Front End Web Developer

Remote / Manchester, England, United Kingdom Full Time regular
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*STRICTLY NO RECRUITMENT AGENCIES*We’re on the look out for a talented Front-End Web Developer to join our team. The successful applicant will have a minimum of 1 years experience developing mainly WordPress websites, and be enthusiastic and confident about their work.You’ll be expected to help our busy web team with full project builds, smaller site updates, content work, testing and anything else to help us meet tight deadlines. We’ll expect you to work to project milestones, reporting to a team manager and having regular meetings to ensure progress.We produce beautiful, well built and fast loading websites. All of them are coded from scratch and we try to limit plug-in use as much as possible. You must be hard-working and punctual, with the ability to fit into a small but growing team.Do you have a real excitement for web development and are willing to work hard, learn, and improve in a fast-paced environment? This is a fantastic opportunity with a well respected and growing Manchester agency. The ideal candidate will have:Good interpersonal skills and the ability to work in a team environment.Strong organisational effectiveness and time managementExcellent communication skillsAn outstanding attention to detailAppreciation of modern website designA keen approach towards self-learning and development.Confidence to have 1-2-1 calls with clients and translate their requirements into actionable tasksEssential skills:HTML5, CSS3, SASSJavaScript / jQuery, and exposure with ideally one or more of the following:React / Next / Angular / VueResponsive & mobile-first development experienceCross-browser / device testingGitHub workflow managementModern build environment experienceKnowledge and exposure to web accessibility guidelines1+ years minimum experience with WordPressWooCommerce exposure and experienceUnderstanding of domains & hosting environments, typically Plesk & LinuxPageSpeed optimisation focused buildsUnderstanding of SEODesirable skills:Knowledge & exposure to WordPress Advanced Custom FieldsKnowledge & exposure to other CMS platforms such as Shopify and Craft CMSKnowledge & exposure to headless CMS frameworksUnderstanding of customer needs and key considerations for user experienceKnowledge and exposure to Core Web VitalsOnline work portfolioSalaryCompetitive salary paid.Perks of working at Pixel KicksPositive and inclusive environment with a focus on learning and developmentAccess to a variety of experienced colleagues who are all happy to help, so you’ll have access to a great support network.You’ll work on small & large, straightforward & complex projects, so there’s plenty of opportunity to grow as a developer.Annual salary reviews in line with own & company performance, with clear career progressionWork at one of the highest client rated digital agencies in ManchesterUp to 2 remote working days per weekCity centre office on the corner of Ancoats & the Northern QuarterHigh-spec setup, with a choice of working options:Laptop + secondary 24” monitor with separate keyboard & mouse.Desktop PC setup with 2 x 24” monitors supplied1 Gigabit internet connectionCompany pensionRelaxed working environment2 x Xboxs, Super Nintendo, Dartboard, ChessFree coffee, tea and biscuits supplied, with occasional Friday lunches paid forFree beer on Friday afternoons (plus random other days)About UsWe’re a vibrant and fast-growing team of 16 with a smart office in Ancoats, Manchester. We treat our staff to the usual coffee, tea, biscuits, snacks, and we have #spotifridays where the tunes come on a bit louder in the afternoon.There’s an Xbox with Call of Duty, Fifa and a few lesser played games, plus a classic SNES with Street Fighter, Super Mario Kart and more. We have a relaxed but hard-working office environment where everyone is a vital part of our team.All members of our team are allowed the option of up to two days per week flexibility to work from home.This is a great opening for the right person at a well respected and growing agency company, based on the corner of Ancoats and the Northern Quarter in Manchester city centre.*STRICTLY NO RECRUITMENT AGENCIES*
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