Front End Developer at Clicky, Remote, £Freelance Option

  • Contract Spy
  • Remote
  • Sep 09, 2020
Hourly/Freelance

Contract Description

We are immediately on the look-out for an experienced Front-End Developer who relishes working on a range of projects across a diverse client portfolio. We work with a number of exciting brands in an array of sectors and industries, delivering progressive, innovative and interesting web-based solutions. As such, our ideal new team member will have a passion for learning new skills and translating them into cutting edge experiences for our clients, whilst excelling in looking for the next best way of doing things.

Continually improving our investment into the latest tools and technology, our aim is to make our development team’s roles focused on what they love doing best, so we can continue to deliver outstanding and transformational performance for our valued customers.

Always an aim for us, remote and flexible working is part of our company culture moving forward, with the flexibility to work from your home, or to work collaboratively in one of our three UK offices. We have a large team of specialists in design, strategy and insights, technical SEO, and all aspects of digital marketing – working on cross-agency client work means that you will gain knowledge across many specialisms and work with the best, most passionate people. We have a Client Servies team and project managers to own all client experiences and communication.

Such is our desire to find the right person, and due to a number of new wins and client growth, we are considering any of the following options:

  • Permanent full time
  • Permanent part-time
  • Freelance with dedicated hours per month to Clicky

Our team has an emphasis on training and is led by our Head of Development who is dedicated to continual improvement and learning. The level of training that is provided on a 121 basis has allowed many developers to excel here. We are also investing in some external certifications through an online learning provider to ensure we continue to offer best in market development solutions.

We are ideally looking for a genuine WordPress/PHP expert – whose wizardry can convert our strategic yet creative ambitions into user-centric digital experiences. A team player who thrives working with exceptional peers in a collaborative, forward-thinking environment is what we need. In return, we offer:

Flexible UK Location

We are entirely open about your fixed location. We have offices in Chester, Nottingham & Brighton but are willing to consider other locations.

Permanent or Flexible Time

This role is open to Freelancers who can dedicate time each month to support our clients – salary would be adjusted pro-rata. We would also consider applications for a full-time role.

The ideal person will have the following:

  • Strong skills in HTML, CSS and JavaScript
  • Experience of PHP, WordPress and MySQL
  • Strong experience of developing responsive/mobile-first websites
  • Knowledge of modern workflow tools:
    • Node.js/NPM
    • Grunt/Gulp/Webpack or similar
    •  Git
    • Sass
  • Knowledge of the command line and remote server management, using FTP/SSH to manage files etc
  • Proven results and experience, accompanied by positive examples of web development work
  • Experience and a passion for UX, and an understanding of how this feeds into marketing and business goals
  • Commercially minded – you will be able to think about our clients, their business needs and how this ultimately is manifested on their website
  • A portfolio of leading Front-End web development work across the key disciplines for a range of clients
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Experience working with a project team
  • Keen interest in digital marketing and advertising industry
  • Self-motivated and keen to learn
  • Excellent time management skills
  • A proactive nature, a positive attitude and a team player
  • 2+ years agency or commercially equivalent experience