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Junior Web Developer at APS Group Limited in Manchester

Job Description

About us:

MMP is a connected agency for a connected world. We’re always looking for a better way of doing things, seeking out and creating more effective, joined up solutions.

At MMP, we specialise in true end-to-end delivery, seamlessly connecting insights, ideas and multi-channel communications to engage and achieve more in every marketing context.

Services

  • Insight & Strategy
  • Brand & Creative
  • Digital Experiences
  • Onsite Agency
  • Studio & Production Services

 

Role:

We are looking for a ‪junior front-end web developer. You’ll be working as part of our experienced digital team in Cheadle and will be responsible for building and supporting our web solutions.

Whilst this is a junior role, we are looking for the following experience in:

  • HTML5
  • CSS
  • JavaScript
  • Foundation and/or Bootstrap (optional)
  • Experience with Adobe software such as Illustrator and Photoshop.

This role requires someone who is self-motivated, naturally enthusiastic and up for a challenge. You will need to have the ability to work to deadlines and produce high-quality work and nice clean code.

 

Role Description: 

Web Design/Development-

  • You will learn to design web pages and implement websites
  • You will be supported to manage website content and SEO
  • Assist with the maintenance of e-commerce websites
  • Monitoring website content and editing and uploading material as required
  • You will be supported to create websites for our clients
  • Installing and adapting website Themes and setting up page content
  • Creating and editing images using industry standard tools such as Photoshop
  • Learning and using the latest Web technologies CSS, JQuery, JSON, HTML 5
  • You will learn to work with the latest content platforms, WordPress, Magento, MailChimp and more
  • Uploading content to the site
  • Web admin duties (particularly with HTML, CSS and PHP)
  • Content development for Blogs (particularly with CMS such as WordPress)
  • You will be supported in creating, designing and editing images and graphics for websites and the skills to handle different website layouts and templates 

 

Key Requirements: 

General-

  • A good level of English writing and speaking is essential
  • High level of attention to detail
  • Excellent verbal and written skills
  • Ability to multi-task and prioritise a varied and changing workload
  • Able to work as part of a team
  • Excellent time management and organisation skills
  • Hard working
  • Punctual and reliable
  • Work well under pressure
  • Excellent customer skills and telephone manner
  • Highly motivated and have the drive to succeed
  • Keen to learn and develop new skills/knowledge
  • Positive and enthusiastic attitude
  • Fun and confident personality
  • Has initiative and problem-solving skills
  • Self-starter with the ability to work with minimum supervision
  • Flexible and adaptable approach to working in a rapidly growing and changing business
  • Looking to gain experience and a long-term career
  • Keen and with a willingness to learn

 

Technical-

  • Previous web design, development, graphic design experience would be desirable though not essential as on-the-job will be provided
  • Whilst a knowledge of Web technologies (HTML, CSS, PHP) would be of great advantage, you will receive on-the-job training as well
  • Some knowledge of HTML and CSS would be desirable
  • Some knowledge HTML5 would be advantageous
  • A working knowledge of WordPress would be beneficial
  • Basic knowledge of HTML and how websites work
  • CSS and HTML5 experience
  • MS Office skills (Word, Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint)
  • Working knowledge of Windows-based systems and browsers (Internet Explorer, Chrome etc.)

 

Location: Chetham House, Bird Hall Lane, Cheadle Heath, Cheshire, SK3 0ZP

Job Categories: Manchester. Job Types: Software Developer. Salaries: £10000. PA

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