WordPress Developer (1 year Contract)

We are looking for a WordPress developer to help out with some exciting new projects.

Location:

Colchester

Salary:

Dependent on experience

Hours:

Monday - Friday 9am - 6pm

The Role

ThinkBDW is an agency working with clients primarily in the property sector delivering best in class digital experiences. We’re looking for a highly motivated developer to join our team to work across a variety of digital products and website projects.

You will be involved in the development of new client projects and will also work on the maintenance and development of existing projects.

You must have the ability to accurately code design layouts. The end result should be pixel perfect, accessible, responsive, secure, and performant.

As a WordPress developer, you will be expected to develop WordPress sites using our internal starter theme.

Skills:

  • Knowledge in creating WordPress based websites.
  • Exposure to server-side JavaScript, APIs
  • Proficiency in modern JavaScript features (ES6+)
  • Strong Experience in HTML and CSS.
  • Have experience in working in an agency environment
  • Experience with Version Control systems (Git)
  • Development in line with accessibility standards compliance and SEO best practices
  • Can work to deadline and juggle competing priorities
  • Willingness to take ownership of projects
  • Experience using build tools (Gulp, webpack, Sass)
  • Experience with automated deployment
  • Experience integrating third-party APIs
  • High attention-to-detail

Desirables:

  • Proficiency in React & JS frameworks
  • Exposure to Web Security principals
  • Exposure to Docker and Kubernetes
  • Exposure to ThreeJS
  • Exposure to GraphQL
  • Understanding of unit & integration testing
  • Know your way around XD

You will:

  • Have Strong communication skills both written and verbal
  • Have the ability to communicate without jargon
  • Enjoy variety and have the ability to switch technologies
  • Have an active interest in web technologies
  • Have an eagerness to learn
  • Keen to mentor and share knowledge with other developers
  • Always strive to make things better

Interested?

Apply now

Some of the perks

25 days holiday

plus bank holidays

Additional holiday loyalty scheme

Private healthcare

Flexible work hours

Flexible start and finish times

Christmas shut down
£100k Life insurance
Discounted gym membership (Colchester only)
On-site mental health first aiders
Electric car scheme
Cycle to work incentives
Free parking
Social Events
Dedicated Career Development And Training
Pension Scheme