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WordPress Developer (Mid Level)

About the job

YoungInnovations builds custom websites based on WordPress CMS for a broad range of clients across the globe. As a WordPress web developer, you will work with our existing team working on multiple websites at any given time. You will work closely with your team lead and other web developers and designers to deliver a high quality codebase. You are also encouraged to contribute your ideas and suggestions for the overall development of the websites.

Key responsibilities

  • Use WordPress to develop functional, secure, and responsive websites for a variety of clients
  • Formulate an effective, responsive design based on latest techniques to meet client's requirement and site objectives
  • Establishing and guiding the website’s architecture
  • Develop and implement custom design, features, functionality and turning it into a working theme and plugin
  • Collaborate with other team members in order to meet deadlines
  • If need be, communicate directly with clients to understand requirement, collect feedback on milestone deliverables and implement into design/development

Work on exciting and challenging Projects

About you

You love to take on challenging work and solve complex problems. You take pride in your work and have a keen sense of attention to detail. You love to experiment with new tools and technologies. You feel ownership for, and accountability towards, the work that you do. You take deadlines very seriously and are always eager to help others to solve their problems.

Your experience

  • 2+ years of experience as WordPress web developer
  • Strong understanding of PHP back-end development in a CMS environment
  • Custom WordPress theme development both front and back-end
  • Knowledge of the WordPress plugin ecosystem
  • Create website architecture to generate new features and plugins, custom functionality, and custom themes
  • Good understanding of front-end technologies, including HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript, jQuery
  • Knowledge of how to create and interact with RESTful APIs and formats (JSON, XML)
  • Comfortable working with debugging tools like Firebug, Chrome inspector, etc.
  • Conduct website performance tests and troubleshoot content issues.
  • Ability to convert comprehensive layout and wireframes into working HTML pages
  • Proficient understanding of code versioning tools Git
  • Site integration and security updates
  • Understanding of latest SEO trends and best practices

Nice to have

  • Experience working with Drupal CMS

To apply

Feel like this position been tailor-made for you? Are you the perfect fit? Tell us why you think so. Send your CV, a snappy cover letter which highlights your expertise, skills and experience, and any relevant links/attachments to your work to our Careers team with the post you are applying for as the subject atcareers@yipl.com.np