Full-Stack Web Developer, ORCA

Function: Web Developer

  • Rate/Salary: Competitive rate
  • Location: Bristol
  • Type: permanent
  • Starting date: ASAP
  • Expires: 31/08/2019

Job description

ORCA help ambitious, disruptive brands to achieve their potential and speak to their customers through brand development, creative campaigns and digital strategy.

Person specification

ORCA seek a full-stack web developer, comfortable writing both backend and frontend code as well as working with API systems like REST or cURL, to join our close-knit, passionate and ambitious team. With a wealth of new digital and development opportunities knocking at the door, we’re looking to add a brilliant, independent developer to the team.

What you’ll do

  • Manage all of ORCA’s internal and external sites
  • Work autonomously and independently on your own projects and own your individual workflow 
  • Contribute to the technical scoping of projects in both estimation & discovery phases
  • Oversee the completion of regular backups of website files and databases
  • Create detailed written website guides for clients
  • Collaborate on new web builds and strategic digital campaigns 
  • Assist with the planning and production of new, digital side projects 

What you’ll bring

  • 3+ years experience in full stack development with a focus of PHP, HTML, CSS and JavaScript
  • A portfolio of previous website accomplishments – must be heavily design-lead – and a keen eye on modern design trends
  • Strong communication skills and the ability to present technical topics to internal and external stakeholders
  • Proficiency in the Adobe Creative Suite and Sketch
  • Experience in working with WordPress, WooCommerce and Shopify templates 
  • Knowledge of developer tools such as CodeKit or PrePros and version control tools like GIT
  • Understanding of templating languages like SASS, Stylus, HAML orCoffeeScript


  • 21 days annual holiday (which increases with length of service) plus your birthday and the Christmas shutdown period off
  • Flexible working hours
  • Training and personal development budget to further benefit your skill-set and career
  • Company pension scheme
  • An environment that challenges you daily with highly creative projects  
  • Monthly team lunches, summer trip and winter party 
  • Regular team away days to conferences, events and exhibitions