Web Developer

Location: Birmingham
Job Type: Permanent
Discipline: Software Development
Reference: HMC00011
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum, Benefits: Excellent
Web Developer WordPress HTML5 Javascript PHP

An exciting opportunity for an experienced web developer to join an established 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. The ideal candidate will be joining a passionate team of 20 and this role initially will be a stand alone technology role with the scope to grow the Web Development team.

Role and Responsibilities:

* 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.

Essential:

* WordPress Development experience creating websites from scratch rather than using templates
* Commercial PHP/MySQL Development
* HTML5 CSS.
* 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


Desirable:

* 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

An exciting opportunity is on offer to develop your career and form your own team in a company with an amazing team spirit. The company has experienced rapid growth as a result of their niche market and work with numerous well-known high street brands. If you think that you are well-suited for this role, do not hesitate to apply!

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