Current Design Vacancy

Current Design Vacancy

Web Developer
a fish in sea currently have a vacancy on their Interactive Design team.

Start Date: asap

Length / Type of Contract: Permanent Position

Salary: Dependant on experience

The Team: The interactive team consists immediately of 4 people. The Developer will work closely with the Interactive Manager, a Junior Developer, Project Manager and Lead Web Designer, as well as the rest of the design studio. a fish in sea are a very active and busy agency working with a range of clients from SMEs leading international brands.

The Candidate: a fish in sea are looking for a website developer who is self motivated, hard working with a willingness to further their own abilities to stay abreast of fast moving technological advances. The successful applicant will be a problem solver and provider of appropriate solutions, combined with bags of enthusiasm. Someone with good social skills and the ability to get along well with the rest of the team in this fast paced environment. The interactive team tend to be very busy for most of the time and so someone who is laid back and can handle pressure well and prioritise. On the flip side of this, when we have a slight slack period (it has been known to happen on the rare occasion!), someone who will look to improve internal procedures and their own personal skill base, plus those of their team.

The Role: a fish in sea have built their own in-house content management system - the afisCMS. The successful candidate will initially be responsible for taking control of this and integrating the existing afisCMS platform to designs created by the team. The role requires management of whole projects and how to further the afisCMS for new customer requirements. There is also scope to be involved with all other aspects of the interactive design team, from design, attending client meetings, training the team, managing jobs, pushing the functionality of the company's web site, designing and building an internal CRM and intranet, etc.?

The Skills:

  • Must be very capable of taking over an existing CMS
  • Hand coding in XHTML, CSS, JavaScript, Ajax, PHP and MySQL is essential
  • Experience of using Object Orientated techniques
  • Ability to create tableless web sites a must
  • Used to managing and creating MySql databases
  • Able to code xhtml strict DTD validation
  • Experience in building accessibility standards compliant web sites
  • A thorough understanding of SEO would be advantageous
  • A good understanding of integrating flash with other technologies listed above
  • Experience in building CMS driven Flash sites is again essential
  • A full understanding of Actionscript
  • Experience of building static Flash web sites
  • Management and set up of Linux servers using Plesk
  • The ability to manage your own time, to set and adhere to deadlines and schedules is paramount.
  • Although not essential, experience in the mobile market would be advantageous

To Apply: In the first instance please send an email, with a current CV and portfolio to the Interactive Manager, giving the subject line as Web Developer Application. If you wish to call to clarify any points then please do so on 08000 58 24 50 and ask to speak to the Interactive Manager.

We are NOT looking for:
Any type of hardcore java application developer! Freelancers, outsourcing, inexperienced developers with limited site building knowledge, students looking for work experience, amateurs in general - this is a prestigious and responsible role within a fast growing company. And absolutely NO AGENCIES.