Senior Developer

Overview

Verb is a Digital Marketing Agency that specialises in building websites, eCommerce platforms and mobile apps and conducting digital marketing, including SEO, PPC, Social and influencer for the premium and luxury market. 
 
It has established itself as a top UK digital agency based in London, LA and South Africa. Verb makes sure that their clients’ websites and mobile applications are targeted and optimised for the right customer groups that will result in the highest conversion and ROI. Working with many recognised national and international brands ranging from SME’s to large scale global brands. 
 
We are looking for a senior developer; with strong skills in front-end developer, WordPress and WooCommerce join our team based in Shoreditch. You will be helping us with a wide variety of projects, working on websites for national and global brands. You will be working with clients such as the Corbin & King portfolio including The Wolseley, Gaucho, Sunseeker, Daylesford, Liz Earle, Mustique, Beulah London, Galvan London and many more

Work life balance is a must! We want you rested and firing on all cylinders when you’re here, so we make sure to keep your workload manageable. Whilst occasionally you might need to stay a few extra hours a week to help out with big projects we will make sure you’re fed and looked after and still go home at a reasonable time.

Opportunity

If you want to spend time with a great team, enhance your career and have fun while taking part in some amazing projects, we’re the place to be. You’ll work with our Lead Developer and improve the development team and receive commercial experience that will be focused around technology and the growth of the technology side of the business. 

Alongside our wordpress skills we love to explore new technologies, including a few we have been using recently Vagrant, Elasticsearch, React and React Native and Ionic 2 Framework for app development. 

Skills

    ● Excellent experience with WordPress.
    ● Excellent experience with WooCommerce.
    ● Excellent experience writing clean, semantic HTML5.
    ● Excellent experience writing well organised, maintainable CSS.
    ● JavaScript, with knowledge of the jQuery library.
    ● Solid experience working from design mockups.
    ● Proficient Photoshop skills for development needs.
    ● Mobile and responsive design knowledge.
    ● Understanding of front-end performance optimisation techniques.
    ● Knowledge of version control systems, in particular Mercurial and/or Git.
    ● Experience with CSS pre-processors, in particular Less and Sass/SCSS 
    ● Experience writing object-oriented PHP code, in particular the use of “full-stack” MVC frameworks like ​Laravel​.
    ● Knowledge of Amazon Web Services, in particular EC2, S3, Glacier, SES, SQS and Route 53.
    ● Knowledge of Linux systems, in particular CentOS.
    ● iOS and Android development experience.
    ● Experience integrating with third party RESTful APIs. 

Responsibilities

● Encourage standard development environments and workflows

● Help the Lead developer optimise all technical processes to ensure documentation is accurate and up to date

● Working on the back end of websites and training those more junior to understand the process

● Developing new features for our websites

● Integrating with third party APIs

● Front end development

● Assisting the producer with technical specifications and project viability / planning

      ○ To support production team with live projects and to support sales and marketing to understand client requirements ● Debugging and resolving issues 

● Improving test coverage, procedure and documentation  

 

If you think this sounds like you then we can’t wait to hear from you!