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Careers at Insites
Wordpress Developer
  • FULL TIME
  • Hitchin, Herts
  • No recruiters

Who are Insites?

We have worked extremely hard to build a family of incredibly talented, industry leading individuals that come together to ensure what they do has an impact on a better future. From architects; strategists; designers; UX experts and developers. We are a small and versatile team of 8 digital specialists.

Insites all came together back in 2014 and we have been improving and growing our presence ever since. We specialise in delivering high-end applications and websites at the highest possible quality, all whilst collaborating with our amazing team. We pride ourselves on always doing the right thing and don’t take ourselves too seriously. Come and say Hi!

The projects we work on here are varied and no two projects are the same which is how we like it. For example, the last 3 projects we shipped were a fitness video subscription streaming platform, a headless Wordpress recruitment jobs board built with Next.js and a Gatsby frontend connected to a Strapi CMS install for a major healthcare brand.

Job Summary

We’re on the lookout for mega passionate Frontend Devs specialising in WordPress, who are advocates for scalable code and the Jamstack way of life. You’ll need around 2 - 4 years of industry experience and will be working on a variety of projects all using the latest tech.

You will be working with our senior developers to drive projects from technical conception through to delivery. Pushing standard ways of working and helping guide more junior developers.

Location

This position offers a fully remote working environment but you are welcome to visit our offices in Hitchin when you please.

Key Responsibilities

  • Take responsibility for leading WordPress based development from a technical perspective on small to medium sized projects
  • Create detailed plans for a projects technical development and have the ability to give accurate estimates on deliverables
  • To be able to contribute to the way we approach projects from a technical perspective
  • Design and develop well structured, modular and maintainable code
  • To collaborate with our designers, back-end developers and managers to make sure everyone is aligned across all projects
  • Aid in enforcing best practices for the team to follow
  • Make sure that everything we deliver from a technical standpoint is of the highest possible quality and has scalability in mind

Essential Experience

  • WordPress & PHP - A very comprehensive understanding of how to apply PHP knowledge within WordPress architecture. We are looking for someone who can build bespoke WordPress themes both front end and back end with detailed knowledge of how to use the CMS.
  • HTML & SCSS - A very comprehensive understanding of modular scss, modern techniques and features. We are looking for someone who can exactly replicate designs and is extremely disciplined when doing so.
  • JavaScript - Rock-solid JavaScript fundamentals. Working with ES6 code and can confidently demonstrate this.
  • Production Ready Sites - Expert knowledge of what takes to make a site ready for production and have this within your workflow from the off. Image optimisation and code efficiency are key
  • Build tools - Using tools like webpack and snowpack in your workflow

Who are you?

You are intelligent, motivated and hard-working. You care about developer excellence, user interface design and want to build technology that helps improve people's lives. A true problem solver. We do things properly here, and you do too.

You identify root causes, and don’t just patch over what you see. Enjoy your work and next stop learning.

If you have any questions about this role or would like to apply for the position just send in an email to careers@insitesdigital.com