Job Opportunity: Web Developer Wanted

Urban River is a well established North East agency working with a variety of clients on some really interesting projects.

We love what we do and are now on the search for a talented new member to join our friendly team.

A problem solver, someone who enjoys using their initiative, working on their own projects and being part of a team that prides itself on delivering websites which make a real difference, This could be for you.

We are searching for a talented and motivated web developer to be responsible for creating usable content managed websites. You will work as part of our digital and design team across a range of projects with a mix of clients.

This position is a fantastic opportunity for a self-motivated and hard-working developer to grow their career and make a mark.

Our Offer:

  • A starting salary of up to £30,000 (depending upon experience)
  • Regular salary reviews
  • Ongoing personnel development
  • Generous annual leave entitlement, plus Birthday and bank holidays
  • Contributory pension scheme
  • Healthcare scheme
  • Regular social events
  • Flexible working arrangements

The Role:

To work on your own individual projects, play an active role within the company and influence the overall development of the digital team.

Ideal Skills:

  • Strong skills in HTML5, CSS3, jQuery, PHP & SQL
  • Experience of working with APIs and developing custom work
  • Experience of building responsive WordPress themes
  • Great communication skills, both internally and externally
  • Have an eye for detail and take pride in your work
  • Ability to manage your time effectively and deliver work to agreed timescales

Desirable Skills:

  • Experience of working with ecommerce platforms e.g. WooCommerce
  • Experience with Payment Gateway Integrations
  • An understanding of Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)
  • Understanding of effective user experience planning
  • Knowledge and use of preprocesses e.g. SASS/LESS
  • Experience in using workflow tools e.g. GULP
  • Knowledge of CSS frameworks e.g. Bootstrap / Foundation
  • Understands how to use GIT as part of a team, we use GitHub

Have the right attitude and want to work with an agency where you will have the opportunity to make a difference, then email your CV, some examples of your work and reasons why we should interview you to and we will be in touch.

The closing date for this position is the 31st May 2019