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WordPress / PHP Developer

Full time role. Remote home working position with 1 monthly team meet at our Glasgow City Centre office space.

Salary: £20k – £24k per annum DOE.

Cole AD is a full-service agency from Glasgow working across all creative fields including; brand, advertising, animation, and web design.

We have a great opportunity for the right person to work in a busy virtual studio environment with a variety of clients nationwide. Due to growth in the development sector, we’re looking to add another developer to the team.

The successful candidate will work hand-in-hand with our team of designers to take a prototype and turn it into a working product.  Although this is not an apprentice or beginner level role, we are happy to consider those with less formal experience, provided they demonstrate the knowledge and technical skill we’re looking for.

Your Skills:

• Knowledge of a back-end language (we use PHP)

• Great HTML5 and CSS3 skills

• Solid grounding with JavaScript/jQuery

• Experience using WordPress is advantageous

• Familiarity with databases (MySQL/MariaDB)

• Experience using front end frameworks to create responsive layouts (e.g. Bootstrap, Foundation, Semantic).

Extra Points For:

• Experience with WooCommerce

• WordPress theme development

• SASS/SCSS, LESS, CSS Pre-processors

• ES6+

• Understanding of Accessibility practices

• Knowledge of SEO best practices

• Use of version control (e.g. Git/BitBucket)

• Comfortable with command line

• Any CMS/CRM experience other than WordPress

• Education in a related field is nice, but not an essential.

As An Individual:

• Ability to prioritise and work to deadlines

• Be confident to ask questions and give opinions

• Have a passion for your role and always be looking to improve

• Team player with a positive attitude, ready to solve problems

• Be able to take (and give!) advice to help us achieve great work together

• Have good taste in movies, music & tv shows… just joking, we don’t!

Cole AD Benefits:

• Opportunity to develop skills through training and work based initiatives

• Creative studio space alongside designers and developers in a modern city centre building (when not working remotely of course!)

• Good holidays, desirable hours, birthday treats, team lunches at cool local restaurants, plus tickets to design events and work pension scheme too

• Fun workplace with great music (questionable at times!) and a friendly atmosphere that encourages career development.

Please email your interest with CV to:

Previous applicants need not apply. No agencies please – many thanks!