Web Developer

  • Job Reference: 473423177-2
  • Date Posted: 15 January 2022
  • Recruiter: Countingup
  • Location: London
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Management & Supervisors, Reception & Front Desk
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

At Countingup we're on a mission to make it easier to run a small business. We believe that freelancers, contractors and small business owners should have an easier way to manage their business finances. A solution that frees them from the drudgery of financial admin, saves them time and helps them stay organised with the business insights and tools they need to succeed.

We are a Venture-backed fin-tech and an early stage startup with ambitious plans for growth. Countingup is the leading UK business current account that's helped over 34,000 self-employed people save time and money with automatic accounting, tax estimates and instant invoicing. About the role:

We are looking for an experienced (>= 4 years) and passionate WordPress Developer to join our Marketing team to build and maintain our marketing website. Working alongside our Product and Design teams you will be responsible for both back-end and front-end development, including creating and maintaining WordPress themes and blocks. You are a self-starter and will be our in-house WordPress expert.

We are expecting you to have a strong understanding of the latest industry trends and content management systems, including WordPress blocks and the block based editor (Gutenberg).


  • Implementing new features, tools, functionality and layouts
  • Establishing and guiding the website's architecture
  • Ensuring high-performance and availability whilst managing all technical aspects of the CMS
  • Helping formulate an effective, responsive design and turning it into a working theme and WordPress blocks
  • Working with the product team to interface the website with parts of the Countingup product
  • Working with the marketing team to track attribution and conversions
About you:

We're a sociable bunch, and we enjoy each other's company. So it's important that you're a great fit for our company culture. These are just some of the things that we look for. You:

  • Take pride in the work you do and everything you get involved with
  • Create a positive work environment
  • Strive to experiment, learn and not fear failure
  • Embrace new ideas and change
  • Strive to understand customers' problems and solve them
  • Possess a healthy amount of curiosity for the unknown with a growth mindset
  • Take ownership of your work and deliver results
  • Celebrate our wins
  • A WordPress whiz who is familiar with the latest features of the platform (we're using the block based editor Gutenberg)
  • Good understanding of front-end technologies, including HTML, CSS, JavaScript, jQuery & Bootstrap
  • Ability to convert comprehensive layout and wireframes into working, responsive HTML web pages
  • Ability to understand CSS changes and their ramifications to ensure consistent style across platforms and browsers
  • Comfortable working with debugging tools like Firebug, Chrome inspector, etc.
  • Knowledge of how to interact with RESTful APIs and formats (JSON, XML)
  • Proficient in the use of Git
  • Strong capabilities in PHP back-end development and MySQL databases
  • Experience with Google Tag Manager and Google Analytics
  • Knowledge of the WordPress VIP hosting platform is desirable
  • Knowledge of SEO
  • Knowledge of ACF Pro plugin
  • Share options after 6 months probation
  • 8% pension scheme
  • 32 days holiday (including public holidays)
  • Flexible hybrid remote working policy
  • Macbook + other equipment
  • Talent phone screen
  • Technical test
  • Culture interview
  • Offer
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