Web Developer

The Creation Agency
08 Apr 2018
20 Apr 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Reporting to: Head of Development
Salary: £Competitive
Location: Wolverton Mill, Milton Keynes

Additional Information for Recruiters:
- Hours of work are full time 09:00-17:30 (17:00 on a Friday).
- Previous marketing/agency experience.
- Experience working in an agile environment.
- We are looking for a mid-weight capability with good knowledge of:
- Javascript/jQuery
- Wordpress
- Drupal
- Email development experience
- Must demonstrate ability to build a site from the ground up
- PHP (basic knowledge)
- Experience with Linux-based server environments would be a plus
- Role is based from our offices in Milton Keynes.
- Start date as soon as possible.
- Candidates will need to complete a test as part of the interview process.

About Creation:
Creation is a modern marketing agency based in Milton Keynes. We offer a range of integrated marketing solutions that deliver revenue growth for our clients. As a specialist agency, we focus on demand generation solutions that include marketing automation, helping our clients to cut through the complexities of today’s marketing landscape. With smart, creative, digital and social media marketing services, underpinned by marketing automation solutions, we pinpoint the hot spots in sales pipelines to achieve a more effective sales outcome.

About You:
A striver for excellence with an understanding of digital marketing, you are very organized and meticulous in your working and want to support innovation and creative achievement. You are constantly learning new coding techniques and challenging yourself with new languages and technologies. You are a stickler for best practice and high standards. Just as importantly, you approach work with a positive enthusiasm, see challenges as opportunities to create solutions and like to put a smile on the face of those around you.

Role Overview:
You will be working in collaboration with other specialists to create and maintain websites, tools, integrations and emails. You will also assist in digital campaigns, working with cutting edge software in social media and marketing automation.

You play an active role in the entire process and you are involved early in the design phase. You'll consult with other developers, designers, campaign managers and customers. The goal is always to develop innovative and technically sound digital productions. You've got a shared responsibility with the team.

Key Responsibilities:
As part of the development team, you will be working with client and project owners to maintain and grow websites and programs we manage for a diverse range of customers. You will be working across Marketing Automation, Digital Marketing and Social Media Marketing and must constantly demonstrate excellence, not only in your coding skills, but in people and organizational skills too.

Our developers at Creation:
- Are product and functional specialists that ensure effective and efficient delivery of client programs, so that our clients are delighted and the work is on brief and to budget.
- Understand modern marketing techniques.
- Work within the parameters of tightly-defined projects using agile methodology, where sprint milestones are defined and adhered to as strictly as possible. This requires a high degree of responsibility in contributing to the project process and taking ownership for your input.
- Learn on the job and push themselves into new areas outside of their comfort zones.

Everyone at Creation is a continual learner, developing knowledge across the full range of our products and services – as well as professional and industry trends and standards. We expect, and help, our developers to grow and flourish.

Skillset and Experience Required:
- HTML, CSS, SASS, JS, jQuery, PHP, MySQL.
- Experience developing Drupal sites including the creation of custom modules and themes.
- Understanding of Linux and not afraid of the command line
- Experience with version control using GIT
- Experience with agile methodologies
- Proven ability to learn quickly and apply technology-related knowledge to make connections and problem solve.
- Excellent organizational and administration skills.
- High standard of written and spoken English.
- Accurate and detailed thinker with obsessive attention to detail. Never satisfied with OK.
- Change is not a scary word to you. You thrive in organizations that adapt and evolve.
- Highly dependable with a strong work ethic.
- Proactive, self-motivated and flexible with a can-do attitude that will thrive in a small but ambitious team.
- Personable and approachable, with an enthusiastic and motivational nature

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