IT and Web Developer

Job Description

The successful candidate will join a small team of developers who focus on improving the websites and services available both internally and externally in the organisation.  This includes a number of current websites and potential future projects.  Projects work closely with the marketing department to ensure we provide a quality service to our clients, and also closely with other departments to implement feature requests. The role will help develop your skills further and give a feel for what life is like with real web applications.

Responsibilities

  • Developing company websites, including researching and developing strategies for SEO optimisation, UI, and other features.
  • Updating and editing online content.
  • Creating effective AdWords campaigns and email campaigns in conjunction with the Advertising Department.
  • Managing digital marketing plans that will increase web traffic and customer engagement.
  • Updating and maintaining company blogs.
  • Assisting the IT Manager with the delivery of all aspects of ongoing IT development.
  • Providing IT support to internal staff.

Requirements

  • An ongoing or completed ICT related degree (EQF level 6 or higher).
  • Knowledge of SEO and how SEO improvements can boost our web traffic.
  • Experience administrating Joomla, WordPress or other CMS solutions.
  • Advanced knowledge of HTML, CSS, and JavaScript.
  • Some understanding of Java, AJAX, and PHP would be considered an asset.
  • An understanding of SQL Databases would be considered an asset.
  • A willingness to persevere when a problem cannot be solved.
  • An ability to work on your own initiative where necessary, as well as in a team.
  • Advanced knowledge of Excel and Photoshop is an advantage.
  • An aptitude for communicating effectively with non-technical staff to determine internal IT issues.

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