Chennai, India

WordPress Developer

December 01, 2021

Website Apptium

Type: Full Time

Location: Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India

Apptium is looking for a highly skilled WordPress Developer to design and implement an attractive and functional website for our company. You will be responsible for both back-end and front-end development including the implementation of WordPress themes, customization, and plugins as well as site integration, optimization, and security updates. To ensure success as a WordPress Developer, you should have in-depth knowledge of front-end programming languages, a good eye for aesthetics, and strong content management skills. Ultimately, a top-class WordPress Developer can create attractive, user-friendly websites that perfectly meet the design and functionality specifications.

Key Accountabilities:

  • Provide strong technical and hands-on involvement with WordPress, MySQL, JQuery, CSS3 & HTML5.
  • Responsible for implementing best practices for project delivery in WordPress.
  • Advising on and coordinating the team’s technical activities.
  • Identifying and owning architectural and other technically based risks, escalating as appropriate
  • Experience in troubleshooting WordPress performance issues.
  • Knowledge of setting up WordPress sites from scratch on Linux machines is a must.
  • Experience working with WordPress at a PHP code level.
  • Knowledge of WordPress site security best practices
  • Creation of custom post types, Theme/Template integration
  • Experience in creating and utilizing plugins like contact form, SMTP, Social media, SEO etc.
  • Experience creating multilingual websites.
  • Good understanding of cross-platform and cross-browser issues.
  • Knowledge of google search console and chrome development tools is a plus.
  • Basic Knowledge in SEO and SEM

Desired Skills

  • Hands-on experience with WordPress, jQuery, CSS3, HTML5 & MySQL.
  • Good to know PSD Conversion to HTML
  • Good knowledge in PHP and any PHP framework.
  • Good knowledge in API integration and development.
  • Experience in Responsive Web Design and Cross Browser Implementation
  • Plugin Management and development, WordPress Maintenance
  • Performance Tuning and optimization
  • Backup and import-export WordPress configuration


  • The ability to work both independently and collaboratively are key.
  • Candidates should be self-motivated and ready to hit the ground running.
  • Strong written and oral communication skills and the ability to present to large and small groups.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or relevant fields.
  • 1-3 years of experience in a role of a Web developer at technology and product development teams.
  • Experience in working in a globally distributed development model.
  • Track record of delivering high performance products.
  • Domain-digital-HR domain, E-commerce, Marketing, Social, Mobile, Web(WordPress, MySQL, JavaScript, jQuery, HTML5 & CSS3).
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