WordPress Web Developer

As a company of individuals that are always striving to learn, you’ll find it exciting to apply your skills to new and interesting projects. You will be ready to engage in idea development and support technical aspects of the studio output. We operate typical office hours, in a relaxed but vibrant office atmosphere.

About the Role:
We are seeking a WordPress Developer responsible for both back-end and front-end development, including creating WordPress themes and plugins. This position requires a combination of programming skills (namely PHP, HTML5, CSS3, and JavaScript) and aesthetics (understanding element arrangements on the screen, the colour and font choices, and so on). The candidate should have a strong understanding of industry trends and very comfortable with WordPress. Experience with responsive and adaptive design is strongly preferred. Also, an understanding of the entire web development process, including design, development, and deployment is preferred.

You’ll be expected to contribute towards both the planning and code development stages of website builds, showing initiative and creativity. You must manage your own time effectively, and in doing so you are expected to be mindful at all times of the quality implications of your actions and strive to add value to the business.

Responsibilities
  • Designing and implementing new features and functionality

  • Establishing and guiding the website’s architecture

  • Helping formulate an effective design and creating working themes and plugins

  • Maintaining in-house development processes .

  • Developing and upgrading bespoke plugin development.

You in a nutshell:
  • Ideally you have some Front-end Understanding

  • Good understanding of front-end technologies, including HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript/jQuery.

  • Experience developing responsive design websites.

  • Ability to convert comprehensive layout and wireframes into working HTML pages.

  • Knowledge of how to interact with RESTful APIs and formats (JSON, XML).

  • Proficient understanding of code versioning tools such as Git / BitBucket / SVN.

  • Excellent understanding WordPress development principles, functions and hooks.

  • Strong understanding of PHP back-end development in WordPress.

  • Understanding of Foundation 6 frameworks.

Extra Kudos:

  • Experience working with Angular 1 or Angular 2

  • Experience using and managing AWS instances.

  • Experience of developing your own WordPress Plugins

  • Interest in new technology, virtual reality, web technology

We believe that the best work comes from a diverse team. If our mission excites you, and you can contribute to our culture of lifelong learning and growth we want to hear from you!

Wordpress Web Developer

Contract: Full Time
Start Date: ASAP
Salary: Competitive
Location: Chatham Maritime, Kent

Benefits

- Flexible work hours
- Casual Dress Code
- 24 Days Annual Leave + Birthdays
- Professional Development Fund
- Friendly Office Environment
- Regular Social & Company Events
- Company Pension

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