We are seeking a skilled and experienced web developer to support our digital presence and online platforms. You will play a crucial role in ensuring the performance, security, and usability of our website.
- Website Development:
- Collaborate with the editorial and design teams to develop and maintain the Health-e News website.
- Implement and maintain responsive web design and ensure cross-browser compatibility.
- Optimize website performance to deliver a seamless user experience.
- CMS Management:
- Manage and maintain the content management system (CMS) to ensure smooth content updates.
- Troubleshoot and resolve CMS-related issues and provide technical support to content editors.
- Security and Maintenance:
- Implement security measures to protect the website from potential threats and vulnerabilities.
- Conduct regular maintenance, updates, and backups to ensure the website’s stability and security.
- Integration and APIs:
- Integrate third-party APIs and services for features such as social media sharing, newsletters, analytics, etc.
- Develop and maintain integrations with various tools and platforms for an improved user experience.
- Mobile Optimization:
- Ensure the website is optimized for mobile devices and tablets to reach a broader audience.
- Google News Consumer Insights:
- Stay informed about Google News Consumer Insights and use this data to identify trends and user preferences.
- Collaborate with the editorial team to tailor content strategies based on consumer insights.
- Innovative Ideas:
- Proactively propose and implement innovative ideas for website features, user engagement, and interactive content to enhance user experience.
- Keep up-to-date with the latest web development trends and technologies
- Proven experience as a web developer, with a strong portfolio showcasing web development projects.
- Experience working with content management systems (CMS), preferably WordPress.
- Knowledge of web security best practices and experience implementing security measures.
- Familiarity with integrating third-party APIs and services.
- Strong problem-solving skills and the ability to work independently.
- This is a contract position with the possibility of extension based on project needs. Project duration November 2023-March 2024
- The position is open to candidates based in Johannesburg
How to Apply: Please submit your resume, a short cover letter and a portfolio of your work to firstname.lastname@example.org
In your cover letter, explain how you would give our website a facelift.
Application Deadline: 30 October 2023