Senior Web Developer

£35000 - £45000 per annum
14 Sep 2017
12 Oct 2017
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Contract Type
Full Time

- Competitive annual salary
- A stylish, fun and energising environment
- Annual Christmas trip (past destinations include Berlin, Reykjavík and Barcelona…)
- 28-days holiday (inc. bank holidays)
- Employer pension contribution
- The opportunity to join an agency that is going places

About The Agency

They are a thriving, B2B award winning agency who continue to demonstrate creative excellence for a wealth of international corporations. From the biggest names in Finance such as KPMG through to some of the world's largest technology organisations, including Microsoft, Ericsson and Dell EMC to name only a few.

This agency is embarking on a structured growth plan to multiply the size of the agency from an extremely strong base. Now is the time to take the next step in your career progression, leveraging the great opportunities to work on household name brands on fully integrated campaigns.

The role

The development team is 3 strong; with plans to grow further moving forward and you'll be the lynchpin of that expansion. As well as being responsible for all aspects of the development life cycle, driving improvement in quality code, they also want you to help take responsibility for the development of some of their valued employees. You will be their agency tech and development lead, working closely with their developers to deliver amazing digital solutions for clients.

Your typical daily duties would include -

- Working closely with the studio and development teams on a variety of digital projects including responsive website builds, mobile builds and campaign sites
- Building and/or integrating APIs
- Working in WordPress and similar PHP based CMS platforms
- Scoping project requirements and supporting the New Business Development team with new business pitches
- Take ownership of projects and code quality while delivering to agreed deadlines
- Inspiring more Junior Developers through leading by example from a technical, delivery and values perspective

Essential skills

The agency attitude is a positive, can-do one, coupled with a hunger to succeed. As a Senior Web Developer your skills and abilities should fit the following criteria:

- Advanced HTML5 and CSS3 skills
- Advanced PHP experience
- Working knowledge of git version control
- Strong JavaScript skills
- Solid command of cross-browser compatibly and responsive solutions
- Strong ability with Wordpress and other CMS (Drupal would be a bonus)
- Experience working with Restful APIs
- Ability to build from a PSD/Sketch file
- LESS or SCSS (SCSS is preferable)
- Leadership experience
- Have a confident and charismatic personality
- Demonstrate excellent organisation skills
- Be able to communicate at a high level, both written and verbal

Desirable skills

- Experience with agile software development approaches
- Unit Testing / TTD
- Continuous development/deployment techniques

If you're looking for your next role and can add your value to the agency, please apply now.

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