We're Recruiting! Web Developer

15th June 2020

We're currently recruiting for a Web Developer to join our team!

The Marketing Pod is a growing agency based just outside Birmingham in the green and pleasant lands of the Umberslade Estate. Currently a cheerful and supportive team of 12, each with our own marketing specialisms, we are now looking to continue our growth with the addition of an experienced and enthusiastic web developer. 

The person we are seeking will be innovative and ambitious, with an optimistic outlook. They will enjoy working as a member of a team but will be self-motivated and able to prioritise a busy workload. If this sounds like you, please get in touch.

The Role:

  • A creative thinker who can bring ideas to life with interactive, engaging digital experiences.
  • An innovator who enjoys building solutions to solve complex creative and technical  problems.
  • Must have an understanding of marketing. (B2B experience would be a bonus).
  • A self-confessed ‘geek’ who is excited by the latest innovations in platforms, technology and techniques.
  • Someone willing to learn and continuously develop as techniques, technology and requirements advance and change.
  • Excellent interpersonal, time management and communication skills.
  • The role will be based at our office on Pound House Lane, Solihull, B94 5DF

Essential Skills:

  • Front end development experience, proficient in HTML, CSS, JS, Jquery
  • Experience developing in PHP and using PHP frameworks (Cake, Laravel, Symfony)
  • Experience using MySQL and databases
  • Familiarity with SSH / SFTP
  • Proficient with Sass or LESS
  • Experience using and integrating REST APIs.
  • Experience building and testing standards compliant HTML emails
  • Proficient with Adobe CC tools including Photoshop and Illustrator
  • A strong understanding of UX & UI and experience developing experiments, pattern libraries and wireframes.
  • Experience customising, building and maintaining Wordpress sites, including building custom Wordpress Themes and Plugins
  • Experience with version control (ideally git)

Bonus Skills

  • Experience with UX tools including UXPin, Adobe XD
  • Experience customising, building and maintaining Typo3, Magento, Umbraco and Drupal sites, along with custom integrations.
  • Experience customising Hubspot CMS and Squarespace sites
  • Experience using front-end frameworks including Bootstrap
  • Experience delivering work within an Agile environment
  • Experience building sites with SEO best practice in mind
  • An understanding of accessible design principles
  • Experience building HTML5 display ads
  • Experience integrating Google Marketing, Adobe Experience Cloud, Salesforce Lightning
  • Experience building apps including PWA, iOS (Swift) and Android (Java)

Applicants must submit a covering letter, portfolio of experience and salary expectation.

To apply for this job or for more information, please get in touch at jobs@themarketingpod.co.uk