Lead PHP Developer

Job Description

Cool Blue is looking for a Lead PHP Developer for the development and maintenance of web sites and applications for the organisation and its clients.

In Newcastle, we work with leading brands across the UK in a range of sectors. The work load is varied and the opportunities for personal growth are great.

We’re looking for an upbeat new team member that’s an experienced PHP Developer who’ll be responsible for the development and maintenance of client websites and applications.

You will work on a variety of projects from simple websites to internal applications for a wide range of clients.

Lead PHP Developer applicants must be able to plan and structure work from concept, through specification, coding and final testing – whilst considering the real-time needs of the business.

Being flexible enough to react to the rapidly changing demands of our agency is essential, therefore the ideal person for this role will be able to think quickly, plan carefully and be able to rapidly deploy robust, well-tested solutions.

The ideal Lead PHP Developer candidate will have:

- Solid PHP5 development experience
- Experience with CMS systems and theme development (WordPress, Joomla, Drupal, etc.)
- Experience with ecommerce systems and development (WooCommerce, Magento 1 & 2, etc.)
- Core JavaScript, new ECMAScript features
- Responsive Frameworks (Bootstrap, Foundation)
- Responsive design and implementation
- Usage of APIs
- Usage console/terminal
- Source/Version control systems (Git)
- Cross-browser/cross-platform compatibility issues
- Comfortable using workflow tools (gulp, webpack, npm scripts, bower, etc.)

Desirable Lead PHP Developer skills:

- Experience with one or more JavaScript libraries and/or frameworks such as JQuery, Angular, React, Node.js, Express, Vue etc.
- Software development methodologies, e.g. agile
- OOP concepts, understanding and their implementation details
- Experience with email marketing systems (Mail Chimp)
- Adherence to web standards and best practices
- Basic understanding of using Photoshop
- Web Marketing; SEO and Inbound Marketing

If you are interested in the advertised position for Lead PHP Developer please 'Register your interest’ through this site and we will be in touch shortly with regards to your suitability for the role.

Sharpe Recruitment Ltd is a North East based consultancy, dedicated to placing professionals in rewarding jobs throughout the North of England across a variety of disciplines including Digital Media, Design, Development, Creative Advertising, Sales & Marketing, Tech & IT.

Job Skills

PHP5, WordPress, Joomla, Drupal, ecommerce systems, WooCommerce, Magento 1 & 2, HTML5, CSS3, SASS/ LESS, Core JavaScript, new ECMAScript features, Responsive Frameworks: Bootstrap, Foundation, Responsive design and implementation

Additional Information

  • Salary:£28000 - £33000 per annum
  • Industry:IT
  • Location:Newcastle upon Tyne

Job Filled

We have already filled this vacancy.


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