World Class Media

Magento Developer

Location
Bristol (City Centre), City of Bristol
Salary
£DOE
Posted
21 Jul 2016
Closes
30 Sep 2016
Contract Type
Permanent
Work Experience Level
Executive, Manager
Agency-side or Client-side
Client Side
Job Role
Web Developer

World Class Media is the creative arm and in-house agency for it’s parent companies; Oak Tree Mobility Ltd and Middletons Ltd, respectively.
With an annual turnover in excess of £25m and nominated finalists in the South West business of the year, two years running. Oak Tree is the UK market leader, supplying mobility products to the grey market. The company has seen significant year on year growth in recent years, becoming the fastest growing business in the South West of England. 

Middletons is an independant retail store providing a ‘one stop shop’ in the lucrative mobility market with a flagship store in Bristol and plans of a nationwide store roll out, commencing summer 2016.
As all media, creative, design and print is generated by the World Class team the agency now seeks to recruit a dynamic studio manager to deliver the vision across multi channel platforms.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
We are looking for a talented Magento developer to join us, and help create exceptional digital shopping experiences for our clients and their customers. As a valued addition to our growing digital team, this is a unique opportunity for the right person to make an impact on both the agency and their career.  The successful candidate will be responsible for designing and creating the best possible e-commerce solutions. Working closely with the web designer you will create, build and maintain several online stores from the ground up. Debugging will come as second nature, and if you haven’t already got Magento Certification, we’ll help you gain it.

Skills:
•    Strong Magento Development + PHP experience 

•    Strong understanding of modern front end development and responsive design 

•    Good commercial aptitude, with an appreciation of designing for build efficiency and effective conversion

•    Understanding/knowledge of the following would also be advantageous:

•    Layout principles for SEO and/or accessibility best practices
•    Persuasive design techniques to optimise onsite conversion and engagement
•    PHP/JavaScript/JQuery
•    AB/MV testing methodology 
•    Experience of Magento ecommerce platform essential

Responsibilities:

  • Research, conceptualise, design and evolve sites, applications, emails and other creative requirements 

  • Work to both loose client goals and strict requirements

  • Collaborate closely with our designers throughout each project 

  • Work within World Class Media’s preferred software/processes (Adobe) 

  • Create image assets for populating sites through build and via CMS

  • Take ownership of work executed and deadlines agreed to

  • Keep up-to-date with Magento, new design trends, emerging technologies and marketing principles

  • Learn new skills, software and methodologies as needed

Education and/or Work Experience Requirements: 

Experience and Education:
•    3+ Years preferably in an agency environment in a fast paced digital agency
•    Experience of building and editing on e-commerce websites
•    Demonstrable portfolio examples showing your design experience of: 
•    Magento Ecommerce and other conversion based sites
•    Adaptive and/or fluid responsive sites
•    Email and other digital marketing channels
•    Consideration for CMS structure, templates and content areas
•    Experience of both working within existing brand guidelines, and creating a new site look & feel
•    Good knowledge of paid search, analytics and e-commerce
•    Possess a relevant e-commerce qualification

Team Fit:
•    Self-motivated with a can-do attitude and work ethic
•    Passionate about creative, usability and all things digital
•    Impeccable attention to detail, with an unfailing commitment to creative excellence and pixel perfection. 
•    Confident in own work and receptive to feedback. 
•    Organised yet flexible, and able to prioritise own workload to meet agreed deadlines. 
•    A team player, able to listen and communicate effectively both with colleagues and clients.