Senior Web Developer

Vantage Consulting
West Midlands
09 Jan 2018
09 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Senior Web Developer Permanent Birmingham £35k - £42k (Flexible DOE) This role involves assisting the Web Development team in both the development and maintenance of a variety of content managed websites, bespoke applications, and integrations. This involves working closely with the Technical Architect, marketing team and other developers/designers to turn their ideas and static designs into working web pages. At times, you will also be working closely with the SEO and PPC team, assisting with site changes and technical issues as required. This is a Senior Web Developer for someone who wants to have fun within the growing team, as well as being able to effectively manage relationships, understand and interpret needs and requirements, and provide updates on project progress. My client likes to stay ahead of the game, and to do that they need people who are committed to staying up to date with the latest technologies. You will be committed to your own training and development and we will also offer support in this area. Key responsibilities Develop both internal systems and entire external websites from start to finish, including e- commerce sites Implement security best practice Build content and learning management systems and other intranet applications Test websites in controlled, real situations before going live Initiate periodic testing and implement contingency plans in case of systems failure Maintain existing websites Assist in developing reporting, management information and business intelligence tools internally Keep abreast of latest industry developments Work alongside the Technical Architect, Designers and Digital Marketers Core Skills You will have at least 3 years' of commercial experience developing with PHP. You will be competent with the following: PHP5, MySQL, HTML, CSS, JavaScript and jQuery front-end development. Experience with CSS3, HTML5, responsive web design (preferably Bootstrap) is a must, as is version control experience (Git) Desirable: Experience with CMS platforms like Wordpress Yii Framework experience Agency experience An eye for web design Knowledge of Google Analytics SASS Commutable from: Birmingham, Dudley, Solihull, Halesowen, Stourbridge, Sutton Coldfield, Smethwick, Oldbury, West Bromwich