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Web Developer / Designer

Overview:

Pixel Junction is a Design and Digital Agency based in Kendal, Cumbria specialising in branding, print and digital. We’re looking for an enthusiastic and talented Web Developer / Designer who will play a key role in the digital design team.

The Web Developer / Designer will be responsible for the design, layout and coding of bespoke WordPress websites. You will be involved with the graphical and technical aspects of websites and also the maintenance and update of existing sites. You will work closely with the design team, project managers and our discerning clients to ensure that they receive the best possible level of service and that their requirements are addressed efficiently and effectively.

The right candidate will be pro-active, self-motivated and passionate with a hunger to learn whilst working on stimulating and challenging projects. As part of a friendly, supportive and productive team, you will be encouraged to develop and grow.

Responsibilities:

  • Develop custom websites from design layouts
  • Write programming code to meet requirements
  • Monitor website performance and identify / fix any technical problems
  • Discuss technical solutions with clients
  • Provide innovative ideas and solutions
  • Maintain a high awareness of web design industry standards and trends
  • Willing to learn new techniques as and when they arise
  • Work alongside project managers and designers to deliver projects to deadline
  • Attend briefings and project meetings
  • Involvement in the full design process from design brief to wireframe to full site completion
  • Work with a range of clients across all sectors with varying project specifications

Skills:

  • Strong understanding of PHP, HTML, XHTML, JavaScript, jQuery, Ajax and CSS
  • Strong understanding of WordPress and custom WordPress theme and plugin development
  • Knowledge of responsive web design – cross-browser, cross-platform and cross-device compatibility
  • Understanding of web accessibility standards and graceful degradation
  • Experience of creating and maintaining MySQL and SQL databases
  • Comfortable building in a test environment / version control management
  • Proficient on Mac and PC
  • Basic knowledge of web hosting and server maintenance
  • Basic understanding of Search Engines and SEO
  • Ability to translate designs into pixel-perfect code
  • Proficient knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite
  • Impeccable time management and organisational skills / ability to work to deadlines
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills

Nice to have:

  • Knowledge of SASS, GIT and Package Managers
  • Knowledge of SEO
  • Knowledge of social media
  • Strong analytical and debugging skills

Requirements:

  • Strong portfolio of existing works and processes
  • CV
  • 2 years + WordPress
  • Driving license an advantage
  • Language – English (written and spoken)

Applications:

The deadline for applications is Friday 30th June 2017. Please email your application with the following information to studio@pixeljunction.co.uk:

  • CV including portfolio / URLs and if appropriate, your role relating to their build
  • Salary expectations
  • Permanent / part-time / freelance expectations
  • In-house (Kendal) / remote working expectations
  • Availability / notice period (if applicable)

NO AGENCIES PLEASE.