Web Developer - Digital Marketing

Job details
  • Job Ref: Web Developer - Digital Marketing
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Location: Chelmsford
  • Salary: £30,000 - £55,000 pa

My client is looking for an individual who has the expertise and experience to head work within their design and development team. The company is constantly looking to make use of the latest design and development tools and innovations to bring their clients websites that are second-to-none, and as such we seek to employ forward-thinking and technologically-minded developers who are not afraid to think outside the box and suggest new approaches and ideas. 

Skills / Experience 

The ideal candidate will possess the ability to craft flawless code and demonstrate thorough understanding of markup compliancy. They should also be familiar with all major web applications and technologies and will be able to present a strong portfolio of previous development work on request. 

Experience of working with open source software is desirable, as is good general knowledge of SEO and all Google products. 

Expectations 

  • Knowledge of how to build either a WordPress or Magento theme from scratch. 
  • A full understanding of how to configure either WordPress or Magento plugins. 
  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience 
  • Knowledge of PHP programming language 
  • Working knowledge of databases & full e-commerce integration, API’s, user experience and journey
  • Solid front-end development skills in HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript and jQuery 
  • Experience with responsive and adaptive sites best practices 
  • An understanding of browser compatibility issues 
  • The ability to convert PSD’s and other graphical assets to HTML/CSS with pixel perfection 
  • Ability to use Photoshop and cut up design templates 
  • Experience using and implementing Google Analytics, Webmaster Tools and other tracking tools 
  • Experience leading and managing projects from initial brief to project completion 
  • Technical knowledge of on page SEO and SEO friendly web site structures 
  • Experience of conversion rate optimisation 
  • Proactivity, forward thinking and the ability to take the initiative is essential 
  • Ability to work independently 
  • Working knowledge of Adobe creative suite In Design, Illustrator & Photoshop 
  • Excellent organisational skills 
  • Exceptional time and project management skills 
  • Ability to work well under pressure and to strict deadlines 
  • Any working examples/portfolio of completed work so that we can review as part of the interview would be useful 

Company Benefits 

  • • Opportunities to Progress if you’re up for the challenge 
  • • Training sessions galore, across multiple disciplines 
  • • Free pick & mix 
  • • Afternoon drinks every Friday 
  • • Pizza & learning sessions 
  • • Regular socials 
  • • Doughnut day at least once a month 
  • • Free onsite parking 
  • • Amazing brand-new office with top notch facilities 
  • • Brand new top of the range computer to work from 
  • • Unlimited tea & coffee for a caffeine injection 
  • • Working for a multi award winning agency 

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