Junior Web Developer – Manchester City Centre

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Job Title: Junior Web Developer
Reporting To: Technical Director
Job Location: Manchester, City Centre
Salary: Salary £16k + Annual bonus linked to performance.
Holidays: 20 Days Holiday (plus Bank Holidays).

We need someone with excellent front end web skills to join our team. You’ll be working as part of a small team. Your primary roles will be a managing a portfolio of our own and client websites, and developing new websites.

Detailed Duties

1. Creating websites that look good, and convert well.
2. Update existing websites.
3. Communicating via email with clients, and telephone when required.
4. Communicating regularly with other team members.
5. Creating email campaigns.
6. Providing basic support to a wide range of clients with the day to day running of their websites and emails.
7. Managing projects from beginning to end. Including; initial contact, quotations, closing sales, development, amendments, signing off, marketing campaigns, updates and reviews.
8. Managing outsourced developers, designers, illustrators, programmers, researchers, marketers (training will be given).
9. Setting up Adwords / SEO campaigns (training will be given).
10. Meeting agreed deadlines.

Please note that this list is not exhaustive and you may be required to undertake additional duties of a similar responsibility level as and when required.

Person Requirements

We are looking for someone with excellent standards in HTML and CSS. We are looking for someone that is capable of coding a website in notepad. We need someone who is highly organised and self-disciplined, making sure work is thoroughly checked before it goes live. We want someone who is able to manage multiple projects simultaneously and ensure all deadlines are met.

Essential Skills / Experience / Qualities:

• A minimum of three years’ experience of designing and developing websites.
• Experience working with clients, designers and developers.
• Experience managing websites.
• Experience bringing ideas to life.
• Fluent in HTML & CSS (must be able to code websites in notepad). Must be experienced with both tables and divs.
• Proficient in Outlook / Word / Excel.
• Basic knowledge of Photoshop or similar – be able to create simple logos / gradients.
• Good understanding of domains and hosting.
• Basic knowledge of SEO / Adwords.
• Ability to support simple technical queries.
• Be able to fix cross‐browser compatibility issues.
• Be able to create usable and accessible websites that look good and convert well.
• Excellent interpersonal skills.
• Excellent communication skills, writing skills and people skills.
• Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
• Ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously.
• Excellent IT skills.
• Excellent organisational and time management skills.
• Have an outstanding attention to detail.
• Take pride in your work.
• Can manage projects from beginning to end.
• Willing to travel occasionally.
• Be able to produce a portfolio of websites you have solely designed and developed.
• Must be keen to progress, learn and adapt to new environments and challenging situations.
• Not afraid to get involved in a project outside of a traditional skill set.

Beneficial Skills / Experience / Qualities:

• Experience managing outsourced teams.
• Experience of developing own ideas into successful end product / service.
• Experience creating email newsletters (html tables).
• General admin experience; phone, emails, sales, invoices, receipts, etc
• Experienced user of Photoshop and Illustrator.
• Experienced in Adsense / Affiliate programmes.
• Knowledge of Google Analytics
• Experienced designing / developing WordPress or similar.
• Experience with E-commerce.
• Experience of other programming language eg; PHP, JavaScript, jquery.
• Experience of databases.
• Display leadership qualities.
• Sales experience.
• Excellent SEO knowledge.
• Ability to work under pressure.
• Willingness to learn new skills and rise to new challenges.
• The persistence to work hard to achieve the best possible outcome.
• Hold a full driver’s licence. Car owner.

For further information, including a detailed job description and person specification, please see our website:

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