Front-End Developer

We’re on the lookout for a Front-End Developer to join our 16-strong team, right in the heart of leafy Heaton Moor. We’re minutes away from the M60 (and the nearby parking is completely free), Heaton Chapel train station is just down the road and Manchester city centre is just 10 mins away. It’s an open plan bright office with a spanking new full-size pool table. A new Mac or PC is supplied and you can pick your own spec including an additional monitor.

We’re an integrated agency that specialises in branding and a lot of the new brands and rebrands require web design/development. We’re at our absolute best when we’re working with the Brands of Tomorrow. Brands not afraid to try something new, to go against the grain and break the mould in their respective industries – whether it’s the fashion, food and drink, hospitality or sports sectors.There’s no long drawn out projects or template driven websites. There’s no danger of having to deal with crap work, don’t worry.

Really, don’t.

This is a fantastic opportunity to join a highly talented and passionate team, working across exciting projects where you will get a real sense of involvement from the very moment you start.

We are recruiting at both junior and midweight levels. Maybe you’re an undervalued junior, maybe you’re a middleweight developer looking to take on more responsibility – whatever your circumstances if you tick the boxes below, we’re looking forward to meeting you.

REQUIRED Proficiencies/knowledge
  • HTML5 and CSS3
  • JavaScript/JQuery
  • Bespoke WordPress theme development from scratch
  • Basic understanding of low-level PHP
  • Basic Photoshop, and Illustrator usage (no design needed but able to open and prepare the files)
  • Responsive development
  • Git
  • OOP principles
  • Browser Performance principles
  • An eye for detail
  • Understanding of basic UX principles
  • Knowledge of best practices
  • Clean coder
  • Strong problem solver
  • Up to date with the web industry overall, and trends occurring within it
  • Self-learner, keen to learn and improve

This is a great opportunity to get your feet wet within one of the top digital agencies outside of London. By joining AHOY you’ll become an integral part of a team with a culture and atmosphere has been instrumental in our success.  If this sounds like it might appeal to you.

Be sure to send over examples of bespoke work (not just modified Wordpress Themes), even if it’s just a CodePen account.

The salary £24-35k judged on experience.

NOTE for recruiters: Unwanted calls and emails from recruiters take up a lot of our time. If you have quality candidates that you feel would fit the role please send them over. We work on a strict 15% fee and 60 days payment terms only. Please email rather than call.