Front-end / Wordpress developer

Location
Manchester
Salary
£23000 - £25500 per annum
Posted
21 Jun 2018
Closes
19 Jul 2018
Ref
00084360
Contact
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Function
IT
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Front-end developer with solid HTML5 & Wordpress experience

We're looking for a talented front-end Web Developer with skills in building Wordpress back-ends to work on new and innovative projects for a wide range of clients at our creative agency based in the Northern quarter, Manchester.

We specialise in bespoke website builds for a wide range of clients but a large portion of our clients are estate agents so experience with building estate agency websites would be a plus!

You'll be a key member of our development team and also play a role in the development of our new company products.

The right candidate will care about quality, be a self-starter and have a real passion for development and progressing their skillset.

Essential Skills

- HTML5
- CSS3 (BEM methodology and OOCSS)
- SASS / LESS
- An understanding of typography rules
- Framework independent responsive development
- Cross-browser and device compatibility
- Javascript
- JS libraries (jQuery, Modernizr)
- Taskrunners (Grunt / Gulp)
- WordPress theme and plugin development
- Advanced custom fields experience essential
- Version control (Git via CLI)
- Basic command line knowledge (Bash/SSH)
- API integration (Google Maps/Geolocation etc)

Desired Skills

- Vue.js
- ES6
- Node.js NPM
- PHP
- Linux
- VPS management
- Basic MySQL database knowledge
- UX Prototyping (Adobe XD / Sketch)
- CraftCMS
- Site optimisation
- Scalable, modular architecture
- Git webhooks / continuous integration

In-house Tools
- Atom (IDE)
- Sequel Pro (MySQL Database interaction)
- MAMP Pro (Local web server)
- iTerm 2 (Command Line)
- Kernl (WordPress theme/plugin continuous integration)
- Digital Ocean (VPS Hosting)
- Ubuntu 16.16 (Linux servers)

Responsibilities:

- Development of client and internal website in Wordpress and CraftCMS websites (WordPress essential)
- Browser testing
- Responsive layout testing
- Perform maintenance development and correction of identified bugs
- Communicate regularly with project managers to provide understanding of technical requirements, processes and dependencies
- Recommend improvements to processes

Benefits:

- 25 days holiday
- Friendly and supportive team
- Christmas / summer party
- As much coffee as you can handle
- Friday beers
- Flexible lunch and regular breaks
- No dress code
- Yearly appraisal and pay review
- Convenient central Manchester office location

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