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Web Developer

Please note, we do not work with recruiters/recruitment agencies.

We're looking for a web developer to join our Cardiff based team.

You'll be as comfortable working on pixel perfect front-ends as you are working on setting up content management systems and working with frameworks.

We're happy to receive applications from a range of experience levels but you must be able to evidence similar commercial work and have an ability to work to high standards as part of a technical team.

We're a friendly bunch with a supportive and flexible working environment offering a competitive salary based on ability and experience.


We are a creative web design and development company based in Cardiff Bay with a leaning towards JavaScript, LEMP and Ruby based web development. The day-to-day tools/frameworks we use include ES6/JavaScript, React, Next.js, Wordpress (mainly framework), Foundation, Bootstrap and Ruby/Ruby on Rails.

We have been in business for just over 20 years and our clients include a broad range of businesses and organisations, from small independent traders to recognised brands. We have mainly operated remotely since March 2020. However, we're now gradually returning to our studio in Cardiff Bay, offering a hybrid work model to give our team added flexibility and improved work-life balance.

We're looking for a web developer that understands the importance of good engineering solutions, enjoys a variety of work across a range of technologies, takes pride in what they build and enjoys being a part of a hard working team. You'll play an active role in the design and development of our client's websites and other web-based applications and systems we design, build and maintain.

We're happy to receive applications from a range of experience levels but you must be able to evidence similar commercial work and an ability to work to high standards as part of a supportive and technical team.

Essentials for the role include:

  • front and back-end web development experience (commercial projects)
  • version control using Git based workflows
  • good communication and interpersonal skills
  • attention to detail.

Non-essential skills (but must have at least a keen interest in developing):

  • cloud server/infrastructure setup and maintenance (we host almost all of the work we produce)
  • advanced Wordpress/plugin development (some experience of the framework would be ideal)
  • JAM stack experience (client and server)
  • Ruby/RoR.

Current tech focus:

The following describes our current tech focus, but as a valued member of our team you will get to play a leading role in shaping CORE's future tech directions:

  • JAM stack including React and Next.js
  • PHP (Wordpress / framework)
  • MySQL/PostGres
  • Ansible/Vagrant
  • Ruby (Rails)
  • Cloud based services and more!

Personal traits we are seeking:

  • ability to work well in a team as well as under own initiative
  • passionate about your work/professional practice
  • good communication skills
  • a smart thinker who can get things done
  • equal willingness to learn and teach
  • friendly approach/team player.

Responsibilities of the role will include:

  • Participating in the planning, design, development and deployment of new websites and web applications.
  • Development of new features/enhancements/upgrades to a stock of previously built websites/web applications.
  • Creating clean, maintainable and well tested code.
  • Excellent debugging and problem solving skills.
  • A strong command of HTML, Javascript and Sass/CSS.
  • An understanding of database theory with experience of MySQL, Postgres experience desirable. Any experience of NoSQL alternatives is a bonus!
  • Good understanding of the entire web development process, including design, testing, build, deployment and maintenance.

What we expect from you:

  • a commitment to CORE as a valued team member
  • focus and drive to be the best you can
  • flexibility to put in the hours when needed (we operate a hybrid working and flexi-time system)
  • a commercial awareness.

What you can expect from us:

  • your own Mac or Ubuntu based workstation or laptop
  • flexible working environment
  • great team culture
  • supportive and approachable management team.


A competitive salary package will be based on ability and experience. You'll also benefit from a company pension, a cycle to work scheme, eyecare vouchers, free tea/coffee/snacks/refreshments and occasional group lunches and staff get togethers. We have an easily accessible location at our studio in Mount Stuart Square, Cardiff Bay with great public transport links, dedicated cycle lanes and plenty of parking options.

How to apply

Please send us an email, tell us about you, your experience and why you're interested in the role:

Please note, we do not work with recruiters/recruitment agencies.