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PHP Developers Required

6th November 2018

Polite notice - please no agencies. 

Hey, how’s it going? We’re West Midlands Media, pleased to meet you. We could stand here all day and chat about new box sets and the weather but I’m guessing you’re here to find out more about the job, right?   

Okay, so in a nutshell, we’re looking for a website developer to join our team immediately, someone that wants to work on great projects and wants to move their career forward. We want someone that is genuinely passionate about coding and enjoys working on a wide variety of clients, projects and technologies. If that sounds like you, read on, we think you’ll like the rest…

You’ll be joining an awesome digital agency, with fancy new offices and oodles of projects for big name brands under their belts. You’ll also be supported by a brilliant band of innovative tech folk and a super-creative design crew to help you deliver incredible websites.  

Our dev calendar for 2019 is practically full up and bursting with loads of awesome new projects. We already work with some of the biggest brands in the UK and some exciting up-and-coming brands. in 2019 we want to take it to the next level. Join our team and become a part of our journey…

Please check out what you’ll need for this role...

We are recruiting for a mid-range full-time PHP web developer with commercial experience. The role will entail the development of exciting, responsive bespoke websites as part of a small, friendly team. Whilst also updating websites for our roster of existing clients too. The role responsibilities will include:

1. Development of bespoke websites

2. Updates to current clients websites

3. Assisting in supporting existing client websites.

 

Personal Characteristics

1. Experience in a digital agency environment with a portfolio of work.

2. Appreciation of commercial environment and pressures.

3. Flexible, open-minded approach to work with a 'can do’ attitude

4. Excellent organisation and time-management skills.

5. Confidence and self-motivation to work under minimal supervision.

 

Essential Skills Required

Front & Back-end development experience:
Excellent PHP skills – OOP and Procedural
MYSQL
JavaScript / JQuery
HTML5 & CSS3
Bootstrap or Foundation knowledge

 

Desirable Skills

Wordpress / Woo-Commerce
Version control (Git). 
SASS / LESS
Composer
Modern front-end tools  (Gulp, Yarn, NPM)
API and 3rd Party Integrations
Knowledge of MVC frameworks (Laravel, Codeigniter, Cake PHP etc).
Web Usability and SEO - Aware of current trends and standards and able to put these into practice.

 

Additional Perks

Modern offices in a classic restored building on the outskirts of Wolverhampton city centre – 5 minutes walk to bus/train stations.

Pool table.

20 days holiday + bank holidays.

Office closure over Xmas period.

A relaxed and informal team environment.

Team fun days and evenings out.

Annual performance related pay review scheme.

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