Senior / Lead WordPress Developer

  • Permanent
  • Job ID: 1564
  • London
  • Salary: Negotiable

A unique opportunity for a WordPress Developer to join a leading magazine who are in the process of bringing their Development in-house.

Offering a very exciting opportunity to take ownership of both the website along with current and upcoming features, this offers the chance to work in a brilliant location for a household name.

A unique opportunity for a Senior / Lead WordPress Developer with good mentoring experience, to join a leading magazine. Offering a very exciting opportunity to take ownership of both the website along with current and upcoming features, while growing a team.

Location: Central London, UK – 3 days in office, 2 days remote

Salary: Negotiable – depending on the level of leadership experience you bring to the table + excellent benefits

Requirements for Senior /  Lead WordPress Developer:

  • Ideally, you will be degree-educated, but relevant experience also considered.
  • Highly proficient in WordPress
  • Excellent coding ability with HTML5, CSS and JavaScript
  • Bootstrap libraries knowledge
  • Experience in managing technical aspects of the Content Management System/CMS
  • Understanding how to integrate with third-party RESTful APIs and micro-services
  • Exposure to management and leadership – over time this role will grow into growing a team and leading junior developers
  • Brilliant communication skills – this role will involve dealing with internal and external teams and agencies
  • WordPress VIP, Mobile app development and/or Gutenburg editor knowledge would be a plus

Responsibilities for Senior / Lead WordPress Developer:

  • Work to create engineering best practices and policies
  • Develop and implement highly optimised and customisable WordPress VIP sites, including themes, page templates, widgets, plugins and content blocks
  • Ensure well-designed, easily maintainable code using HTML5, CSS and native JS
  • Use the latest Gutenberg editor capabilities to create scalable WordPress editing experiences
  • Ensure optimum performance, speed, and security of the website
  • Maintain all aspects and updates for the site
  • Report and update the senior management team
  • Over time you will grow your team to include Junior Developer

What this offers:

  • A unique opportunity to take ownership of the WordPress Development for a leading magazine
  • A clear-cut progression path to leading a team
  • Great remuneration and benefits


If you would like to enquire about this unique WordPress Development opportunity, we would love to hear from you. Please send an up-to-date CV including details of your online repository via the relevant link.


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