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Junior Web Developer

We are currently looking for two Junior Web Developers.

 

ABOUT US

Farlo specialises in data-informed UX/UI design and website development tailored for e-commerce performance. With a focus on live events and ticketing technology, Farlo utilise insightful data analysis and advanced tracking capabilities to strategically optimise web experience. Alongside our proficiency in tracking and analytics, Farlo creates user-centric website experiences aimed at enhancing brand performance. 

 Farlo is part of SINE Group, a pre-eminent marketing agency based in the heart of London that provides digital solutions for some of the biggest names in Live Entertainment, Fashion and E-commerce.

 

ABOUT YOU 

We are looking for a well-motivated PHP and WordPress Developer to build and maintain high-quality websites, web applications and web tools. The successful candidate will have a fundamental background in web development, with a keen focus on WordPress development. Strong attention to detail and accuracy are essential, as well as a good understanding of device and browser constraints. The role will allow hybrid working and flexible hours, candidates can work mainly remotely but will be expected to work at least one day a week in our newly furnished Central London office.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Precisely building optimised websites from Figma prototypes
  • Quickly turning around landing pages and data capture pages
  • Using best-practice on-page SEO techniques to optimise websites
  • Lending development expertise to the design team to help produce wireframes and concepts
  • Maintaining and updating existing websites
  • Training clients and other staff within the group on how to maintain and update WordPress websites

 

REQUIREMENTS

  • A minimum of 2+ years working with PHP
  • A strong portfolio of WordPress websites or Github repository examples
  • The ability to build websites from prototypes designed in Figma
  • An understanding of technical and best-practice SEO techniques
  • An understanding of web page and asset optimisation
  • The ability to work independently and to deadlines
  • Attention to detail with a high degree of accuracy
  • Experience writing custom WordPress themes and plugins
  • Understanding of Gutenberg blocks 
  • Experience managing code versioning with Github
  • The ability to debug front-end issues and Javascript exceptions using Chrome developer tools
  • The ability to adhere to in-house code standards

 

DESIRABLE

  • Experience working on live events or ticketing is highly desirable
  • An understanding of management tools and shell/terminal
  • Working knowledge of Google Tag Manager
  • Expertise in ecommerce for WordPress (eg: WooCommerce)
  • Experience developing Shopify themes
  • Exposure to popular ecommerce solutions (WooCommerce, Shopify, Magento, BigCommerce, etc).
  • Experience working with Bedrock Roots WordPress framework
  • Exposure to Node.js, React, or other Javascript frameworks
  • The ability to set up and configure Google Analytics, GA4 and Search Console properties to monitor the performance of live websites
  • Background of using full-stack architectures to build websites, dashboards or web applications
  • Experience working with Google APIs

 

BENEFITS

  • 23 days holiday allowance (plus bank holidays) plus extra time off over the Christmas period and one extra day’s holiday accrued for every year of service
  • Flexible working hours. There are core hours you’ll need to be online and deadlines to meet, but everyone is treated with trust and respect to create a proper work-life balance
  • Hybrid working (with some days in the office required) 
  • An abundance of free tickets to some of the biggest live events in the UK
  • An incredible office culture with local neighbourhood discounts on restaurants, wellbeing and shopping, as well as, an incredible newly fitted office over two floors in the heart of Fitzrovia. 
  • Structured personal development, a customised training programme and opportunities to attend industry conferences
  • An active social events calendar and opportunity to input into the social calendar.
  • Opportunities to help further shape the business culture and agency benefits.

 

LOCATION

Our offices are based in the heart of Fitzrovia, minutes walk from Goodge Street, Tottenham Court Road and Warren Street stations. 

 

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