Full Stack PHP Developer

Location
England, Greater Manchester, Manchester
Salary
£35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted
20 Oct 2017
Closes
17 Nov 2017
Ref
LBB2017954
Marketing Disciplines
Digital / Online Marketing
Industry Sector
Agency, Digital / Online
Contract Type
Permanent
Work Experience Level
Manager
Agency-side or Client-side
Agency Side

Full-Stack PHP Developer - Manchester - £35-40k

Highly successful digital agency, based in Manchester city centre, is looking for a Full-Stack PHP Developer to join their team and support the Technical Director across all large-scale projects.

You will thrive on the challenge of complex and innovative digital projects, working across multiple platforms. You'll have a wide range of hands-on technical abilities, ideally combined with good communication skills and the determination to overcome whatever technical challenges arise along the way. Most importantly, you will possess the motivation to take ownership of solutions and deliver great quality work on time, with minimal bugs.

The ideal candidate will be someone who enjoys technology, almost to the point of it being a hobby, and is always learning and keeping up with the latest web/tech developments.

Required Skills

  • Responsive website development
  • Experience with HTML5, CSS3 and JavaScript
  • Experience with PHP & MySQL
  • Experience with WordPress theme development and as a content management framework
  • Experience with Linux as a command-line interface
  • Experience with code versioning e.g. Gitlab
  • Experience of Photoshop and Adobe Creative Suite
  • Experience of using industry standard social APIs e.g. Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, Google Maps.
  • An understanding of server side deployments
  • Ability to be able to test the build and bug fix before handing over to the test team
  • Comfortable at writing own developer plans and hitting delivery deadlines

Desirable Skills

  • Experience with writing custom WordPress plugins
  • Experience writing standards compliant code to WCAG 2.0
  • Knowledge of Google Analytics including the setting up of tracked actions
  • Experience with MVC JavaScript frameworks, such as Angular/React JS and new JavaScript standards such as ES6 & ES2016
  • CSS scripting frameworks (e.g. SASS/SCSS)
  • JavaScript task-runners (e.g. Grunt, Gulp, Bower, Node.js)
  • Advanced knowledge of PHP to build REST API applications
  • Ability to write technical specifications as required

This is a great opportunity for an experienced developer who is looking to step-up into a senior role. You will have the support of a very talented team and a great mentor in the Technical Director, whose experience is very impressive. The agency operates a relaxed culture and have a very low staff churn.