Web Developer

DIGITAL PRODUCTION

Web Developer

Digital is at the core of everything we do and we’re looking for an experienced 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 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.

Responsibilities and Duties

  • 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.

Skills

  • Excellent HTML5 / CSS3 skills combined with Ajax, JQuery and Javascript libraries and tools (Vue.JS, React, Sass)
  • Extensive experience of developing and testing responsive websites for multiple browsers, platforms and devices
  • Good knowledge of WordPress and/or Drupal, PHP and MySQL including modern PHP frameworks such as Symfony and Laravel
  • A proven understanding of Object Oriented Programming and Design Patterns
  • Experience of using version control systems – ideally Git
  • Good working knowledge of web and mobile UX/UI best practices
  • A good understanding of accessibility standards
  • 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

Other desirable skills and experience

  • 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

Company benefits

We like to look after our team and provide a lot of benefits. This is all the normal stuff we offer but, with the pandemic going on, some of these have been put on the back-burner for a while for safety reasons. We hope to bring it all back soon though – we’re missing our parties and the pick ‘n’ mix!

Wherever you’re working from:

  • Flexible working
  • 25 days holiday (increasing to 28 days after five years) plus bank holidays
  • Pension scheme
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Bupa health insurance
  • Bupa dental insurance
  • Bupa wellbeing health expenses cash plan
  • Conferences and training
  • Regular social events including the Christmas Party and the famous Torpedo Summer Family Fun Day
  • Annual Torpedo Awards
  • Team challenges such as Blenheim Triathlon, 3 Peaks, Tough Mudder, Jurassic Walk
  • Cycle to work bike scheme
  • Free annual flu vaccination
  • Sports teams including running, football and netball.

And for when you’re in the office:

  • Modern agency environment in a converted barn
  • Excellent location with free parking
  • Charging points if you drive electric
  • Covered bike shed
  • Showers
  • Use of on-site swimming pool and tennis court
  • Free fruit in the office every week
  • Copious amounts of tea and coffee
  • Tasty snacks and pick ‘n’ mix sweets
  • Breakout area with large TV
  • Sonos sound system with shared playlists

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