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Published 06/11/2020

We have a fantastic opportunity for a Web Developer to join our team.

The successful candidate will be working with the Head of Development to build and maintain a variety of bespoke, mobile-first websites. Our projects range from small WordPress brochure sites for local businesses to large WooCommerce sites for national brands.

The ideal developer will be passionate about developing high-performance websites that adhere to Google’s best practices: delivering a great user experience, fast load times and reliable security measures. As a strong team player, you’ll have the discipline to follow existing processes as well as being forthcoming with suggestions for improvement.

A typical day will involve managing multiple projects and deadlines simultaneously, with the support of the project manager, head of development and designer. Organisational skills, a positive can-do attitude and regular verbal communication are therefore expected on a daily basis in order for us to complete work to the highest standards.

Mandatory skills:

  • WordPress & WooCommerce custom theme development
  • HTML5, CSS3, SASS, JavaScript, JQuery and Bootstrap
  • PHP & MySQL
  • Advanced Custom Fields plugin for WordPress
  • Running updates to WordPress and plugins, fixing bugs along the way
  • Experience in optimising WordPress to Google and GTMetrix criteria
  • Awareness of SEO and the importance of semantic HTML elements
  • Mobile-first responsive development
  • Capable of exporting assets from an Adobe XD file
  • Operating an Apple iMac
  • Comprehensive testing process and an eye for detail

Desirable skills:

  • Experience in setting up payment processors e.g. Stripe, PayPal, Sage, WorldPay
  • Experience using Git
  • Experience with a modern Javascript framework such as Angular / React / Vue
  • Experience with Hosting platforms such as cPanel/Plesk
  • Experience developing integrated websites

Key duties and responsibilities include:

  • Developing & updating new bespoke WordPress & WooCommerce sites
  • Ongoing maintenance of the 50+ websites in our current portfolio
  • Planning new websites with the project manager, head of development and designer
  • Quoting on work based on wireframes
  • Testing new development work thoroughly
  • Keep up-to-date with latest technologies / services / trends
  • Open-minded attitude to adopt new practices
  • Ensuring our websites comply with Google’s best practices

Career progression and training:

Further to the main work on WordPress we also create bespoke web and mobile applications, there will be ample opportunity for a developer to learn these technologies and other modern technologies throughout their career.

Job Types:

Full-time, Permanent

Salary:

£25,000 – £30,000

Benefits:

  • On-site parking
  • Casual dress
  • Training courses included
  • Company events & social hours
  • Friendly / family environment

Working hours:

Monday to Friday 8am – 4:30pm

Experience:

Relevant: 3 years (Preferred)

Please provide 3 examples of websites you’ve created.

Please save yourself time and do not contact us if you are freelance or a recruitment agency!!

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Web Developer

The successful candidate will be working with the Head of Development to build and maintain a variety of bespoke, mobile-first websites. Our projects range from small WordPress brochure sites for local businesses to large WooCommerce sites for national brands.

The ideal developer will be passionate about developing high-performance websites that adhere to Google’s best practices: delivering a great user experience, fast load times and reliable security measures. As a strong team player, you’ll have the discipline to follow existing processes as well as being forthcoming with suggestions for improvement.

A typical day will involve managing multiple projects and deadlines simultaneously, with the support of the project manager, head of development and designer. Organisational skills, a positive can-do attitude and regular verbal communication are therefore expected on a daily basis in order for us to complete work to the highest standards.

Mandatory skills:

  • WordPress & WooCommerce custom theme development
  • HTML5, CSS3, SASS, JavaScript, JQuery and Bootstrap
  • PHP & MySQL
  • Advanced Custom Fields plugin for WordPress
  • Running updates to WordPress and plugins, fixing bugs along the way
  • Experience in optimising WordPress to Google and GTMetrix criteria
  • Awareness of SEO and the importance of semantic HTML elements
  • Mobile-first responsive development
  • Capable of exporting assets from an Adobe XD file
  • Operating an Apple iMac
  • Comprehensive testing process and an eye for detail

Desirable skills:

  • Experience in setting up payment processors e.g. Stripe, PayPal, Sage, WorldPay
  • Experience using Git
  • Experience with a modern Javascript framework such as Angular / React / Vue
  • Experience with Hosting platforms such as cPanel/Plesk
  • Experience developing integrated websites

Key duties and responsibilities include:

  • Developing & updating new bespoke WordPress & WooCommerce sites
  • Ongoing maintenance of the 50+ websites in our current portfolio
  • Planning new websites with the project manager, head of development and designer
  • Quoting on work based on wireframes
  • Testing new development work thoroughly
  • Keep up-to-date with latest technologies / services / trends
  • Open-minded attitude to adopt new practices
  • Ensuring our websites comply with Google’s best practices

Career progression and training:

Further to the main work on WordPress we also create bespoke web and mobile applications, there will be ample opportunity for a developer to learn these technologies and other modern technologies throughout their career.

Job Types:

Full-time, Permanent

Salary:

£25,000 – £30,000

Benefits:

  • On-site parking
  • Casual dress
  • Training courses included
  • Company events & social hours
  • Friendly / family environment

Working hours:

Monday to Friday 8am – 4:30pm

Experience:

Relevant: 3 years (Preferred)

Please provide 3 examples of websites you’ve created.

Please save yourself time and do not contact us if you are freelance or a recruitment agency!!