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Junior Web Developer

Junior Web Developer

Remote OR Hybrid (Bolton, Manchester)

Up to £24k

Forward Role are working with a fantastic business who's eLearning platform and app supports students with disabilities and long-term conditions to achieve their full potential throughout their academic journey. This client is currently embarking on a journey of incredible growth and with that are looking to bring a Junior Web Developer into their team.

Their offices are based in Bolton, however, the role can be worked remotely. Ideally with a couple of office days per month to sit down with the team.

If you are a recent Computer Science graduate or a Junior Developer looking to join a company who will offer you on the job training and study support where required, then this is a brilliant opportunity for you!


The Role:

  • Review current code, write new code
  • Develop new product features, fix bugs, and optimize code performance and quality
  • Communication with development lead and team members to understand and further develop requirements
  • Transparent working practices and be able to explain design/concepts when asked

Technical Requirements:

  • Experience in using Responsive HTML/CSS, Bootstrap 4 framework is a plus
  • JavaScript & jQuery, multi-browser, with focus on Firefox/Chrome, compatibility
  • Experience of PHP 7.0+ development
  • Knowledge of accessibility in web design
  • Understanding of user experience and user interface design
  • JSON
  • Experience with Git source control

What else do we need from you?

  • Confidence in contributing to the planning and management of development projects
  • Capable of accepting responsibility for design and work
  • Have good problem-solving skills and the ability to see problems from a user perspective
  • Be passionate about development with a drive to further your skills and learn new technologies
  • Innovative creative and well-defined solutions to complex problems

Company Benefits:

  • On the job training and study support where required
  • Private healthcare
  • Birthday leave 
  • 23 days holiday + bank holiday
  • Birthday gift
  • Organised company social events

As an industry leading, nationwide Marketing, Digital, Analytics, IT and Design recruitment agency, we are continually receiving new assignments to work on, so keep a close eye on our website, Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter pages for a full list of current permanent and interim opportunities as well as marketplace news and fun stuff.
Forward Role is operating as an employment agency.

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