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Front-End Web Developer (WordPress Specialist)

Posted 4 January by Neville Johnson Ended

The BHID Group Ltd comprises of two market leading brands, they are Neville Johnson and Tom Howley. The former are market leaders in bespoke fitted furniture and staircase renovations whilst the latter are market leaders in exquisite bespoke kitchens. This is a perfect opportunity for a passionate and energetic mid-level developer to use their front-end expertise across multiple projects and websites.

Job description:

Specialising in HTML, CSS and Javascript with a keen interest in UX and CRO, you will play a key role in the development of the groups portfolio of websites in the coming months and years. Working closely with WordPress and Front-End technologies, your knowledge should be at a good standard. The successful candidate should be able to code designs supplied by our in-house design team and manage projects through to completion, liaising with internal departments and external agencies throughout a project where necessary. The ideal candidate will have a positive, "can-do" attitude and will be a strong communicator who is able to both discuss and solve complex problems.

Key responsibilities:

  • Maintain and continually improve all group websites
  • Development and implementation of CRO tests
  • Lead the development of new landing pages/websites
  • Install, test and debug WordPressplugins
  • Communicate the intricacies of complex web development issues, acting as a subject matter expert both internally across departments and externally with our agency partners
  • Working alongside a team of great people within the company

Key requirements:

  • At least 2 years professional experience in web development
  • Strong knowledge of HTML, HTML5, CSS3, SASS, Javascript and AJAX
  • Extensive WordPressCMS knowledge
  • Bespoke WordPress theme development from scratch
  • The ability to build custom functionality with WordPress template pages
  • A working knowledge of PHP and MySQL
  • Ability to take projects from PSD through to fully functioning web pages
  • Strong attention to detail and experience in advanced testing
  • Experience with responsive design and cross browser compatibility
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Good working knowledge of Bootstrap CSS or a similar framework
  • Understanding of UX, UI and CRO principles and best practices
  • Experience of building customer facing websites
  • Experience in integrating with CRM systems

Desirable skills:

  • Backend knowledge in more advanced PHP would be a bonus
  • Competent working with Adobe Creative Suite (predominantly Photoshop & Sketch)
  • Experience in technical website SEO
  • Experience in managing development staging areas and using Version Control Systems such as GIT

Required skills

  • CSS
  • HTML
  • JavaScript
  • Web Development
  • Wordpress

Reference: 34132337

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