WordPress PHP Developer

Manchester or Remote
Salary (Up To £350 /day)

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Job Purpose

We are seeking a  WordPress Developer to join our close knit team in Manchester with experience in web-based technology and development of front end systems. We prefer close collaboration, so you need to be a great communicator and have solid interpersonal skills. Maintaining strong expertise and knowledge of current and emerging technologies and products is key.

You will collaborate with teams across the business to design and develop new UI/UX for various products including websites, web apps, MVT (A/B/n), internal tools, etc. 

Essential technical experience

  • Highly competent in WordPress
  • Proven experience in developing themes and plugins
  • Experience of WordPress Development
  • Experience JavaScript (ES6) / React JS of Angular JS (including redux and webhooks)
  • CSS frameworks / libraries
  • Node JS based tooling (Gulp / Webpack etc.)
  • Experience of cloud solutions WordPress hosted solutions
  • SQL 

Desirable technical experience

We plan to map out a strong technical vision for the platform so you should expect to be working with the following::

  • Experience of AngularJS although we will be evaluating the right javascript framework for the future including react or vue.js
  • Ruby on Rails / PHP / Python / Stacks
  • Redux / React
  • CSS frameworks / libraries
  • Node JS based tooling (Gulp / Webpack etc.)
  • Experience of cloud solutions / AWS / Google Cloud / Azure
  • AB Testing frameworks
  • Page Speed Performance Tools

Additional preferred skills:

  • Development and deployment using Linux or UNIX systems.
  • Source code management using Git and bug tracking software, especially Jira
  • An understanding of accessibility and WCAG standards
  • Passion for gaming, e-sports and PC tech
  • Creating CI/CD Pipelines

Key Responsibilities

  • Developing WordPress themes & plugins
  • Developing tools for our users to use across the portfolio
  • Develop product features with minimal supervision.
  • Design, build and maintain efficient, useable, and reliable front end applications
  • Maintenance of cloud application environments (AWS/Google Cloud)
  • Help maintain code quality, organization and automation
  • Turn wireframes into interactive prototypes
  • Turn prototypes into production-ready code

What do I need to succeed?

  • Desirable – 2+ years commercial front end development experience
  • Strong sense of web design and an understanding of UX best Practices, cross-platform compatibility, responsive design principles
  • Eagerness to work in a collaborative environment, including teaching and learning.

The perks

As well as our standard benefits, we have a number of awesome perks available to our staff including:


  • Company Pension Scheme 
  • Company Share scheme
  • Recruitment referral fee of £250 per person recruited
  • Tech Giveaway Lottery
  • Employee rewards programme

Health & Wellbeing

  • Private Medical Insurance & Wellbeing (Private GP, Physio, Mental Health, Dental included and discounts on Gym Membership, health tech, Free Apple Watch, Free Amazon Prime, plus lots more)
  • Additional Holiday added to your annual allowance per year of service (Up to a max of 10)
  • Flexible working with core hours being between 10.am – 4pm
  • Free Access to Mental Health App


  • Modern creative open plan office with sofas seating, collaborative and gaming areas
  • Pool Table
  • Table Tennis
  • Free food (monthly munchies, bagel Fridays, fresh fruit & snacks and coffee and tea on tap)

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