Job Vacancy:
Front End Developer

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We’re on the lookout for a front-end developer to work in our friendly, ever expanding team.

This is an exciting opportunity for the right person – you’ll learn from the best at interconnect/it, whilst working with some of the biggest WordPress users in the market. This is a broad role encompassing theme development and client support, amongst other internal tasks. Your day to day work will see you working with both the interconnect/it team and our clients’ various digital teams.

Salary: From £24K + benefits (dependent on experience)
Type: Permanent
Location: Liverpool
Closing date: 9th July 2018

Main Responsibilities

  • WordPress, Yii and potentially Laravel web development.
  • Working within a team, including designers and back-end developers, to create fully functional websites.
  • Ensuring scalability of front-end builds.
  • Performance optimisation.
  • Resolving client support enquiries in a professional and timely manner.
  • Ongoing development and support of existing client sites.

Skills & Qualifications

  • A good understanding of HTML and CSS.
  • Some experience of PHP, WordPress, Yii and Laravel is a bonus, but not essential, as training will be provided.
  • An understanding of JavaScript and popular frameworks (e.g. Angular, React, Vue.js) is highly desirable.
  • Previous experience of using and working with code control, ideally SVN and GIT.
  • A good understanding of how end-users think.
  • Awareness of cross-browser compatibility issues and ways to work around this.
  • Sound problem solving skills.
  • Excellent communication skills and the ability to communicate effectively in a timely manner, with other members of the interconnect/it team, as well as with clients.
  • An eye for good design and an understanding of the importance of things looking ‘right’.
  • An ability to work to deadlines.

Benefits

We are committed to providing a great package of benefits to our employees. Benefits include:

  • 32 days holiday a year.
  • 37.5 hour standard week. Part-time work is possible.
  • Flexible working hours.
  • Company private healthcare plan*.
  • Company pension scheme.
  • Corporate rail travel scheme.
  • Car parking permit.
  • Bonus scheme.
  • Childcare vouchers.
  • Funded training.
  • Electronic sitting / standing desks.
  • Happy, friendly and innovative company culture

*Once you have been employed for a year.

Company Culture

Working culture has been set up to help with productivity, freedom and creativity. We understand the value of a good work life balance and getting together as a team. As well as regular team lunches, we also organise at least one team-building activity a year — in the past we have arranged cultural tours of Liverpool, Go Ape and Go Karting.

For more about life at interconnect/it, check out our jobs page.

Location

Our office is conveniently located in central Liverpool, 15 minute walk from Liverpool Lime Street train station and well connected to the local and wider road network.

How to apply

If you think you’d make a great member of our team, please complete the application form below.

Please note, if you are a recruitment consultancy, please do not contact us. We are registered with the telephone preference service and have opted out of unsolicited sales and marketing calls.

Good Luck!

Team interconnect/it

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Mim McNeela

Mim McNeela

Mim joined our management team in January 2014, where she works on both internal and client projects here at interconnect/it. She is also part of the team coordinating our marketing, copywriting and keeping our site up to date. Outside work, Mim enjoys running, reading and completing a design course.