Junior Full Stack Web Developer

We're Hiring

We’re looking for a Junior Full Stack Web Developer to help us scale up our presence and help us achieve our exciting and ambitious growth plans.

Dive in…

As Junior Full Stack Web Developer you will be involved in the full service that Fishtank offers. Initially as a development consultant on build/functionality in the concept and design stages, right through to the bespoke WordPress theme building. As part of the development team you will also be helping to support the maintenance and further development of existing production websites on an ad-hoc and retainer support basis.

Our tech stack primarily consists of Roots Bedrock for the core installation of WordPress and then Roots Sage for the ground-up theme development which is based around the Laravel MVC framework. We offer full training on any of our stack technologies (like the Roots) is offered and easily accessible.

You will be working closely with your fellow developers and the project management team to provide updates on ongoing projects/tasks and to help provide accurate time estimates for potential new work.

The development team prides itself on its members sharing ideas, experiences and technical solutions not only on coding/development issues but also for the betterment of the team’s internal and external processes where you think things can be improved. In the next 12 months Fishtank are planning a shift in their development stack to a more JavaScript/Headless lead environment (possibly React/Next.js, Angular or Vue etc…) and the input of all the development team members through R&D efforts will be greatly valued and expected.

We are looking for someone with:

  • Excellent problem-solving skills
  • Good communication skills
  • A good knowledge of HTML, CSS and JavaScript/jQuery
  • A working knowledge of the Adobe Suite and/or Sketch
  • Working knowledge of PHP
  • Understanding of responsive development between browsers operating systems
  • A passion for all things web development related!
  • 1+ years experience ideally in an agency environment

Other skills/languages that may help:

  • Experience developing and delivering custom WordPress themes
  • CMS/Theme development in any of the following:
    • WordPress
    • Statamic
    • Perch
  • Sass / Gulp / WebPack / NPM
  • Mysql and database experience
  • OOP (Object Oriented Programming)
  • Understanding of Json / API
  • WHM/cPanel experience
  • Terminal / SSH experience

What we’re offering

  • Very competitive salary based on experience
  • 22 Days Holiday + Birthday + Christmas to New Year
  • Bonus Scheme/ assessed annually around the business’ success
  • Private Healthcare Scheme
  • Training/Development Opportunities (particularly in Digital Marketing)
  • Free Parking
  • Working Flexibility
  • Pension (Auto Enrolment)
  • Mileage Expenses
  • Childcare Vouchers
  • Unlimited Tea & Coffee
  • Fish & Chip Fridays (Birthdays only for health reasons!)

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