Job Summary

We now have an exciting opportunity for a VOLUNTEER Senior Website Developer with a keen eye for detail, who loves building modern and elegant websites powered by WordPressReporting to the Head of Digital Content, you will be responsible for developing and maintaining our website, ensuring optimization for mobile devices and cross-browser compatibility. 

To be successful in this role, you should have extensive experience building website pages from scratch in WordPress and proficiency with front-end languages such as HTML, CSS and JavaScript. 

Responsibilities

  • Develop responsive, adaptive, mobile-first websitepages and features  
  • Ensure the website is optimised for mobile devices 
  • Implement changes to existing website content 
  • Ensure website meets usability and accessibility of web standards and best practices 
  • Work closely with web designers to match visual design intent and to perfect site aesthetics 
  • Work with UI/UX team to carry out periodic user testing of the website and implement feedback 
  • Build quality assurance into your workflow to avoid implementation errors  
  • Test and improve website functionality and performance 
  • Put in place a robust website backup and recovery procedure 
  • Manage WordPress user access and permissions 
  • Create and maintain website documentation 
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Requirements:

  • At least 5 years of work experience as a Senior Website Developer 
  • When applying, provide examples of websites you have developed  
  • Excellent knowledge of WordPress, HTML, CSS and JavaScript 
  • A strong understanding of optimisation for mobile devicescross-browser compatibility, responsive web design, and general web functions and standards 
  • A committed team player with good communication skills 
  • Available to volunteer at least 7-10 hours a week 

What we offer you:

  • Free professional learning and development opportunities 
  • An opportunity to build your work experience within your profession  
  • An opportunity to be part of a team that is changing lives in Africa 
  • We provide work reference for you 

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