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Front End WordPress Developer - Full Time - £32.5k-37.5k

Front End WordPress Developer
Position – Full Time
Salary – £32.5k-£37.5k

With our team’s combined experience in design, branding and digital marketing, Buzzword is a leading Chichester-based agency with a reputation for excellence and an impressive client list of both UK and international clients.

We are vibrant and friendly, combining experience and professionalism with fresh, creative thinking. We encourage innovation, believe in fairness and we reward great ideas.

Job Description

Are you a talented and ambitious Front End WordPress Developer? Looking for a new challenge that involves working with high profile brands? Do you have the ability and experience in creating innovative and progressive websites that engage and inspire?

Bursting with enthusiasm, skills and experience, you will be a key contributor to a number of exciting digital projects. You will work both independently, and as an integral member of our close-knit team.

You will liaise effectively with various clients to build websites from scratch using open source content management platforms, primarily WordPress and in some instances Drupal. You will write and build bespoke sites as well as customise and develop off-the-shelf commercial themes.

So far so good? This is where your skills come in…

Skills Range

Key attributes required:

  • At least 3 years’ experience in an agency environment
  • Skilled in WordPress development
  • Knowledge of working with child themes and plugins
  • Awareness of Advanced Custom Fields (ACF) and Visual Composer
  • HTML5, PHP and MySQL
  • Good understanding of Javascript
  • Web usability and SEO best practice
  • Content management
  • Experience in Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign)
  • Email marketing (MailChimp, Campaign Monitor)
  • Excellent time management and ability to multi task
  • High level of accuracy and attention to detail
  • Strong work ethic and flexible approach to working hours

Desirable (but not essential):

  • Experience of Drupal
  • UX/UI design experience
  • Knowledge of Sketch
  • Ability to provide technical support (including existing proprietary CMS systems using older technologies e.g. classic ASP)

Person Specification

You need to be experienced in creating innovative and cutting-edge websites to meet a wide range of client briefs.

Have at least 3 years’ experience in a creative and/or branding agency, with proven competencies in designing and building dynamic, impactful websites.

Have strong organisational skills to deliver projects in a timely and structured manner.

Additional Information

Our hours are 9am–5.30pm Monday to Friday. We are open to flexible working arrangements for the right person, and during busy periods and approaching deadlines, we know we’ll get flexibility from you in return.

You will receive a competitive salary and work in a fun, dynamic and creative environment. You’ll have the opportunity to develop professionally and will be given the chance to contribute to an agency that continues to grow in size and reputation.

Importantly, there’s always some awesome social downtime with the Buzzword team.

How To Apply

Sounds like you? You’re almost through our door…

Please send us a covering email, attaching a copy of your CV, plus URL links to some of the websites you’ve created. We look forward to hearing from you!

Applications should be made by email to paula@buzzwordcreative.co.uk

Closing Date – 13/04/17

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