Front-End Web Developer

Wise Software (UK) Ltd. is a modern, exciting, growing and forward thinking company who make a class leading business management software package called OrderWise. OrderWise is used by small, medium and large businesses and has over 9500 users from many different industry sectors throughout the UK. High profile clients include, John Lewis, local authorities, the MOD and police forces. Currently Wise Software turns over £6m and has over 140 staff working as Developers, Testers, Project Managers, Trainers, Business Consultants, Sales Coordinators and Technical Support Advisers, all of whom enjoy working from the purpose built Head Office in Saxilby near Lincoln. The OrderWise team is dynamic, creative, dedicated and diverse with a positive attitude and we are looking for the best people to join us in taking the company to its next phase of growth.

By working for Wise Software (UK) Ltd., all staff enjoy the following:

  • Competitive annual salary
  • Regular performance and salary reviews
  • Attendance bonus scheme
  • 3 weeks paid OrderWise tuition
  • 22 days paid holiday per year
  • 8 days paid UK bank holidays
  • Easily accessible working location
  • Weekly baskets of fruit for each department
  • Childcare Voucher Scheme
  • Company Pension Scheme
  • Free parking
  • Modern, warm and friendly working environment
  • Access to fully equipped private Company Gym

JOB DESCRIPTION

This is a fantastic opportunity for a confident and capable person to join our expanding Development Team as a Web Developer. The ideal candidate will be an experienced Web Developer looking for a new creative challenge within a web environment creating web sites and web shops for B2B and B2C clients, creating the most remarkable user interfaces and user experiences. We want you to use your creative design talents to the full every day and enjoy creating and fulfilling design briefs using the most modern software and systems.

After training on OrderWise you will join your team and learn about how they work, what targets they have and how they achieve them. Your Manager will help bring out the best in you so you can contribute to the team target as quickly as possible. As a Web Developer you will find each day rewarding and enjoyable, feel a valued member of the team and understand how you contribute to the Company as a whole. You will be confident and have a methodical and analytical approach to work, yet have a design flair that makes you really stand out. With experience in a similar role, you will also show evidence of the ability to learn new skills quickly and accurately.

Key Responsibilities:

  • You will be responsible for creating beautiful, functional and exciting web site designs with the
    most stunning graphics.
  • You will identify client requirements and build on their brand image.
  • Visualise and communicate vision and direction to the Web Team working on the web site with
    you.

Knowledge & Skills:

Essential:

  • Very good CSS3/HTML5 skills
  • Previous experience with CMS systems
  • Basic Adobe Photoshop skills
  • Ability to code responsively for a range of mobile devices
  • Excellent knowledge of the principles of design and user experience.
  • A strong understanding of UI, cross-browser compatibility, general web functions and standards.
  • Strong grasp of security principles and how they apply to E-Commerce applications.
  • Good understanding of SEO principles

Desirable/Advantageous:

  •  Jquery & Javascript
  • Knowledge of CS Cart-training will be given
  • Experience working directly with clients in an agency environment
  • Working to tight deadlines in a fast paced environment

Salary: Competitive salary based on experience.

Hours: 40 hours per week (8:45am – 5:15pm, Monday to Friday).

For Consideration:

If you are ambitious and have an attitude to learn, we want to hear from you!
Please complete and submit the application form and forward a covering letter by email to recruitment@orderwise.co.uk outlining your experience and goals and the reason why you are the right candidate for this position.

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