Web Developer WordPress HTML5 Javascript PHP

Location: Birmingham
Job Type: Permanent
Discipline: Software Development
Reference: IAT30467
Web Developer WordPress HTML5 Javascript PHP

Home based initially and then Part home working / remote working 2 / 3 days per week after lock down restrictions are lifted.

One of Birmingham's hidden gems is looking for a key person to join their team. They are an established and growing marketing agency They are looking for someone to work as part of a close-knit team on a variety of web projects, for some fantastic clients. They are a team of 20 and this role initially will be a stand alone technology role with the scope to grow the Web Development team.

They are looking for a Web Developer who is motivated to combine the art of design with the art of programming.

You role will include
* Working closely with the Head of Digital and the design studio to translate and help create designs to produce innovative and high quality user experiences.
* Work with the creative design team and bridge the gap between graphical design and technical implementation
* Help define how the finished product will look as well as how it works.
* Develop HTML code and CMS systems to a high standard.
* Build reusable code and libraries for future use.
* Develop new innovative user-facing features.
* Ensure the technical feasibility of UI/UX designs.
* Optimise application for maximum speed and scalability.
* Quality control testing of all code base and finished user experience with a high level of attention to detail.
* Development of HTML emails campaigns.
* Collaborate with other team members and stakeholders.
* Work with the hosting company to set-up and manage all websites.
* Must have strong understanding of programming principles.

The ideal person will have
* WordPress Development experience creating websites from scratch rather than using templates
* Commercial PHP/MySQL Development
* JavaScript/JQuery.
* Bespoke coding for specific requirements when needed.
* Version Control Systems – BitBucket/GIT.
* Ability to take over and develop on existing HTML & PHP sites and code.
* Database build and management.
* The ability to work well in a team environment.
* Excellent communication skills and a positive 'can do' attitude.
* Minimum 6 months experience. Graduates will also be considered for this role

It will be an advantage if you have

* Proven knowledge of scoping out user needs & providing solutions to user problems.
* A full understanding of the development life cycle, from initiation to deployment.
* UX/Content Strategy experience

In return you will be offered a platform to develop your career and form your own team. There is an amazing team spirit and this company has seem a dramatic expansion due to the niche market they work in. You will be working on a number of projects with some high street brands that will make you the envy of your friends.

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