Job Openings Web Development Intern

About the job Web Development Intern

Who is Zaka?

At Zaka, we aim to be an inclusive guide for organizations into Artificial Intelligence. We strongly believe in the power of AI and in enabling organizations to find the perfect AI fit for their needs. This field is growing at a fast pace, and we believe today is a great day to jump at the opportunity of getting your business started with this technology.

Our mission at Zaka is to give out extensive education and consultancy on AI so we can develop this sector in the local community and abroad. We use the expertise and knowledge we amassed to consult big enterprises on how to implement AI properly to drive more revenue and success.

Description

Zaka is currently seeking a Wordpress/Web Development intern to join our technical team. This internship will include developing a new wordpress site, implementing designs and technical changes. The candidate should have a strong understanding of Wordpress when using the platform and while fixing performance issues.

Location: Remote
Start Date: Immediate
Terms of Hire: 3 to 6 months 


Responsibilities and Duties

  • Wordpress and theme optimization

  • Integrating and modifying  plugins

  • Establishing the website architecture

  • Analyzing the performance of an existing Wordpress Site

  • Responsible for website integration with measurement and monitoring tools

  • Coordinate finalized solution with Project Lead

  • Complete projects while ensuring that the solutions meet all company standards and receive final approval 

Qualifications

  • Experience required: 0 to 2 years

  • Bachelor's Degree in related field: Engineering, Computer Science

  • Proven experience in web programming (preferably Wordpress)

  • Good understanding of front-end and back-end technologies

  • Willingness to learn and take on new development challenges

  • Basic knowledge of Search Engine Optimization process

  • Ability to take ownership of work, including asking for support when needed

  • Ability to work in an environment with ambiguous and changing requirements

  • Ability to communicate and collaborate on diverse teams across skill levels and subject knowledge
  • Ability to adapt and manage tasks efficiently

We are looking for an individual who

  • Is available to work for a duration of 3 to 6 months (with probability of extension)

  • Has the drive to learn and self-improve

  • Has good time management skills and ability to work with deadlines

  • Is a great team player, but also able to work on projects autonomously

  • Is intrigued about the field of Artificial Intelligence 

  • Is keen on sharing knowledge and getting things done


Why work with Zaka?

We are on a mission to build a vibrant AI ecosystem in the MENA region and placing the MENA on the global AI map! Being part of our team, you will get access to the following benefits:


  • Gain expertise in Artificial Intelligence

  • Flexible working hours

  • An environment of continuous learning

  • Being part of an enthusiastic and hardworking team 

  • Relaxed and professional atmosphere


Note that this internship opportunity is not paid!