Job Type: Full Time, Monday to Friday, 37.5 hours a week

Location: Stockton-on-Tees

Salary: £25,000 to £30,000 per annum

Job Description

We are looking for a talented Web Designer & Developer to join our small team to help us build industry game changing web solutions.  We focus primarily on developing custom solutions that solve problems for our customers in our industry.

You will be building web solutions from scratch, enhancing existing systems and playing an integral part in the scoping and planning of future builds.

This role is best suited for someone who has had experience of developing websites from initial concept meetings through to final delivery. With a solid roadmap of a wide range of solutions in the pipeline, the successful candidate will be able to manage the development of multiple projects and liaise with internal and external resources to ensure projects are delivered on time and within budget.

This role will involve liaising with stakeholders both internal and external to ensure projects are delivered on time and within budget, you’ll be comfortable in being able to communicate requirements to dependencies both verbally and via email in order to hit deadlines.

Applicant Requirements

  • Experience of developing e-commerce websites
  • Considerable frontend design experience
  • Ability to scope of tasks, estimate, planning and management of projects
  • Contributing to the ongoing improvement of working practices
  • Write quality code and peer review existing code
  • Build modules that are flexible and re-usable cross projects
  • Documentation of user and administration manuals
  • Awareness of security by design

Required Skills

  • Skilled in HTML5/CSS3 with the latest coding practices and understanding of fundamentals
  • Good knowledge of PHP
  • Experience of OOP
  • MySQL database development and maintenance
  • Have a detailed understanding of developing websites using WordPress
  • Unit Testing
  • Javascript & jQuery
  • Excellent design skills and a great eye for detail
  • Excellent organisational skills
  • Ability to multitask and work in periods of high activity
  • Attention to detail, well presented, personable and good telephone manner

Desirable Skills

  • Full stack development
  • An understanding of Linux for website management
  • Knowledge of MVC / ORM
  • Knowledge of RESTful interfaces
  • API development
  • WordPress plugin development
  • Experience with integration of payment gateways
  • Proficient understanding of code versioning tools, such as GIT
  • Awareness of accessibility and security compliance
  • Mobile app development
  • AWS
  • Grunt / Gulp
  • Bootstrap / Foundation

Personal Qualities

  • Can work to deadlines
  • Can communicate effectively via telephone and email
  • Capable of managing, organising and prioritising own workload
  • Willingness to self-learn and up-skill inside and outside of work hours
  • Use own initiative
  • Quick learner
  • Problem solver – able to research and ability to find solutions through any means
  • Can listen to instructions and can take constructive criticism well
  • Confident in their ability to complete tasks
  • Ability to speak up, give ideas and advice

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