WordPress Developer

Role summary

We’re looking for a WordPress developer to join our growing retainer team.

You’ll be responsible for building and updating websites, driving SEO strategies and helping deliver on client goals. You should be able to translate our company and customer needs into functional and appealing interactive applications.

A front-end developer at 6B focuses on using modern technologies to build beautiful websites and user-friendly environments for web applications.

We expect you to be a tech-savvy professional, who’s curious about new front-end digital technologies and aspires to combine usability with visual design.

We’re willing to accept different backgrounds and levels of experience for this role, so we’re offering a competitive salary that’s based on your ability.

Your responsibilities

  • Creating user friendly & performant websites and web applications from scratch
  • Maintaining and improving existing websites and web applications
  • Building static front-ends for implementation with a range of back-end technologies
  • Optimising websites and web applications for maximum speed
  • Ability to increase website SEO and site performance scores
  • Collaborating with back-end developers and web designers to improve usability
  • Implementing feedback from, and building solutions for, users and customers
  • Understanding our clients business needs and requirements
  • Ensuring high quality graphic standards, brand consistency and attention to detail
  • Staying up-to-date on relevant emerging technologies
  • Support the wider development team with issues they have

Skills, experience and traits you need to have

  • An in-depth knowledge of HTML, CSS, and jQuery
  • An in-depth knowledge of WordPress and relevant plugins such as Advanced Custom Fields
  • A good understanding of basic PHP
  • Experience with Google Analytics
  • Understanding of and ability to apply technical SEO principles to a website
  • Familiarity with browser testing and good debugging skills
  • In-depth understanding of the entire web development process (design, development and deployment)
  • Understanding of layout aesthetics and a keen attention to detail
  • Ability to work independently and in a team
  • Ability to communicate with a team and customers effectively
  • Ability to sit in meetings with clients and understand their needs/goals

Nice to haves

  • Experience with Tailwind
  • Experience with Bootstrap
  • A good understanding of vanilla JavaScript
  • Familiarity with Object-oriented programming
  • Experience with Jira, Scrum, QA/UAT cycles

Email your CV to careers@6bdigital.com to apply.

Benefits of working for 6B

Unlimited Holidays

Minimum 25 days annual leave (plus bank holidays, plus your birthday off)

Office Treats

Regular fully subsidised lunches and breakfasts

Keeping Fit

50% subsidised gym membership

Having Fun

Regular team days out and activities

Appraisals

6 monthly appraisals, yearly salary reviews

Easy Going

Flexible start and end times to work around your lifestyle

Flexible Workspace

Let us know what tech you need to do your job well

Working From Home

Flexibility to work from home/a coffee shop/anywhere

Perkbox

Access to hundreds of perks, freebies & discounts, free online GP and prescription delivery to home or work

Basics

Generous holidays and a good pension scheme

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