We’re Hiring

Oli Smith

Creative Director

We’re looking for a mid / senior front-end developer to join our team.

Salary £30-£40k based on experience.

 

ABOUT US

We’re a lean team of creatives, developers, strategists and marketers. We work hard and want to make an impact for our clients. We’re ambitious, on a mission, and want to grow together as a team.

We work with a wide range of clients from arts organisations, professional services, manufacturers and e-commerce businesses. Every day is different, and you’ll get to work on a variety of client accounts.

Our core work is split between three areas, brand + design, website design + development and digital marketing.

We take training and development very seriously and invest in our team, each with a tailored learning and development plan and budget.

Our vision is to be one of the most creative, strategic and effective agencies in the UK, 8 years on, we feel like we’ve only just got started.

 

OUR PURPOSE

To transform every business we work with.

 

OUR BELIEFS

CREATIVITY IS EDGE
One idea can change the game. We believe creativity can transform your organisation.

FEROCIOUSLY LEARN/SHARE/INTEGRATE
Experience is good, but not when you learn one skill and then repeat it for 20 years. We learn ferociously, share it and integrate internally and externally.

PERSPECTIVE IS EVERYTHING
One shift in perspective can turn a losing idea into a win. We’re always pushing ourselves and our clients to see things differently.

ENTREPRENEURIAL BY DESIGN
We’re designers, developers and strategists with a love for solving problems. We offer a new perspective to our clients’, always with an eye for commercial opportunity.

MOVE QUICK AND DELIVER MORE
We’re built for business and speed. We aim to move quick, exploit opportunities for our clients and always deliver more.

BE HUMAN
Emotions drive behaviour. The most effective creative work and strategies are highly emotive, they are based on human truths, make people feel, and get them to take action. We aim to add a human touch to all our work.

STRATEGY BEFORE TACTICS
It’s too easy to talk about tactics, and this is why so much marketing spend is lost. We focus on strategy before tactics.

SIMPLICITY WINS
The world is complex. Simplicity cuts through the noise.

 

About you

You are an ambitious developer ready for your next challenge.

You’ll work on a variety of projects which will keep you challenged and motivated. You have an eye for producing accurate work which will match the designs produced by our creative team. You will be involved in building websites from start to finish, working on the structure right up to the fine details such as animations and finishing touches.

You are strong in front end development and have vast experience working with WordPress and Woo Commerce. You also have experience working with Shopify, but this isn’t essential. 

 

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES AND EXPECTED BEHAVIOURS:

  • You are a passionate front-end developer with an eye for detail and what’s next in the digital world
  • You have minimum of 5 years experience working within an agency, freelance or an in-house environment.
  • You are ambitious and driven
  • You solve problems well on yourself, and can work effectively as a team player
  • You have a friendly and approachable attitude
  • You have the ability to multitask and work to deadlines
  • You’ll work closely with our directors to help clients bring their vision to life online

 

TECHNICAL REQUIREMENTS

  • Strong knowledge of HTML, CSS/SASS, Javascript and PHP
  • Extensive knowledge working with WordPress and advanced custom fields
  • Extensive knowledge of building WooCommerce sites
  • Understanding of Shopify is advantageous but not essential
  • You understand the concept of a headless CMS
  • Experience working on email development
  • Experience with git / bitbucket and terminal
  • A basic understanding of Adobe Creative Suite
  • A basic understanding of Vue / React / Laravel
  • Strong understanding of Foundation / Bootstrap / Skeleton responsive frameworks / 
  • Strong knowledge of AWS / Lightsail

 

HOURS

Mon-Fri 9am – 5:30pm
4 day week twice every month

 

WHAT YOU’LL GET

  • £30k – £40k dependent on experience
  • Frequent reviews  
  • Personal development plan + yearly budget for your personal development
  • 28 working days off + your birthday
  • Free parking
  • The opportunity to work remote, or in our office in Huddersfield
  • Bonus scheme

 

NEXT STEPS

Email a portfolio and CV to hello@smith.co.uk

(A portfolio can consist of links to past work or a github profile)

 


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