Senior Web Developer

Digital is at the core of everything we do and we’re looking for an experienced Senior Web Developer to join our established development team in our Oxford office.

This is a fantastic opportunity to join a highly talented, creative and friendly team working within a converted barn on a varied range of exciting websites and digital projects.

You will have a passion for coding and new technologies with a portfolio of sites / projects that clearly demonstrate your skills and capabilities.  

 

Role & responsibilities

  • Developing websites and web applications which are optimised across multiple browsers and device platforms
  • Working across a broad range of exciting projects for different clients and big brands
  • Helping to recommend, plan and develop dynamic web and digital projects
  • Being actively involved at all stages of the design and development process
  • Working closely with the UX, design, SEO and project management teams
  • Testing and supporting new and existing solutions
  • Staying up-to-date with current web trends and new technologies and have a desire to push the boundaries.
  • Working in a variety of development processes, including Agile

 

 What it takes to be successful 

  • Advanced knowledge of PHP and MySQL including modern PHP frameworks such as Symfony and Laravel
  • Excellent HTML5 / CSS3 hand-coding skills combined with Ajax, JQuery and Javascript libraries and tools (Vue.JS, React, Sass)
  • Skilled in Object Oriented Programming and Design Patterns
  • Extensive experience of developing and testing responsive websites for multiple browsers, platforms and devices
  • Proficient in Linux administration, Apache configuration and MySQL database design
  • Experience of using version control systems – ideally Git
  • Good working knowledge of web and mobile UX/UI best practices
  • A good understanding of accessibility standard
  • An organised approach with excellent attention to detail and a pride in your work
  • The ability to work to tight deadlines whilst providing clients and colleagues with exceptional service at all times

 

What skills are not essential but will help 

  • Experience of automated testing (for example PhpUnit, Behat or Selenium) and automated deployment and continuous integration (Travis, Jenkins)
  • Good understanding of testing methodologies and procedures
  • Experience and/or knowledge of Agile software development methodologies
  • Experience with Drupal/Wordpress architecture

 

What we’ll offer you

Apart from us being a really fun and friendly bunch, here’s some other nice things we do for our team:

  • Modern agency environment with high-spec Macs, dual-screens and the latest tech.
  • Excellent location
  • 25 days holiday (Increasing to 28 days after 5 years).
  • Private healthcare.
  • Dental insurance.
  • Pension scheme.
  • Conferences and training.
  • Regular social events.
  • Free fruit in the office every week.
  • Copious amounts of tea and coffee.
  • Tasty snacks and pick ’n’ mix sweets.
  • Sonos sound system with shared playlist.
  • Discounted gym membership.
  • Cycle to work bike scheme.
  • Free annual flu vaccination.

 

To apply, please send your CV to jobs@torpedogroup.com

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