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Full Stack PHP Web Developer - Johannesburg, Industria West, Roodepoort

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Description: Our client has a vacancy in its Johannesburg (Industria West) offices for a Web Developer. The right candidate is a dynamic, creative Developer with a passion for excellence and an expert on expanding and maintaining content-rich, frequently updated websites. Must be able to conceptualise and research web-based solutions to business and operational challenges and requirements. The successful candidate will be part of a dynamic team and report directly to the Creative Director.
• Develop, enhance and maintain website back-end and front-end
• Take lead together with other Developers and solve problems
• Answers-driven individual with strong deadline driven attitude
• Develop functional and appealing web and mobile applications
• Provide website maintenance and enhancements
• Suggest innovative ways to improve the performance of the website
• Conceptualise digital solutions for editorial and advertisers and, in co-operation with the Digital Editor and Advertising department, ensure proper placement of ad’s and content
• Work with other members of the digital department and service suppliers

Should you meet ALL the requirements and you are looking to join an exciting high tech environment then email your CV to
General Requirements: • Excellent knowledge and experience of PHP, HTML, HTML5, CSS, CSS3 (SASS, LESS), JavaScript, jQuery, AJAX and WordPress core / APIs
• Understanding of the fully synchronous behaviour of PHP
• Knowledge of ESNext/React
• Understanding the asynchronous nature of JS
• Knowledge of functional programming
• Experience writing blocks for the Block Editor
• Knowledge of object-oriented PHP programming
• Understanding accessibility and security compliance
• Strong knowledge of the common PHP or web server exploits and their solutions
• Familiarity with SQL databases and their declarative query languages
• Proficient understanding of code versioning tools, such as Git
• Proficient understanding of build tools such as Webpack
• Experience working with distributed team
• Knowledge and experience of the WordPress (CMS) (writing themes and plugins)
• Version control systems (GIT/Subversion)

• More than 3 to 5 years’ work experience in Wordpress and PHP environment:
- JavaScript
- JQuery
Location: Johannesburg    
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