Web Developer | Designer | SEO

GAST (Pretoria GT, South Africa) 28 days ago

About the Web Developer position

We are looking for an outstanding Web Developer & Designer to be responsible for the coding, innovative design and layout of our web domains. You will help build websites from concept all the way to completion from the bottom up, fashioning everything from the home page to site layout and function.

You should be able to write clean code and ensure your programs run properly. We also expect you to be passionate about building software and perform well working in a team, along with an expanded Marketing team.

Web Developer / Designer requirements are:

  • BS in Computer Science and/or other related areas including Marketing.

  • 5+ years' working experience in Web Development / Web Design / Marketing.

  • Significant experience with at least three of the following programming languages: PHP, ASP.NET, Javascript or Ruby on Rails

  • 5+ years' working experience on software Wordpress, WPMU Dev, Elementor, Wrike, Pardot, Chatbots, Lead-Generation software, SEMRush & Salesforce.

  • Google Certifications for PPC, Re-Marketing, SEO and the likes.

  • Good experience with relational database systems, Object Oriented Programming and web application development

  • Excellent knowledge of how web applications work including security, session management, and best development practices

  • Excellent knowledge of modern HTML/CSS

  • Experience with network diagnostics, network analytics tools

  • Understanding of Search Engine Optimization processes

  • Strong problem solving skills with a creative approach

  • Strong organisational skills with a good ability to prioritize tasks

  • Good ability to work and thrive in a fast-paced environment, learn rapidly and master diverse web technologies and techniques.

Web Developer responsibilities are:
  • Produce well designed, testable, efficient code by using best software development practices
  • Build website layout/user interface by using standard HTML/CSS practices
  • Utilize data from various back-end services and databases
  • Collect and review specifications and requirements based on technical needs
  • Prepare and maintain software documentation
  • Maintain, expand, and scale our site as assigned
  • Keep up-to-date with emerging technologies and industry trends and apply them into operations and activities
  • Work together with web designers to match visual design intent
  • Reviewing and analyzing the Company’s sites for areas that can be improved and optimized
  • Preparing detailed strategy reports
  • Identifying powerful keywords to drive the most valuable traffic
  • Running PPC campaigns & Re-marketing campaigns
  • Analyzing keywords and SEO techniques used by competitors
  • Keeping updated on both white hat and black hat SEO strategies to stay within search engine guidelines
  • Developing link building strategies
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