiting.