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Work with us.

We’re a digital agency based in Birmingham founded in 2009 and since then we’ve been connecting brands with buyers online. How we work is deliberately uncomplicated. What we do is all handcrafted to guarantee authenticity and ensure what we create is fit for purpose. We want you to deliver exceptional design to uncover our clients potential.

Our team.

We’re a tight-knit team and we work well together, we collaborate with our clients right from the discovery phase. Following through, design and production work hand-in-hand to give the benefits of consistency and efficiency to our clients.

There are three responses to a piece of design - Yes, No and WOW! Wow is the one to aim for.

- Milton Glaser

Web Developer.

We’re on the hunt for an outstanding Web Developer to join Sixth Story’s growing team. Our web developers work very closely with our design team to develop specifications and build websites for our broad range of clients. You will be expected to attend the odd client meeting from time to time to provide technical input, development ideas and ensure that our clients’ objectives are being met by our deliverables. We want you to be able to develop innovative, user-friendly, responsive websites mainly in WordPress (and WooCommerce).

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Personality.

We’re looking for a driven and ambitious individual. We’re a small team so you’ll need to enjoy being part of a close-knit team, be open, honest and communicate well.

This is a great opportunity for a developer to be mentored by Full Stack Developers who will provide an excellent environment to learn the full development lifecycle. If you believe that you have the skills and experience for the role – then please get in touch.

Skills.

  • Strong understanding of semantic HTML 5
  • CSS 3 (SASS desirable but training will be provided)
  • High level JavaScript / jQuery
  • Understanding of Gulp JS (desirable but training will be provided)
  • Responsive web design techniques, ideally with Twitter Bootstrap 3
  • Strong grasp of web usability, accessibility and cross browser testing including website performance
  • Basic knowledge of object-oriented PHP
  • Great understanding and knowledge of WordPress and building custom WordPress themes
  • Experience using WooCommerce
  • Basic usage of Photoshop
  • Experience using git (desirable but training will be provided)
  • Basic understanding of MySQL
  • Experience using cPanel / WHM

Back End Web Developer

We’re looking for an experienced, innovative web developer to help us build exciting new systems that blow our clients away and that not only keep up-to-date with modern web standards, but push them to their limits. You will work closely with the design team to scope out the best solutions for our clients’ needs, whilst also mentoring and pushing our junior web team into full stack developers.

Join the team

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Personality.

The role will be strategic and hands on, we’re looking for someone with great communication skills. You’ll be joining a young team who are enthusiastic, driven and ambitious. We’re looking for someone with a strong agency background, happy developing team members and someone who loves seeing projects through to execution with demonstrable commercial awareness.

Skills.

  • Strong understanding of HTML, CSS, JavaScript/jQuery, PHP, WordPress and WooCommerce
  • Experience using PHP frameworks such as Laravel / Symfony / MVC Pattern
  • Build systems with Composer
  • Strong knowledge of object-orientated PHP
  • Advanced working knowledge of MySQL queries / database design
  • Experience working with third-party APIs
  • Experience / knowledge of server setups and management
  • Knowledge of testing / debugging code base

Recruitment agencies.

As we receive multiple calls on a daily basis from recruitment agencies, we have put together a special recruitment pack in aid of answering typical questions about the staff we hire to help reduce time spent on the phone.