Date: October 2021
Job Type: Full Time / Part Time
Location: Hessle, East Yorkshire / Hybrid (Office & Remote)
Salary: up to £25k DOE, with great progression potential for the right candidate

The Front-End Web Developer role forms an integral part of our growing frontend development team. The role reflects your ability to create rich, accessible and optimised websites using modern HTML, CSS and presentational JavaScript techniques.

This role is ideal for a talented web developer with a proven track record delivering high quality web projects. You will have an aptitude for problem solving, understand what it takes to build mobile-first with progressive enhancement across multiple devices and screen sizes, experience of the latest web design and development technologies and have a passion for continuous learning.

As a web developer at Meta, you'll be working on innovative projects alongside our existing development and digital marketing experts. From the outset you will be driving standards and innovation.

Having the right people is really important. Cooperation and collaboration within the team is key, allowing us to work together to get the job done. Our partners want the best and we’re always innovating to exceed their expectations. We work hard, but also play hard, and strive to produce the best results in all aspects of our work be it design or code.
If you think this is you, we’d love to hear from you.
Chris Gill, Head of Development, Meta

In this role, you will:

  • Build a range of dynamic and eCommerce websites
  • Develop mobile-first for multiple devices and screen sizes
  • Develop using HTML5, CSS/SCSS, and JavaScript.
  • Attend client briefings and web development meetings
  • Understand a client’s requirements and bring them to life
  • Maintain a high-level of knowledge and understanding across the latest frontend development trends
  • Assist in managing the development of a project from inception to go-live and beyond

Full-time or part-time

We understand that full-time employment isn’t possible for everyone. Childcare or other existing commitments may also be your priority alongside work. We are happy to discuss your specific requirements and look to offer part-time solutions, alongside our hybrid remote working model, that works for all.

Qualifications

Relevant qualification / degree or significant industry experience, but we're more interested in the quality of your experience than years of service.

Requirements

  • Proven record of using latest HTML5, CSS/SCSS and ES6+ JavaScript techniques
  • Good understanding of UI/UX processes and best practices
  • Familiarity with version control and Git
  • Excellent organisation and attention-to-detail
  • Good task management skills
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Fluency in spoken and written English
  • Experience working to a client brief
  • Experience working within a digital / eCommerce agency
  • Comfortable working in a fast-paced environment

Desirables

  • Experience with NPM, Gulp and Webpack
  • Experience with Shopify or Umbraco
  • Knowledge of the Liquid templating language or other server-side experience

What we'll offer

  • Friday afternoons off – work hard, play hard. Start every weekend early with a 12.30pm finish
  • Up to 25 days holiday plus bank holidays – combined with your early finish Friday, that's up to 58 days off per year!
  • Hybrid working model – because life isn't rigid, we're not either. To achieve a healthy work/life balance, we operate a hybrid working model allowing you to work from the office and remotely inline with business needs
  • Meta profit share – promoting shared stewardship with the herd
  • A top of the range laptop and equipment required to fulfil your role, wherever you're working
  • In-house and external training including opportunities to attend the best industry conferences and training events each year
  • Herd member of the month as voted by your peers to celebrate success and recognise achievements with a cheeky shopping voucher reward!
  • Regular socials and a monthly free lunch outing with the herd
  • Hump day coffee – midweek coffee catch-up, the only rule is 'no work chat'
  • Fizz Friday – on the last Friday of every month, reflect on 'herd wins' with a tipple of your choice
  • Unlimited amounts of Yorkshire tea

Who we employ

  • The energetic: you buzz with positivity and infect everyone around you with your enthusiasm. You inspire others to be more you
  • The trail blazers: you think outside the box, pushing boundaries as a real thought leader. You thrive on innovation
  • The determined: you see problems as opportunities. You keep going and keep the herd focussed on the end goal
  • The brave: you speak up and you challenge. You dare to do what others won't. You learn from your experiences
  • The matriarchs: you nurture and lead the herd around you. You are the glue that keeps us together. You are the constant in a world of change

About us

Here at Meta, we specialise in Shopify eCommerce websites and performance marketing. Our herd is highly skilled and works on trusted brands across the UK and beyond. Our thirst for performance is the key to our success.

What we are proud of: we are proud of our culture, delivering transparency and value for our clients which leads to long-term partnerships.

Our mission and vision: our mission is to become the leading Shopify agency in the UK for eCommerce and performance marketing.

Our environment: our team are based in our head office in Hessle which has been recently refurbished into a collaborative, open plan environment. We have a great view of the Humber Bridge and being just off the A63 makes commuting easy.

Our team: our growing team is a great blend of personalities that gives us a unique, engaging and fun environment to be part of.

Our team are fundamental to our success. This is why we invest in external training and mentoring. We're here to help you become the best that you can be, and provide the support and opportunity to progress.

We love to celebrate individual and team successes together with highlights such as employee of the month and company bonus scheme.

We have a busy social calendar, there's always something happening with organised events, with the first Wednesday of every month reserved for Meta staff lunch. For any budding bakers, you'll even get chance to take part in our theme days.

Getting our work/life balance right is important – as such we finish at 12:30pm on Fridays, with the occasional trip to the local pub to start the weekend.

Our herd values & behaviours

One herd: shared goals / work in partnership / achieve your potential

Sparkle & shine: can-do attitude / inspiring & motivating / transformational change

Walk the walk: keep it simple / do what you say / under promise, over deliver

Growing giants: be brave / dare to lead / create a lasting legacy

Good vibes only: keep it real / act with integrity / be the difference you want to see

Ready to join our herd?

Now is a great time to join our expanding team.

If you're the perfect fit for our herd, we'd love to hear from you. Please feel free to get in touch for further information or to discuss the role and next steps in more detail.

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