The Hut Group is hiring a

Software Developer (Wordpress/JavaScript)

Manchester, United Kingdom

About THG

THG is an international technology company and leading online retailer, home to premium brands such as lookfantastic, Myprotein, and ESPA; all of which are powered by our industry-leading and award-winning technology platform, THG Ingenuity.

We are building a world-class business with global ambitions, a proprietary technology platform, and disruptive business model.

Tech at THG

Technology is the driving force behind THG, and it starts with our people. We are ambitious with our goals and challenge conventional thinking. THG Technology is different because we support every single person to make massive impact and drive their own work. Our people are always learning, and we work every day to ensure our technology, from our software platforms, to our hosting services, to our M.L capability and beyond, is world class. This enables us to keep powering THG and our partners on a global scale.

As part of our hyper growth we seek to hire and develop well-rounded, commercially astute, ambitious people that can bring fresh and innovative thinking to THG and drive us forward.


What will you be responsible for?

We are seeking a WordPress Developer responsible for both back-end and front-end development, including creating WordPress themes and plugins. This position requires a combination of programming skills (namely PHP, HTML5, CSS3, and JavaScript) and aesthetics (understanding element arrangements on the screen, the color and font choices, and so on).

The candidate should have a strong understanding of industry trends and content management systems. Experience with the responsive and adaptive design is strongly preferred.


· Designing and implementing new features and functionality for current Wordpress sites

· Launching new Wordpress sites on our infrastructure. Taking designs and brand guidelines from our creative studios team and then turning them into reality.

· Ensuring high-performance and availability by managing all technical aspects of the backend and services.

· Responsibility for current build pipelines and maintaining coding standards.

· Maintenance of all our corporate sites and investor portals

Skills and Qualifications

· Good understanding of front-end technologies, including HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript, jQuery

· Experience building user interfaces for websites.

· Experience designing and developing responsive design websites.

· Comfortable working with debugging tools like Firebug, Chrome inspector, etc.

· Ability to understand CSS changes and their ramifications to ensure consistent style across platforms and browsers.

· Ability to convert comprehensive layout and wireframes into working HTML pages.

· Good understanding of PHP back-end development


What's in it for me?

  • Competitive salary plus performance related bonus
  • Build solutions using the latest technology & freedom to use the latest technologies
  • Opportunity to make a real impact in the business
  • Work alongside genuine industry experts
  • Continuous development through THG Academy, our in-house L&D team
  • Staff discounts on THG brands and Hale Country Club
  • On-site doctor, physio and barber