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WordPress & Elementor Specialist Developer

What you’ll do:

We are looking for an experienced and passionate WordPress Specialist and Elementor Expert to join our team! As a WordPress Developer at Brand Candy, you will be responsible for building and maintaining good looking and functional websites based on custom designs (no templates here).

You’ll need experience working on a variety of themes and using various page-builders in order to maintain all our clients’ WordPresss websites.

Essential skills required include in-depth knowledge of the WordPress environment and building sites using Elementor, as well as a good eye for design, and strong content management skills. Ultimately, a top-class WordPress specialist can create attractive, user-friendly websites that perfectly meet the design and functionality specifications of the client and support the client objectives.

What you need to know:

  • Proven work experience as a WordPress developer;
  • You must have experience building websites using Elementor;
  • Experience building eCommerce sites using WooCommerce;
  • Ability to maintain and update websites across a variety of themes;
  • Fluent in HTML and CSS;
  • Understanding of design principles;
  • Understanding of UX principles;
  • Experience working with debugging tools;
  • Good understanding of website architecture and aesthetics;
  • Photoshop experience (to work with website designs to identify fonts, colours and export assets;
  • Great communication (both written and verbal);
  • Ability to systematically work through a brief and attend to each item, and provide clear feedback to client service and clients;
  • Excellent problem solving ability;
  •  Understanding of SEO and how the structure and copy of websites influences Search Engine Optimisation;
  • Ability to do basic SEO setup when a site goes live using an SEO plugin;
  • Experience with domains, hosting, databases, and FTP (as it relates to building new WordPress websites).

Who you are:

  • A website building magician;
  • Excellent attention to detail;
  • The ability to work under pressure;
  • You must be able to work collaboratively as part of a team, helping others when they need it;
  • Self-motivated, independent and eager to learn and grow in your role;
  • Excellent communication skills and the ability to handle the unexpected;
  • Eager to just figure stuff out and get the job done;
  • You must be able to work on multiple client projects simultaneously, so you’ll need the ability to change focus quickly and keep detailed notes for yourself;
  • Curious and excited about solving problems;
  • Both creative and highly logical;
  • Technical collaboration mindset;
  • Ability to concentrate in an open-plan office that gets loud and distracting;
  • Kind and helpful;
  • Authentically yourself (we love weird people here).

What’s our vibe:

  • Our motto is: Don’t be kak, be cool”;
  • Brand Candy is client objective obsessed and we want you to make suggestions and recommendations that will help us, as a team, to achieve success for our clients;
  • Our vibe is laid back, but with a serious drive for real, shit-hot results;
  • Our studio is filled with creative badasses that are focused on happy teamwork;
  • Open plan office with large desks and comfy chairs;
  • Coffee machine with unlimited supply to fuel our tribe (and also tea and a beer fridge);
  • Shenanigans encouraged;
  • Tribal council on Fridays where we gather in the lounge for snacks, drinks and and to decompress (don’t worry nobody gets voted off the island);
  • We’re talking caffeine-meme-and-office-lingo-fuelled greatness;
  • We want our tribe to grow in greatness, together;
  • We’re a bunch of creative and technical weirdos that support each other, and do super rad work!

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