Job Summary
  • Salary
    £136.00 (per week)
  • Location
    Ilkeston, Derbyshire
  • Sector
    Technology Level 3
  • Duration
    12 Months
  • 1 Position Available
  • Closing Date
    28th October 2016
  • Employer Name
    HeX Productions
  • Distance from acadmey
    • 8.1 Miles
    • 27 Minutes
  • Address
    Bath Street, Ilkeston DE7 8FF, United Kingdom

Job Description

We are currently looking for front-end developers who are confident in WordPress to help build, manage and maintain and wide range of websites.

We are huge WordPress fans, but from time-to-time we manage sites with other Content

Management Systems. This allows for creative thinking and the construction of something

unique and innovative in a fast-paced environment.

Key Duties

  • Scope and develop functional and appealing web sites
  • Provide website maintenance and enhancements
  • Use a combination of markup languages to write web pages
  • Use WordPress and TERMINALFOUR content management systems to assist our clients
  • Converting PSD designs into fully developed websites
  • Create quality mockups and prototypes on tight timelines
  • Assist back-end developers with coding and troubleshooting
  • Maintain graphic standards and branding throughout the product’s interface
  • Stay up-to-date on emerging technologies
  • Promote usability best practices
  • Assist in setting up hosting environments
  • Manage hosting environments for emails and web hosting

• Provide backups for clients

Working Week

Monday – Friday 9:00am – 5:30pm


Requirements & Prospects


Ideally a minimum 4 GCSE’s C and above Including Maths, English and ICT (or equivalents)

Desired Skills

o Knowledge of WordPress
o Able to work and research on own
o Able to take client briefs and develop suitable solutions
• Desirable
o Boostrap and Foundation Framework knowledge
o SASS and pre-processors
o Version control usage (GitHub / BitBucket)
• • Mac based

Personal Qualities

• Focussed
• Creative
• Professional
• Good communication skills

Future Prospects

Full permanent prospects

  • Apprenticeship Length
    12 Months
  • Training Provider
    Aspire Achieve Advance Ltd
  • Academy Location


Throughout the duration of your Apprenticeship you will be required to attend the 3aaa Technology Academy in Nottingham for up to 12 weeks on a block release basis for structured training. The remainder of your training will be completed in the workplace with your Employer. You will work towards a Level 3 Advanced Apprenticeship for IT, Software, Web and Telecoms Professionals. The qualifications consist of:
• Edexcel Advanced Apprenticeship in IT, Software, Web and Telecoms
• L3 Diploma in ICT Professional Competence
• L3 Extended Diploma in ICT Systems and Principles
• Level 2 Functional Skills English, Maths, ICT (if applicable)

Qualification Gained

Advanced Apprenticeship (Level 3)