WordPress Webmaster Job in American University of Iraq - Baghdad (AUIB)

  • 2 months ago
Employment: Full Time
Why the American University of Iraq—Baghdad?

Opening its doors in January 2021, the new American University of Iraq—Baghdad (AUIB) began as a dream of influential individuals in Iraqi and United States business, industry and government who want to see a world-class institution of higher learning established in the city, reminiscent of the days when Baghdad was an educational mecca and flourishing capital of the Muslim world. With a great library, palatial college buildings and student centers, state-of-the-art classrooms, laboratories, and athletic facilities, AUIB will be a beautiful campus, attracting students, faculty, and staff from throughout the world. We invite you to join us in this exciting new venture.

Position Summary: We are in search of a talented WordPress Webmaster to spearhead the development and maintenance of our newly designed website. This role encompasses both front-end and back-end responsibilities, demanding proficiency in WordPress development, code analysis, optimization, and troubleshooting. The ideal candidate will bring creativity, technical expertise, and a commitment to delivering an exceptional user experience while adhering to brand standards.

Core Responsibilities:

• Creating WordPress themes and plugins.
• Analyzing current codes and industry developments.
• Optimizing web pages for maximum efficiency.
• Designing and implementing new features and functionality.
• Maintaining brand consistency across all web pages, among other duties.
• Troubleshooting and improving current back-end applications and processes.
• Ensuring high performance and availability and managing all technical aspects of the CMS.
• Formulating more efficient processes and solving problems.
• Ensuring the alignment of web design and user experience requirements.
• Creating a more seamless experience for visitors.
• Collaborating with other team members to establish objectives and design more functional.
• Developing ideas for new programs, products, or features by monitoring industry developments and trends.
• Ensuring all documentation is delivered according to specified guidelines.

Minimum requirements:

• Bachelor’s degree in IT, computer science, or a similar field, or equivalent industry experience.
• At least 3 years of experience working as a WordPress Developer.
• Web Proficiency.
• Understanding of the entire web development process, including design, development, and deployment.
• Understanding of code versioning tools, such as Git, SVN, and Mercurial.
• Understanding of industry trends and content management systems.
• Experience with responsive and adaptive design, as well as aesthetics, is strongly preferred.
• Excellent communication, interpersonal, computer, and project management skills.
• Work in teams to ensure all elements of web creation are consistent.
• Always stay consistent with our brand guidelines.

Skills and Qualifications:

• Knowledge of development technologies (PHP, JavaSc