Job Description

Salary £25,000–£35,000 depending on experience.

You’ll need to wear many hats but most of the time you’ll be doing front and back-end development for Craft CMS sites.

⚠️ CV's without a cover letter will be ignored.
⚠️ You can be located anywhere but you must be available in UK / GMT working hours

Our main technologies are:

  • HTML
  • PHP
  • Twig
  • Tailwind
  • SCSS
  • JavaScript

You’ll be responsible for:

  • Building websites with a CMS
  • Bringing ideas to projects
  • Estimating and managing your time
  • Maintaining and supporting our existing sites
  • Communicating with and training clients on how to use websites
  • Testing and debugging errors across major browsers
  • Some light dev-ops including setting up servers, deployment, DNS updates

You must:

  • Have at least 2 years of commercial experience – either at an agency or freelance
  • Be a great communicator – both verbally, in writing and on video
  • Be available in UK/GMT working hours
  • Be an advocate for modern development practices and tools
  • Encourage innovation and foster an environment of continuous improvement
  • Have excellent HTML5 and CSS3 knowledge
  • Have good PHP knowledge
  • Have good Javascript knowledge
  • Have good GIT knowledge
  • Have experience with MySQL & database management
  • Have experience with task runners (we use Webpack and Laravel Mix)
  • Have experience with CSS preprocessors (we use SCSS)
  • Have working knowledge of W3C Coding Standards
  • Have working knowledge of UI / UX best practises
  • Have working knowledge of the LEMP stack
  • Care about writing clean, organised, high-quality code
  • Care about web performance
  • Be able to estimate and stick to deadlines
  • Be good at Googling things!

It’d be excellent if you:

  • Know how to use Craft CMS (https://honcho.agency/craft-cms-developers)
  • Know the fundamentals of SEO
  • Know how to use Adobe products
  • Have knowledge and use of Google Search Console and Analytics
  • Have experience with site speed and performance solutions
  • Are in the habit of writing commented code and documentation

Bonus points if you:

  • Have ExpressionEngine experience
  • Have WordPress experience
  • Have dev-ops experience
  • Design chops


  • Competitive holidays + a day off on your birthday 🎉
  • A bonus scheme – on top of basic salary
  • A referral scheme – If you bring in projects, we give you💰
  • Flexible working hours
  • Remote working: We’re a 100% remote business
  • A new Apple Mac computer – if / when you need it
  • A home office budget
  • Ongoing personal development and training
  • Annual conference budget
  • Pension
  • Subscription to Spotify or Apple Music
  • Subscription to Netflix (Yes, even the 4K+HDR one 😎)
  • Book Club (A free business book of your choice every month)
  • Friday game time!
  • To be part of our brilliant, kind, intelligent team

About Us:

We’re a team of remote designers and developers who have been making websites for over 15 years, using our skills and experience to help our growing base of clients to get online and get new business from the web.

One good job often leads to another, and that’s how it’s worked with us. Reputation and recommendations have earned us work with local and national businesses, charities, TV personalities and international award-winning musicians, right through to Fortune Global 500 companies.

Our web agency is based in Knutsford, Cheshire – but our remote team works with businesses all over the UK.

*** Here are some recent projects we've designed and built in Craft CMS***

About You:

We don’t want you to sit quietly and just do what you’re told – but instead, be an active part of the process to make sure we’re building the best product possible.

We welcome applicants of any age, race, gender or sexual orientation to apply. You don’t need a degree or any formal qualifications – you just need to be a great web developer.

How to Apply

If you'd like to be part of our remote team – send a short video (5 mins or less) and:

  1. Show us three recent web projects you've worked on
  2. Give us a summary of your development process
  3. Give us three reasons why you shouldn't use WordPress

Please send it to [email protected]

Contact Info

  • Company: Honcho
  • Location: Cheshire, UK
  • Phone Number: 03300886692
  • Email Address:
  Posted November 30, 2021