Web Developer (PHP, SQL & WordPress) in Malaysia (AUD 1,000 Sign-on Bonus!)
In your new role as Web Developer, you will be responsible for the design, layout and coding of websites and digital assets. You will build our digital assets from conception to completion working with key stakeholders and agencies to maximise user engagement and experience. Responsibilities:
- Excellent communication skills with the ability to effectively interface with marketing and IT departments on a formal, informal, written and verbal level.
- Working closely with both the design, project and agency teams to achieve the best possible results from conception right through to delivery.
- Provide timely resolution to reported problems with existing assets.
- Build websites, prototypes and applications using the latest frontend technologies.
- Write well designed, testable, efficient code by using best software development practices.
- Integrate data from various back-end services and databases.
- Create and maintain software documentation.
- Be responsible for maintaining, expanding, and scaling our site.
- Stay plugged into emerging technologies/industry trends and apply them into operations and activities.
- Ensuring all work adheres to current industry best practice.
- Manage version control and user settings to maintain security.
- Extensive knowledge and experience in building CMS websites.
- WordPress development experience including theme and plugin development at code level.
- Experience migrating older versions of WordPress to Newer Versions of WordPress.
- Significant experience developing custom WordPress themes and plug-ins.
- WordPress administration and security.
- Knowledge of existing inbuilt WordPress functions.
- Creation of custom post types.
- Creation of plugins/widgets written to conform to WordPress coding standards.
- Knowledge of WordPress Network (including managing multisite).
- Good understanding of cross platform and cross browser issues.
- Experience with creating responsive websites.
- Use of jQuery / AJAX / Prototype / script.aculo.us an advantage.
Other Essential Experience:
- First-class programming skills and in-depth knowledge of modern HTML/CSS
- A solid understanding of how web applications work including security, session management, and best development practices
- Adequate knowledge of relational database systems, Object Oriented Programming and web application development
- Hands-on experience with network diagnostics, network analytics tools
- Intermediate knowledge of Search Engine Optimisation process
- Aggressive diagnosis and creative problem solving skills
- Strong organisational skills to juggle multiple tasks within the constraints of timelines and budgets with business acumen.
- Ability to work and thrive in a fast-paced environment, learn rapidly and master diverse web technologies and techniques.
- Self-motivated, goal oriented and able to work in a team environment.
- Use common sense at all times and pay close attention to detail.
- Committed, enthusiastic, sincere, trustworthy, conscientious and resilient.