Front-end Developer

at Electric Studio (view profile)
Location Oxford
Date Posted 25th September 2019
Category Technical
Job Type Full-time
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Join our growing team and create work we can all be proud of.

Salary: Depending on experience
Job-type : Full time
Location: Milton Park, Oxfordshire

We are looking for a seasoned (think 3 years plus experience) and personable individual to develop custom WordPress solutions for our broad range of clients. You don't to have had previous experience with WordPress as we will show you how we do things, but we do expect you to be proficient with HTML, CSS and JavaScript, and knowledgeable with PHP and MySQL. You won't find anyone pressuring you to "just make it work" because we know that's not how you write great code or do Good Work. We care about how our sites are built as much as how they look, so your role is a very important one.

We don't expect you to know everything already, but in the future you responsibilities will include:

  • You must be self-motivated and able to manage yourself, result driven, and have good interpersonal skills.
  • Website and WordPress development, optimised across multiple browsers and device platforms
  • Work across a broad range of exciting projects for wide variety of customers
  • Getting involved with planning and development of scalable websites and e-commerce solutions
  • Be involved at all stages of the design and development process
  • User Acceptance Testing and support of new and existing solutions
  • Stay up-to-date with current web trends and new technologies and have a desire to push the boundaries.
  • Work in a variety of development processes, including Agile and Waterfall

Technical Skills & Experience

  • Familiar with WordPress (WooCommerce a big plus) and how to develop bespoke themes based on our in-house web designs
  • Feel at home in modern object-oriented PHP using PHP 5.6 or 7 and how to apply those principles to solve problems
  • Experience of using version control systems – we use Bitbucket
  • You can complement your outstanding HTMLCSS and JavaScript skills with an reasonable knowledge of PHP and MySQL
  • Possess good understanding of accessibility standards
  • An organised approach with excellent attention to detail and a pride in your work
  • The ability to work to tight deadlines whilst keeping clients and colleagues up to date, and with exceptional service provided at all times

What we offer

We offer a creative, inspirational environment and love people with ambition. Our pay is competitive, and include pension contributions, and our work environment busy, but relaxed. It also helps if you don’t mind losing to us on MarioKart 8, or at the occasional Go-Karting race or laser tag game. We also go to the pub for lunch most Friday’s, and the company always pay when we go to celebrate a project launch.

  • Full time
  • Work remotely
  • 25 days holiday, plus public and bank holidays, grows to 28 after 5 years
  • Flexible working hours to suit your needs
  • Conference contributions
  • Matched company pension
  • Modern agency environment with high-spec Macbook Pro's and big monitors
  • Excellent location with free parking and good bus routes
  • Conferences and training
  • Breakout area with large TV and games
  • Free tea and coffee
  • Cycle to work bike scheme
  • Free annual flu vaccination.
  • Your birthday off
  • Regular social events, including meals out whenever we launch a new website

Further details

Competitive Salary

We offer a competitive salary which is subject to skills and experience. Please let us know of your salary expectations when applying.

Work from home

We have a great office located in Milton Park, but all our staff can work from home when suitable.

Equal opportunities

We are an equal opportunities employer, and strongly support diversity in our team.

No agencies

We only accept personal applications and request that agencies are respectful of this.

How to apply

Please send a short email introducing yourself, together with your salary expectations and availability, your CV, and some work examples to