About the Role:

You'll be put in charge of ensuring that the public facing website is maintained, up to date while adding new functionality. Supported by all areas of the business including the tech team, sales and marketing, you'll find yourself in a challenging yet exciting role that you can be proud of. We expect you to own a combination of programming skills (namely PHP, HTML5, CSS3, and JavaScript / JQuery) and aesthetics (understanding layout, color and font choices, responsive design, and so on). You should be a WordPress savvy, strongly understand the industry trends / content management systems and the entire web development process, including design, development and deployment. 

The goal is to create a functional and attractive digital environment and online presence for our company, ensuring great user experience.

The Responsibilities

  • Helping formulate an effective, responsive design and turning it into a working high quality live system using WordPress building blocks namely widgets, themes, plugins, API integrations and so on.
  • Designing and implementing new features and functionality using a mix of CSS, HTML, Javascript and PHP
  • Establishing and guiding the website's architecture
  • Ensuring high-performance and availability, and managing all technical aspects of the CMS
  • Assist designing, publishing and maintaining OpenPay's content
  • Improve your skills and stay up-to-date on emerging technologies
  • Collaborate with web designers, back-end developers and QA automation to create the best user experience
  • Create and maintain code versioning and automation to continuously build and push high quality code to productio

About You:  

  • Proven commercial experience in a similar role
  • Excellent understanding of front-end technologies, including HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript, JQuery
  • Experience building user interfaces for websites and / or web applications
  • Experience designing and developing responsive design element and mobile first approach
  • Ability to understand CSS changes and their ramifications to ensure consistent style across platforms and browsers, familiarity with CSS preprocessors like Sass or LESS
  • Skills to convert complex comprehensive layout and wireframes into working UI
  • Comfortable working with debugging tools like Firebug, Chrome inspector, etc.
  • Knowledge of how to interact with RESTful APIs and formats (JSON, XML), understanding of asynchronous request handling (AJAX)
  • Proficient understanding of code versioning tools such as GIT
  • Strong understanding of PHP back-end development and WordPress framework
  • MySQL database programming experience
  • In-depth understanding of the entire web development process (design, development, testing, debugging and deployment)
  • Proficient understanding of cross-browser compatibility issues and SEO principles and ways to work around them
  • Familiarity with software like Adobe Suite, Photoshop and relevant design software is an advantage
  • We appreciate understanding of layout aesthetics and mobile/web design standards
  • Bonus points for using JavaScript and JS-based build tools like Grunt

Culture

  • Startup culture, join a dynamic fast-moving team with high energy and an ambitious proactive can-do approach
  • Be part of a wider team and create an impact in a fun environment that is going through an exciting time of massive growth and innovation
  • Be OPEN – Own it with Passion for our business and customers, Excel at what you do and do what you excel at in a Nimble and respectful agile style
  • Be yourself, bring your own unique value 
  • Our offices have relaxed dress code, are dog friendly and even has a Table Tennis table, not to mention competitions

If this sounds like you we want to hear from you.

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  • Company
    Openpay
  • Location
    Melbourne
  • Posted
    6/12/2018