Front End WordPress Developer

We are on the lookout for an experienced front-end developer with excellent JavaScript skills (mid-weight preferred) to join our Manchester based team!

This is a great opportunity to join our small, talented, multidisciplinary team of designers, developers, animators and illustrators.

We are based in Manchester’s creative Northern Quarter, just a few minutes walk from both Piccadilly and Victoria train stations.


The Role

This is a role for an ambitious front end developer with a positive can-do attitude that loves pushing boundaries to help us advance our front-end development.

The role will involve:

  • Developing websites in HTML, SCSS & JS to build entirely custom and bespoke WordPress Themes.
  • Supporting our UX/UI designers on key projects
  • Providing input on workflow, process and tech-stack and in-house projects

Required Skills

  • Exceptional HTML5 / CSS3 / Sass / Flexbox skills
  • Highly experienced in JavaScript
  • Experience experience working on WordPress projects in a front-end capacity
  • Excellent work ethos & time management skills
  • A passion for delivering work to a high standard and a conviction for thorough testing of your work
  • Experience of versioning & repositories, particularly Git
  • Experience of Grunt or similar
  • A hunger for learning and expanding your skillset!

Working with Design By Day you will:

  • Be part of a friendly, positive, multidisciplinary team
  • Work with the supervision of our lead developer
  • Work in an environment that thrives on pushing boundaries
  • Continue your professional development via learning days, courses and conferences
  • Enjoy flexible working hours
  • Have the opportunity to work from home
  • Have the opportunity to work across projects for different sectors including not-for-profit, health, education, business and the arts.

Salary negotiable dependant on experience.

To apply, drop us a line with your CV & links to your work, and let us know why you are the right person for the job – join-us@designbyday.co.uk


Sorry this is NOT a role for freelancers, remote workers or outsourcing agencies. Please understand that we are only able reply to applicants wishing to be employed full-time by Design By Day in our Manchester office.

We do not use recruitment agencies. Kindly respect our wishes by not contacting us.