Frontend / Wordpress Developer

Boson Web
The Old Gas Warehouse
Frome Road
Bradford-on-Avon
BA15 1LE

 hello@bosonweb.net

Summary

Love WordPress? We do! We’re looking to expand our WordPress development team, so what are you waiting for?

We’re looking for someone who is as enthusiastic about WordPress as we are. We’re looking for a frontend developer that understands WordPress and knows how to produce rock-solid and bespoke themes. Someone who has the ability to create a bespoke theme from scratch is important to us.


Full Job Description

WHAT WE ARE LOOKING FOR

Love WordPress? We do! We’re looking to expand our WordPress development team, so what are you waiting for?

We’re looking for someone who is as enthusiastic about WordPress as we are. We’re looking for a frontend developer that understands WordPress and knows how to produce rock-solid and bespoke themes. Someone who has the ability to create a bespoke theme from scratch is important to us.

The skills we need are:

  • Strong HTML and CSS skills

  • Experience with CSS media queries

  • Knowledge of the WordPress API

  • The ability to turn a PSD into a custom WordPress Theme

  • Experience with Custom Post Types

  • Knows Twitter Bootstrap

  • An eye for detail

  • Ability to create a custom theme from scratch

Bonus points for

  • Experience writing custom Plugins

  • The ability to produce a site design in Photoshop

  • Can identify good UX

  • Happy to attend client meetings

  • Git knowledge

Does this sound like you? We’d love to hear from you!

A bit of background…

The Boson Group consists of 2 companies:

  • Boson Web; Website design and online marketing services
  • Unity Intranet; A Cloud-based (SaaS) Company Intranet for SMEs

Your job is to shape the software products and services for both companies.

If your ideal role is working for a large corporation with long development schedules, this isn’t for you. If you want a 9-5 job, you shouldn’t apply.

Your strategy, your results

You have autonomy on the strategies and methodologies you want to use. The only rule; nothing should cause the company harm or move us backwards. No approval is needed, you’re accountable for the output.

It’s your time, you decide how to use it.

Your schedule will be yours. You decide when and where to work, you’re accountable for results, not time sat at your desk. It’s up to you how to use your time most effectively.

Experience

Past experience with a web agency or a software company is essential. You will need to demonstrate practical technical experience with demonstrable results. We are looking for:

  • Core software development knowledge should include PHP, MVC (e.g. Laravel, Symfony2, Zend etc), WordPress, MySQL, RESTful APIs, Unit testing, HTML, CSS, Javascript, Git, Linux, Nginx and Apache.

  • Awareness of; Node, Ajax, ReactJS, Testing methodology, mobile development (iOS, Android).

  • Client relationship management skills, able to lead projects from start-to-finish, produce time/budget estimates.

  • Knowledge of server management/configuration/optimisation/monitoring.

  • Continued awareness of emerging technologies and trends and their application to our products and services.

  • Leadership and mentoring skills.

Salary / Terms

£25-30K+ depending on experience. We anticipate a full-time role.

Why you should work with us

We are an award winning agency, passionate about helping our clients to stand out in the digital world. We love digging into the detail, but we also love digging into pizza.

Love where you work

Based in the quintessential town of Bradford on Avon, just 11 minutes on the train from Bath and 5 minutes walk from the train station, we love where we work. With plenty of walks along the famous Kennet and Avon Canal and a few pubs along the way, we can’t think of a nicer place to be.

Choose your tech

It’s important that you are comfortable with the tools you use and therefore upon joining, we will give you the budget to choose your own tech.

Hours for good

We work hard to achieve our client’s goals and we celebrate our achievements together. We finish early on Friday’s and encourage flexible working. We know that by giving our team a little, we will get a lot back.

Have your birthday off on us!

Never work on your birthday again! Have your birthday off along with 20 days holiday a year plus bank holidays. We also give you an extra day's holiday for each year you're with us!

Can you help us grow? Then we want to hear from you. Get in touch in whichever way you think is most appropriate.

Look forward to hearing from you…

Strictly no recruitment agencies please

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