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WordPress Developer


Type: Full Time

Advertised from: 2018-05-04

Reference Number: 28623


A minimum of 3 years' commercial experience with WordPress is required, together with excellent time management skills, the ability to work independently as well as within a team, and experience with testing across a range of tools and platforms.

We are looking for a full-time WordPress developer with a minimum of 3 years commercial web development experience to join the team at our Leeds based office.

We are keen to hire someone that is passionate about the web, with excellent knowledge of PHP and experience with object-oriented programming. Knowledge of WordPress best practises is important, as is the desire to share these with team members through paired working, code reviews and mentoring.

A solid understanding of the industry and latest technologies/trends is key, as your responsibility will cover a wide range of clients, across many sectors. You will be involved in planning of projects, including task breakdown and estimations and will work independantly or as part of a team based on project size, scope and priority.

Our ideal candidate will display a willingness to learn new skills and technologies, and to help spread these ideas amongst the development team. We look to automate ‘the boring stuff’ where possible, and to this end we build and maintain our own tools for development environments and backup restoration – you will have the opportunity to suggest and build new tools and to help improve those we already have.

Being a good problem solver with a high level of attention to detail are strong assets for this role. We’re looking for people with a good long term vision and the skills to implement them.

Your general day to day activities will involve:

Development of bespoke functionality through custom module development
Implementation of new ideas and modern technologies
Code reviews with members of the development team
Quoting and planning development tasks
The successful candidate will have:

A minimum of 3 years commercial experience with WordPress
Excellent time management skills
Ability to work on their own and within a team
Experience in testing using a range of tools and platforms
Frontend development experience
Utilising Javascript libraries to bring websites to life, and allow sites to work responsively across platforms and devices
Knowledge of server management
Agile experience (Kanban ideally)
Experience with Magento or Drupal
Type: Permanent Position
Salary: Dependant on experience
Location: Leeds, West Yorkshire
Closing Date: When Filled


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