WordPress Developer

Digital & Creative Remote

Our in-house digital experts – supporting our practices with digital strategy and execution


You will love this role if you:

  • Are passionate about architecting, building and maintaining WordPress applications
  • Value collaboration and enjoy working closely with developers, project managers, QA professionals and digital designers
  • Get excited about using code to transform designs into appealing and effective user interfaces
  • Want to work on a variety of different projects and get the chance to try out new technologies
  • Have an interest in the latest WordPress features and how you could use them in a project

You will be a success if you:

  • Have a strong experience of WordPress applications and PHP back-end development
  • Have a good understanding of front-end technologies, including HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript
  • Have experience building user interfaces for websites and/or web applications
  • Have knowledge of how to interact with RESTful APIs and formats (JSON, XML)
  • Can work with code versioning tools such as Git, SVN, and Mercurial.
  • Are good at problem-solving, and can use your initiative to find creative solutions to coding problems
  • Can thrive in a fast-paced agency environment and adapt to different priorities and deadlines
  • Can work independently and as part of a team to overcome challenges
  • Are passionate about learning and improving your technical skills across a range of web technologies

As part of the OPEN Digital team, youll be responsible for the following activities:

  • Deliver WordPress development for a variety of web projects across the group
  • Contribute quality code for the project, including via peer review of others
  • Help scope and define functionality, including identifying areas where the project could benefit from additional features
  • Follow development processes and style guides, and help shape these as the team grows
  • Identify code or concepts that can be re-used or re-purposed for other projects
  • Ensure that your projects are delivered to the requirements and on the agreed timeline
  • Ensure that your code reflects designs to a high quality
  • Offer technical advice and guidance to colleagues from other departments, and provide consultancy backup to Head of Digital

What youll bring:

  • Development of new features and functionality on the WordPress platform
  • Establishing and guiding the solution’s architecture
  • Ensuring high-performance and availability and managing all technical aspects of the CMS
  • Helping formulate an effective, responsive design and turning it into a working theme or plugin
  • Comfortable working in a fast-paced environment, hold strong project management skills and prioritise with a MoSCoW approach
  • Enthusiasm and a passion for building great user interfaces
  • The ability to quickly learn and adapt to new technologies and tools
  • It would also be beneficial to have a good understanding of other CMSs and frameworks (such as Laravel, Craft CMS, Django etc.)


What we offer:

At OPEN Health, we are entirely dependent upon our people. They are the basis of every contract we win, every service we provide and every project we deliver. As a result, we are always on the lookout for the brightest, most enthusiastic, creative and ambitious individuals to join our teams in UK and USA. We work hard to create friendly and collaborative workplaces; to provide fascinating professional challenges and amazing opportunities.

We have an extensive benefits package that includes:

  • A total of 29 days holidays – 25 plus an additional 3 at our Christmas shutdown plus your birthday off
  • Flexible start and finish times around core office hours
  • 4pm Friday finish
  • A training platform that provides access to self-paced and face-to-face learning & development
  • Group Income Protection
  • Private Medical Insurance
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Life Assurance
  • Enhanced parental leave
  • Casual dress code
  • Active CSR community supporting a range of worthwhile causes

Reasons to join OPEN Health

People are at the heart of our business. Without our incredibly talented people we couldn’t offer our clients the world-class service they have come to expect. We know how important it is to support, develop, reward and encourage.

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About OPEN Health

OPEN Health brings together deep scientific knowledge, global understanding and broad specialist expertise to support our clients in improving health outcomes and patient wellbeing.

We are united as one flexible organization, harnessing the power of the collective to solve complex challenges. Our global team of experts — many with PhDs and PharmDs — work strategically alongside our client partners in Medical Affairs, Health Economics and Outcomes Research (HEOR), Market Access and Commercial teams across a wide range of therapy areas.

OPEN Health: Established as many. United as one.

Apply for this position

If you're interested in this position, please click the link below to apply. If you have any questions, please email us at talentteam@openhealthgroup.com, or call the Talent Team on 01628 481112.

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