Feb 03, 2018
Job Title: Web Programmer
Company Name: The First Group (TFG)
Location: Dubai, United Arab Emirates (UAE)
Job Summary: The Web Programmer is responsible for designing, coding and modifying websites and emails, from layout to function and according to agreed-upon specifications. Strive to create visually appealing sites that are responsive and feature user-friendly design and clear navigation.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
The incumbent will manage the design and layout of websites, and web related technology utilizing dynamic web interfaces via HTML5, CSS3, PHP, modern Java Scripts Frameworks, and User Interface (UI) Development.
Analyze and assess existing and emerging technologies to determine relevance to existing web environments.
Perform website maintenance, administration, enhancement and integration of APIs
Perform reviews and audits for website and online content for relevance, compliance, and regulations/policy. e., software assessments, standardization assessments, and site structure assessments
Manage Back-end SEO elements such as .htaccess, robots.txt, metadata, site speed optimization, google analytics, webmaster tools, etc.
Develop and maintain email communications in marketing cloud platform.
Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
The applicant should preferably hold a BS/BA in Computer Science, Design or a related field
Proven experience as a Web Developer
Knowledge of Linux, WordPress, Sitecore or similar enterprise-level content management systems
Advanced adaptive and responsive web development techniques
Familiarity with the latest digital trends, best practices and methodologies
Familiarity with web standards in desktop & mobile devices and browser development tools in major browsers and devices – and ability to test and resolve cross-browser issues
Strong troubleshooting and analytical abilities
Developing and executing in email automation platforms such as MailChimp, Campaign Monitor or similar
Strong communication skills
Excellent attention to detail
The First Group
Dubai - United Arab Emirates