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30th June 2021

We’re looking for a Full Time Developer to join our team

Trainee Developer & QC

About the business

Appeal Digital is a technically led website development company based in central Bristol. Our consistent growth is built upon the success we have achieved with our customers and we are now looking to grow our team to support this continued growth.

About the role

We’re looking for a highly motivated and ambitious individual who will be supporting our development team with a mix of WordPress development and quality control and testing to ensure that our work lives up to customer expectations.

You will be

  • Someone who’s interested in development and has completed a course or developed a few small projects in their spare time and wants to learn more about development quickly and while producing quality websites
  • Someone with a keen eye for detail and driven to produce work of a high standard
  • Already familiar with web development technologies, such as HTML5, CSS and JavaScript
  • A key part of the development team, contributing to weekly development huddles, where we discuss exciting new technologies and processes being developed and adopted by the team

Duties will include

  • Producing high quality, maintainable and working project code
  • Working with and learning from other members in the team to improve your development skills
  • Testing websites to ensure they meet our high quality standards and match the designed UI/UX
  • Using WordPress to manage content in websites

Required skills

  • Proficiency with HTML & CSS
  • Familiarity with modern CSS techniques such as flexbox and grid
  • High eye for detail and the ability to spot issues with website UI & UX quickly
  • Excellent communication skills and the ability to articulate yourself clearly and concisely both in person and online
  • Experience in creating responsive web layouts
  • High computer literacy

Desirable (but not essential) skills

  • Experience using WordPress
  • Any commercial experience delivering technical or creative services
  • Experience with PHP
  • Experience with modern reactive JavaScript frameworks

About us

We’re experts at WordPress and we work hard to deliver best-in-class websites for our customers that help them to generate real business growth. What you can expect working at Appeal –

  • Predominantly remote working (we have an office next to Cabot Circus, but post-COVID it’s used rarely).
  • 32 days holiday per year (including Bank Holidays)
  • Health insurance cash plan.
  • A competitive salary and strong career development opportunities.
  • The opportunity to shape how we grow and evolve our business.

Applying

All applicants must provide an up-to-date CV, alongside a portfolio of existing work showcasing your understanding and usage of the above skills. Please send to ben@appeal.digital

We work with a carefully selected set of recruiters where appropriate and we are not looking to add to this list at this time. Thank you in advance for your respect in this regard.