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Job title: WordPress Developer

Reporting to: Head of Development

Salary: £21,000 to £30,000 p/a dependent on experience

Hours: 40 hours/week

Location: Exeter

Flexi time policy
25 days holiday + bank holidays
Full Christmas period close-down
Pension scheme
Regular staff socials & treats
Opportunities for training and development
A fast paced open office environment

Job overview

Are you a developer who knows WordPress like the back of your hand? Want to challenge yourself and take your next step with a growing agency? If so, read on. 

The Company:  

Bigwave media is a fun and growing creative agency with offices in Exeter, Plymouth and Torquay. Driven by our commitment to excellence, we provide a complete range of marketing, design and digital services.  

We’re now looking for a WordPress Developer to join our team in Exeter.  

The Role: 

As a WordPress Developer, you’ll have a deep understanding of how to get the most out of this versatile CMS and will be able to work with our team to develop a range of WordPress websites for a broad customer base.   

Specifically, your role will include:   

- Theme development   
- Plugin development and extensions   
- Working with ACF (Advanced Custom Fields)  
- Extending, managing, improving and debugging legacy code   
- Collaborating with the Account Management, Search and Creative Teams to deliver excellence 

About You: 

To be considered for this role, you will need strong PHP development skills and a deep understanding of WordPress CMS.  

Experience of the following is also essential:   

- WordPress  
- WooCommerce   
- Custom Post Types  
- Building HTML and/or CSS across the major browsers   
- HTML, HTML5, JavaScript, jQuery and CSS   
- MySQL, including the use of efficient SQL commands   
- Modern source control (such as Git or BitBucket)   

Experience of working with Page Builders such as Gutenberg and Bakery would be beneficial. 

We’d like to hear from you if you’ve worked as a WordPress Developer, PHP Developer, WordPress Web Developer, Applications Developer, Web Applications Developer, Web Developer, Web Programmer, Front End Developer or Front End Programmer. 

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