Web Developer & SEO Strategist

Recruiter
MPH Creative Solutions
Location
London (Greater)
Posted
13 Apr 2018
Closes
18 Apr 2018
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Web Developer & SEO Strategist

About the company
MPH Creative Solutions Ltd. is a creative agency based in London, working on digital and print projects for a variety of clients and sectors. We’re a small team that work closely together to provide a highly reactive service, delivering accurate results. You’ll be working in a relaxed, friendly studio environment where we work hard to meet targets and go above and beyond client expectations.

We are looking for a passionate WordPress Developer that is accomplished in bringing to life inspiring mobile-friendly websites, and applying their knowledge of UI & UX to deliver not just beautiful, but user-friendly engaging websites. SEO is an important part of the process and we’ll expect you to have in-depth understanding of current tools, plugins, and trends to increase search rankings. As part of launching new websites you should also be familiar with setting up hosting, managing and liaising with hosting companies to resolve issues.

Applicants are required to be fluent in HTML, CSS and have a working knowledge of PHP and Javascript.

Ideally you should be competent using and understanding Google analytics, AdWords, Tag Manager and able to set goals for clients. Combined with this, an ability to create and manage SEO campaigns, implementing strategies to increase rankings. Knowledge of 3rd party SEO tools such as SemRush, ahrefs and GTMetrix is essential.

You should have a strong understanding of industry trends and keep up-to-date with new techniques making recommendations to enhance services.

If you relish a challenge and want to be part of a growing agency, are willing to adapt and get stuck in, then this position could be for you. You will be expected to hit the ground running, take on current and new projects, and deal directly with clients.

Hours:
- Monday - Friday 9.30am-6pm

Web Developer & SEO Strategist Package:
- 28 days annual leave (including bank holidays)
- Pension

Web Developer & SEO Strategist Responsibilities:
- Develop new/maintain and manage existing WordPress sites using HTML5/CSS3, ensuring they are responsive and cross-browser compatible
- Optimising WordPress for speed
- Manage all technical aspects of the CMS, including the ability to implement new features, plugins and functionality and debugging code errors
- HTML responsive email development
- Setup, develop and manage SEO campaigns from the ground up
- Generate analytical client reports and identify opportunities for improvement
- Client-facing and can attend meetings as and when required
- Encouraged to contribute to company blog and post on Social Media
- Help create and implement digital strategies
- Help to deliver the growth strategy for the business

Skills and Qualifications:
- At least 2 years’ experience in the industry with a good technical understanding of WordPress, SEO, websites, CMS platforms and eCommerce
- Good understanding of front-end technologies, including HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript, jQuery
- Experience with Google Analytics, AdWords, Google Tag Manager & Google Webmaster tools
- A good understanding of the WordPress platform with the ability to modify/customise themes and configure plugins
- Reasonable PHP knowledge (the ability to edit set variables and modify functions.php)
- Ability to hand-code HTML/CSS to control the layout of a web page
- In-Depth knowledge of plugins particularly Yoast and All in One SEO
- Experience building user interfaces for websites and/or web applications
- Ability to convert comprehensive layout and wireframes into working HTML pages
- Comfortable working with debugging tools like Firebug, Chrome inspector, etc.
- Proficient understanding of code versioning tools
- A good level of English - written and speaking

Personal attributes:
- Self-motivated and great organisational skills
- Approachable and exceptional in building working relationships, both in-house and with clients
- Pro-active in sourcing solutions to issues that may arise
- Keen eye for detail
- Passion for everything digital, always learning and passing on knowledge to the team

Web Developer & SEO Strategist details:
Job type: Full-time
Salary: £20,000 to £25,000 (dependent on experience)

Required experience:
At least 2 years’ industry experience

Job location: Vauxhall, London

Availability: Immediate start

Required language: English

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