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We are recruiting: Web Developer/Software Engineer

Web Developer / Software Engineer

We are in the process of launching a major new API-based web application that has already attracted national recognition, government funding and partnerships with major arts and heritage organisations and we need to find the right people to come on board as we grow the company and roll out this exciting new project.

You’ll be joining us at a transformational time for the business and we need someone who can match our ambition and deliver exceptional quality work, to deadline and with attention to detail.

About Tickbox 

We are a Bristol-based development agency, founded in 2006 and specialising in the volunteer, charity and arts and heritage sectors.

Our clients include major international charities and national arts bodies. We’re a small, friendly team of specialists, but looking to expand as our core web application continues to gain investment and recognition.

This is an opportunity to join a business as it expands and we’re looking for someone who can grow with us and be in at the start of what promises to be an exciting and rewarding journey.

What we are looking for

We’re looking for a mid-level PHP developer to help deliver regular support work and PHP development. Experience of working with PHP frameworks such as Laravel and Symfony would be a significant advantage.

The job would involve supporting existing clients’ websites as well as web development (mainly back-end but some front-end coding may be required).

We’re looking for someone who is self-motivated, creative and an excellent communicator within a team. We encourage you to share and help develop creative ideas and are looking for someone who has the ambition to develop themselves and their role to match our plans for growth over the coming years.

As a small team at a point of significant growth, we need someone who thrives in a fast-paced environment and embraces the challenge of playing a key role in helping make something special happen.

What we offer:

  • A competitive salary
  • Flexible working hours, including home working (by agreement)
  • 25 days paid holiday
  • Structured career development

Job Requirements

  • Minimum 2 years of professional software development experience with a focus on PHP and LAMP.
  • Knowledge of web technologies, including CSS3, HTML5, jquery, Javascript, responsive web development and other front-end frameworks.
  • Strong test-driven approach to development.
  • You must also have experience with version control (we use Git).

If this sounds like you, please get in touch and tell us more about yourself by emailing your CV and a brief profile to jobs@tickboxmarketing.co.uk

 

Technical Project Manager – Charity Sector Software Project

Pro-rata rate £45k.  2-3 days per week. Initial 18-month contract with option to extend. Flexible working. All terms negotiable

 

The Project

We are in the process of launching a new API-based web application that will help transform volunteering.

The project has already attracted national recognition, government funding and partnerships with major arts and heritage organisations and we need to find the right people to come on board as we grow the company and roll out this exciting new project.

About Us

We are a small, specialist agency dedicated to doing good with digital. We work in the charity, voluntary and arts/heritage sectors and focus on technology that supports organisations that make a positive difference to the world.

We encourage fully flexible working and can negotiate hours and home working arrangements to suit your circumstances.

What we are looking for

We need an experienced and mature project manager to manage the delivery of the project and oversee the technical team.

Responsibilities include:

  • Preparing and agreeing detailed project plans
  • Putting in place formal project reporting
  • Managing the change control process
  • Managing project risks & issues
  • Managing time recording and project billing
  • Managing the technical team
  • Ensuring quality of the deliverable

To be considered, you must be an experienced project manager of client facing projects and have experience of implementing high value package solutions. Experience and understanding of LAMP stack coding an advantage.

Experience of, and a passion for, working in the charity and voluntary sector would be a benefit.

Recruiting: Various Roles

We’re expanding our development team to support our growing client base and looking for self-motivated and enthusiastic coders to join our ranks.

We have a number of roles for developers to join our team.

Skills required include:
HTML/CSS
JavaScript/JQuery
PHP/MySQL
Experience of developing in Drupal and WordPress (or other Content Management Systems)

Not essential, but advantageous:
Knowledge of hosting environments

Absolute requirements are a genuine enthusiasm for coding, a willingness to learn, attention to detail and a strong work ethic, along with evidence of high-quality coding work in a commercial environment.

Please reply with a brief CV, contact details and examples of your work, to jobs@tickboxmarketing.co.uk

Absolutely no agencies please.

Recruiting: Developers – various roles

We’re expanding our development team to support our growing client base and looking for self-motivated and enthusiastic coders to join our ranks.

We have a number of roles for experienced developers to join our team and are also looking for experienced freelancers to join our rosta.

Skills required include:
PHP/MySQL
HTML
CSS
Knowledge of hosting environments
Experience of developing in Drupal and WordPress

Absolute requirements are a genuine enthusiasm for coding, a willingness to learn, attention to detail and a strong work ethic, along with evidence of high-quality coding work in a commercial environment.

Please reply with a brief CV, contact details and examples of your work, to jobs@tickboxmarketing.co.uk

Absolutely no agencies please.

Apprentice Web Designer

Bristol-based Digital Marketing agency Tickbox Marketing are offering a government funded apprenticeship (BTEC Level 3 Certificate in Creative and Digital Media (QCF)) in website design and development.

We are looking for an enthusiastic, work-ready individual with a keen interest in the digital and creative industries.

This opportunity would suit a highly motivated candidate with good communication and organisation skills, an eye for detail and a real passion for technology and web. Strong logical thinking and problem solving skills are a must.

Tickbox would provide support for the candidate to develop their skills, and gain experience on the job, with the opportunity to grow the position into a permanent web designer or developer role.

The role’s activities would be wide-ranging, and the focus could be modified to suit the candidate’s skills and interests, in an agency whose work includes web design, social media and email marketing as well as developing web software products. The responsibilities would include converting designs into HTML, writing functionality with PHP, testing websites, as well as general office and client-facing tasks.

This role would have support from both a supervisor and a developer.

Please apply with a brief CV, a covering letter (no more than 300 words) explaining why you feel you would be suitable for this role, and some examples of your work, both coding and design.

The role

The role involves:

• following a training programme
• converting web page mock-ups into HTML/CSS
• cross-browser testing and functional testing, of both the candidate’s own work and the work of others, for internal quality assurance
• interacting with clients
• providing phone and email support to clients
• project management
• education in, and use of, web development methodologies

Essential skills:

• Demonstrable experience in programming and computers
• All-round computer skills (both hardware and software)
• Some experience in hand-coding web pages with HTML & CSS
• Basic use of Photoshop and/or InDesign

Desirable (but not required) skills:

• some Javascript/JQuery experience
• knowledge of domain/DNS/nameserver behaviour
• knowledge of and experience in use of PHP coding, MySQL or other database
• knowledge of quirks of rendering of websites in different browsers
• experience in browser testing
• experience in user testing
• knowledge of server-side scripting (PHP, python or perl) would be beneficial
• knowledge of web server environments (preferably LAMP)

Hours

30 per week, Monday-Friday, 9.30 am – 4.30pm

Salary

The starting salary for the role would be £82.15/week.

Location

Park Street, Bristol

Closing date

Applications close Friday 31st October 2012.

Applicants must be available for interview between Monday 22nd October and Friday 2nd November. Interviews will be held in Bristol.

We expect the employment to commence on Monday 12th November.

To apply

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