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Full Stack WordPress Developer – Junior/Mid – £28-38K – Remote

Employer
Recruitment Revolution
Location
Reading
Salary
£28,000 – £38,000 + Company Perks + Flexible & Remote Working
Closing date
25 Dec 2020

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Sector
Technology & New Media
Contract Type
Permanent
Function
IT
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Job Details

This is a great opportunity to be involved in the growth of an up and coming web agency working with some fantastic brands with rewarding outcomes.

We are looking for someone who is as passionate as we are about driving results for our clients and wants to be an integral part of the growth of our agency.

Full Stack WordPress Developer | HTML5, CSS3 & PHP
Reading | £28,000 – £38,000 + Company Perks + Flexible & Remote Working

The Role:

This exciting role is a new in-house position and you will be taking over work originally done by freelancers. It is therefore an excellent opportunity to shape the role and how it evolves.

We’re looking for an HTML5, CSS3 & PHP whizz, with expertise or considerable experience in WordPress. You will be well versed in coding from scratch – taking UX designs and building them into search engine optimised, bespoke WordPress themes.

Your time will be split between building brand new websites and providing support and updates to existing clients.

Your Experience

You will have experience designing and building responsive and mobile optimised websites using standard-compliant HTML5 and CSS. You will be able to share a portfolio of impressive examples of live websites previously built or worked upon, which we’ll ask you to include within your application.

Experience building websites in a digital agency is desirable but, if not in an agency environment, then in a role where the development of multiple, varied websites is the primary part of your role.

Front-end expertise required:

+ Proficient in HTML5, CSS3 & Javascript
+ Libraries like jQuery or Backbone.js
+ Able to code pixel perfect web pages
+ Ability to deliver front end code without using any frameworks
+ Familiar with and able to follow WCAG for accessible websites
+ Ability to deliver websites which are technically optimised for search engines
+ Able to cater for retina displays

Back-end expertise required:

+ Proficient in PHP & MySQL
+ Demonstrable experience creating bespoke WordPress themes
+ Ability to source plugins and adapt functionality where required
+ Ability to solve more complex problems by creating custom plugins / code
+ Creating user friendly WordPress admin areas with bespoke hints and tips to assist clients

Nice to have but not essential:

+ Experience using Adobe XD to extract information to assist with development
+ Project management experience
+ Experience with other CMS like Magento, Joomla, Drupal or others
+ Experience with Google Analytics & Google Tag Manager
+ Experience with CRM systems like Zoho or Hubspot or at least linking them with website forms
+ Understanding of the technical considerations for SEO
+ Understanding of UX and ability to approach projects with a user centric approach and understanding

Other essential requirements:

+ A general can-do attitude
+ Willingness to work outside of area of expertise if required
+ Ability to identify and solve problems quickly
+ Thorough in every area and takes pride in all work
+ Ability to think outside the box (and sometimes the spec) to achieve the best possible results
+ Able to highlight potential problems before they happen
+ An excellent telephone and email manner
+ Ability to talk with clients on their level without jargon and happy to be client-facing
+ Always keeping an eye out on future technology and a willingness to evolve skillset
+ An understanding of the technicalities of web server hosting & DNS

The low down:

You will have the opportunity to be involved in an agency that has exciting growth plans where you’ll be able to make a real difference. Everyone involved in the business is highly-valued, and their suggestions, concerns, ideas carefully listened to. The aim is to grow as a team and you’?ll have a huge input into how that happens and what shape it takes.

As this is a new role, it brings great opportunity for career progression into management if that is a personal goal. However, this is not essential and we always remain flexible to your ambitions.

A huge positive, is that this is a full time role that will allow for flexibility and remote working.

Interested? Apply here for a fast-track path to the Hiring Manager

Application notice… We take your privacy seriously. When you apply, we shall process your details and pass your application to our client for review for this vacancy only. As you might expect we may contact you by email, text or telephone. Your data is processed on the basis of our legitimate interests in fulfilling the recruitment process. Please refer to our Data Privacy Policy & Notice on our website for further details.

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

Company

We’re Talent Acquisition Specialists that founded change in 2005. Since then we’ve helped over 2500 clients grow, prosper and lead.

# Our Story

Frustrated by poor experiences with traditional agencies, our founders (just two regular candidates), decided that the outdated industry needed modernising and a new balance of power. In 2005, a new kind of agency model was born, putting the client and candidate at the heart of the experience whilst removing the pushy sales, schmooze and high fees.

# What makes us different?

Aside from a sensible fee model, custom technology and a direct unhindered path to candidates we…

…don’t sell candidates and we don’t sell jobs: we facilitate relationships and champion the process of ‘organic hiring’ to help create stronger and longer-lasting engagements.

# Who we work with

With an industry reputation for delivering results we are the go-to talent finders for over 2500 clients. We work with everyone from tech start-ups to global brands who all demand the best service and talent.

From business owners hiring 2 people a year to Internal Recruiting teams hiring 200+ people a year, RR sources talent across all sectors and levels.

# Reputation

Our expertise have also been called upon by some of the leading job boards including the UK’s No1. Reed.co.uk.

Recruitment Revolution is a member of the REC with a 100% compliance pass rate and holds a Feefo 5* Gold Award for Service.

For more information please contact Team RR on 0800 294 3113 or visit https://www.recruitmentrevolution.com

Contact Us
  • Castle Hill House
  • 12 Castle Hill
  • Windsor
  • SL4 1PD
  • United Kingdom
  • 01344844064
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