Junior WordPress Developer Job, Stellenbosch, Techno Park

Remuneration: R8000 – R13000 per month cost for business
Advantages: medical aid
Site: Stellenbosch, technology park
Remote work: Not applicable
Job level: Junior
Type: Permanent
Reference: #WPDeveloper
Society: lumico

job description

Objective of the role

The Web Developer designs, develops, builds and optimizes web development structures within Lumico and for its clients. The incumbent accepts responsibility for front-end, back-end, and IT infrastructure to ensure customers have an easy-to-use, visually appealing web-based solution that meets their unique needs.

Main responsibilities

  1. Operational

1.1. Internal structures

  • Proactively lead communication with the community management team to obtain sufficient information from the client regarding their needs and case details.
  • Receive and clarify customer information/needs through an appropriate system as well as direct engagement with the community management team.

1.2. Web development

  • Develop modern and new features for users.
  • Build/write code.
  • Ensure technical feasibility of UI/UX designs.
  • Develop functional, brand-relevant and engaging mobile apps and websites.
  • Support front-end maintenance and enhancements and perform integrations.
  • Use a combination of industry markup languages ​​to write web pages.
  • Maintain graphic standards and brand image throughout the product interface.
  • Promote best usability practices.
  • Optimize the app/web for maximum speed and scalability.
  • Design and implement contingency plans in case of application/website failure.

1.3. Communication, liaison and team synergy

  • Regularly communicate project progress to the community management team.
  • Maintain the feedback loop with the community management team to ensure alignment with strategy and client needs.
  • Make sure the client has a clear understanding of all the website development steps that will be taken during the life of the project.

1.4. Final product

  • Create quality mockups and prototypes under tight deadlines.
  • Create reusable and consistent Cascading Style Sheets (CSS) across all browsers and platforms.

1.5. Followed

  • Server management and maintenance.
  • Assist and support in the upkeep and maintenance of websites

Research and development

  • Stay on top of industry trends and competitors to ensure business relevance.
  • Research and propose software compatible with future technologies.
  • Stay up to date with market trends and learn new programming, languages, frameworks and technologies.


  • Take ownership and focus on delivering unique, high-quality work results.
  • Provide support and be a reliable team player.
  • Provide feedback, share ideas and foster good working relationships.
  • Demonstrate openness and willingness to learn on the job.
  • Adopt and demonstrate the company’s key behaviors.
  • Understand and follow all company policies and procedures.


  • The Web Developer reports to the Lead Web Developer.
  • Perform any other reasonable duties required by the company.
  • Travel may be required.


  • Advanced degree in Computer Science, IT or relevant fields.
  • Previous experience working with HTML/XHTML, CSS, JavaScript, WordPress, React Native (advantageous).
  • Previous experience working with a database system such as Oracle or SQL (advantageous).
  • Previous experience in web servers (advantageous).
  • Previous experience in AWS web servers (advantageous).
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Lead time.
  • A problem solver.
  • Demonstrate the ability to know what the client needs and educate them accordingly.
  • The ability to listen.
  • Above average written and verbal communication.
  • Able to develop ideas and processes and articulate them clearly.
  • Lateral and creative thinker.
  • Analytic.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Business acumen.
  • Team player.
  • Quick learner.

Posted Feb 11 12:11, Closing date April 12


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