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WordPress Developer

About the Company


AstroLabs Academy delivers workshops, classes and training programs in the digital and tech fields in the MENA region with a focus on the UAE and Saudi Arabia. AstroLabs Academy’s curriculum is designed to deliver actionable learning to startup founders as well as corporate managers on the most relevant topics in digital business. We focus on real-world practical knowledge, no fluff! AstroLabs is a KHDA certified training institute, with a mission to bridge the digital knowledge gap in digital marketing, analytics, programming, coding, UX/UI and startup development.

Job Type

Full Time

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Key Responsibilities

WordPress Content Management

  • Website Content Management through the WordPress backend (Products, Landing pages etc.)
  • Creating new pages through Visual Composer, Elementor and static html/css
  • Implementing SEO best practices across the website content

WordPress Development

  • Edit plugins and custom themes
  • Convert designs to match our theme (using components and design plugin tools, such as Elementor and static files)
  • Creating/Modifying WordPress template files

Tech Systems

  • Work with our Tech Lead on API Integrations with our systems (connecting to WordPress, Hubspot and other 3rd party systems)

Job requirements

  • Experience with Design (PSD) to HTML / CSS conversion
  • Experience in managing a complex WordPress environment with custom pages and post types (eCommerce and learning management system functionality)
  • Experience in managing a live Woocommerce Store
  • 3 years of WordPress & PHP experience (Website Management, Theme customization etc.)
  • Fluent in WordPress Backend, Visual Composer & WooCommerceMinimum of 3 Years of experience in PHP.
  • In-depth knowledge of HTML, CSS, Js (jQuery) & Bootstrap 3.x
  • Understanding of JSON and OpenAPI standards.
  • Experience in WinSCP or any other SFTP Client.
  • Experience in working with WordPress Hooks and Plugin development.
  • Basic SEO knowledge (You should know where to use <H1> tag and where to use <P> tag)
  • Have an “Inbox Zero” mentality and always close the loop with the team