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Website Developer

We’re looking for a Website developer to play a vital role in the expansion and growth of our Web development team at ExtraMile Communications. This is a unique opportunity to join an exciting and fast-paced, award-winning digital marketing company that operates both within the UK and overseas markets.

Being ISO 27001, ISO 9001, ISO 14001 and Investors in People Platinum accredited, at ExtraMile we go above and beyond. You will be forward-thinking, ambitious and passionate about what you do with a strong desire to succeed. You’ll join a friendly, highly regarded and skilled creative team, based in our Staffordshire office.

We offer a competitive salary with bonus opportunities, an attractive holiday package to include a day off on your birthday, flexible working arrangements, and opportunities for career progression. ExtraMile promote a healthy work/life balance and is committed to encouraging and supporting professional development.

If you add the extra to ordinary, we would love to hear from you!

As a WordPress Website developer, your contributions will be key in supporting the wider Web development Team achieving client’s objectives.

You will get involved in:

  • The whole life-cycle of the client project, from providing inputs into project costings for the sales team to attending kick-off meetings, and liaising with clients from development to go-live
  • Developing site template in line with budget and brief, testing to QA criteria
  • Hosting and domain name validation, pre-live QA, uploading of site, go-live and post-live QA
  • Training clients on CMS and preparing training documents
  • Reacting promptly to website bugs, additional feature requests, server and security issues
  • Challenging & improving web development processes, strategies and QA procedures

You will also be involved into:

  • On-going research to improve efficiency and quality of projects
  • Peer-to-peer development sessions and collaborative working to share best practices

To be successful in the role, you will be able to work on multiple projects while maintaining high standards of work, demonstrate solid organisation & communication skills, along with a strong appetite for problem solving, analytics and continuous improvement.

 

Experience & knowledge

Essential

  • Solid WordPress experience ie being able to build custom WordPress templates
  • Writing code from scratch
  • Managing project codebase via Git
  • Adhering to Web Standards and best practices
  • Debugging abilities

Desirable

  • IT of web related degree
  • SEO knowledge
  • Knowledge of UX
  • CSV and XML integration knowledge
  • Magento and Joomla! knowledge
  • Tailwind
  • Webpack / Parcel / Gulp / Grunt
  • React / Vue
  • Jamstack and static sites e.g Gatsby
  • MySQL
  • Rest API / GraphQL

Benefits Of Working At ExtraMile

Established in 2000, ExtraMile Communications is a digital marketing agency that specialises in multilingual and single language bespoke website design and also offers email marketing, graphic design, branding and SEO. Our team of 19 mixes a broad range of ages.

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A competitive salary

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Free on-site parking

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29 days leave

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Coaching facilitator on-site

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Employee Assistance Programme

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Flexible working

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Working in a modern, spacious, open-plan office

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Working with friendly, dynamic individuals

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A provision of endless teas, coffees and cakes!