Web Designer / Developer

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1149 days ago


Web Designer / Developer

Location: Central Leeds, UK
Job Type: Permanent (3 month probation)
Date advertised: December 1st 2011
Closing Date: December 30th 2011
Salary: £16,000 to £24,000 (subject to experience)
Direct report to: Technical Director

A new post for a Web Designer has arisen at a leading VOIP network service provider based in Leeds, UK. The Post has been created because the Company is expanding its Development team, due to customer demand. This presents an excellent opportunity for someone with the relevant experience and the attributes identified below. This post offers exceptional scope for personal growth and progression because the Company is a successful and rapidly growing business in a rapidly changing market. You would be developing products and features for business owners and their engineers across 5 continents.

We are looking for a candidate with excellent communication skills and someone able to work independently as well as part of a team. Your technical and development skills should be evident, either through past experience or suitable qualifications. You will be a fast learner and adapt to the changing technologies easily.

This is a fantastic opportunity for someone looking to progress their career.

Job Description
• A Web Developer/Designer with skills that focusses on Interface Design.
• Development and maintenance of in house websites to specifications agreed with the Project Manager
• Responsible for development and maintenance of web based applications run by the company.
• Develop standards for web development designed and built internally
• Maintenance and support of current websites
• Develop, test, and implement new websites
• Analyse, enhance, and customize current websites
• Support quality assurance testing and production installations
• Create analysis, design, and test documents
• Provide technical support to internal consultants working on client projects
• Interface with clients to gather and document business and system requirements
• Provide customer support as and when required
• Document all website faults and their resolution
• Provide advice and technical assistance to the IT Operations Team in areas of expertise

Person Specification
• An effective time-manager able to work on multiple projects when required
• An innovative developer capable of thinking ‘out-of-the-box’ to resolve problems
• Well versed in a wide variety of coding languages and interested in the full development cycle
• Excellent oral and written communications skills
• Disciplined, self motivated work ethic
• Work within tight deadlines
• Strong technology background and interest
• Well organized, self-motivated, reliable, independent worker needing limited managerial oversight
• Must be a team player and understand the need to work well with others
• Ability to communicate clearly and thoroughly with staff, management, vendors, and clients
• Ability to work in a fast paced, dynamic and highly interactive development environment

Technical Skills
• Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or equivalent work experience
• JQuery
• Experience in control panel design
• ASP.NET 2.0 or above using C#
• CSS2
• Knowledge of SQL (PostgreSQL, MySQL preferred)
• Practical knowledge of Visual Studio 2008 development environment
• Knowledge of W3C web standards
• Experience with SOAP based web services as well as RESTful services.
• Unit Testing (NUnit)
• 3 months plus of practical experience implementing AJAX based applications

• Understanding of IIS configuration and web server performance
• CSS3
• Knowledge and use of graphics packages (such as Gimp, Paint.NET, Photoshop, Illustrator)
• Understanding of Agile development processes
• Software development skills for web-based and n-tier applications. Experienced in the analysis and design of middle-tier components
• Knowledge of Share Point 2007, Cuyahoga, UML, XML and web services is advantageous
• PHP, Perl/Mason knowledge
• Experience with Apache web server management
• Experience in interfacing with corporate IT systems
• Good analysis and people skills
• Windows based software development

If you have the skills and desire to work for a forwarding thinking company that's growing then send your to the email address below.

Ad ID: 98273474