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Are you an experienced Wordpress developer?

SOZO are looking for an experience Wordpress developer to join our team.

Formed in 2000, SOZO is an award-winning digital agency based in Cheltenham. We are looking for an experienced, forward thinking Wordpress developer who is passionate about improving the internet and creating cutting-edge websites.

We are a close knit team of 14 and we all share a real passion for the internet. Our staff like to push the boundaries of what is possible online and are allowed to experiment and develop their talents within a collaborative environment.

Applicants must have at least 3-5 years commercial experience of working with Wordpress.

SUMMARY OF THE ROLE

You need to have the following skills and experience:

  • Extensive Wordpress development of a wide variety of websites and plugins
  • Strong PHP skills
  • Experience working with MySQL databases
  • API development and consumption
  • Testing methodologies and frameworks.

This role will be within a talented and experienced development team, working alongside the design and development department. You will have the opportunity to work with some of the latest cutting edge technologies.

YOUR PROFILE

We are looking for a Wordpress Developer with a strong PHP background with openness to new technologies. As customary, testing your code and creating applications that rely on architectural standards will be common sense to you.

  • You have strong PHP and MySQL experiences
  • Experience working on RESTful web applications
  • You love front end technologies such as JQuery and Vue JS
  • Other essential skills would include Git, LESS / SASS.
  • Hands-on, motivated self-starter with ability to take direction and manage tasks with minimal supervision within an energised, collaborative and entrepreneurial environment
  • Excellent communication skills (verbal and written) and great listening skills
  • Innovative and creative, able to champion new ideas and initiatives with attention to detail
  • Flexible and resourceful
  • Plan and design the architecture of your projects
  • You build clean and qualitative high-end code
  • You know how and what tests are needed for your code
  • Confidently estimate your time against set tasks
  • Essential server administration skills

WHAT WE OFFER

  • Unique job role in an innovation friendly company with a very flat management structure.
  • We are a forward-thinking innovative agency who are passionate about the internet. We allow you to develop your skills and enhance your knowledge.
  • You will be given an interesting range of projects and work within a diverse team who all like to collaborate and share their knowledge.
  • Free choice of OS
  • Regular team events and much more
  • A great office with a lot of comfortable space
  • Salary £30-40k+ (plus benefits and pension) depending on experience.​

WORKING HOURS

40 Hours a week

Location: Cheltenham (Tivoli)

REQUIRED EXPERIENCE:

Wordpress: 3-5 years
PHP: 3-5 years

If you’re looking to advance your career in an cutting-edge digital agency then please send your CV to Shaun Uthup - ­ shaun@sozodesign.co.uk

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