• WordPress Website Developer / Graphic Designer
  • Polka Dot Digital • Sandton
  • Market Related (Negotiable)
    Benefits: Bonus, Training, Parking
  • Permanent position in the Design Services, Marketing, E-Commerce sector
  • Posted by Polka Dot Digital on Tuesday, May 28, 2019 Reference WordPress Website Developer / Graphic Designer
  • Apply before: Saturday, July 27, 2019 - 12 Days left

Do you live and breathe digital? Do bad websites make you cringe? Does the Comic Sans font keep you awake at night? Is your Instagram life better than your real life? If so, we could be looking for you!

We are looking for a web and graphic designer to assist with new client website designs and branding, including logo design.

You will be responsible for both back-end and front-end development of the website using a CMS WordPress. This position requires a combination of programming skills (namely PHP, HTML5, CSS3, and JavaScript) and aesthetics (understanding element arrangements on the screen, the color and font choices, and so on). The candidate should have a strong understanding of industry trends and content management systems. Experience with responsive and adaptive design is strongly preferred. An understanding of the entire web development process, including design, development, and deployment is required.

You will also be required to offer social media graphic design & promotions, landing pages, site maintenance, internal branding and any other additional projects such as email marketing campaigns.

We work in a collaborative environment that works closely together. You need to be able to discuss design ideas and changes with the team and be able to convey your process & workflow to the team.

  • Good understanding of front-end technologies, including HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript & jQuery.
  • Experience designing and developing responsive design websites.
  • Ability to understand CSS changes and their ramifications to ensure consistent style across platforms and browsers.
  • Ability to convert comprehensive layout and wireframes into working HTML pages.
  • Strong understanding of PHP back-end development.
  • Excellent with conceptualizing projects.
  • Basic to advanced coding knowledge.
  • Familiarity with SEO and digital marketing.
  • Experience with eCommerce development.
  • 2+ years’ professional (paid) web design experience.
  • Formal qualification in Computer Science, Graphic Design or related field.
  • Knowledge of marketing content is a plus.
  • Advanced Photoshop and Illustrator skills
  • Experience in logo design
  • Knowledge of WordPress standards and functionality.
  • Knowledge in web and email hosting advantagous
  • Professional portfolio with at least 5 designs for internal review – no CV’s will be considered without a portfolio.
  • Time management skills
  • Good team player
  • Eye for detail
  • Ability to interact and communicate with clients in a professional manner
  • A little a bit crazy 🙂

No recruitment companies please.

Required Skills
graphic design : 2 to 3 years
web design : 2 to 3 years

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