Senior Web Developer

Digital

Senior Web Developer

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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. 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.

Responsibilities & Duties

  • Developing websites and web applications which are optimised across multiple browsers and device platform
  • 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

Technical Skills & Experience

  • 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) 
  • Experience working with Node.JS/Express
  • 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

Desirable Skills & 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
  • Experience with Drupal/Wordpress architecture

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

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