Piquant Web Developer Job Description Limerick

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25 January

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Job title: WordPress Web Developer

Piquant Media is a digital media production company based in Limerick city. We design and build pixel perfect websites for a diverse range of clients. We prototype, design, build and deploy digital projects that are bespoke to our customers needs and always to the highest standards.

We are looking for a WordPress Web Developer for a 6 month contract (with the possibility of extension).

Job Description

Piquant is looking for a WordPress web developer with experience in the development of striking websites from iteration through to deployment. The successful candidate will have a passion for delivering rich projects through lean code while adhering to highest UI and UX standards.

You will be responsible for all development stages from iteration through to migration and launch.

There will be opportunities within the role to work with a senior developer on large scale Drupal projects.


Piquant, based in the heart of Limerick City, is a team of talented passionate creators. At Piquant you will work with talented graphic designers, image makers, video producers and animators to deliver work to the highest standards.

We are passionate about what we do and we only work on projects we believe in. We work with NGO’s, Arts Organisations, Artists, State Agencies, Educational Institutions and big and small businesses to deliver projects that ignite change. Our work is purposeful, targeted and effective.

At Piquant we foster talent, we encourage and facilitate team members to develop projects and collaborations that allow them develop in their careers and create opportunities. The work we do reflects the interests and passions of our team.


Must have proven ability in WordPress – Development knowledge of WordPress templates, editing, creating child themes and developing bespoke templates for WordPress from scratch. Website backups and deployment – Knowledge of setting up hosting & email, domain registration, transferring domains, and editing DNS records – Compliance with web standards, w3c etc – Knowledge of SEO and Analytics – Knowledge of PHP, bootstrap or other CSS framework and jQuery an advantage – Proficiency with Adobe products especially Photoshop and Illustrator and InDesign. Advanced knowledge of HTML5, CSS and very good understanding of Javascript / jQuery. Must have ability to develop responsive websites for mobile, tablet etc – WordPress eCommerce experience a big advantage.

Contract Details

  • Contract Duration: 6 Months (with the possibility of extension).
  • Start date: 4 March 2019
  • Salary: Negotiable depending on experience



  • A Good understanding of front-end technologies, including HTML, CSS, JavaScript, jQuery
  • Experience developing project that adhere to the highest UI and UX standards
  • Cross-browser and responsive websites
  • Conversion of layouts and designs into functioning HTML pages
  • Strong understanding of PHP
  • Understanding of WordPress architecture
  • Website migration
  • Website backup
  • Website restore
  • Domain registration
  • Basic understanding of Linux would be an advantage
  • Experience setting up payment gateways
  • SEO
  • Drupal experience
  • Maintain and update existing websites (WordPress and Drupal)
  • Git version control
  • SASS

To Apply

Application: Please send CV and links to 5 websites that you have developed to hello@piquant.ie

Deadline: 8th February 2019

Primary contact: Róisín Buckley

Address: 99 O’Connell Street, Limerick City

Website: www.piquant.ie