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Web Developer Vacancy

Office based, 37.5 hours per week, at our St Leonards office just outside Hastings.

FAT promotions is one of the leading web design and development agencies in the South East and we require a highly skilled Web Developer to join the expanding in-house team at our head office based in St Leonards. The role involves creating attractive and engaging user experience for websites, ecommerce solutions and database systems for a wide range of local, national and international clients, working as part of our in-house production team. Requiring great CSS, JavaScript, JQuery and Bootstrap skills, you will be generating and implementing new ideas for user interaction, navigation and animation across a range of sites including WordPress and Drupal, so a keenness to discover and apply new technology is essential. You will also ensure your own production deadlines are met and quality standards are maintained by junior team members so accuracy and a positive team-player mentality is essential. Previous experience in a commercial web environment would be a distinct advantage, as would experience or working knowledge of PHP and MySQL.

Tasks & Responsibilities:

  • Create interactions and effects for websites including parallax, Javascript, JQuery and Bootstrap / other libraries, using CSS supplied
  • Style dashboards and user interfaces for database driven systems to enable ease of use and navigation
  • Ensure full responsive coding for all sites produced and ensure most appropriate display for tablets, smartphones and desktop
  • Collaborate with other team members to test and implement new animation effects and interactive elements
  • Carry out updates for existing supported client sites and add new elements or periodical promotional features to catch user attention
  • Create client accounts for hosting, email and Google Analytics using our existing systems in accordance with company procedure
  • Review and optimise client sites for maximum search engine visibility
  • Provide occasional technical support to existing clients by telephone and email
  • Install CMS for new sites using WordPress, Joomla, Drupal or similar
  • Check and verify contributions from junior team members to ensure Company policy and process have been applied and standards maintained.

Why work with us:

We truly believe in nurturing and developing our people so this is a great opportunity if you’re looking for a serious step up in your career. This role effectively gives you ownership of your own department within the Company, with support and encouragement from your colleagues to help you go further than you thought you could. Every day is different but our quality and standards remain high – for which we all reap the benefits, including:

  • Great starting salary (dependant on experience and ability) with regular reviews
  • Exciting, challenging projects to stretch your skills
  • Dedicated training budget to continue your professional development
  • Funky, friendly office working environment with free parking on site
  • Generous holiday package
  • Company pension scheme
  • Performance related bonuses
  • The undying love of office pooches Milo and Wilbur (no allergies please).

Click here for full Job Description and Person Specification document

If this sounds like you and you want to be part of a small but rapidly growing team, send your CV and recent examples of your work to info@fatpromotions.co.uk

To apply for this vacancy you must have the legal right to live and work in the UK. This role supersedes all previously advertised roles and previous candidates need to re-apply for consideration.

AGENCIES: if you think you have just the person we’re looking for, please email info@fatpromotions.co.uk with full details of your fees and rebate structure prior to sending any candidates. Unsolicited CVs or any received prior to written agreement will NOT constitute an introduction or any form of contract. Previously sent CV’s will not be automatically reconsidered.