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WordPress Developer (PHP and React) - Fintech SAAS - London - £40k-60kk (DOE)

Honor Search Ltd
Closing date
15 Sep 2021

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Technology & New Media
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  • (WordPress, PHP, React)
  • Web Developer
  • London, England, United Kingdom
  • Perm

A leading Fintech SAAS co are on a mission to make it easier to run a small business. They believe that freelancers, contractors and small business owners should have an easier way to manage their business finances. A solution that frees them from the drudgery of financial admin, saves them time and helps them stay organised with the business insights and tools they need to succeed.

They are a Venture-backed fin-tech and an early stage startup with ambitious plans for growth. They are the leading UK business current account that's helped over 34,000 self-employed people save time and money with automatic accounting, tax estimates and instant invoicing.

Overview of the Role

  • Looking for an experienced (>= 4 years) and passionate WordPress Developer to join their Marketing team to build and maintain their marketing website.
  • Working alongside their Product and Design teams you will be responsible for both back-end and front-end development, including creating and maintaining WordPress themes and blocks. You are a self-starter and will be our in-house WordPress expert.
  • They are expecting you to have a strong understanding of the latest industry trends and content management systems, including WordPress blocks and the block based editor (Gutenberg).

Key Responsibilities

  • Implementing new features, tools, functionality and layouts
  • Establishing and guiding the website's architecture
  • Ensuring high-performance and availability whilst managing all technical aspects of the CMS
  • Helping formulate an effective, responsive design and turning it into a working theme and WordPress blocks
  • Working with the product team to interface the website with parts of their product
  • Working with the marketing team to track attribution and conversions

Who You Are

They are a sociable bunch, and they enjoy each other's company. So it's important that you're a great fit for their company culture. These are just some of the things that they look for.

  • Take pride in the work you do and everything you get involved with
  • Create a positive work environment
  • Strive to experiment, learn and not fear failure
  • Embrace new ideas and change
  • Strive to understand customers' problems and solve them
  • Possess a healthy amount of curiosity for the unknown with a growth mindset
  • Take ownership of your work and deliver results
  • Celebrate their wins

Required Skills & Experiences

  • A WordPress whiz who is familiar with the latest features of the platform (we're using the block based editor Gutenberg)
  • Good understanding of front-end technologies, including HTML, CSS, JavaScript, jQuery & Bootstrap
  • Ability to convert comprehensive layout and wireframes into working, responsive HTML web pages
  • Ability to understand CSS changes and their ramifications to ensure consistent style across platforms and browsers
  • Comfortable working with debugging tools like Firebug, Chrome inspector, etc.
  • Knowledge of how to interact with RESTful APIs and formats (JSON, XML)
  • Proficient in the use of Git
  • Strong capabilities in PHP back-end development and MySQL databases
  • Experience with Google Tag Manager and Google Analytics
  • Knowledge of the WordPress VIP hosting platform is desirable
  • Knowledge of SEO
  • Knowledge of ACF Pro plugin

What will you get in return?

  • They will guarantee that you'll be constantly challenged whilst being fully supported by a great team who you can learn from
  • Exposure to every area of the business. You'll be encouraged to get involved and make an impact on how they work
  • A transparent and open company culture where employees are consulted on company decisions and direction
  • Competitive salary
  • Share options after 6 months probation
  • 8% pension scheme
  • 32 days holiday (including public holidays)
  • Flexible remote working policy (currently fully remote)
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