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Junior Front End Developer - WordPress

£23,000 - £26,000

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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, and have experience working with Wordpress? One of the most innovative and exciting mobile publishing platforms in the UK is looking for a graduate with HTML, CSS and JavaScript skills to join their team in the heart of Central London. Could you be the Junior Front End Developer they’ve been looking for?

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

So, what are we looking for?

  • A graduate with a 2.1 in Computer Science or another technical degree
  • Experience developing in WordPress
  • Knowledge of Front End Languages such as HTML, CSS and JavaScript
  • 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
  • Someone who can juggle tasks and manage in a fast-paced environment
  • Strong communication skills, both written and verbal

What else is on offer?

  • 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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Looking for QA engineering jobs in London, and interested in working for a revolutionary ticketing app? One of the UK’s largest fan-to-fan ticketing platforms are now on the lookout for a technical QA Engineer to join their fast-growing team – could it be you?

Company profile

In this QA Engineer job, you will be joining a cutting-edge start-up based in Central London. They are revolutionising the ticketing industry by providing users with a fair platform to trade unwanted tickets for events and gigs. With mobile apps on all three platforms, and a sizeable list of exciting projects with well-known industry figures in the pipeline, this is an excellent opportunity for a graduate interested in the music industry, to kick-start their career in mobile app development.

Job description

In this QA Engineer job, you will be putting your HTML, CSS and Javascript skills to the test, joining a growing tech startup who currently do a combination of testing by hand and automated testing using BDD methodology. You will be working closely with the product owner throughout the process, ensuring that you understand the stories being developed, and helping to define acceptance criteria - then testing each story as soon as is has come out of code review, and completing final product testing once all stories in the sprint are complete. You will need to have some previous testing experience, as well as an adaptable and ambitious approach, as when you are not actively testing new features, you will be working on improving and extending the application’s automated test suite, implementing new tests, and helping to assure the quality of the product.

Key responsibilities

In this QA Engineer job, your responsibilities will include:

  • Managing the testing process – including writing, executive and maintaining test cases
  • Functional and exploratory testing
  • Continuous integration
  • Using version control systems, including Git
  • Getting involved in the Agile process

So, what are we looking for?

  • At least a 2.1 from a good university
  • Ideally, 1 years’ industry experience
  • Proficient in HTML, CSS and Javascript
  • Knowledge of SQL databases
  • The ability to perform integration testing – you’ll be testing mobile applications
  • BDD using Cucumber / Gherkin

What else is on offer?

  • An excellent starting basic salary of between 25,000 - 35,000, depending on experience
  • Opportunity for remote working
  • Awesome offices in the very heart of Central London, just off Oxford Street
  • Lots of free gig & event tickets
  • Free kitchen with breakfast, fruit and a beer fridge

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If you’re interested in software developer graduate jobs in London and you have exceptional Python skills under your belt, you're in luck – because one of the most exciting new businesses in the UK tech sector is on the lookout for a Junior Software Developer to join their growing team.

Company profile

In this Junior Software Developer graduate job, you will be working remotely for a creative, highly disruptive young business who focus on manufacturing, construction, smart infrastructure and logistics. Their patented and secure cloud-hosted tool protects sources from attacks, whilst also increasing productivity with future-flexible technology. With offices in London and Cambridge (one of which you will be required to visit once per week to attend meetings), they work to digitally transform their clients’ businesses.

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In this Junior Software Developer graduate job, you will be putting your programming skills to the test, working to produce and implement functional software solutions that align with both users’ needs and business goals. You will work with customers / end users and with management, in order to define software requirements and design and implement operational and technical projects. Exceptional Python skills and problem-solving aptitude are essential - as you will be working both independently and as part of a wider team, to improve the user experience and effectively demonstrate the capabilities of their product.

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In this Junior Software Developer graduate job, your responsibilities will include:

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  • Helping customers to get started writing their own applications
  • Liaising with the core development team to improve the user experience of external developers
  • “Hacking” consumer electrical goods to show proof-of-concept demos
  • Using web services to integrate existing data feeds into the infrastructure

So, what we are looking for?

  • A minimum of a 2.1 in Computer Science or a similar discipline
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  • Experience of database technologies and visualization of data
  • An analytical mind with problem-solving aptitude
  • The ability to work well independently
  • Excellent organisational skills

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  • A competitive starting salary of 25,000
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  • The opportunity to work remotely most of the time
  • An excellent support network and regular face-to-face meetings with the team

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In this Web Developer job, you will be putting your HTML, CSS, JavaScript and PHP skills to the test, joining an award-winning internal communications specialist. They work to shape strategies across a range of different channels, including print, video and digital – helping organisations to grow and become places that people want to work! A team of experts in their respective fields, they have worked with a number of global clients across many different industries - including Lloyds Bank, Volvo, Fujitsu and TripAdvisor to name just a few.

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