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Mid-weight front end developer – perm

Who we are

For the past 10 years Project Simply (https://projectsimply.com) has worked alongside some of the leading festivals, venues and experience-led destinations, creating amazing digital experiences. We are a leader in our field and work with brands such as Parklife, Second Home and Destination Outpost. We’re a small, looking to help support the industries we love and take on projects we can be really proud of.

We also have our own festival and event web product, called Plot (https://builtwithplot.com) . Plot is a web system that allows for the swift production of gorgeous branded festival and event websites. It provides tools for our design team to create fully branded sites quickly and efficiently. It also provides a modern, progressive user interface for customers to manage their event website and ticketing.

Our benefits…

  • £35-45k + Pension + Private Health and dental
  • Profit share – We give 10% net profit to staff on a quarterly basis
  • Work from anywhere: Our office, your home, in a forest, on a beach. We meet up once a week so someone who can travel to Manchester is a necessity.
  • Flexible hours: We’re a flexible team and your work-week can be flexible to match.
  • Laptop provided: Everyone on our team is provided with a laptop for continued work from a place of your choice.
  • £500 home spend: Sort your screen out, your desk, a delightful keyboard, so you’re kitted out to work from home with all the right vibes
  • £500 per year for personal development: Anything to do with your personal development, from event attendance, new courses, to meditation and mental health support.

The opportunity…

This role is a dream role for a mid-weight front end developer looking for an exciting opportunity to work in the sector they love. We’re a small, enthusiastic team, growing an agency and product that we adore, for clients we love.The work we do is exciting, very creative and so you’ll get the opportunity to work alongside some of the most innovative and creatively minded businesses on the planet.

Initial Goals…

You will be tasked with helping shape the development landscape for our agency and all client work. We sit in the festival and event market, so we expect dedication and love for the sector, and a creative mind to come up with new ideas, amazing development and an ability to communicate and present these to clients and internal team members. You’ll be nurtured in a small but highly skilled development team (consisting of two/three currently).

What you’ll be doing…

A very varied and exciting role, you’ll be tasked with using your development skills to work alongside the dev team to conceive, produce and deliver well thought through development planning as well as amazing bleeding edge development. You’ll work closely with the creative teams and the head of design, helping them to bring their ideas to life with beautiful code, animations and movement. You’ll also be:

  • Creating scalable, progressive, modern websites / web apps and coming up with new and exciting ideas to solve problems
  • Working closely with the Creative Director and Head of design and lead developer to create effective processes and planning strategies
  • Helping to Implement a test driven development ideology
  • Suggesting new features and ideas for continuous improvement

The Skills/Experience we’re after…

We plan to work remotely with occasional in person meetings, so you’ll have to be comfortable with that for the long term. Our office in the centre of Manchester’s Northern Quarter is always open, with a shared desk space.

We’d like you to have

  • 3-5 years min Front end development experience at a high level
  • 3 years experience in working in a development team
  • Strong commercial experience
  • Good knowledge working with Javascript, PHP, WordPress, NPM, Webpack
  • Ability to think of great ideas and get buy in from clients and team
  • Strong HTML5 Skills
  • A love of design and creativity
  • Strong communication skills (both verbal and written)

A nice to have

  • An understanding of AWS or similar
  • React experience
  • Figma experience
  • Git knowledge
  • Experience in Agile methodologies
  • A love of bleeding edge early adoption
  • A desire to create and experiment

If you are interested in applying for the Mid Weight Front end Developer role and joining us then please apply below or contact me directly, christian@projectsimply.com