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Wordpress & PHP Developer
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Recruiter: Sanders Web Works Ltd
Listed on: 19th February
Location: Royal Wootton Bassett
Salary/Rate: £25,000 - £30,000
Type: Permanent
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: Sanders Web Works WP Developer
Contact Name: Kevin

Wordpress & PHP Developer

We are looking for a skilled, motivated web developer to join our team. Working closely with our designer and content writer, you will build, maintain and improve a variety of websites. Your work will range from simple adjustments to existing WordPress sites, building projects from the ground-up, through to developing and working on bespoke systems.

The role would ideally suit someone who wants to see their efforts appreciated, their opinions valued, and who would enjoy being a key contributor to the success of a growing company. It would also help if you like Dim-Sum, as that's a firm favourite on team lunches!


Key benefits

  • Working within a fun, passionate and vibrant team
  • Opportunity to grow and shape the role, while putting your own stamp on projects
  • High degree of autonomy
  • Work on a wide variety of projects
  • 28 days holiday per year


Essential technical skills

It's essential that you are experienced and confident in:

  • WordPress development, including:
    • Creating bespoke plugins and themes
    • Use of actions and filters
    • Working with custom fields and post types
    • Multisite
  • PHP
  • HTML and CSS (including use of the Bootstrap framework)
  • APIs (e.g. WordPress Rest API, third-party APIs)
  • Version-controlling tools, ideally Git


Desirable technical skills

You should also be familiar with, or be willing to learn:

  • Software design patterns, such as MVC and OOP
  • Javascript programming
  • Use of front-end and back-end technologies, in particular:
     - Vue
     - Laravel
     - Mustache templating
  • Setting-up and running development environments
  • MySQL
  • Best practice principles for SEO
  • Server set-up and maintenance using services such as cPanel and AWS
  • Unix/Linux system and not afraid of the command line

Essential personal skills

  • Logical, methodical approach with excellent problem-solving skills
  • Keen eye for detail
  • Self-starter, able to work without micromanagement
  • Excellent time-management
  • Able to stick to deadlines and deliver projects on time
  • Able to work closely with other members of a team
  • Copes well with change
  • Enthusiastic and have a desire to succeed
  • Excellent communication skills


About Us

Sanders Web Works is a small, dynamic web agency based in Royal Wootton Bassett, Wiltshire. Specialising in redesigns, our target market is SMEs. However, our diverse client list ranges from sole traders to national charities. We focus on providing our clients with excellent solutions and outstanding customer service.

We take pride in every website we produce, and thrive in enabling our staff and clients to continue doing the things they love every day.



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