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Halt Agency
Yanley Court
Long Ashton Business Park
Bristol
BS41 9LB

Junior WordPress Developer (Div/Elementor)

Halt is a creative marketing agency that fuses creativity, strategic thinking, and storytelling expertise with decades of experience to enable ambitious recruitment businesses and growing end-employers to stop and influence their target audiences.

Due to continued growth and increased demand for the bespoke websites we create, Halt is seeking a Junior WordPress Developer to join our web team.

If you are located in Bristol, in the early stages of your website design/development career, and looking for an opportunity to propel your skills and experience to new heights, we’d love to hear from you.

Overview 

As a Junior WordPress Developer, you will be responsible for designing, developing, and maintaining WordPress websites using the Divi Builder and/or Elementor framework. Collaborating with our brand strategists, project managers, and design teams, you will take signed-off website designs and mock-ups and reproduce them into visually appealing and user-friendly bespoke websites that align with our clients’ needs and brand identities.

Key Responsibilities

  • Develop bespoke WordPress websites using Divi Builder or Elementor, ensuring high performance, responsiveness, and optimal user experience
  • Collaborate with our in-house design and content teams to translate Adobe XD mock-ups and wireframes into functional web pages
  • Customise and extend Divi Builder and Elementor functionalities through custom coding, plugins, and integrations as needed
  • Optimise websites for speed, SEO, and performance
  • Troubleshoot and debug issues to ensure seamless website functionality across various browsers and devices
  • Stay updated with the latest web technologies, trends, and best practices in WordPress, Divi Builder and/or Elementor development

Background Requirements 

  • A minimum of 6/12 months experience designing, developing, and maintaining WordPress sites with expertise in Divi Builder or/and Elementor
  • Basic understanding of HTML, CSS, JavaScript, and PHP (PHP not essential)
  • Understanding of MySQL preferred but not essential and training will be provided
  • Strong understanding of responsive web design principles
  • Experience in customising WordPress themes and plugins
  • Knowledge of SEO best practices and website optimisation techniques
  • Excellent problem-solving skills and attention to detail
  • Ability to work collaboratively in a team environment and manage multiple projects simultaneously
  • Strong communication skills and the ability to effectively convey technical concepts to non-technical stakeholders.
  • Full UK driving license and ability to commute to our rural offices located in Long Ashton, Bristol (BS41) 

We Offer

  • Competitive salary (based on experience) 
  • Lifestyle benefits and performance-related bonus package
  • 32.5 hour working week (part-time options will also be considered)
  • Opportunity for professional growth and development
  • Collaborative and innovative work environment
  • A picturesque office environment with free parking
  • Regular team socials and events

PLEASE NOTE
Due to the collaborative nature of this role and the potential training needed, this is a full-time office-based role at our offices in Long Ashton and we are unable to consider remote working options. 

Regrettably, we are unable to consider applications from candidates needing to relocate to the UK or applications from overseas that require VISA’s or sponsorship.

Job Type: Full Time
Job Location: Bristol

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