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Senior Web Developer required in our Devon studio

Shake Creative are looking for an experienced and talented Senior PHP Developer to join our highly motivated and creative team.

Salary circa £30k dependent on experience.

What we can offer you

We are a creative marketing agency specialising in web and digital with a growing reputation for producing exceptional work. We are passionate about the work we produce and continually improving our solutions to ensure that we are at the fore-front of our industry. The right candidate will have the opportunity to bring their considerable experience in to this mix and help to shape the technical direction of our business.

We foster a dedicated but friendly and easy going work place and we like our staff to feel very much part of our journey.

Our work and client base is varied, from small to medium-sized South West businesses, schools & universities, and national level hotel chains through to major International telecoms companies and overseas clients. We also work as an outsource provider for other agencies who use us as their digital team.

We create websites, custom CMS/CRM, ecommerce, mobile, apps, and digital marketing for our clients and have developed our own powerful framework and admin system/CMS to provide solutions alongside open-source CMS, as well as studio management tools and a variety of other products which we’re continually developing.

We will pay a competitive salary based on experience and are a supportive and progressive company who invest in the development of our staff. The start date will depend on the right candidate and their situation.

Who we are looking for

You must be motivated, dedicated and enthusiastic about what you do and have a passion for web technology and its application in creative marketing. You will have extensive experience of building websites and apps on top of open source frameworks and CMS and be confident in coding solutions from scratch where needed.

You will be an excellent problem solver and have great attention to detail and thorough testing processes.

You will be comfortable working as part of a team and directly with clients throughout projects to help shape our solutions, and will be keen to bring new ideas and directions.

You will be able to effectively manage your workload and deliver accurately within agreed timescales, and will be able to multi-task across several projects.

You will have a minimum of 5 years PHP experience in a commercial environment.

Essential Skills

• PHP 5.3+
• Object Oriented Coding and MVC methodologies experience
• MySQL query and table design/database design/ database normalisation/management
• Able to code standards compliant HTML/XHTML/HTML5/CSS from PSD
• Javascript and popular frameworks such as jQuery/Prototype with familiarization and Ajax methodologies
• Open-source CMS, preferably Drupal and WordPress
• Linux server management (LAMP)

Highly Desirable Skills

• Frameworks such as Laravel, Cake and Yii
• Mobile app development
• PhoneGap
• Native iOS
• Version control systems such as GIT
• Ruby, Java, Python
• SEO & search marketing
• Social media

If you think this sounds like you then why not get in touch, or email us a CV and a bit about yourself.