Soma Capital Portfolio Jobs

WordPress Development Project



Posted on Thursday, July 11, 2024



WareIQ is initiating a short-term WordPress Development Project. We are looking for candidates who would be responsible for both back-end and front-end development, including creating WordPress pages, themes and plugins.

The candidate should have a strong understanding of industry trends and content management systems. Experience with responsive and adaptive design is strongly preferred.

Note: This opportunity is for a short-term, contract-based project with a duration of two months. Throughout the project, the candidate’s performance will be closely monitored and evaluated. Based on exemplary performance during this period, there is a possibility for the role to transition into a full-time position.

Role & Responsibilities

  • Optimize website performance and ensure responsive design
  • Create new pages from scratch in our custom WordPress theme as per UI/UX design shared
  • Customize WordPress theme as required
  • Troubleshoot and debug issues, perform updates and maintenance
  • Manage WordPress plugins and WordPress updates
  • Manage website integrations with other 3rd party systems
  • Build out responsive layouts
  • Implementing new features and sections on the website
  • Updating existing pages as and when required
  • Optimize website as per SEO principles
  • Manage server configurations, hosting environments and server-side scripting

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s in CS or similar field preferred
  • Proven experience in WordPress development
  • Proficiency in HTML, CSS, PHP, and JavaScript
  • Familiarity with WordPress plugins and themes
  • Knowledge of responsive web design principles
  • Strong problem-solving and debugging skills
  • A current undergraduate or graduate with 0-1 years of development experience with WordPress
  • Good Communications skills
  • Ability to analyse and interpret issues and identifying solutions
  • Ready to join immediately or on short notice

Preferred Qualifications & Experience:

  • Advanced knowledge of WordPress includes customization, Plug-in editing and Development
  • Strong knowledge on WordPress custom theme creation
  • Good understanding of front-end technologies, including HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript, jQuery
  • Exceptional analytical skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Strong understanding of PHP back-end development
  • Familiarity with SEO principles and techniques to optimize websites for search engines
  • Ability to diagnose and fix common WordPress issues and errors
  • Knowledge of Elementor’s interface, modules, and capabilities
  • Ability to achieve a good website score on LightHouse
  • Knowledge of connecting to SSH, FTP, Cpanel etc. servers