Web Developer

Location: Birmingham

Hours: 40 Hours

Salary: £25,000 - £32,500 p/a dependant on experience

People are our biggest asset. We can provide you with the skills and opportunity to develop and reach your full potential – what’s most important is that you’re a good fit and willing to learn. We know that there is no such thing as the perfect applicant with the complete set of skills. We believe in a challenger mindset at 5874 and if you feel that you could challenge and develop into this role, then we want to hear from you. 

What we’re looking for from you:

    • You’re someone who brings ideas to the table and likes to get stuck in
    • You’re not afraid to speak your mind
    • You’re a natural problem-solver and like to be challenged
    • You’ve got a positive, can-do attitude

The Role

We’re currently looking for an ambitious individual to join our Web Development team at a junior level to help build beautiful ecommerce websites and to progress their own level of technical knowledge and skillset. We are a fast growing, full service ecommerce agency who take pride in the quality of work that we deliver.

You’ll become part of the core development team who strive for quality, exceeding client expectations and love to push themselves further everyday. Enthusiasm and passion for your skillset is expected, along with being able to prioritise workloads to meet demand and client expectations and be comfortable working in a fast-moving, growing agency. We’re looking for an individual who is motivated to learn and improve alongside us, who can come up with new, exciting ideas that we can embrace as a team. You’ll be helping develop small to enterprise level builds for a range of clients, bringing our in-house built designs to life -working closely with our design team to ensure client expectations are met. Additional responsibilities will include scoping, developing, testing and delivering additional features and functionalities.

Ideally you will have a minimum of 2 years experience working in a Web Development environment and as part of a team with experience working with a wide range of Web Programming Languages. However, presenting yourself with a hard-working, willing to learn and having passion for what you do on a day to day basis is most important. If you feel like you fit the above then please read further for extra details and we hope to hear from you soon!

Portfolio of previous work is a must so please do submit it with your CV.

Job Responsibilities

Working with the development team to develop quality web & ecommerce solutions utilising HTML5, CSS3, Javascript (ES6+) & React
Working closely with project managers and designers to deliver beautiful, pixel-perfect websites
Working across multiple projects at the same time
Adapting quickly to strict requirements & processes
Problem solving unique issues
Working collaboratively & sharing ideas with an experienced development team

Essential Skills

Building websites using HTML5, CSS3 & Javascript
Applying best practice modular web development
Module bundlers such as webpack
Version control & git
Interpreting and working with APIs
Templating languages
Solid understanding of UX across platform/responsive design & development
Minimum 2 years experience working in a development environment
Experience working with a team of developers in a fast-paced environment
Effective & efficient time management skills
Great client based & in-house technical communication
Excellent attention to detail

Bonus Skills

Experience with BigCommerce, Shopify or Magento
Knowledge of Continuous integration
Experience with React or other JavaScript libraries for building user interfaces
Experience with Redux or other similar libraries
Experience with Laravel or other back-end frameworks

Benefits

Mentoring, support and training where required in order to empower your career.
Opportunity for flexible working.
Workplace pensions.
Childcare vouchers.
20 days holiday a year rising one a year to a max of 25.
Day off on your birthday.
Free office snacks.
After 5 years with 5874, we reward people with a 4 week paid sabbatical to be used during that calendar year!

How to apply

Complete the application form below and upload your CV. If successful, we’ll be in touch to arrange an interview with you. Good luck!

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