Web Developer

Lucid Recruitment
Cardiff (Caerdydd)
From £22,000 to £30,000 per annum
09 Aug 2017
16 Aug 2017
Our client is an award-winning team of creative designers, technical specialists and accomplished project managers who have delivered diverse, relevant, and effective communication solutions to a wide range of clients. They have a passion for adding value and making a difference, and are proud of their excellent customer service. With offices in Cardiff and London, their clients include those in the arts sector, charities, third sector, financial services, professional sectors, FTSE 100 companies and many more. You will play an important role in the development, build and maintenance of responsive websites, emails and web applications. This includes working with the team to shape the role and explore new working practices such as CMS and hosting solutions. Responsibilities: Creation of site layout/user interface from provided design concepts by using standard HTML/CSS practices. Get involved during the initial stages of projects to offer a technical perspective alongside our creatives at web site meetings. Work seamlessly with our design team, taking layered design files to create slick websites with a heavy focus on creating a great user experience. Work without close supervision, supply clear progress updates, raise concerns when necessary and ultimately manage your own time to meet deadlines. Produce accessible websites using semantic markup when necessary. Use JavaScript and AJAX to create rich and interactive user interfaces, including the use of common libraries such as jQuery. Have a good knowledge of PHP, preferably using OOP Working knowledge of Content Management Systems, such as WordPress Produce responsive sites using media queries. Adhere to coding standards and conventions. Have a strong work ethic; able to work under pressure and deliver great results on multiple projects. Be meticulous in your attention to detail, in particular with regards to performance, testing, compatibility and graceful degradation. Keep up-to-date with recent technological and software developments Produce HTML emails using best practices to ensure optimum compatibility. Produce SEO friendly sites Provide cover for the design team when necessary on any job. Liaise with existing contacts (developers, IT departments etc) when necessary Develop skills and expertise in appropriate software/programming languages. Application/Framework design as needed. Specifications/Requirements gathering as needed. Routine daily maintenance of existing sites and applications. Provide input for quoting purposes (time estimates, hosting costs etc) This job was originally posted as www.totaljobs.com/job/75454260