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PHP Developer

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Recruiter: REED Global
Listed on: 10th December 2019
Location: Stone
Salary/Rate: £30,000 - £35,000
Type: Permanent
Start Date: ASAP

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Join an international digital marketing agency who have an exciting opportunity for a talented PHP Developer to join the team based in Stone, Staffordshire.

Committed to the growth and expansion of their clients' businesses through digital means, this firm are a fast-paced, growing business that operates in both the UK and overseas markets.

A Gold Investors in People awarded company, who have cultivated a transparent environment and offer their employees flexitime or remote working options. The successful candidate will receive a brand new MAC Pro and work alongside a team with a broad range of skill sets (e.g. SEO to design) Once comfortable in the role you will gain a wider exposure to in-depth complex projects across global multi-lingual Ecommerce platforms for B2C and B2B markets as an example.

This is a really nice working environment, average employee careers spanning 6-8 years with their longest standing member at 10 years because they invest in making their employees happy.

Responsibilities:

* Receiving initial brief from designer to establish design and technical parameters for working structure

* Developing site template in line with budget and brief, test to QA criteria

* Hosting and domain name validation, pre-live QA, uploading of site, Go live and post Live QA

* Reacting promptly to website bugs, additional feature requests, server and security issues

* On-going research to improve efficiency and quality of projects

* Liaison with clients, designers and Search engine marketing team, coordinating projects through from development to go-live

* Remaining current with new technologies to ensure the business stays ahead

* Performing QA duties on various sites

* Improving web development processes, strategies and QA procedures

* Providing support to clients

* Troubleshooting and problem solving

* Implementing SEO recommendations

About you:

Essential:

* IT or Web-related Degree or previous Web Developer experience

* Previous agency experience

* Debugging abilities

* Modifying existing code

* Writing code from scratch

* User experience quality assurance

* HTML, CSS, JavaScript, jQuery and PHP

* CMS and E-Commerce systems

* Excellent working knowledge of either WordPress or Magento

* Client-focused

* Great attention to detail

* Excellent communication skills with clients and internal departments

* Ability to receive instruction

* Quality assurance work

* Desire to learn new techniques and skills

* Problem-solver and innovative thinker

* Strong organisational skills

Desirable:

* Any Web Development training

* Build/manage personal websites

* An understanding of deployment processes using Git

* Using CLI

* Commercial or agency experience

* Building HTML emails using best practices

* Using accessibility best practices

* CSV and XML integration knowledge

* SEO knowledge

* Photoshop

* Browser/device compatibility

* Website speed and performance

* WordPress, Magento and/or Joomla! knowledge

If you're interested in this role, please apply now or send me an email with your latest CV