£25,000 - £35,000

Senior Web Developer

August 3, 2022

fULL-Time

£25,000 - £35,000

Senior Web Developer

August 3, 2022

fULL-Time

Job Description

A very exciting opportunity to come in as a senior web developer with the opportunity to become the department lead. The individual will need to be comfortable with the pressures of leading the division and have a great understanding of the technical aspects associated with web development.The individual would be responsible for the entire web team which is currently only small (under 5 persons) but with the view to managing a bigger team and responsible for developing the services along with supporting improving the efficiency. The progression prospect would also be favourable as they top the division.

To manage the web projects and requirements for the division along with being involved in the design, build, and maintenance of client websites for corporate clients in ranging industries. Working with colleagues and clients to understand website requirements and client needs. Writing, testing, and debugging code and applications. Maintaining a knowledge of fundamental web programming languages and monitoring website analytics.

Alphageek is one of the UK’s leading digital marketing agencies, working with clients across the globe. Clients and their projects vary in each industry, with a variety of challenges and opportunities to get imaginative with their online marketing. Our culture encourages individuals to have the freedom to use their initiative and get creative with ideas throughout projects.

If you’re looking to join a close-knit, fun and rapidly growing team of enthusiastic professionals then Alphageek is the place for you.If you want to work closely with and managing projects for some of the UK’s most exciting brands, then here’s your chance! We’re looking for people of all levels of experience with a natural passion for organisation, an eye for detail and an eagerness to improve the efficiency within the business.

Full-time position with a hybrid working pattern with 2-3days in the office, depending on experience remote working is a possibility.

Responsibilities

  • Liaise with clients and colleagues to determine website needs. Following up with regular conversations and updates.
  • Build websites to client specifications by writing code, designing pages and widgets, and incorporating graphics and media elements.
  • Determine the best technologies, development languages, design libraries, plug-ins and applications to provide websites with required features and functionality.
  •  Test websites across multiple browsers and devices; debugging as necessary
  • Maintain fluency in one or more programming languages, such as HTML, CSS, JavaScript, and PHP.
  • Utilisation of designer, CMS, and eCommerce tools. For example, Webflow, WordPress and WooCommerce.
  • Regularly checking in with clients to assess their satisfaction and determine necessary updates or website repairs.
  • Maintain websites by checking for errors, broken links, updating software/plugins and hacking attempts/malware.
  • Assess website security and installing updated software to ensure that websites and client data remain secure.
  • Uphold a knowledge of website accessibility standards and legal requirements.
  • Develop a portfolio of corporate and individual clients and maintain long-term relationships.

What you need:

Essential:

  • 2 years+ experience working as a web developer
  • Expert understanding of core web development principles and languages: HTML & CSS
  • Commercial experience working with clients
  • Strong understanding of JavaScript fundamentals
  • Experience with WordPress or other CMS
  • Strong organisational skills
  • A proclivity towards leadership opportunities
  • Ability to time manage and problem solve in high pressure environments
  • Familiarity with industry standard systems and processes

 

Desirable:

  • Bachelor’s degree and relevant Coursework inWebsite Design and Information Technology
  • Understanding of core UX principles for web design
  • Experience working with and optimising eCommerce websites and lead generation systems for higher conversions.
  • Experience working in a digital marketing agency
  • Knowledge of Digital Media Production andGraphic Design
  • Creativity
  • Teamwork
  • Analytical Thinking
  • Critical Thinking
  • Interpersonal Communication
  • Customer Service Skills
  • Attention to Detail

Who will you be working with?

Sam Mason

Head of Web
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Ecem Camci

Web Developer
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