Red 36
The Sharp Project
Thorp Road
M40 5BJ

T: +44 (0)161 885 3620

About the role

Want an opportunity to work on a range of exciting WordPress development projects? At elcap, we do digital properly. That means we utilise data, processes, wireframes, and strategy to build websites and tools for our customers that deliver exceptional results.

Since we founded in 2017, we’ve built an enviable client list; from start-ups who are helping to solve pressing climate challenges to blue-chip, household brands. A career with elcap is about more than just development; it’s about developing a portfolio and gaining experience with a variety of clients whilst also being part of a growing and friendly team.

We’re a fast-growing team of technology enthusiasts, and we are looking for an expert WordPress developer with strong front-end skills to bridge the design and development teams and create custom websites and application builds.

We are looking for a WordPress developer who will drive results for our clients. You’ll be joining a small, passionate team of specialists in strategy, marketing automation, project management, and website development. Whilst remote and flexible working is part of the company culture, there is also the option to work in our dog-friendly Manchester-based office with free parking, on-site café and free refreshments.

Job Title WordPress Developer 
Reporting to Head of Development 
Salary & Benefits
  • £Competitive 
  • 25 days holiday 
  • Remote & Flexible working 
  • (ideally, Northwest based with the ability to travel to the Manchester office 3 days per week)
  • Company pension 
  • Company bonus scheme 
  • Choose your own kit 
  • Training budget 
  • Regular team socials 
  • Pet-friendly office 
  • Day off for your birthday 
  • Christmas closure 
  • Free parking 
  • On-site café 
  • Free refreshments  
Overview of role As a member of the Development team, to bridge the design and development functions to enable the delivery of exceptional client website user experiences.   
Main responsibilities

The role specifically involves responsibility for the following: 

  • Development of digital interfaces for CMS-driven websites, static websites, microsites, emails etc. 
  • Advising design teams on emerging best practice in accessibility standards and user experience. 
  • Using HTML / JavaScript / CSS to deliver elegant yet sophisticated web interfaces. 
  • Identifying and rectifying front-end performance issues. 
  • Supporting the back-end development team with knowledge and advice on optimal front-end coding. 
  • Working with the UX & design teams to offer guidance on what is possible and helping to implement front-end code to bring their designs to life. 
  • Hands-on support for day-to-day tasks during web project lifecycles e.g. copy updates, editing HTML templates, population of content into CMS platforms, small cosmetic updates, site maintenance, etc. 
  • Setting a new quality benchmark for front-end technologies at elcap. 
  • Staying on top of new front-end technologies and techniques. 
  • Front End QA including cross-browser testing in multiple platforms and W3C compliance. 
Skills & experience

Exceptional front-end technical and problem-solving skills, with a positive, results-driven attitude.   

The ideal candidate will have a minimum of three years experience of working in a similar role and have a solid working knowledge of the following areas: 

  • Custom WordPress theme development using ACF Pro 
  • PHP, MySQL  
  • Experience in using GIT/Version control 
  • HTML5, CSS3 and JavaScript 
  • Experience in any of the following technologies would be a bonus; Laravel, Shopify, HubSpot CMS, React JS
  • Cross-browser & cross-platform compatibility testing 
  • Graceful degrading & progressive enhancement  
  • Web Standards & WAI compliance  
  • Adobe XD/Figma or similar  
  • UI content display & load state strategy. 
Core competencies

You will be able to demonstrate the following core competencies: 

  • Positivity and enthusiasm for creating solutions in the face of challenge 
  • Attention to detail 
  • Be enthusiastic and enjoy creative ideas development 
  • Be client and delivery focused 
  • Be able to contribute to the team environment 
  • Be able to multi-task, and manage multiple projects simultaneously 
  • Be able to work on own initiative 
  • Be able to manage own time and timekeeping 
  • To understand the commercial objectives & workings of a marketing agency. 

How to apply:
If you like what you're reading and it sounds like you, email a copy of your CV and cover letter to

Note to recruiters: We already work with our preferred agency partners, please do not supply cv's unless requested to do so.