Now Hiring AWeb Specialist

The Specialist will work as a part of a dynamic Webmaster services team to ensure the successful delivery of client services including WordPress-based web development & programming, web maintenance & hosting, and systems & technical management.


Job Description:

Web Specialist

The Web Specialist will plan and execute high-quality development, programming and web maintenance to facilitate the functionality of clients’ digital assets and advance the technical capabilities that enhance their digital presence.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Develop WordPress theme customizations on new projects and existing client sites.
  • Customize WordPress functions, custom fields and plugins to facilitate easily manageable WordPress sites.
  • Set up e-commerce framework, multi-site deployments and advanced third-party integrations.
  • Plan, execute, manage web performance and functionality initiatives to include user experience, speed and plugin maintenance and management updates across all assigned client websites.
  • Maintain and manage CentOS-based hosting platform.
  • Perform ongoing responsiveness and functionality testing on websites ranging in size.
  • Partner with personnel from the consultation & management, digital and creative teams to develop and execute integrated marketing solutions that enhance clients’ brand and marketing position.
  • Understand, research and report on key web performance metrics.
  • Coordinate project tasks and deadlines with the Webmaster team.

Position Requirements:

  • Degree in computer science or information systems, or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • 1-2 years of professional programming or information systems management experience for an organization or agency
  • Proven experience in the development use, management and optimization of WordPress
  • Experience in the creation of custom post types and plugins
  • Ability to successfully integrate third-party plugins and systems
  • Proficiency in HTML, PHP, CSS and JavaScript
  • Proficiency in hosting, server and DNS management
  • Applicable reporting and analysis skills, with experience presenting information in a professional setting
  • Proficiency in using cloud data storage platforms such as Dropbox and Google Drive

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