Junior Web Developer - Graduate, Apprentice

Location
Bristol
Salary
£18000 - £21000 per annum
Posted
12 Sep 2017
Closes
10 Oct 2017
Ref
00073360
Contact
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Function
IT
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
This digital marketing experts within the legal sector is looking for a talented and inquisitive Junior Web Developer to join their vibrant 30+ person team working out of their central Bristol office.

The ideal candidate will have demonstrable skills in HTML, CSS and Javascript, coupled with a solid appreciation of design and a confidence to liaise directly with clients.

An understanding of Content Management Systems and dynamic templating languages are beneficial.

To give you a solid foundation across all aspects of web development, you will have a wide variety of duties, typically involving -

- implementing planned new functionality and features on existing client websites
- clarifying requirements and quoting accordingly on new work
- liaising with clients to recommend improvements and alterations that are in keeping with the brand and theme of the site
- debugging issues and applying appropriate fixes in a timely manner; this can, on occasion, be a matter of urgency
- answering technical support calls and responding to client queries in a clear and easy-to-understand way
- create and maintain regular HTML email newsletters for clients

Due to the volume and breadth of client sites, you will be exposed to a variety of coding styles and best practices as their build approach, proprietary CMS and front-end tooling have evolved. This is a great opportunity to immerse yourself in code!

You will have access to online resources and tutorial sites to supplement your training, as well as guidance and mentorship from senior team members. Regular team meetings, coffee outings and company drinks will provide a platform for you to socialise and integrate with the wider company team.

Applicants must have the following experience -
- HTML
- CSS
- Photoshop
- Good telephone manner
- Design awareness
- Creative Thinking

Experience of the following will help you settle into the role quicker, though not a necessity -
- Javascript (ES5 / ES6), jQuery
- Sass
- Gulp (or similar task runner)
- a CMS platform

They are looking for someone with a genuine interest in code and web design who will become an integral member of their team. If you have the desire to learn, will contribute new ideas, and have the technical ability to take on any challenge then they would like to hear from you.

This position provides excellent career progression for the right candidate and is the result of a team reshuffle to open up this brand new role.

Salary of £18k - £21k, depending on experience.