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Candyspace, London

Candyspace are experts in designing, building and optimising digital products. We create websites, mobile apps and commerce solutions for ambitious organisations investing in growth and digital transformation. We are trusted to deliver by some of the world’s best-known brands, including ITV, Rolls-Royce, Mazda, Mars and Colgate.

Working at Candyspace is about building products that people love. We all work hard to define the sweetspot between customer demand and the needs of the businesses who employ us. And by building products that they all love, we love those products too. To do this you will be part of a diverse and inclusive team of like-minded people, ambitious for themselves and passionate about what they do. You will work on exciting and challenging projects.

Candyspace is an equal opportunities employer and we strongly encourage people of colour, lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer and non-binary people, veterans, parents, and individuals with disabilities to apply for roles here. If you need reasonable adjustments at any point in the application or interview process, please let us know and feel free to note which pronouns you use (she/her, he/him, they/them etc).

The role is tasked with ensuring the planning, scoping and delivery of web projects to specification on time and on budget and providing technical support to more junior members of the team.

A positive and solutions focussed individual that provides clear and viable solutions to technically complex issues that arise in-project. A keen innovator and enthusiast that strives for excellence by continually assessing and implementing relevant technologies and best practices to maintain the agency’s production of best-in-class work.

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  • Good experience working with the React and Next frameworks.
  • Good experience working with Wordpress - including build, (ACF and Gutenberg) deployment and maintenance.
  • Good understanding of latest best practices for site performance and optimisation.
  • Experience with common deployment mechanisms and tools - Vercel, Netlify, Amplify ideally GitHub.
  • Experience with code source control tools - ideally GitHub.
  • Experience integrating with REST APIs.
  • A keen focus on producing clean, maintainable, well documented and robust code.
  • An understanding of composable architecture solutions leveraging API-first Content and
  • Commerce platforms.
  • Assisting with the writing of technical documentation including pitch responses, solutions
  • documents and top-level architectural plans.
  • Exposure to software testing practices and principles (eg. unit testing / UI automation).
  • An understanding of the concepts of CI pipelines and their implementation.
  • Experienced with evaluating and integrating 3rd party libraries as per project requirements.




  • Contributes to the planning, scoping and delivery of projects to specification on time and on budget.
  • Understand, evaluate and adapt to change where the client, product or users require it.
  • Supporting the troubleshooting of live project issues out of hours when required.
  • Working at clients offices when required as part of a cross functional delivery team.
  • Ability to manage and implement strategies to reduce technical debt.
  • Excellent attention to detail.


  • Strong Communication Skills
  • Able to effectively communicate technical information to a non-technical audience. 
  • The ability to translate complex technical concepts into tangible solutions for clients and the wider business.
  • Able to clearly present the relative merits and associated risks of any proposed technical solutions


  • Promoting the cause of web development within the agency via presentations and demos.
  • Contributing to the refinement of in-house processes and web development best practices including departmental coding standards.
  • Always looking to deliver cost savings and process optimisation through the ongoing search for an improved and value orientated development toolset (e.g. infrastructure, deployment, standards, development languages and practices).


  • Supporting the team through guidance, training, example-setting, motivation, troubleshooting assistance, feedback and project oversight.
  • Educates and mentors staff ensuring that the team follows agreed development related company processes & procedures.


  • Ethos - to demonstrate the values and ethos of the company and support colleagues to do the same.
  • General Business - to participate in internal meetings, maintaining a good understanding and interest in Candyspace’s business and to promote the interests and welfare of colleagues and employees.
  • Communications and Activities - to participate in communication with everyone within Candyspace. To prepare for and attend and contribute to; meetings and training events as well as undertake other related business activities as may be appropriate or mutually agreed from time to time.
  • Corporate Promotion - to promote Candyspace internally and externally to create lasting relationships









At Candyspace not only do you get the opportunity to work with a great team on exciting and challenging projects, we also help you to develop and grow your knowledge and skills while you work with us, so you can be your very best.

Being part of Candyspace means working with a diverse and inclusive team of like-minded people, ambitious for themselves and passionate about what they do. To top that off, you’ll be working with impressive clients to create and deliver digital products loved by everyone.

It’s more than just work – we like to have lots of fun and create friendships. We look out for one another and offer benefits to support the health, well-being and future of the people that work here. These include:

  • Flexible working arrangements: there’s always a workspace for you in the office, but you’re free to work from home when you want to, unless of course for any reason we or our clients need to see your lovely face in person!

  • Central London office space: we love our new office, with breakout areas, meeting rooms, an on-site gym, bike storage, showers and complimentary drinks & fruit - there’s sometimes cake too!

  • Personal development allowance: take control of your development with your own annual allowance for training and development.

  • Study support: we love watching people learn and grow and invite you to request our support to help you to do this.

  • Permanent health insurance: providing you the security of a level of income in the event you were unable to work for a period of time.

  • Life assurance: we sincerely hope you will never need this benefit that provides for your beneficiaries in the event you pass away while employed by us.

  • Workplace nursery scheme: we know that nursery costs can be high, so we offer a way for you to pay for nursery fees through a salary sacrifice scheme that makes it more affordable to you.

  • Cycle to work scheme: if cycling is your thing and is your preferred mode of transport for your commute, you can take advantage of our cycle to work scheme.

  • Season ticket loan: enabling you to purchase a season ticket via an interest free loan from us.

  • Employee assistance programme: we understand that sometimes talking to someone outside our normal circle of friends and family can be helpful and our EAP allows you to do this confidentiality.

  • Eye testing: we know you spend most of your day in front of a screen, so encourage you to have regular eye tests and make this easy by providing you with an e-voucher that you can exchange for an eye test at your local nominated optician.

  • Volunteering hours: we encourage everyone here to give something back to the community by providing easy access to volunteering opportunities and time off to get stuck in helping out a good cause.

  • Unforgettable socials: an important part of our culture is that we love to have a good time and celebrate our successes.
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