Penzance | Part-time | Kick-starter Role

Junior Web Developer

We are looking for an innovative junior web developer, that’s ready to step up and grow with our ambitious agency.

12 months development experience either with an agency or under your own steam is required. You will be responsible for delivering bespoke websites using PHP, JavaScript, WordPress, HTML & CSS programming languages. 

This is a Kick-starter role, applicants must be aged 16-24 and be receiving Universal Credit.

Key duties

  • Developing UX concepts and planning website functionality in collaboration with clients and the design team.
  • Assisting with the testing and maintenance of backend and front end web applications.
  • Brainstorming, experimenting and implementing new tech and languages.
  • Keeping up-to-date with the latest technology and programming trends.
  • Converting video, audio, written, and graphic components into compatible formats for the web.
  • Using user feedback to identify and correct problems with a client’s website.
  • Bug fixing, ad hoc web amends and executing security/maintenance updates.
  • Writing clean, beautiful code and untangling legacy code.
  • Building websites and apps from scratch.
  • Implementing technical SEO best practices.

Must have

  • PHP, JavaScript, WordPress, HTML & CSS skills.
  • Competency with front end and back end development.
  • Experience building integrations with APIs.
  • Small portfolio of web development projects.
  • A passion for code and technology – we cannot stress this enough.
  • Ability to interpret designs into fluid, responsive and dynamic websites.
  • Ability to manage multiple projects at any given time and meet tight deadlines.
  • Basic understanding of SEO.

Good to have

  • An understanding of PWAs [Progressive Web Apps] and headless CMS would be beneficial.
  • Some knowledge of SQL.
  • Experience building eCommerce functionality.
  • Experiencing deploying third party tracking and analytics; e.g. Google Analytics, Google Tag Manager, Facebook Pixel, Matomo and Hotjar.

The perks

  • Competitive hourly rate.
  • 20 days annual leave (pro rata) plus all UK bank holidays and your birthday off as a bonus.
  • Office closing between Christmas and New Year.
  • Huge opportunities for fast-track career progression at a high-growth agency.
  • A commitment to developing our team as people and professionals with in-house personal development plans, training and quarterly reviews.
  • Fresh fruit, healthy snacks and breakfast provided daily.
  • Team socials and events.
  • Conveniently located office in Penzance; just a 5 minute walk from the train station and the sea.
  • Structured flexible working hours with option of home office days.

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