Front End Developer

Location: Chester / Salary: Competitive

Chester
Competitive
Permanent Position

Are you looking for the next step in your career or a new challenge?

We are immediately on the look-out for an experienced Front-End Developer with a passion for both high-quality development and driving client results.. We work with a number of exciting brands in an array of sectors and industries, delivering progressive, innovative and interesting web-based solutions. As such, our ideal new team member will have a passion for learning new skills and translating them into cutting edge experiences for our clients, whilst excelling in looking for the next best way of doing things.

Continually improving our investment into the latest tools and technology, our aim is to make our development team’s roles focused on what they love doing best, so we can continue to deliver outstanding and transformational performance for our valued customers.

Always an aim for us, remote and flexible working is part of our company culture moving forward, with the flexibility to work from your home, or to work collaboratively in one of our three UK offices. We have a large team of specialists in design, strategy and insights, technical SEO, and all aspects of digital marketing – working on cross-agency client work means that you will gain knowledge across many specialisms and work with the best, most passionate people. We have a Client Services team and project managers to own all client experiences and communication.

Our team has an emphasis on training and is led by our Development team managers who are dedicated to continual improvement and learning. The level of training that is provided on a 121 basis has allowed many developers to excel here. We are also investing in some external certifications through an online learning provider to ensure we continue to offer best in market development solutions.

We are ideally looking for a genuine WordPress/PHP expert – whose wizardry can convert our strategic yet creative ambitions into user-centric digital experiences. A team player who thrives working with exceptional peers in a collaborative, forward-thinking environment is what we need. In return, we offer:

Flexible UK Location

We are entirely open about your fixed location. We have offices in Chester, Nottingham & Brighton but are willing to consider other locations.

The ideal person will have the following:

  • Experience working with or creating bespoke WordPress themes that do not heavily rely on pre-built plugins or templating.
  • Strong Front End Development Skills
  • Knowledge of modern workflow tools
  • Knowledge of command line & remote server management such as using FTP/SSH to manage files
  • Proven results and experience, accompanied by positive example of web development work.
  • Experience working in a digital agency environment
  • Commercially minded – you will be able to think about our clients, their business needs and how this ultimately is manifested on their website
  • Self-motivated and keen to learn
  • Excellent time management skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Experience working within a team
  • A proactive nature, a positive attitude and a team player
  • 2+ years agency or commercially equivalent experience

Benefits

We offer a highly competitive salary, pension scheme, flexible hours and remote/home working, 25 days holiday per year (+8 bank holidays) with no forced use over Christmas period, in addition, we also like to offer occasional days off (when we can) – for example, in June we gave everyone a wellbeing day which was additional leave.

We are also continually looking for new benefits we can add to our mix such as external advisors for finance and wellbeing. We also offer all the usual things you might expect from a leading agency – great office environment, latest technology, team events, socials, birthday cards, advent calendars, Easter gifts, long tenure recognition and celebration of milestones. We are focused on personal development and career path planning – we are in this for the long term to help you to grow. We offer a management training programme (if you want to go down the people management route), voluntary mentoring and coaching on a 121 basis.

To apply please send a CV and covering letter to claire@clicky.co.uk. As part of our recruitment process, we ask that all developers complete a development test.

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