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Front-End WordPress Developer

We’re looking to add a front-end WordPress developer, who loves solving problems, has great attention to detail and wants to work on a variety of exciting projects to our growing Colchester-based team.

You will be part of a team of highly-experienced front-end and back-end developers who will support you to learn and develop your skills further. You’ll work closely with our design and marketing teams, to build beautiful, effective, bespoke websites for our clients. You’ll have direct contact with clients for fact-finding and presentation of your work, but be protected from continuous interruptions by our project management team.

You will be working on a wide variety of exciting projects for a range of clients including supermarket brands, large eCommerce retailers and established local companies.

You will show a great attention to detail in your work and will want to produce fantastic work that you can be proud of, and that will deliver results for our growing list of large, well-established clients. You will relish challenges and enjoy solving problems in a creative way. You will understand the importance and the impact that your work has on our clients’ businesses.

You will be looking for a fun and friendly working environment, but remain professional and be willing to work hard to achieve outstanding results.

Required Skills:

  • Expertise in HTML, CSS and JS
  • Expertise in bespoke WordPress theme development
  • Expertise in WordPress administration
  • Expertise with source control (Git)
  • Strong understanding of WooCommerce (incl. theme development)
  • Strong understanding of UX and best practices
  • Strong understanding of PHP
  • Confident telephone manner
  • Good mathematical skills
  • Good problem-solving skills
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Confident in presenting to clients

Nice To Have:

  • Experience in working with Sketch
  • Understanding of front-end frameworks (vue.js, React)
  • Experience in working with payment gateways
  • Experience in working with domains, DNS, hosting, email

What We Offer:

  • A vibrant, but professional working environment
  • Quarterly team days out
  • A town centre office location
  • Competitive salary based on experience
  • You’ll have the choice of a 4 day week (10 hour days) or 5 day week (8 hour days) after completing probation
  • Access to discounts for popular attractions, restaurants, cinemas, and products
  • Company-contributed healthcare
  • Company pension
  • Annual profit share bonus
  • Flexible working hours considered
  • Remote working considered

If you’re a developer who loves solving problems, has great attention to detail and is looking for a fun, friendly and exciting work environment, then we’d love to hear from you!

Job Type: Full-time, Permanent

Salary: £18,000.00-£25,000.00 per year

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