Key responsibilities of the position:

  • Receive initial brief from designer to establish design and technical parameters for working structure
  • Develop site template in line with budget and brief, test to QA criteria
  • Hosting and domain name validation, pre-live QA, uploading of site, Go live and post-Live QA
  • React promptly to website bugs, additional feature requests, server and security issues
  • On-going research to improve efficiency and quality of projects
  • Liaison with clients, designers and Search engine marketing team, coordinate projects through from development to go-live
  • Remain current with new technologies to ensure business stays ahead
  • Perform QA duties on various sites
  • Improve web development processes, strategies and QA procedures
  • Provide support to clients
  • Troubleshooting and problem solving
  • Implement SEO recommendations

Competencies and attitude:

Essential:

  • Client focused
  • Attention to detail
  • Excellent communication skills with clients and internal departments
  • Ability to receive instruction
  • Writing code from scratch
  • Quality assurance work
  • Debugging abilities
  • Desire to learn new techniques and skills
  • Problem solving
  • Strong organisational skills
  • Innovative thinker

 

 

Qualifications & Training

Essential

  • IT or Web related Degree or previous web developer experience
  • Previous Agency experience

Desirable

  • Any Web Development training
  • Build/manage personal websites Build/manage personal websites

Experience

Essential

  • Debugging abilities
  • Modifying existing code
  • Writing code from scratch
  • User experience quality assurance

Desirable

  • An understanding of deployment processes using Git
  • Using CLI
  • Commercial or agency experience
  • Building HTML emails using best practices
  • Following accessibility best practices

Product Knowledge

Essential

  • HTML, CSS, JavaScript, jQuery and PHP
  • CMS and E-Commerce systems
  • An excellent working knowledge of either WordPress or Magento

Desirable

  • CSV and XML integration knowledge
  • Knowledge of SEO best practices
  • Photoshop
  • Browser/device compatibility testing
  • Website speed and performance
  • WordPress, Magento and Joomla! knowledge