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Wordpress Web Designer

  • Location: West Yorkshire
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Discipline: Sales and Marketing
  • Posted: 30 May 2024

We are exciting to be working with a leading client based in Wetherby in their search for a highly experienced Wordpress Web Designer for Fixed Term 6 Month Contract to develop a new website. 

On Offer

  • Up to £50K Pro rata depending on experience
  • 22 days pro rata holiday, rising to 25 days pro rata with length of service, plus Bank Holidays
  • An additional day paid leave on your Birthday
  • Company Pension Scheme, with company contributions increasing with length of service
  • Wellbeing support with Employee Assistance Programme and Mental Health Champions
  • Life assurance after 3 months service
  • Health Cash Plan after completion of probationary period
  • Excellent Kitchen facilities and break out area
  • Annual team events, including Family & Friends day, and Staff Party
  • Free Parking on Site

Responsibilities

  • Design and deliver intuitive and engaging user interfaces within WordPress using Elementor.
  • Apply knowledge of HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript, jQuery, and PHP to develop functional design elements.
  • Collaborate with the marketing team to ensure designs are consistent with brand identity and strategic goals.
  • Literate on design concepts based on user feedback and analytics, enhancing usability and engagement.
  • Lead the design process from concept to implementation, ensuring a seamless transition of designs to the web.
  • Help the development team conduct A/B testing for web design and layout optimisation, analysing outcomes to guide further enhancements.
  • Develop and maintain a comprehensive style guide to ensure consistency in website design elements, aligning with brand identity.
  • Incorporate interactive design elements and micro-interactions to engage users actively.
  • Apply e-commerce design principles to enhance product discoverability and user interaction, enabling customers to effortlessly browse, select, and enquire about products. This includes intuitive navigation, clear product information, and straightforward paths to building a wishlist or making an enquiry.

Skills/attributes required

  • Proven experience in web design within the WordPress ecosystem, especially proficient with Elementor and knowledgeable about WooCommerce.
  • Strong understanding of UI/UX design principles, capable of creating adaptable designs for both desktop and mobile.
  • A comprehensive portfolio demonstrating a wide range of web design work that significantly improved user experience. Examples of past ecommerce web designs.
  • Proficient in HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript, jQuery, and PHP.
  • Excellent problem-solving abilities for effective troubleshooting and debugging.
  • Strong communication skills for efficient teamwork and cross-departmental collaboration.
  • Creative and innovative thinking, with a proactive approach to exploring new technologies and methodologies.
  • Develop and maintain a comprehensive style guide to ensure consistency in website design elements, aligning with EPH Creative’s brand identity.
  • Incorporate interactive design elements and micro-interactions to engage users actively.
  • Proficiency in designing user interfaces that cater to e-commerce behaviours, even in non-traditional sales environments. This includes understanding how users search, view, and interact with product listings and information.
  • Advanced proficiency in Git or similar version control systems.
  • Familiarity with project management tools (YouTrack, Basecamp) and user feedback tools (Hotjar, Marker.io)

This role requires a very specific skillset so please do not apply if you don't match the full criteria.

The successful applicant must be able to commute to Wetherby 2-3 times per week. Fully remote will not be considered for this role.

Apologies but we can only accept applications from candidates that have the right to work in the UK without requiring sponsorship.            

Mpeople Recruitment Ltd are an employment agency acting on behalf of our clients. As much as we would love to, we are unable to respond to every application, so if you have not heard from us within 7 days please presume you have been unsuccessful. 


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