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We’re looking for multiple mid/senior level WordPress and Laravel experts who enjoy working as part of a tech-driven team, sharing knowledge and expertise to deliver excellence to join our growing team.

Why work at 10 Degrees?

Our business is about providing digital solutions. We all love solving problems (whatever our role). We’re very clear about our shared values (Skilful, Transparent, Empathetic, Ethical, Reliable), in everything we say and do. We work together – everything we achieve results from the combined contributions of our team – to provide a quality client-focussed service.

We are a technical development agency, we won’t compromise technical performance for aesthetics. Our five core production principles underpin the way we approach all our work: accessibility and inclusivity; carbon impact; best practice coding; performance and security.

We are a small agency with a big heart and put an emphasis on an open, honest and transparent approach to business and prioritising the wellbeing of our team members.

About the role

This role will complement our existing team of Developers who fulfil the delivery requirements for all our client projects.  The core of the role will be to ensure that the front-end of the digital product does everything the user needs while the back-end is easy to navigate at the same time as being delivered on time and to budget.

You will have discrete responsibility for delivering assigned project tasks and blocks, as well as the opportunity to work closely with other members of our team to ensure we deliver the best products using our combined skills. Roles are flexible/hybrid UK based, but you must be able to regularly commute to our Wokingham office.

How you’ll help our business:

  • Write well structured, object oriented code in languages such as PHP, SASS / CSS, HTML, JavaScript, XML, SQL.
  • Decide on the best technologies and languages for the project
  • Produce front-end work accurately to artwork
  • Test features thoroughly in different browsers and environments
  • Integrate with external APIs
  • Create and maintain MySQL databases
  • Solve complex technical problems with pragmatic solutions
  • Carry out code refactoring and optimisation of existing code
  • Document code, so other developers can understand and contribute to it
  • Produce user documentation and provide client training with support from colleagues 
  • Deliver assigned project tasks
  • Participate in project scheduling and review meetings
  • Review colleagues’ code and proactively provide constructive feedback to maintain our quality assurance process
  • Proactively mentor and receive mentoring from other developers as appropriate to the role level
  • Learn and test new technologies, frameworks and languages
  • Share your knowledge of new trends and advancements in web development

About you

You display the personal characteristics represented in our company values of being skilful, transparent, empathetic, ethical and reliable.  You are self-sufficient and a problem-solver, who is happy to work independently, but want to feel part of a team.

You have experience of delivering WordPress and Laravel themes, plugins and complex API integrations underpinned by a degree in computer science or related subject or equivalent combination of education and experience.  You have proven experience working in an agency environment or as a freelancer and are proficient with a modern development workflow including experience with version control systems. You have an ability to manage a complex range of tasks, colleague expectations and meet deadlines. You have worked with Jira, Confluence and Tempo or other project management software. You have a desire to remain technically capable and have knowledge of current technologies.

You may have just 2 years development experience, or much more – actual responsibilities of the role will be determined by individual skillsets and experience.

What you bring to the role

  • A degree in a computer science related subject or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Proven experience working in an agency environment or as a freelancer.
  • Proficiency with a modern development workflow including experience with version control systems and build tools
  • Good interpersonal skills and the ability to maintain positive relationships with clients and team members
  • Ability to work by yourself and in a small team; be enthusiastic, think logically, be proactive at problem-solving and self-motivated
  • Attention to detail
  • Ability to manage a complex range of tasks, colleague expectations and meet deadlines
  • A desire to remain technically capable and have knowledge of current technologies
  • Examples of projects you have worked on during your career so far
  • Passion for user experience
  • Passion for delivering great client service
  • Honesty and integrity

You take pride in your work and want to work somewhere with integrity that is continually evolving and gives you the opportunity to grow within it.

What we’d like to offer you:

  • Competitive industry salary of £30,000-£60,000, subject to experience and skillset
  • Eligibility for our bonus scheme based on company performance
  • Flexible working between 9am-5.30pm Monday to Friday*
  • 28 days annual leave, plus bank holidays
  • Our flexible benefits package, designed to let you choose what is most valuable to you, including: enhanced employer pension contributions, personal or family health care
  • Perks for discounted memberships, shopping, freebies
  • Cycle to work and electric vehicle schemes
  • Monthly team recognition awards
  • A relaxed, but professional, friendly working environment
  • Personal development plan and training
  • Team socials throughout the year

*Following lockdown, we have returned to our Wokingham office on a hybrid-basis and are working through the details of how we will work as a team going forward.

Recruitment agencies

We have our own Talent and Culture Manager and do not wish to be approached by other recruitment agencies at this time. Yes, even you, I know you think you’re different from all the others, but no.