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Front End Developer
£28,000 - £32,000 a year(DOE) -Full-time,Permanent
EITHER BE UNIVERSITY TAUGHT OR SELF TAUGHT - PHP Fluent 3+ years' experience to join a family – orientated online marketing company based in Milton Keynes. Looking for an individual who has the ability to both design and develop software. You will be part the intelligent team with a passion for branding and creativity.
Designing and implementing new features and functionality
Ensuring high performance and availability across all of our web products
Managing all technical aspects of the CMS and data manipulation
Fluent in PHP back-end development
Candidate should have strong experience with developing WordPress themes / plugins. Ideally should be able to create a theme from scratch but experience with theme frameworks is also beneficial (Genesis / Underscores).
Experienced in at least one of the following TDD, BDD, or ATDD
Must understand the life cycle of WordPress and how to use hooks to add functionality via actions and filters.
Experience developing responsive websites using Bootstrap framework
Proficient understanding of code versioning tools (GIT)
Experience using the Advanced Custom Fields WordPress plugin.
Knowledge of how to interact with RESTful APIs
Experience working with Node build tools (Gulp / Grunt)
Strong communication skills, able to discuss technical challenges with other developers and share knowledge.
Collaborate with non-technical team members, comfortable explaining solutions in layman's terms.
Strong organizational skills, able to juggle multiple tasks within the constraints of timelines and requirements within the business.
Ability to work and thrive in a fast-paced environment, learn rapidly and master diverse web technologies and techniques.
Proactive instead of reactive to situations
An inquisitive mindset with an “every day, is a learning day” mindset
Mon – Thurs = 08:30 – 17:00
Fri = 08:30 – 15:00
Big on group incentives
Lots of social events (bi weekly)
Thank you for your interest in this position. It is with regret that we are unable to respond personally to each individual application due to the high volume of CVs we receive on a daily basis. However, your CV and application for this role will be reviewed by one of our qualified consultants within the next 48 hours. If you do not hear from us within this time period, you have unfortunately been unsuccessful on this occasion.
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Smart Moves Recruitment is an Equal Opportunities Employer and welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation or age.