Web Developer - Permanent - Manchester

Xact Placements Limited
11 Feb 2017
11 Mar 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Web Developer - Permanent - Manchester

An exciting opportunity has just arisen for one of the most 'employee focused’ clients in the market currently!

You might want to start at the bottom of this email and work up - just a thought?

So, if you didn’t follow my advice and start at the bottom, I’ll start at the beginning.

My client are a Manchester based Digital Development & Design Agency. They are looking for super-bright Web Developer to join their team. You’ll have a great understanding of web technologies. Collaborative coding experience and evidence of contribution to Open Source projects are a massive bonus, and good command of spoken and written English is essential.

Your day to day role will involve building the framework of sites, adding/implementing the designs supplied by the design team, as well as the payment systems and video. You’ll be responsible for ensuring that the new site can be integrated into the client’s existing network, for example linking with customer databases.

You’ll work on a site’s appearance and UX, often with a web designer. You’ll put in measures to deal with user access and security, and test sites under construction to find and fix problems before they go live. You’ll also share your experience with, and support the team.

The client is 100% committed to helping you develop you professionally and personally, so if you aren’t yet an expert in all the fields below, don’t let this stop you from applying.

The boring 'required skills’ list, let’s get this out of the way

  • Demonstrating comprehensive technical knowledge of PHP
  • Hands on Laravel experience
  • Understanding of current web technologies (HTML5, CSS3, Ajax etc)
  • Exhibiting high levels of capability with CMS development frameworks (e.g. Wordpress - Magento)
  • Evidencing understanding of Object Orientated programming

Now the fun part! In return my client offer:


• 30 Days holiday (inc Bank Holidays, Birthday)

• Pension Scheme

• Private BUPA health scheme (Eye, Dental, Prescriptions)

There’s more!!!!


• Personal development plan

• Flexible working (Inc early finish, every Friday)

• £5,000 after five years’ service (I know right)

• £500 Training and conference budget

• £25 Headphone allowance (BOOM, do you know anyone else that contributes to your headphones?)

• Wednesday afternoons free to master a new skill (is 'being a Ninja’ a skill……?)

• Paid for volunteering in the community

• Paid for day off on your birthday

• Cycle to work scheme

• Laptop scheme (Isn’t there a new MacBook Pro out) :)

• Paid for mobile phone insurance (can come in handy, especially if you finish REALLY early on a Friday!)

• Discounted gym membership

• Fresh fruit weekly

PLUS - there’s a salary of From 25k-35k!!!!!!!!

If you’re interested, get in touch now with an up to date CV and I’ll call you immediately to discuss.

Please note that the terms 'Senior’ or 'Junior’ are used to demonstrate the qualifications and skills required for this role alongside the position of the vacancy within the client organisation and provides no reflection on the age of applicants being considered.

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