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Junior Front End Developer - WordPress / JavaScript

£23,000 - £26,000
London, King's Cross

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Penelope Newson

I'm an Account Manager, specialising in graduate jobs within IT, Software & Engineering, and Technology & Digital.

My area of expertise

I work on a wide variety of graduate jobs, ranging from Front-End Development to Marketing - all of which are nestled within the world of IT, Software & Engineering / Technology & Digital. I really like the diversity that this provides my day-to-day role, and I also love being able to match graduates to their ideal position!

Why I chose to work at Give A Grad A Go

When I was looking for graduate jobs, I was really unsure about what to expect, and was pleasantly surprised when I came into the Give A Grad A Go offce to find such a wonderful atmosphere. I quickly realised this was the perfect working environment for me!

The worst job I've had

I once worked in a milkshake shop, and it definitely did not bring all the boys to the yard. The mixture of summer, teenagers and milkshakes resulted in hours and hours of washing up - I was only trusted to make an actual milkshake after two months of being there! 

Looking for web developer graduate jobs in London, and want to work for one of the most innovative and exciting mobile publishing platforms in the UK?

Company profile

In this Junior Front End Developer graduate job, you will be joining an exciting new software house nestled in the heart of Central London. The company’s cutting-edge technology has already won them an array of high-profile clients, including the biggest names in publishing, retail and media – such as Conde Nast, The Economist, Warner Bros and Evening Standard. As they continue to make their mark on the world of mobile, they are now looking for motivated, dynamic graduates to join their team.

Job description

In this Junior Front End Developer job, you will be using your HTML, CSS and JavaScript skills, working closely with the lead Front End Developer to create beautiful templates and layouts for the company’s products. You will be using a range of development skills, particularly in WordPress, to develop not only web but app designs too. You’ll need to have some experience developing in WordPress and knowledge of various front end languages, as you’ll be juggling a real range of tasks and taking on a lot of responsibility from the very start!

Key responsibilities

In this Front End Developer graduate job, your responsibilities will include:

  • Working to create bespoke WordPress themes and plugin development
  • Writing neat, efficient and testable code!
  • Taking part in sprint planning meetings and daily stand-ups
  • Working closely with the wider development team including the back-end and app developers
  • Managing clients support requests such as emailing, debugging and fixing
  • Working to extend their authoring services which are based on WordPress

Job requirements

  • A graduate with a technical based degree
  • At least 1 years commercial experience developing in WordPress
  • Knowledge of Front End languages such as HTML, CSS and JavaScript
  • Some experience working with JavaScript frameworks - Vue.js would be ideal.
  • Some experience with web fonts and typography in general
  • A keen eye for design
  • Some experience doing cross browser testing
  • Experience with Adobe Creative Suite would be ideal but not a necessity
  • An interest in Apple News Development.
  • Someone who can juggle tasks and manage in a fast-paced environment
  • Strong communication skills, both written and verbal

Benefits of the job

  • A great starting salary of between 23,000 - 26,000
  • A fun and social company – on a Summer Friday they finish at 2pm!
  • Annual training budget to ensure you can attend conferences and training
  • Options to work in other parts of the company to enhance other skills
  • A casual company experience with no dress code
  • An annual bonus additional to your annual salary
  • Central offices in Kings Cross!

Looking for front end developer jobs in London, and have some experience in Wordpress development? If you’re a Computer Science graduate looking to kick-start your career, apply for this Junior Front End Developer job in London today!

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