Mid-level Software Developer Career | Motion 12

Mid-level Software Developer

Salary: £28,000-£40,000

Hours: Full-time, flexible

Motion 12 are a Leeds based digital agency of designers, developers and animators, creating immersive digital experiences. We utilise the latest technologies to build a range of scalable applications. We are looking for a full-time midweight software developer with a minimum of 2 years commercial web development experience to join our growing team in our Leeds based office.

This is an exciting opportunity to play a key role within a growing agency as we expand our client service team. You will be working alongside the creative & development team to deliver engaging digital experiences for our clients.

There is a wide variety of digital projects for you to be involved with, ranging from application development, creative & strategy through to animation and 3D interactive experiences.

Job Description

Our ideal candidate will display a willingness to learn new skills and technologies and to help spread these ideas amongst the development team. You will have the opportunity to take a leadership approach in the role of suggesting and building new tools to help improve those we already have.

Being a good problem solver with a high level of attention to detail are strong assets for this role. We’re looking for people with a good long term vision and the skills to implement them.

Key activities:

  • Working on new custom development solutions in a variety of tech stacks.
  • Work with a multitude of off the shelf CMS & eCommerce solutions to build bespoke customer solutions such as Craft CMS, Prismic & Sanity.
  • Ensure that each project prioritises the user experience over the easiest programming route.
  • Troubleshoot and support any server issues that arise in conjunction with a development solution.
  • Stay on top of new technology and techniques to ensure we stay current and relevant.

Skills we would like you to have:

  • Ability to work and manipulate MySQL databases
  • Experience working with MVC frameworks including but not limited to Laravel & Nest.js
  • Familiarity with different types of API implementations, REST & GraphQL
  • Use of frontend libraries such as React/Next.js, Tailwind & Vue.js
  • Ability to test and troubleshoot bugs and errors efficiently.
  • Well organised and comfortable working within a fast-paced environment
  • Self-sufficient & motivated to see projects through to the end
  • A good communicator who is keen to educate fellow team members.
  • Commercially aware of client requirements
  • Ability to write effective tests using JEST, PEST etc.


  • Degree in Computer Science or equivalent experience.
  • Ability to hand-code across languages using a multitude of tools.


  • A small friendly team
  • Work from home opportunities
  • Duvet days
  • Day off on your birthday
  • Flexible working hours
  • New Macbook Pro
  • x2 4K monitors
  • Opportunity to grow and develop new skills
  • Work events & social activities
Technologies we work with: Proficiency with HTML, HTML5, React/Next.js, WebGL, PHP, Node, CSS3, Nest.js, Tailwind & SASS.

Please don't feel deterred if you do not meet all of the criteria above. We have an experienced team that are here to help you learn.

Remote working

Keeping everyone comfortable is key! We offer a healthy balance of office, home and remote working opportunities.

Flexible hours

Sometimes you just need a change of pace - we give you the opportunity to move your hours to fit around your schedule.

Proper tech

Nothing makes a job harder than outdated technology. Every team member gets a brand new Macbook Pro and double 4K monitors.


We have a hearty training budget to allow everyone to delve into new skills - as well as sharpen up their existing ones.


What good is work without play? We have weekly socials to unwind from the working week, as well as company retreats and away days chosen by the team.


We like to take care of our own. From monthly fitness prizes to duvet days, good work and good people never go unrewarded.

Find us on Glassdoor.

Freedom To Work

A thriving team with the passion to do their best work. There is always space and encouragement to develop your skills and workflow.

Lead Software Engineer

Amazing place to work

Motion 12 has an extremely friendly atmosphere that ensures that the team fosters excellent relationships that allow us to constantly collaborate. As well as this, there is plenty of growth opportunity as the CEO "Sam Reid" really cares abo...

Project Manager

The best people I've ever worked with!

I've loved working for Motion12 since day one. The banter and close relationships within the team really make the job worthwhile and there's always lots of laughter in the office. There's constant thought placed into progressing your career...

Anonymous Employee

Great company

Friendly office and oppurtunitys to work from home. - Motion 12 has great management and all staff are very approachable and will always provide staff with constructive feedback. - Great workspace setup with 4k Monitors and excellent Laptop...

Software Developer

Exciting Opportunities!

There's always opportunities to improve your skillset and work on exciting new projects.

Anonymous Employee