Web Developer

Posted 16 March by Talentspa Easy Apply

Web Developer

Location: Maidstone (Bearsted)

Salary: £25,000 - £35,000 per annum

Our client, a fire and flood damage restoration company is looking to add a Web Developer to their team.

This role is responsible for the development and maintenance of new and existing websites and on line applications.

Specific accountabilities and duties

  • Collaborating with design, strategy and sales teams to find solutions for the business’ digital projects
  • Contributing to “scope of build” conversations with the Digital team, senior stakeholders, designers, and other developers
  • Designing and implementing new features and functionality
  • Developing back-end platforms (Wordpress is our primary platform).
  • Developing front-end interfaces
  • Turning PSD/Ai mock-ups, into fully functional web pages, apps or HTML emails
  • Developing and maintaining the business’ WordPress themes and plugins
  • Collaborating in the development of new and existing website features and IA
  • Developing custom web applications that drive business processes
  • Setting up e-commerce applications / platforms (e.g. Shopify, Magento)
  • Ensuring high-performance and availability (hosted with WP Engine), and managing all technical aspects of the CMS
  • Contributing to the support of current aligned websites
  • Contributing to Ideal Groups best practices; recommending, exploring and implementing better ways to deliver marketing objectives via digital channels
  • Growing personal expertise through structured learning and exploration

Required knowledge and experience

  • Possesses a combination of programming skills (namely PHP, HTML5, CSS3, and JavaScript)
  • Experienced with CSS pre-processors like Sass or LESS (Currently using Sass)
  • Comfortable with refactoring code
  • Able to develop / add new modules, themes, plugins, features and functionalities
  • Experienced with responsive and adaptive design
  • Has an understanding of the entire web development process, including design, development and deployment.
  • Competent in MySQL database programming (the WordPress default database)
  • Experienced in version control using platforms such as GitHub or Bit Bucket
  • Competent in the use of API integrations like Zapier, Twilio, and other platforms that are essential to business growth
  • Comfortable working with debugging tools
  • Able to interact with RESTful APIs and formats (JSON, XML)
  • Has a keen eye for detail in the execution of design to code
  • Has a solid understanding of SEO
  • Has basic Illustrator/Photoshop skills

If you have experience within a similar role then please apply!

Reference: 34700718

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