WordPress Developer - Remote Working

Location United Kingdom
Discipline: Technology
Job type: Permanent
Salary: £Salary: £45,000 Per annum + Benefits
Contact name: Ben Turner

Contact email: ​ben.turner@rbwconsulting.com
Contact phone: 01293 584300
Job ref: BT - WORDPRESS DEVELOPER
Published: 9 days ago
Expiry date: 10 July 2021

A rare and exciting opportunity has arisen within a field leading client of ours in the healthcare sector, currently looking to add a WordPress Developer to their existing team.

You will love this role if you:

  • Are passionate about architecting, building and maintaining WordPress applications

  • Value collaboration and enjoy working closely with developers, project managers, QA professionals and digital designers

  • Get excited about using code to transform designs into appealing and effective user interfaces

  • Want to work on a variety of different projects and get the chance to try out new technologies

  • Have an interest in the latest WordPress features and how you could use them in a project

You will be a success if you:

  • Have a strong experience of WordPress applications and PHP back-end development

  • Have a good understanding of front-end technologies, including HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript

  • Have experience building user interfaces for websites and/or web applications

  • Have knowledge of how to interact with RESTful APIs and formats (JSON, XML)

  • Can work with code versioning tools such as Git, SVN, and Mercurial.

  • Are good at problem-solving, and can use your initiative to find creative solutions to coding problems

  • Can thrive in a fast-paced agency environment and adapt to different priorities and deadlines

  • Can work independently and as part of a team to overcome challenges

  • Are passionate about learning and improving your technical skills across a range of web technologies

As part of the Digital team, you’ll be responsible for the following activities:

  • Deliver WordPress development for a variety of web projects across the group

  • Contribute quality code for the project, including via peer review of others

  • Help scope and define functionality, including identifying areas where the project could benefit from additional features

  • Follow development processes and style guides, and help shape these as the team grows

  • Identify code or concepts that can be re-used or re-purposed for other projects

  • Ensure that your projects are delivered to the requirements and on the agreed timeline

  • Ensure that your code reflects designs to a high quality

  • Offer technical advice and guidance to colleagues from other departments, and provide consultancy backup to Head of Digital

What you’ll bring:

  • Development of new features and functionality on the WordPress platform

  • Establishing and guiding the solution’s architecture

  • Ensuring high-performance and availability and managing all technical aspects of the CMS

  • Helping formulate an effective, responsive design and turning it into a working theme or plugin

  • Comfortable working in a fast-paced environment, hold strong project management skills and prioritise with a MoSCoW approach

  • Enthusiasm and a passion for building great user interfaces

  • The ability to quickly learn and adapt to new technologies and tools

  • It would also be beneficial to have a good understanding of other CMSs and frameworks (such as Laravel, Craft CMS, Django etc.)

This really is an excellent chance to join a global, field leading company that can offer a stable working environment with opportunities for career progression. For more information and a full job description, please contact Ben Turner at RBW Consulting.

Salary: £45,000 Per annum + Benefits