WordPress Developer and SEO Specialist

  • Full Time
  • Lebanon


Position Title: WordPress Developer and SEO Specialist

Experience: 2 years

Division/Department: Marketing

Reports To (Title): Marketing Manager

Job Responsibilities

Everteam is looking for a WordPress Developer responsible for both back-end and front-end development, including creating WordPress themes and plugins. This position requires a combination of programming skills (namely PHP, HTML5, CSS3, and JavaScript) and aesthetics (understanding element arrangements on the screen, the color and font choices, and so on). The candidate should have a strong understanding of industry trends and content management systems. Experience with the responsive and adaptive design is strongly preferred. Also, an understanding of the entire web development process, including design, development, and deployment is preferred.

Responsibilities include:

  • Designing and implementing new features and functionality
  • Establishing and guiding the website’s architecture
  • Ensuring high-performance and availability, and managing all technical aspects of the CMS
  • Helping formulate an effective, responsive design and turning it into a working theme and plugin.
  • Search Engine Optimization:
    • Optimizing copy and landing pages for search engine optimization
    • Performing ongoing keyword research including discovery and expansion of keyword opportunities
    • Researching and implementing content recommendations for organic SEO success
    • Execute tests, collect and analyze data and results, identify trends and insights in order to achieve maximum ROI in paid search campaigns
    • Track, report, and analyze website analytics and PPC initiatives and campaigns
    • Perform ongoing keyword discovery, expansion and optimization
    • Research and implement search engine optimization recommendations
    • Research and analyze competitor advertising links
    • Develop and implement link building strategy
    • Work with the development team to ensure SEO best practices are properly implemented on newly developed code
    • Work with editorial and marketing teams to drive SEO in content creation and content programming
    • Recommend changes to website architecture, content, linking and other factors to improve SEO positions for target keywords.

Education & Qualifications

  • BS degree in Computer Science or Computer Engineering


  • 2 years of experience in WordPress website developments.

Knowledge & Skills

  • Good understanding of front-end technologies, including HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript, jQuery
  • Experience building user interfaces for websites and/or web applications
  • Experience designing and developing responsive design websites
  • Comfortable working with debugging tools like Firebug, Chrome inspector, etc.
  • Ability to understand CSS changes and their ramifications to ensure consistent style across platforms and browsers
  • Ability to convert comprehensive layout and wireframes into working HTML pages
  • Knowledge of how to interact with RESTful APIs and formats (JSON, XML)
  • Proficient understanding of code versioning tools {{such as Git, SVN, and Mercurial}}
  • Strong understanding of PHP back-end development
  • Proven SEO experience
  • In-depth experience with website analytics tools (e.g, Google Analytics, NetInsight, Omniture, WebTrends)
  • Working knowledge of HTML, CSS, and JavaScript development and constraints
  • Knowledge of ranking factors and search engine algorithms
  • Up-to-date with the latest trends and best practices in SEO and SEM

Core Competencies

Some of the required technical skills and abilities include a working knowledge of:

  • Web development languages (.Net, HTML, ASP.net, Java Script and J2EE…)
  • Web server environments (IIS, Tomcat)
  • Knowledge of SharePoint is a plus
  • Relational databases (My SQL, SQL Server and Oracle)
  • Operating systems

Additional Information

Language proficiency: English and Arabic fluency is a must, French knowledge is a plus.

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