Wordpress Web Developer

Company Introduction

Ujuzi Code Ltd is a Software Development company with a keen focus on custom software solutions. We operate in mobile channels (Mobile apps, SMS, USSD), web applications and integrations. We collaborate with clients to establish bold & effective systems.

We are searching for an outstanding WordPress developer on 3 MONTHS  CONTRACT to be responsible for developing innovative, visually striking and reusable websites for multiple deployments. Web Design and CMS design are core elements of this position.

Job Description

  • Design, customize and build front-end and back-end WordPress projects
  • Install and configure WordPress plugins
  • Implement security measures
  • Regularly update, maintain, and troubleshoot problems on existing WordPress sites
  • Provide input to help improve site architecture, layout, and content
  • SEO + Site speed optimization
  • Image Compression and image high availability configuration
  • Multiple site migration

Proven Skills & Experience Requirements

  • Expert understanding of WordPress (3 years minimum)
  • Ability to work across multiple programming platforms including PHP, Node.js, MySQL, JavaScript, HTML5, CSS3, MVC Framework.
  • Comfortable working with Linux-based systems
  • Knowledge of Kubernetes, Docker and containerization in a whole
  • Knowledge of Search Engine Optimization process
  • Demonstrable experience building complex WordPress websites
  • Experience building and extending large-scale custom WordPress websites
  • Proven working experience in general web programming & web design (including Responsive Web Design)
  • Ability to migrate existing sites to new hosting servers
  • Aggressive problem diagnosis and creative problem-solving skills
  • Strong organizational skills to juggle multiple tasks within the constraints of timelines and budgets with business acumen
  • A good communicator who can clearly communicates any deviations from planned timeline
  • Ability to work quickly and patiently as part of a small team

Bonus Skills

  • A portfolio of previous work done including websites previously developed (5 websites)
  • GitHub account
  • Good expertise in Denial of Service and various injection protections such as package injection protection
Ujuzi Code Ltd
Nairobi, KE