Wordpress Developer

Alex James Digital
United Kingdom
14 Apr 2018
21 May 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Our client are a fast growing digital business.

They are now looking for a Word Press Developer to join the team.


  • Have at least three years’ agency experience.
  • Have worked with WordPress, developing your own themes and plugins.
  • Engage in architectural discussions, mentoring of mid and junior developers and driving engineering practices towards excellence.
  • Focus on modern engineering principles, code craftsmanship and automation.
  • Have a keen understanding of web technologies with practical experience of building applications using both PHP and JavaScript.
  • Be familiar with DevOps.
  • Act as an example to others in the team, so that they are confident we can do things the right way, rather than feeling pressured to cut corners.
  • Be a smart, motivated, focused person who enjoys producing amazing solutions.


  • Have created sites using Symfony 2+, or other modern frameworks (such as Laravel).
  • Have worked with CI and deployment tools such as Docker, Jenkins, Puppet or similar.
  • Have experience working with third-party plugins, such as ACF.
  • Are experienced with Twig, Composer, Git, Doctrine, SASS, jQuery.
  • Are experienced with the modern JavaScript ecosystem, tools and best practices.
  • Have used Amazon Web Services to deploy a high traffic web platform.

What you’ll be doing

  • You will have the opportunity to contribute to the planning and pre-production phases of projects.
  • You will contribute to architectural design, and produce project specifications, including estimations and task breakdowns.
  • Developing websites and applications.
  • Be responsible for driving the day-to-day technical decision-making process on projects, evolving systems as requirements change over time.
  • Leading your project team.
  • Drive best practice by improving and driving our software engineering practices such as refactoring, code reviews and automated testing.
  • Work to improve our processes to ensure that we work in the best possible way.

Excellent package on offer

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