We are hiring: Mid-Senior Website Developer – Cape Town

Are you able to work at a fast pace without compromising quality? Do you work well independently and within a team? Are you a problem solver who will always find a way?  If so, our brand and advertising agency is looking for you. You will be responsible for the development of new custom websites as well as the maintenance and updating of our current client websites. You will also work with our online content management team to assist with SEO, content management systems and social media applications.

Job Title: Mid-Senior Website Developer
Type: Permanent 08:30 – 17:00 (in office). Overtime may be required.
Job level: Mid-senior level position
Location: Cape Town
To start: ASAP
Salary: Negotiable
Education level: Diploma

Key responsibilities include:

  • Full development of new websites (custom themes and plugins) and styling across platforms and browsers based on designs supplied in Adobe Creative Suite XD
  • Testing and deployment of websites
  • Maintenance and problem solving of websites
  • Design, development and implementation of HTML email signatures
  • Technical support to internal team and clients
  • Management of domain registrations and hosting

Technical skills:

  • Must be proficient in:
    • HTML
    • CSS
    • jQuery – solid knowledge on how to create validations, client-side / front-end events and functionality
    • PHP – understand, create, edit and customise basic PHP functions and classes; understand WordPress functions and have experience with the WP functions library; understand how to create , install, edit and customise custom WordPress themes and custom WordPress plugins
    • WordPress – Thorough understanding of how to install and setup WP; Good understanding of how WP talks to the MySQL database; thorough understanding of The Dashboard
    • FTP/Control Panel – thorough understanding
    • AJAX – understand how to create client side – server side queries
  • GIT Version control an advantage
  • Minimum eight years’ relevant experience

Personal skills/attributes:

  • A strong eye for detail, work methodically and accurately
  • Deliver error-free work within strict deadlines, while balancing speed and quality
  • Able to prioritise a varied workload
  • Flexible and able to adapt quickly to new briefs
  • Able to follow a brief closely and accurately
  • Ability to multitask
  • Be able to work independently as well as in a team
  • Friendly, positive attitude towards work
  • Willing to work overtime on the odd occasion
  • Good language skills

Please include your notice period/availability to start, current salary, desired salary, reason for wanting to leave your current position and reasons for leaving your previous positions, on your application.

We thank all applicants for their interest. If you do not hear anything back within two weeks after applying for this position, please consider your application unsuccessful.

To apply, please send CV to careers@powerof9.co.za