Tickbox

Now recruiting: Junior Web Developer

Junior Website Developer

Tickbox Marketing are currently expanding our development team to support our growing client base and looking for a self motivated and enthusiastic coder to join our team.

JOB OVERVIEW

The role would suit a recent graduate, young or experienced developer of who will be directly involved in updating existing clients’ websites, providing general support as well as new functional web development to existing solutions. Current solutions may include frameworks such as Laravel, Symfony and Codeigniter, experience of MVC based architectures would be desirable.

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.

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.

RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES

  • Turning design templates/mock-ups into HTML/CSS
  • Website and internal quality system controls – Checklists, maintenance and retainers
  • Monitor, maintain and action client queries via the Support Portal
  • Development of CMS systems, back-end functionality, API’s and/or testing (including automated)
  • Maintain and administer systems
  • Client liaison via email and telephone with regards to support and/or development
  • Report to Technical Director on development/support duties

 

PERSONAL ATTRIBUTES

Essential:
Sets high standards of performance for oneself.
Uses good judgement in what and how to communicate with clients.
Seeks input from mentors and supervisors.
Actively applies feedback received to day-to-day work and strives to improve performance.
Listens to others and accepts input from team members.
Clearly articulate ideas and thoughts verbally.

Desirable:
Demonstrates flexibility in day-to-day work.
Accurately prepares written business correspondence that is coherent, grammatically correct, effective and professional.

 

KNOWLEDGE
Essential:
XHTML/HTML5
CSS (including CSS frameworks such as Bootstrap or Foundation)
PHP
MySQL
Basic server administration

Desirable:
Development frameworks (Laravel, Codeigniter)

Understanding of MVC architecture and deployment

GIT or Version control systems

Design
Advanced experience of LAMP server environment
iPhone Development Platform

SKILLS
Essential:
Confidently writes the four basic SQL statements.
Exhibits proficiency in HTML and PHP.
Independence in problem investigation and solving.

LAMP

Desirable:
Recognizes the fundamental differences between the various internet browsers.
knowledge of XML/XSL.
Knowledge and experience in REST and SOAP system interaction.
Ability to hand-code both HTML and PHP.
Taking and dealing with technical support requests

EXPERIENCE
Essential:
Turning design template/mock-up into HTML/CSS web page.
Taking and processing user-imputed data from web pages.
Storing data in databases
Retrieving, formatting and displaying data from databases.

Desirable:
Taking requirements from clients and preparing briefs and specifications
Following brief or specification in creation of design or system
Experience with integrating eCommerce Payment Portals
Experience with Content Management Systems, using or building

Applicants should send covering letter, CV, portfolio or links to previous projects, and examples of code work to info@tickboxmarketing.co.uk. The work examples should include HTML/PHP/MYSQL or demonstrate a solution to a problem which the applicant is proud of, be it complex or elegantly simple. Please include comments or notes with thought processes and reasons why certain methods were chosen.

 

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