WordPress Website Designer - Midrand Duties & Responsibilities Main Purpose of Position : The WordPress Website Designer is responsible for both front-end and back-end development of the company websites, including the implementation of themes and plugins, and maintenance of the companies websites using the WordPress creation tool.
Beyond the focus of day-to-day content management and site maintenance, the improvement of the websites as a whole will be required.
As the Internet evolves, the WordPress Website Designer’s job is to stay current with software and hardware that can improve the success of our online business and customer experience.
This position requires a combination of programming skills (namely HTML5, CSS3) and graphic design knowledge aesthetics (understanding element arrangements on the screen, the colour and font choices).
The WordPress Website Designer should have a strong understanding of industry trends and content management systems. Experience with responsive and adaptive design is strongly preferred.
Confidence in the entire web development process, including design, development, and deployment is a requirement. The WordPress Website Designer must be creative, adaptable to trends and conceptualise original ideas.
s architecture Ensuring high-performance and availability, and managing all technical aspects of the CMS Formulate an effective, responsive design and turning it into a working theme and plugin Designing and implementing new features and functionality Liaise with all role players, and give feedback on work progress : Brand managers, and Marketing team.
Ensure that all websites content are kept up to date Ensure that websites adhere to the various brand guidelines Manage and maintain plugins Manage website security certificates Manage error codes and troubleshoot problems Constantly improve UX through design Website Performance Monitoring An understanding of back end processes Manage website downtime General Keep an updated task list and project sheet for all projects.
Strong attention to detail. Stay up to date with the latest trends. Ensure that all design work complies with brand identity guidelines.
Ensure that all work is accurate and correct from a language and design perspective. Desired Experience & Qualification Knowledge - What should the person know?
Knowledge of website best practices Knowledge of UIX Knowledge of WordPress Knowledge of Design Principles Knowledge of company policies and process Knowledge of Brand identities Knowledge of Website security Knowledge of IT industry Knowledge of Distribution Skills - List skills or what the person should be able to do.
Adobe Photoshop Excellent command of written English with copy accuracy. WordPress Experience Intermediate proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite applications including Word, Excel, Outlook.
Demonstrated accuracy and attention to detail with creative and copy. Understanding target audiences and markets. Demonstrated ability towards business intelligence.
Ability to manage, prioritize and deliver multiple projects effectively, and manage workflow. Strong analytical skills. Able to remain calm manage pressure in a deadline driven environment.
Attributes - The behaviors’ that would drive successful performance. Attitude – always demonstrate your best in your role and ensure professional attitude with internal and external customers.
consistently honest and truthful in dealings with peers, customers and vendors Teamwork– strive to work productively in co-operation with one another, fostering a healthy atmosphere with mutual support, thus allowing everyone to achieve their own work-related goals.
Enjoyment – be creative and enrich the working atmosphere within EMMC and ETG. Responsibility. Professionalism. Minimum qualification Matric and a relevant Web diploma At least 3-5 Years’ Design experience