Front End Web Developer

Position Overview:

This is a newly created role for a Front End Web Developer to join a growing FMCG business and the opportunity to work on several in-house brands!

The Front End Web Developer will work independently on new projects with the ability to also work on our existing systems (WooCommerce E-commerce sites and Drupal E-commerce sites).
The Web Developer will be responsible for our websites user-facing code and the architecture of its immersive user experiences.

The primary focus of the role will be front end and must be able to work collaboratively with external developers.

 

Location:

Blackburn

Company Overview:

Pets Choice is a leading Pet Food and Pet Products Manufacturer with offices and production facilities based in Lancashire, Somerset and South Wales. The Pets Choice brand portfolio includes; Webbox, Bob Martin, TastyBone, Meatiful, Spike’s, WildThings, Feathers & Beaky and Vitakraft. Each brand offers a unique insight into animals from dogs to ducks and produces high-quality products that cater to a wide variety of pet consumer needs.

Role:

  • Design, implement and manage our websites using WordPress and Drupal
  • Collaborate with members of the creative team
  • Manage front-end and back-end website development
  • Create WordPress plug-ins and themes
  • Maintain well-documented, reusable, and transferrable code
  • Troubleshoot and resolve website problems for co-workers
  • Stay informed of new developments in software, trends, and practices
  • Suggest front end development opportunities and improvements to the wider business

The applicant must have fluency in:

  • HTML
  • Javascript
  • CSS
  • jQuery
  • PHP

Key attributes and skills:

  • Degree preferably in computer programming, computer science or a related field. For the right candidate, experience will be considered in place of a degree.
  • Credible experience in a similar role.
  • Able to demonstrate a portfolio of previous work.
  • Ability to work as part of a team.
  • Flexible, enthusiastic and committed attitude.

Package:

Competitive Package

If you would like to apply for this position, please send your cv to recruitment@petschoice.co.uk