Lead PHP Developer

Remuneration:negotiable Market related 
Location:Cape Town, Century City
Type: Permanent
Company:Datafin Recruitment

A fast-paced digital agency seeks a highly skilled Lead PHP Developer to become the new addition to their vibrant, multi-talented team of coders, strategists & marketers. Your core role will be to design & maintain custom-built websites. You must possess a relevant Computer Science/ IT or related Degree, have at least 6 years related experience and your skillset should include: PHP, HTML, CSS, JavaScript, jQuery, MySQL & developing for WordPress and other CMS platforms.

  • Create and maintain custom-developed websites, often using WordPress as a CMS.
  • Participate in the conceptual phase of projects, defining deliverables and technologies.
  • Work closely with other teams in the business to implement customer requirements.

Qualifications -
  • A relevant Computer Science/Information Technology or related Degree.
Experience/Skills -
  • Minimum of six years’ relevant experience.
  • A strong understanding of – and experience in –
  • PHP, HTML, CSS, JavaScript and jQuery.
  • MySQL database design and development.
  • Developing for WordPress and other CMS platforms.
  • Implementation, web standards, good coding practices as well as user-oriented/friendly design.
  • Cross-browser compatibility including Internet Explorer rendering issues and solutions.
    • Experience leading a digital team.
    • Passionate about development and willing to make use of other languages/technologies when applicable.
    • Able to research emerging technologies and identify possible new applications.
  • Genuine interest in technology.
  • A love for coding and taking pride in your work.
  • Motivated.
  • Self-management skills.
  • Able to multitask, work under pressure and in a deadline-driven, demanding environment.
  • Passion for seeing people grow.
  • Good communication, people and listening skills.
  • Able to work as part of a team.
  • Innovative and able to drive new concepts and ideas.
  • Good attention to detail.
While we would really like to respond to every application, should you not be contacted for this position within 10 working days please consider your application unsuccessful.

When applying for jobs, ensure that you have the minimum job requirements. Only SA citizens will be considered for this role. If you are not in the mentioned location of any of the jobs, please note your relocation plans in all applications for jobs and correspondence. Please email a Word copy of your CV to and mention the reference numbers of the jobs. We have a list of jobs on http://www.datafin.com. Datafin IT Recruitment - Cape Town Jobs.

Posted on 06 Dec 14:59

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