At Enlighten, we live and breathe the web.

Our talented team agree that there’s nothing better than contributing quality content to the online world and bringing people together to share experiences. If you agree with this, then you’ll probably fit in here pretty well.

Web Developer

At Black Sheep Creative we're serious about beautiful and functional web design. Locally grown in the Waikato, our 18-year journey has been go go go with the development of hundreds of websites and support for thousands of users.

About this role:

It's our passion for making a difference that inspires our talented team to leap out of bed every morning. Do you have what it takes to join our team of exceptional web professionals?

We are looking for a Web Developer that has experience under their belt to work with our team of passionate designers and developers in a fast-paced environment helping local businesses harness the power of the web.

About you:

Naturally self-directed, you aptly manage multiple projects and priorities assigned to you. You believe that together is better, so mucking in with whatever needs to be done doesn't faze you in the slightest. A natural problem solver, you're systematic when troubleshooting, able to accurately understand needs and generate solutions. Being a great communicator means you easily connect with clients to provide support with queries, over the phone, in person and via email as required, tailoring responses into information that is meaningful and on point.

Key qualities that make you the best fit for this role:

  • Experience in PHP (Silverstripe, WordPress, or Laravel), and JavaScript (JQuery and (Reach or Vue))

  • Skilled in object-oriented programming

  • Skilled in making and understanding REST API’s

  • Desire and ability to work directly with clients

  • Passion for design with an eye for detail (after all, it's the little things that count)

  • Ability to communicate technical concepts and information to non-technical people

  • Organisational skills, you manage your time and deliver on your commitments

What’s in it for you?

  • You will be joining a wonderful team, full of talented developers and designers

  • You will be able to influence and create real change, we love new fresh ideas!

  • Black Sheep Creative is a well-established brand. We are a small and agile team, who collaborate and are supported by our much larger sister company Enlighten Designs

  • Our culture of collaboration means learning and development is a core value, and this role will offer you access to mentoring

  • We value fun and building real relationships, so we are available to connect with one another with daily hacky, regular team lunches, monthly back rubs. We even have a soccer club! Plus, we love celebrating and every team member gets a birthday cake!

  • The team is Hamilton based, but we offer part time flexibility in working from home (currently we are all home)

  • This is an exciting time for our team, and we are growing. We are totally committed to providing value to our customers and supporting their objectives by delivering world class projects!

You can see the calibre of our work at

We are passionate about creating an environment where people can thrive and see both personal and career growth. There is no shortage of opportunities to pitch in and try new things.

Please note: You must have the right to work in New Zealand to apply.

Fit the bill and interested? We would love to hear from you. Please send your CV to today.


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