Full Stack Developer

Recruiter
Kennedy Pro Tec
Location
Manchester
Posted
10 Oct 2018
Closes
08 Nov 2018
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
We’re looking for a mid-weight full stack developer for our client in Manchester on a permanent basis to help them deliver some very high profile projects. If you are a music fan you will not believe some of their clients.

The right person will thrive on the challenge of complex and innovative digital projects working across multiple platforms.

You’ll have a wide range of hands-on technical abilities, ideally combined with good communication skills and the determination to overcome whatever technical challenges arise along the way.

You will possess the motivation to take ownership of solutions and deliver great quality of work on time with minimal bugs.

The ideal candidate will be someone who enjoys technology and is always learning and keeping up with the latest web/tech developments.

Required Skills

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Minimum of 3 digital agency experience (or equivalent)

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Responsive website development

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HTML5, CSS3 and JavaScript

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PHP & MySQL

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Experience with content management system; both open source and established.

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Experience with Linux as a command-line interface

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Experience with version control e.g. Gitlab, GitHub

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Experience of Sketch, Photoshop and Adobe Creative Suite

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Experience of using industry standard social APIs e.g. Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, Google Maps.

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An understanding of server side deployments

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The ability to be able to test the build and bug fix before handing over to the test team

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Be comfortable with writing own developer plans and hitting delivery deadlines

Desirable Skills

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Experience writing standards compliant code to WCAG 2.0

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Experience with MVC JavaScript frameworks, such as Angular/React JS and new JavaScript standards such as ES6 & ES2016

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CSS scripting frameworks (e.g. LESS, SASS/SCSS)

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JavaScript task-runners (e.g. Grunt, Gulp, Bower, Node.js)

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Advanced knowledge of PHP to build REST API applications

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Ability to write technical specifications and documentation as required

Personal Qualities

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Passionate about digital technologies and the end-user

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Interest in new coding methods and the digital medium as a whole

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Ability to work within a team of developers and be mentored by the senior developer team

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Ability to build to scope instructions

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Ability to make a positive input in Q&A meetings

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Ability to work to deadlines & manage time effectively

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Good communication skills to discuss technical solutions with fellow developers and the wider team

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Pro-active in seeking help and advice from the wider project team when a blocker is identified

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Ability to follow agency processes

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Great attention to detail

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The Ability to learn from mistakes and grow as a developer

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A Creative problem solver

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