Experienced Wordpress Developer - Flexi-Working

£35,000 - £40,000 + Awesome Benefits, Cool Working Environment & Flexi-Working
01 Aug 2019
29 Aug 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

Experienced Wordpress Developer - Flexi-Working
£35,000 - £40,000 + Awesome Benefits, Cool Working Environment & Flexi-Working Opportunity + Full Stack Training!

We are looking for a highly-experienced Wordpress Developer to join our small but growing, fast-paced digital agency.

Working closely with the project managers and creative leads you will be responsible for building and maintaining WordPress based sites for a number of new and existing clients. We also aim to your Full Stack skills by offering training in frontend technologies such React, Vue, Node etc.

We develop sites for brands, startups and established businesses looking to take their online presence to the next level. 

Having just moved into beautiful new offices just outside Reading we have recently undergone a modern refit including Table football, VR, and chillout areas in a lovely rural location. If you are a passionate, engaging and driven individual (and a love music and technology!), this is an excellent opportunity to be part of the beating heart of the onsite team and make a real mark within the business as we grow.

Senior Wordpress Developer Skills Required:

+ 3+ years previous agency experience with a strong portfolio of work
+ Experience working with WordPress and plugin development
+ Ability to build custom themes from scratch using ACF
+ WordPress speed optimisation techniques and best practices 
+ Custom WooCommerce development
+ Nginx and Apache configuration and management
+ Knowledge of RESTful API
+ Experience with LESS/SASS
+ Knowledge of relational database systems (MSSQL or MYSQL)
+ Experience with version control such as BitBucket or GitHub
+ Experience using modern development tools such as ACF, Tonic, Gulp/Webpack, Babel, Javascript es6, etc
+ Have an understanding and use of JSON/XML/REST/AJAX
+ Familiarity with Photoshop or Sketch

Beneficial / Bonus Points:

+ Experience using WordPress starter kits such as Sage, Bedrock & Tonic
+ Experience using Modern PHP MVC frameworks such as Laravel, Yii, Node.js
+ Good understanding of frontend technology stacks (ideally with React/Vue/Angular etc)
+ Previous experience building SAAS projects
+ Magento development experience
+ A good eye for UX design although you will be expected to work closely with a designer


Our client promotes an open, positive working environment, with a professional yet easy-going atmosphere. 
As a growing agency you will have a real opportunity to help shape our future, and the role is only limited by your imagination and business acumen. 

+ Salary £35,000 - £40,000/ year (depending on experience)
+ 25 days holiday (plus bank holidays)
+ Pension plan, including company contributions
+ Regular training and development opportunities
+ Annual profit share scheme
+ Regular social activities based around significant company achievements.
+ Coffee machine, tea, mineral water and fresh fruit
+ Table Football, Xbox, VR and chill out areas to unwind

Interested? Apply here for a fast-track path to the hiring manager

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If you have any pre-application questions please contact us first quoting the job title & ref. Good luck, Team RR.

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