PHP LEAD Front-End Developer

Reporting directly to the Development Manager, you will take overall responsibility for the development of all customer-facing User Experience portals/applications and bring a fresh, exciting and professional presentation layer for our products and services.

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Job Description 

Reporting To: Development Manager

The Role

You will be our subject-matter expert in all aspects of front-end design and best practice. As such you have the opportunity to develop and implement marketing leading applications that showcase both your skills as a Developer and your team’s abilities to deliver truly outstanding products. Our products span from short projects to building and designing branded WiFi User Experiences to designing a new analytics tool with our BI team. 

As a seasoned software development professional, you will have an excellent track record of working in an agile, fast-moving environment employing modern tools and techniques to deliver responsive, attractive and functional web-based portals and applications. These are more than just websites, they are the interface between WiFi SPARK, our customers and their end-users, so they need to be amazing pieces of work that give the real “WOW factor”.  In addition to user authentication portals you will deliver a refresh to our current SPARK® Analytics and Customer Admin dashboards as well as working on emerging IOT and media streaming initiatives.

Required skills 

  • PHP
  • HTML / CSS / Javascript / Sass
  • gulp / bower / npm / require.js / AMD Conventions
  • MySQL
  • Linux
  • Source Control e.g. Git

 What we offer:

This is a permanent full-time role based from our head office in Exeter. We offer a competitive salary with annual reviews and 28 days holiday inclusive of bank holidays. You will enter on a 6-month probation period and on successful completion you will be eligible for the following additional benefits:

+ Annual profit-related bonus
+ Company pension scheme
+ Family Healthcare package
+ Gym membership

Above all we will offer you the chance to work in a vibrant and exciting company that is undergoing a period of rapid growth and success.  Our culture is one that supports and encourages our employees, we like challenges and work hard to deliver excellent results to our customers.  Everyone is respected, acts professionally and is recognised for their input. We also aim to have fun and enjoy our work.

We use these phrases to describe our Company Culture:
Excellence of Service; Consistency & Accuracy; Knowledge Sharing; Commitment; Adaptability; Supporting & Communicating; Continuous Improvement

This is what we all value at WiFi SPARK:
Honesty; Respect; Professionalism; Loyalty; Positivity; Welfare; Fun; Opportunity.