News / Job vacancy: Digital Developer at Freshfield (Preston)

Winckley Square, Preston, Lancashire

Dependant on experience

Additional benefits:
– 26 days holiday (plus additional holidays for long service)
– Employer contributory group pension scheme
– Personal development programme
– Family flexible working policies
– Flexible Fridays – start early, finish early

About the role
This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced and ambitious developer to be part of a forward-thinking and highly regarded firm. You will be reporting into the Head of Digital and Senior Digital Developer delivering digital solutions for a portfolio of clients.

Typical duties will include

  • Building new websites from initial setup through to go-live
  • Ongoing development of existing websites to develop features and functionality
  • Producing code, either from scratch or by adapting existing code libraries to meet project requirements
  • Code email newsletter templates and campaigns based on approved design
  • Population and issuing of email marketing campaigns
  • Providing website technical support and advice to clients as required
  • Building integrations with third party systems would be an advantage: Facebook, CRM systems, email marketing systems, etc.
  • Working within (and helping to shape) department procedures including co-development, version control and approved software
  • Working to budget and within allocated timeframes
  • Working with other Freshfield departments to offer digital advice and solutions

Core skills

  • Required technical skill set: HTML, HTML5, CSS, CSS3, JavaScript, jQuery, PHP, SASS, MySQL, WordPress, Cross browser compatibility, responsive web design, Version Control (SVN/GIT), HTML email, Apache & NGINX, Adobe Creative Cloud, HTTPS
  • Good existing knowledge of the digital sector and landscape and a desire to learn more
  • Adaptable and able to pick up new techniques
  • Able to work on your own or in a team
  • Strong organisational skills – ability to multi-task, manage time, meet deadlines and handle pressure situations
  • Thorough and precise in your work
  • Awareness of international web standards and protocols
  • Experience of liaising with clients and providing website technical support
  • Working knowledge of SEO an advantage
  • Minimum of 2 years’ experience of working in a similar role
  • Strong customer relations skills
  • A hard worker with a passion to do a great job
  • A good source of new ideas

About Freshfield
Freshfield is a marketing communications consultancy, employing 20 specialists. Our office is located in the heart on Winckley Square, Preston. We doubled our office size following a move in August 2016. We have a strong commitment to excellent client service and people development.

Apply for this job
To apply, send your CV and covering letter to Mark Brennan
Tel: 01772 888400
No recruitment agencies.

Start date: ASAP

Job vacancy: Digital Developer at Freshfield (Preston)