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Experienced WordPress Web Developer

 

Experienced Front-end Web Developer / WordPress

Due to many exciting new project wins, we’re on the hunt for a talented front-end WordPress Developer.

mso is expanding its creative team and requires an Experienced Front-end / WordPress web developer to join its creative team. Working within an established team of amazing front-end developers and designers, the ideal candidate is both meticulous and innovative – able to leverage different technologies to produce beautifully crafted websites. The successful candidate will enjoy coding and always look to keep up-to-date with current standards (especially CSS / JavaScript) and practices in your field. Ideally candidates will have a minimum of 3 year’s commercial experience or similar in a front-end coding position.

We work with companies large and small, locally, nationally and internationally. Our clients include some of the top public schools like Rugby, Christ’s Hospital and Eton, and corporates like the Port of London Authority, Motorsport UK and Phaidon Books.

We are looking for an individual who can tackle all stages of web development – from discussing client needs, planning and design, through to build and deployment of each project.

We are looking for the following expertise:

  • Willingness to work in a fast-paced working environment
  • The ability to code designs supplied by our design studio, from flat design files, usually created with Photoshop or Figma
  • An excellent understanding of current accessibility and usability guidelines
  • Expert knowledge of creating custom WordPress themes using Advanced Custom Fields and WooCommerce
  • 3 years experience of WordPress
  • Amazing HTML, CSS and JavaScript
  • Experience with GIT
  • Ability to produce clean, smart, cross-browser compatible code that can work across multiple devices
  • Good communication skills and the ability to work closely with others
  • The ability to work on own initiative within a busy environment
  • MySQL experience
  • Very strong attention to detail – pixel perfection required!

Other skills that would be advantageous but not necessary:

  • Experience with Sketch/Figma Design Tools
  • Adobe Photoshop or Illustrator experience
  • Skills in XML, AJAX, jQuery

Salary: Negotiable for the right candidate.

This role is a full-time position. We have offices near Dartford, Kent, but at this time most staff are working remotely, so we are open to either candidates local to Dartford, or those that only want to work remotely (but UK based), or do a mix of both office / home work.

Hours of work: Monday to Friday 08.30 to 17.00.

Position available immediately and is a permanent role.

Please send your C.V. and example URLs of your past work and portfolio with your application to sam.meade@mso.net

At the interview stage, we would expect candidates to show us examples of previous projects to enable us to ascertain their experience, depth of skills and encourage mutually beneficial discussions. The selection process would consist of 2 parts – 2 interviews including an online technical test.

About mso:

mso is an experienced website agency that is a specialist in designing, building and supporting websites and online applications on the WordPress CMS. Anything from a simple brochure site through to a larger tailor-made technical solution.

With over 22 years’ experience in both the public and private sectors, our company is growing in reaction to our clients’ needs but the company continues to promote a team ethos – making mso a friendly and supportive company to work with and for. We thrive on establishing an open dialogue with our client base and therefore try to promote a relaxed but productive relationship with our clients.

The work environment is very pleasurable – we are located a ten minute drive from the Dartford Crossing and Bluewater Shopping Centre, based in a converted granary with stunning scenic views of the surrounding fields, and yet we are close to the M25, A2, and M20. We also offer

  • Regular lunch socials
  • Personal development plan with a yearly training budget
  • Holidays rising by 1 day for every 3 years of service

If you are looking to make an impact within an organisation that prides itself on recognising and developing its talent then we are the company for you.