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Junior Website Designer

The Junior Website Designer uses expertise and experience to produce front end work on a wide variety of web projects. Working with confidence and professionalism, they will maintain high standards, ensuring the quality of web development services delivered to our clients, with the support of the Technical Director.

With a responsibility for the quality of work they produce, they will be accountable for delivery of tasks according to agreed timescales as well as ensuring code is well constructed, secure and suitable for the specific application.

A good understanding of website technologies and browsers is essential. The Junior Website Developer is a key position in a small Web Development Team at our agency, so they should expect to be involved in technical decisions, sharing knowledge and maintaining excellent relationships with colleagues.

Company: E Marketing Support Ltd

Location: Remote & Arden Press House, Arden Press Way, Letchworth, Hertfordshire, SG6 1LH, GB

Reports to: Web Project Manager, EMSL

Salary: GBP 19,000 - 23,000 per year

Employment type: Full time

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Responsibilities

  • Create websites using CMSs such as Wordpress, with HTML, JavaScript and CSS, and open-source libraries such as JQuery.
  • Create images for display advertising and social media using Photoshop.
  • Work with the team to update and maintain content on existing websites, including installation of patches as needed.
  • Participate in the development process from specification and design through build to testing, release and maintenance.
  • Break down problems into viable actionable chunks, and solve them with clarity and precision.
  • Deliver tasks according to agreed timescales.
  • Attend Daily Scrum meetings and weekly Retrospective meetings

Incentives & Benefits

Flexible remote working

Plus all the usual benefits of working at EMSL:

  • Profit based financial reward
  • Monthly team events
  • Flexible remote working, with office space available
  • Range of well-stocked snacks & drinks at the office
  • Smart casual dress code
  • Industry press subscriptions
  • Open-door culture where everyone has a voice
  • And more besides!

Qualifications, Skills, Experience

Essential

  • Good foundation in HTML & CSS, confidence in creating web pages based on flat designs
  • Knowledge of Photoshop and ability to create images following provided brand guidelines
  • Experience working with Wordpress, a good understanding of how Wordpress is structured and how to maintain / update Wordpress installations and plugins
  • Knowledge of JavaScript & JQuery and ability to self-teach as required on the job, with support from the Technical Director
  • Analytical and methodical with strong problem-solving skills
  • Self-starter, able to make progress with minimal supervision - seeks help when required

Desirable

  • Related degree or other appropriate qualifications
  • Some experience with back end web languages, specifically PHP
  • Familiarity with web server configuration, in particular for Apache servers
  • Understanding of version control systems - preferably Git
  • Good communication skills – friendly, polite and approachable
  • Understanding of scrum theory and values

Please email your CV along with a cover letter to jobs@emsl.co.uk

Other information

Posted:
9th June 2021

Closing date:
30th June 2021

Work hours:
8:30am - 5pm

Applicant location requirements:
United Kingdom

Industry:
Information Technology