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Graduate WordPress Developer

Location: Cardiff

Job Number: C1013

Salary: £18,000

Graduate WordPress Developer

  • Job Number: C1013
  • Employer: Odyssey
  • Internship: 6 Months
  • Salary: £18,000 p/a plus bonuses
  • 37 hours per week.

Applications close – 6th November  2019 at midnight.

Odyssey is a web agency, with the purpose to help other businesses grow their online presence through websites and automation & integration software. Odyssey is a small team with big ambitions. Currently a team of 3 looking for our 4th to add another dimension to the company.

Job Description

We are seeking a WordPress Developer responsible for both back-end and front-end development, including creating WordPress pages.

This position requires a combination of programming skills (namely PHP, HTML5, CSS3, and JavaScript) and aesthetics (understanding element arrangements on the screen, the colour and font choices, and so on) with the use of page and theme builders. The candidate should have a strong understanding of industry trends and content management systems.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Designing and implementing new features and functionality
  • Establishing and guiding the website’s architecture
  • Ensuring high-performance and availability, and managing all technical aspects of the CMS
  • Helping formulate an effective, responsive design and turning it into a working theme and plugin

Essential Criteria

  • Good understanding of front-end technologies, including WordPress, HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript, jQuery
  • Experience building user interfaces for websites and/or web applications
  • Experience designing and developing adaptive and responsive design websites
  • Comfortable working with debugging tools like Firebug, Chrome inspector etc
  • Ability to understand CSS changes and their ramifications to ensure consistent style across platforms and browsers
  • Ability to convert comprehensive layout and wireframes into working HTML pages
  • Ability to work well within a small but ambitious and dynamic team

Desired Criteria

  • A curiosity and passion for the software development and interest in industry trends
  • Some understanding of PHP back-end development
  • An understanding of the entire web development process, including design, development, and deployment is preferred
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