PHP and WordPress developer job


Date created: Monday 1st August 2021
Type: Full Time, Permanent
Location: Leeds
Salary: £25,000-£35,000 depending on experience.

We currently have 2 open job vacancies for PHP and WordPress developers to join our growing team with an annual salary of £20,000 – £35,000 based on experience.

The ideal candidates have at least one year of commercial WordPress experience and should have a broad range of skills and passion for PHP and WordPress development and we would also encourage applications from PHP developers who’s experience may not necessarily involve WordPress.

Required skills:

  • PHP
  • WordPress theme development
  • CSS / Sass
  • Javascript / jQuery
  • Version control with Git
  • Componentised development
  • Experience with accessible development
  • Excellent communication skills

Nice to have skills:

  • Agile development experience
  • Laravel
  • End-to-end testing
  • BEM syntax
  • PSR/12 PHP coding standards
  • Familiarity with API’s
  • Experience working directly with clients

Being a developer at Mixd

Mixd predominantly works with large Public Sector clients to deliver performance optimised, accessible websites, intranets, extranets and apps. We have established ourselves as one of the NHS’ leading digital partners and we have the privilege to work on a daily basis with NHS trusts, Clinical Care Groups and acute care specialists. Mixd also works with other Public sector bodies including the Police and Local Government.


Mixd has an agile approach to projects. Our team includes specialists in Discovery, UX, editorial, content migration and design that work closely with our clients to understand their goals and needs and use that to plan and roadmap our sprints so that our development team can focus on writing code.


Mixd have been advocates of accessibility for many years and as a minimum deliver websites that are fully compliant with the WCAG2.1 AA specification. We also believe in Accessible UX, working towards websites that provide an enjoyable experience regardless of the technology used to visit the site.

NHS Covid support

Over the last year, we are extremely proud to have supported the NHS in delivering critical solutions for the effective communication of information related to COVID-19. We developed a drop-in WordPress module for Coronavirus related news and updates for many of our NHS partners. We also developed and released a free coronavirus information microsite that could be deployed very quickly for public sector clients that we are extremely proud of.

Componentised frontend development

Mixd has developed a PHP based Server Side Rendered (SSR) component loading system that allows us to completely separate logic from presentation and also enables a development workflow comparable to javascript implementations such as React and Vue. We keep all our components organised using Fractal to create living design-systems for our projects.


Due to UK government restrictions we are currently all working remotely. Once restrictions are lifted we plan to return to our studio in the centre of Leeds (right above Leeds station). However there is the option of remote working, or you can do a combination of both. There is an expectation that all employees gather as a group, monthly and in-person where possible.

The benefits

You can expect all the usual agency benefits and perks but more importantly, you will be joining an enthusiastic and friendly team of creatives and developers, with a passion for excellence.

  • Employer-contributed pension.
  • Flexible, family-friendly working hours.
  • The option to work remotely.
  • A friendly, creative studio environment right above Leeds station.
  • 25 days annual leave + bank holidays *
  • £1,000 training / conference budget each year.
  • Coaching programme for professional and personal development.
  • Employee bonus and referral scheme.
  • Regular social events to bring the studio together
  • Annual ‘Mixd Adventure’ company retreat.
  • Cycle-to-work scheme.
  • Fitness activities allowance.

* Additional holidays are awarded every year after you’ve completed 2 years of service.

Members of the Mixd team sat on an office Sofa smiling for the camera

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Further information

If you would like some more information about these developer job vacancies or work at Mixd in general please let us know by emailing [email protected]