Junior Web Developer - £20-25k

London (Central), London (Greater)
£20000 - £25000 per annum
27 Mar 2014
02 Apr 2014
London Office
Contract Type
Full Time
Based in Silicon Roundabout, Shoreditch, this company specialises in supporting small UK businesses giving them the tools they need to grow by providing the perfect mix of web-based services, with a focus on cloud-based solutions. This company has over 120,000 customers and as such has recently been named in the Tech Track 100 as one of the 100 fastest growing tech companies in the UK. They pride themselves on attracting talented people and providing a vibrant working environment where new ideas and fresh thinking are embraced.

This is a full-time job opportunity. Salary: £20-25k depending on experience.

Key responsibilities of the role:

The Junior Web Developer will work in a small, new team in the business, but as part of much bigger, multi-discipline teams on many projects. Working with many different types of people, taking ownership of projects, whilst being open to change and collaboration for the best result.

The role will change as the business evolves. There is huge opportunity to be proactive and work on new material and so the role suits a self-starter, who will be looking for new projects and not just waiting for the work to land on their desk. The team are committed to helping the Junior Web Developer to grow and give support in prioritising and managing work load.

Team principles:
* Customer focused and driven to learn.
* Collaborative, but challenging.
* Self-starting.
* Aware and inspiring.
* Tenacious in delivering work.

Day-to-day activities will include:

* Creating new assets from project briefs.
* Creating usable, accessible front end code in HTML/CSS/JavaScript that can be integrated by a back-end development team.
* Working from existing assets (design direction, brand guidelines, PSD's, code, etc.) to create new material.
* Propose test plans and assets for A|B testing.
* Produce multi-channel digital experiences, including mobile and responsive.

Key candidate requirements for the role:

* It's an exciting role with great potential for the right person passionate about customer experience, who understands the business context. A creative mind who likes to get things done, to make stuff. Someone who is always trying to make things better.
* They should be confident working with HTML/CSS/JavaScript.
* Be familiar with HTML 4/5 and CSS3 - knowledge of JavaScript frameworks such as JQuery will be an advantage.
* Have experience with PHP-based content management systems such as WordPress/Joomla/Drupal.
* A basic knowledge of source control systems (Git / Subversion etc.) would be a bonus.
* Be versed in usability and accessibility best practices.
* Have strong attention to detail and produce high quality code.

The perks of working for this company:

This is a brilliant opportunity to gain experience in a rapid growth tech company. The intern will benefit from learning in a hard working, fun and creative environment, with significant opportunities to learn and develop.

Benefits include:
* 23 days a year holiday.
* Contributory pension.
* Subsidised gym membership.
* Onsite massages.
* Cycle to work scheme.
* Childcare vouchers.

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