Join one of the fastest growing digital marketing agencies in Scotland and be part of a young, dynamic team with a wide and varied client list.

You are self-motivated, eager to learn and want to be involved in all aspects of web development. You work well in a team and have a strong ability for problem solving. You will have at a minimum 1 year’s experience of PHP, and 2 years’ experience of HTML/CSS/JS. You want to become proficient in full-stack LAMP/LEMP development and to assist in moulding the platforms, technologies, and methodologies used in the solutions we provide to our clients.

The ideal candidate will show a keen appreciation of, and adherence to, coding standards and web application security.

Experience of developing CMSs, namely WordPress, is a must. Other CMSes will, however, be considered.

Some experience or knowledge of OOPHP would be beneficial, and any experience of MVC frameworks and techniques a bonus.

 

Required skills

  • PHP
  • HTML5/CSS3 experience
  • CMS knowledge, namely WordPress
  • Experience of Bootstrap or other responsive framework
  • Understanding of cross-browser and cross-platform development
  • Javascript
  • LAMP/LEMP stack exposure
  • Understanding of MySQL/MariaDB
  • Git or other source control system
  • Ability and desire to learn

 

Useful to have, but not essential, skills

  • Development of custom WordPress themes and plugins
  • Understanding of OOP techniques
  • Experience of OOPHP MVC frameworks (e.g. Yii, Laravel, CodeIgnitor)
  • Use of WooCommerce
  • Experience of jQuery
  • Experience of JS frameworks (e.g. Angular/Vue/React)
  • SASS/LESS/SCSS exposure
  • Gulp/Grunt or other task-runners
  • Software development with Agile
  • Experience with third-party APIs
  • Good understanding of SEO best-practices for website structure
  • Understanding of Adwords
  • Understanding of Google Analytics
  • Knowledge of Test Driven Development
  • Linux

 

Salary

Negotiable, depending on experience.

 

Work environment

Relaxed and informal.

 

Please send CV and Cover Letter to vicjr@thecoveyagency.com