Junior WordPress Developer/ WordPress Developer

Posted 1 month ago


Bachelor’s degree in computer science or a similar field.


2+ years

Key Tools and Technologies:

PHP, WordPress CMS, MySQL, HTML5, CSS3, and JavaScript
We are seeking a WordPress Developer responsible for both back-end and front-end web development, including, developing emailers, newsletters, and landing pages. This position requires a combination of programming skills (namely PHP, MySQL, HTML5, CSS3, and JavaScript) and aesthetics (understanding element arrangements on the screen, the color and font choices, and so on). The candidate should have a strong understanding of industry trends and content management systems. Experience with the responsive and adaptive design is strongly preferred. Also, an understanding of the entire web development process, including design, development, and deployment is preferred. The candidate will be responsible for the implementation of WordPress themes and plugins as well as site integration and security updates.

Job Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Website and blog design and development.
  • Designing and implementing new features and functionality and managing the website back-end including database and server integration.
  • Developing custom themes and plugins as may be required and identifying and implementing plugins when available.
  • Ability to convert comprehensive layout and wireframes into working HTML pages.
  • Conducting website performance tests and taking care of website and blog updates and maintenance.
  • Troubleshooting issues as well as developing or validating test routines and schedules to ensure that test address all browser and device types.
  • Monitoring the performance of the live website and conferring with various teams to prioritize needs, resolve conflicts, and choose solutions.
  • Working with the networks team to regularly back up files from web sites to local directories for recovery.
  • Identifying problems uncovered by feedback and testing, and correcting or referring problems to appropriate personnel for correction.
  • Evaluating code to ensure it meets industry standards, is valid, is properly structured, and is compatible with browsers, devices, or operating systems.
  • Optimization of the website for maximum speed, scalability, and usability.
  • Building reusable code, libraries and plugins for future use.
  • Developing emailers, newsletters, and landing pages.
  • Maintaining an understanding of the latest web applications and programming practices.


WordPress Developer Requirements:

  • Prior work experience as a WordPress developer.
  • Good knowledge of key WordPress plugins.
  • Experience building user interfaces for websites, blogs and/or web applications.
  • Experience designing and developing responsive websites.
  • Knowledge of front-end technologies including CSS3, JavaScript, HTML5, and jQuery.
  • Strong understanding of PHP back-end development.
  • Experience working with debugging tools such as Chrome Inspector and Firebug.
  • Good understanding of website architecture and aesthetics.
  • Ability to manage projects.
  • Good to have skill of creating the website architecture (though not mandatory).
  • Good communication skills.


To apply for this position, mail your details to careers@upsidelearning.com with the Job Code mentioned in the subject line.

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