Senior Web Developer

5874 Commerce

Birmingham, UK

Full time

£32.5-45k (annually)

Mar 3

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People are our biggest asset. We can provide you with the skills and opportunity to develop and reach your full potential – what’s most important is that you’re a good fit and willing to learn. We know that there is no such thing as the perfect applicant with the complete set of skills. We believe in a challenger mindset at 5874 and if you feel that you could challenge and develop into this role, then we want to hear from you. 

What we’re looking for from you:

  • You’re someone who brings ideas to the table and likes to get stuck in
  • You’re not afraid to speak your mind
  • You’re a natural problem-solver and like to be challenged
  • You’ve got a positive, can-do attitude

We’re currently looking for an ambitious individual to join our Web Development team at a junior level to help build beautiful eCommerce websites and to progress their own level of technical knowledge and skillset. We are a fast-growing, full-service eCommerce agency who take pride in the quality of work that we deliver.

Ideally you will have a minimum of 4 years experience working in a Web Development environment and as part of a team with experience working with a wide range of Web Programming Languages. However, presenting yourself with a hard-working, willing to learn and having passion for what you do on a day to day basis is most important. If you feel like you fit the above then please read further for extra details and we hope to hear from you soon!


  • Working with the development team to develop web & e-commerce solutions utilising HTML5, CSS3, Javascript (ES6+) & React
  • Build & maintain our in-house built API solutions using PHP & Laravel
  • Working closely with project managers and designers to deliver beautiful, pixel-perfect websites
  • Working across multiple projects simultaneously
  • Adapting quickly to strict requirements & processes
  • Working collaboratively & sharing ideas with an experienced development team
  • Helping the Junior Developers within the team progress & enhance their own skillsets
  • Continuously improving the structure of the Development team
  • Reporting at a senior level to the Head of Development


  • Ideally, 4 years experience working in a development environment
  • Building websites using HTML5, CSS3 & Javascript (ES6+)
  • A PHP framework such as Laravel
  • React or other Javascript libraries for building user interfaces
  • Module bundlers such as webpack
  • Version control & git
  • Developing, Interpreting, maintaining and working with APIs
  • Templating languages
  • A CMS platform such as Wordpress
  • Understanding of UX cross platform/responsive design
  • Experience with Jira or another task ticketing system
  • Great client based & in-house technical communication
  • Confidence presenting your own ideas & solutions at team & company level
  • An awareness of industry trends
  • An outstanding attention to detail


  • Socials
  • Flexible working
  • Workplace pensions
  • Your birthday off
  • 20 days holiday a year rising one a year to a max of 25
  • Free office snacks
  • After 5 years with 5874, we reward people with a 4 week paid sabbatical to be used during that calendar year!
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5874 Commerce

We are 5874 Commerce. We’re a Global Commerce Agency based out of Birmingham’s creative hub, Digbeth. With offices also in London and Austin (TX), we ...