Frontend Web Developer

· London, London, City of
Employment Type Full-Time
Minimum Experience Experienced

Frontend Web Developer


At Wholegrain Digital, our work is our passion project. We collaborate to solve real problems in the world and inspire positive change in our industry and beyond. We’re looking for a full-time developer who is passionate about building brilliant websites to join our semi-remote team based in London. 



About Wholegrain Digital


Wholegrain Digital is on a mission to use design and web technology to help create a sustainable future. We want to lead the way in becoming a truly sustainable business and greening the internet.

Established in 2007, we are one of Europe’s most established WordPress web design agencies, working with some of the world’s most positive organisations and we are proud to be a Certified B Corporation.

Based in London, our team adopt a semi-remote working culture with the aim of providing the perfect balance of customer service, team interaction, and work-life harmony.  We work to create an inclusive and supportive environment in which people are empowered to do their best work and are valued for their contribution, regardless of their background.  Our non-conventional structure avoids politics and bureaucracy, encouraging all team members to challenge and be challenged in order to continually improve every aspect of what we do.


About the role


We are world leaders in sustainable website design and development and maintain strong relationships with many organisations making positive changes in the world.

This is a great opportunity for a developer to become an integral part of our team. You’ll be working with various positive organisations and charities, carrying out a wide range of development work to update and improve their websites. 


You will:

 

  • Crafting beautiful experiences on the web
  • Writing clean and robust code
  • Styling sites using elegant, modern CSS
  • Building using semantic HTML
  • Utilising JavaScript (vanilla or frameworks) to improve experiences
  • Putting performance, sustainability and accessibility at the heart of everything you build


 Bonus experience of:

  • Managing WordPress sites (installing and updating plugins, using the Gutenberg editor, etc.)
  • Server configuration and management
  • Utilising build tools (e.g. Gulp, Sass, Webpack)


Are you the right sort of person?

 

We are looking for someone who has the above skills to do the job, but perhaps more importantly, that has the right mindset, communication and attention to detail.

You will be working across a range of positive projects within an open-minded and supportive team whilst also developing your skills and knowledge. For this role, we're keen to hear from both junior or mid-weight developers.


  • You are eager to learn and improve
  • Have great communication skills
  • Are a natural problem solver
  • Feel at home working with others
  • You are confident working independently
  • Can be honest and open about your work
  • Always strive to make things better



Compensation and benefits:

 

  • Flexible working
  • Competitive salary, based on experience, the range for this role is £30 to £45K
  • 22 days of holiday + 8 bank holidays
  • Birthday off
  • Extra day of leave for using renewable energy at home
  • Paid volunteering opportunities, team days & team lunches
  • Pension
  • Free access to London’s Santander bikes
  • Climate Perks Scheme
  • Discounts and invitations to events and facilities at Somerset House


Our Recruitment Process:

 

  • If we like the look of your CV and portfolio, we’ll be in touch to organise an initial call to get to know you better
  • From there, we’ll ask you to complete a development test that we’ve put together
  • If you’ve wowed us with your coding skills, we’ll invite you to attend a face-face interview with our Developers, People team and our Directors. 

 

How To Apply:

 

We get a lot of good CVs but what we are really looking for is a remarkable individual. Please ensure you attach a cover letter, CV and samples of your code with your application. Please note, we will only be in contact with successful applicants.

Recruitment agencies – please don’t contact us. 



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  • Location
    London, London, City of
  • Employment Type
    Full-Time
  • Minimum Experience
    Experienced