Role: Word Press Lead
Working in partnership with our client, we are looking for a Word Press Lead. You will lead and help grow WordPress applications within the company. You will be knowledgeable of modern WordPress techniques and frameworks. When required, you will lead a small team of developers and ensure that all applications adhere to the best WordPress practices and standards. You will also manage the CI/CD pipeline and cloud hosting providers. If there are no current WordPress projects, your skills will be utilised by the other teams. There is scope to develop your technical skills beyond WordPress
THIS ROLE IS RIGHT FOR YOU IF...
You are passionate about the future direction of WordPress and Web Development in general. You enjoy collaboration and can work with a variety of stakeholders.
ABOUT THE TEAM YOU WILL BE JOINING
Currently the team is split into Python and .NET. You will work closely with these teams in a collaborative and friendly agency environment
WHAT YOU WILL BE DOING IN YOUR ROLE
- WordPress Development
- Frontend application using React or Vue
- Work with cloud providers such as AWS, GCP and Azure
- Attending stand-ups and client reviews
- Authoring technical information for pitches
WHAT SKILLS WILL HELP YOU BE SUCCESSFUL
- Minimum 3 years WordPress experience
- Strong PHP skills
- Knowledge of Software Design Patterns
- TDD where applicable
- WordPress Plugin Development
- Modern frontend technologies such as ES6, SASS, PostCSS
- React or Vue Experience
- Docker and Kubernetes (optional)
- Cloud experience (GCP/AWS/Azure
ABOUT OUR COMPANY
Dare has an illustrious heritage as one of the UK’s pioneering digital agencies, famous for its creativity, innovative thinking and rigorous strategic approach. After a few years of hiatus, it is now getting its mojo back, under new leadership from Chris Woodward. Within the Inside Ideas Group, it has the opportunity to act as the ‘strategic nose cone’ helping clients deliver connected brand experiences from the inside.
Dare has always put planning at the heart of its offer, was an early adopter of behavioural science, and pioneered the discipline of Experience Planning. However, with language around ‘customer experience’ now common place, we need to make sure that our strategic offer is distinctive, and that it combines strong brand and commercial thinking alongside user experience capabilities.
We are a company built on our values; we have given you a brief overview below but would love to tell you more.
Be Ambitious – to succeed
Be Imaginative - to push the boundaries of what's possible
Be Inspirational - to do groundbreaking work
Be always learning and listening - to understand
Be Results-focused - to exceed expectations
As an employer, we are committed to ensuring representation of people from all backgrounds regardless of their gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, race, religion, ethnicity, age, neurodiversity, disability status, or any other aspect which makes them unique. We welcome applicants from all backgrounds to apply and would encourage you to let us know if there are steps, we can take to ensure that your recruitment process enables you to present yourself in a way that makes you comfortable.