Careers - Creative Coop


Careers at Creative Coop

We’re growing, and we’d like you to be part of that journey. You’ll be joining Creative Coop at an exciting time of growth. We’re introducing new services and processes, and you’ll be part of that change. Working as part of a collaborative team, you’ll have the opportunity to put forward your ideas in an open and encouraging environment.

We are an equal opportunities employer and encourage all backgrounds to apply. Please note, that we are currently based on the 2nd floor of an older building with stair-only access.

Please note! We do not work with recruiters…

Please send your cv to Ben by email to:

[email protected]

Front-End or Full-Stack Developer


We’re looking for an experienced front-end or full-stack developer who can join our small but growing team. We’re ideally looking for someone local to our main office in Colchester but will consider applications from remote developers too. Salary is dependent on experience and is negotiable.

Essential skills:

  • 2 years minimum experience
  • WordPress, HTML, CSS, Javascript (jQuery / React)
  • Create fully responsive websites that scale fluidly across multiple browsers and devices
  • Faithfully recreate designs in code with care and attention to detail, including typography, spacing and image optimisation
  • Experience with using and interpreting Adobe XD and/or Figma prototyping tools, along with other Adobe programs for asset preparation
  • CSS3 including animations, transitions etc
  • SEO basic tuning and page optimisation
  • Understanding & implementing core accessibility standards
  • The ability to perform quality control checks and bug test your own work both independently, and within the wider team.

Nice skills to have: 

  • PHP
  • Drupal
  • Already experienced with Git for source control and collaboration
  • Advanced SEO skills
  • Advanced experience in implementing accessibility standards
  • SVG Animation & experience with Lottiefiles
  • Experience of first-line client support

Additional responsibilities:

  • Liaise with senior developers & technical director with regards to best practices (suggestions for improvement welcome)
  • Maintenance of client websites on our hosting platform
  • Develop reusable code libraries for future use, improving productivity
  • Strive to stay up to date with the latest tools, methods and best practices
  • Identify potential risks or roadblocks within projects and communicate clearly to the wider team, offering solutions where possible
  • Manage own time effectively, creating development/build plans when required, and communicating any potential delays as early as possible.

Drop us your cv along with any links to a portfolio or work examples to:

[email protected]

Freelancing Opportunities


We’re always looking for both local and remote freelancers to collaborate with.

Our freelance positions allow flexible working on a managed schedule, ideal for those who need more freedom with their time.

If you’re interested in working with us, email your cv along with some work examples to:

[email protected]

Become part of our network

Freelance Specialists


We’re always on the lookout for creative individuals specialising in brand, development, design, photography and video. If you’re a freelancer wanting to collaborate on projects, drop us a line with your CV and Portfolio.

Life at the Coop

A different way of working

You’ll be part of a highly collaborative team and a wider cooperative network that prides itself on progressive values and fairness for all its members. We’re also more resilient than traditional business models giving you more job security.


We’re owned by our workers. Each team member has an equal share of the co-op and an equal vote on key decisions. Actively contribute to the co-op and suggest changes, improvements, or initiatives to grow and progress the co-op and its values.


Access to online courses, in-person workshops, and the option of a personal development plan for those who wish to progress themselves both personally, and within the co-op.

Work that matters

We are proud to work for organisations that are actively contributing to progressive change and improving the lives of people around the globe.

Work/life balance

We care about our team’s wellbeing and offer a supportive, open, and understanding workplace.

Office perks

All the usual office perks, including free bananas and biscuits, team social events, and access to a high-quality collaborative office playlist.

Email your CV and portfolio to:

[email protected]

01206 574147

Catch up with what we’re doing

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