Web Developer - Wordpress

England, Kent, Ashford
£22000 - £25000 per annum
18 Oct 2016
01 Nov 2016
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Contract Type
Full Time
We're looking for an experienced WordPress web developer to join our team and be part of our exciting journey. If you want to be part of a caring, hard working, fun loving team where you'll make a big impact and see your ideas come to fruition, we'd love to hear from you.

About You

You. Love. To. Code. After a hard day's coding at work, you like to kick back and relax with some light recreational coding. You're always questioning how and why you do things in search of better ways of working. You hate repeating yourself. You're always questioning how and why you do things in search of better ways of working. That just bugged you (go put it in a function). You love getting your head down, into the zone and obliterating your to-do list. You love working within a team, bouncing ideas around and figuring out problems. You're borderline-obsessed with learning - you get a buzz from it - and you love putting your newfound knowledge into practice on the route to mastery.

You hate to faff around - let's jump in and get on with it. You get excited by new difficult challenges; the more difficult, the better. You approach your work, and your life with a sense of fun and adventure; if you're not having fun, then what's the point?

About Us

We believe we can make life better for our communities by solving real problems with design and technology. We began in 2010 and set about improving how local businesses turned their visitors into customers, using the power and magic of code and design thinking. Six years later we're a six-strong team of visionaries, planners, designers, developers and thinkers creating and maintaining high performance WordPress websites that help our clients turn their visitors into customers.

We're ambitious. We're driven. We're focussed.

Technical Skills

- WordPress (essential)
- HTML5 (essential)
- CSS3 (essential)
- SASS and Less (essential)
- PHP (Both procedural and OOP) (essential)
- MySQL (essential/ preferred)
- Javascript/jQuery (essential)
- phpMyAdmin (essential)
- Git (essential)
- Linux on the server (Ubuntu, CentOS) (preferred)
- Bash/SSH (preferred)

Key Tasks and Responsibilities:

- Collaborating with team members to decide best way to code up a website (including sharing knowledge and past experience to improve code, systems & processes)
- Coding up Illustrator and Photoshop mockups into clean, semantic HTML/ CSS
- Integrating web templates into WordPress
- Testing and bug fixing
- Deploying to production and development servers
- Managing website transitions and launch strategies
- Taking responsibility to deliver finished, tested websites to individual project deadlines
- Direct communication with clients during a build where appropriate
- Creating new features and functionality for existing websites
- First line support for any emerging bugs
- Helping clients troubleshoot WordPress problems

Salary, Hours, Location:
Total of 37.5 hours per week.
28 days paid holiday p/a including bank holidays

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