Wholegrain Digital is on a mission to help create a sustainable and equitable world. We want to lead the way in becoming a truly sustainable business and greening the internet.

Founded in 2007, we are one of Europe’s most established WordPress web design agencies, working with some of the world’s most positive organisations and we are proud to be a Certified B Corporation.

Based in London, our growing team of 19 adopt a semi-remote working culture with the aim of providing the perfect balance of customer service, team interaction and work-life harmony. We work to create an inclusive and supportive environment in which people are empowered to do their best work and are valued for their contribution, regardless of their background. Our non-conventional structure avoids politics and bureaucracy, encouraging all team members to challenge and be challenged in order to continually improve every aspect of what we do.

We are delivering world-class projects and striving to lead the way in sustainability of our business and the web – we wouldn’t succeed without our shared passion for making a positive contribution to the world that we share.

About the role

This is a full-time semi-remote role as a web developer, working on challenging projects as part of a talented and supportive team. You will be involved in developing new websites for our clients, improving and maintaining existing websites for clients, advising clients on technical solutions as well as helping to drive continuous improvement within our technical team.

You will work in an open and relaxed environment in which you will split your time between working from home, our office near the Strand in London and meeting clients at their offices in and around London.

We are looking for a caring, enthusiastic and experienced developer to help our clients achieve their goals and drive continuous improvement. If you love solving technical challenges and want to be part of a positive team, then this could be the right role for you.

Please refer to the ARCI sheet on our job page for full details of accountabilities and responsibilities.

Skills and experience that we are looking for:

Experienced in PHP, HTML, CSS and JS development, ideally with considerable experience working with complex WordPress projects
Experience with JavaScript frameworks such as React
Familiarity with automated deployment systems
Experience of planning and monitoring software delivery and testing
Experience developing accessible web solutions
Experience with version control systems
Experience integrating third-party APIs
Ability to communicate technical information to non-technical people
Understanding of internal and external business requirements
Solid understanding of technical on-site SEO
Solid understanding of web security
Experience with SASS/LESS
Familiarity with DNS configurations, CDNs and SSL
Experience of working remotely & autonomously
Leadership experience
Are you the right sort of person?

We are looking for someone who has the above skills to do the job, but perhaps more importantly, we are looking for someone who has the right attitude and who shares our vision to create a sustainable business and to help green the web.

You will:

Be a proactive communicator
Have the ability to communicate without jargon
Instinctively look to always help those around you
Be a confident facilitator, able to lead a group without ego or personal bias
Be an unblocker, with the ability to identify problems and find resourceful/creative ways to solve them
Enjoy variety and have the ability to switch
Always strive to make things better
Love simplicity
Have an eagerness to learn
Believe in the importance of standardisation and processes
Have the ability to understand business requirements of Wholegrain and our clients
Have the ability to work under pressure, with high attention to detail
Have the ability to work both independently and as part of a team
Have the ability to successfully delegate but also be prepared to dive in and get your hands dirty when needed
Be naturally honesty and dependable


Flexible working
Rewards for using renewable energy at home
Team Days
Competitive salary based on experience
Free access to London’s Santander bikes
Paid travelling for events in Europe
Discounts and invitations to events at Somerset House

How To Apply:

Please email your CV and salary expectations to or call us on 0207 1128240 to start a conversation about why the position interests you and why you think that it is the right fit for you.

Recruitment agencies – please don’t contact us.