Job summary

JOB DESCRIPTION

Our client is at the forefront of embracing new technologies and industry innovations.

They are now seeking a Senior Web Developer to join their Marketing Team to enhance their group and improve their online presence and UX, bringing innovative e-commerce solutions to the table, and working with their systems partners to roll out and integrate new technologies across the organisation’s websites.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Developing the roadmap and strategy for the Group's online presence, working alongside other stakeholders including systems, IT, marketing, operations and external 3rd party suppliers.
  • Acting as the internal lead on all things website, UX and system integration, with responsibility for the development and maintenance of 35+ websites across the Group.
  • Web design – Having an eye for design to develop websites that are as strong in aesthetics as they are in UX and functionality.
  • Web build - Establishing and guiding the websites architecture, creating effective, responsive design, and implementing new features and functionality on existing websites.
  • Collaboration – Working with the wider marketing team to bring brands to life online. This role will require collaboration with many departments including systems, IT, as well as external stakeholders.
  • Ensuring high-performance and availability, and managing all technical aspects of the CMS.
  • WordPress – All the Group websites are currently on WordPress. This role will be responsible for both back-end and front-end development, including creating WordPress themes and plugins.
  • This position requires a combination of programming skills (namely PHP, HTML5, CSS3, and JavaScript) and aesthetics (understanding element arrangements on the screen, the colour and font choices, and so on).
  • The candidate should have a strong understanding of industry trends and content management systems.
  • Experience with responsive and adaptive design is strongly preferred. Also, an understanding of the entire web development process, including design, development, and deployment is preferred.

REQUIRED COMPETENCIES AND EXPERIENCE

  • Strong understanding of PHP back-end development
  • Good understanding of front-end technologies, including HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript, jQuery
  • Experience building user interfaces for websites and/or web applications
  • Experience designing and developing responsive design websites
  • Comfortable working with debugging tools like Firebug, Chrome inspector, etc.
  • Ability to understand CSS changes and their ramifications to ensure consistent style across platforms and browsers
  • Ability to convert comprehensive layout and wireframes into working HTML pages
  • Knowledge of how to interact with RESTful APIs and formats (JSON, XML)
  • Commercial & ‘User’ orientated – Translating business objectives into an online strategy. Understanding the importance of UX, journey mapping, SEO, conversion rate optimisation suggestions, analytics and digital marketing in the context of commercial websites.
  • Self-starter – ability to work autonomously as well as collaboratively. Think on your own two feet, bring new ideas and innovations forward, and act as the online expert within the organisation. Show appetite for continuous learning, keeping up to date with industry trends and adopting new technologies. 
  • Project management – ability to oversee all aspects of web projects to bring them to life within deadline, on budget etc. Ability to work to tight deadlines.
  • Strong verbal and written communications skills, including the ability to communicate with all levels of management, staff and customers.
  • Strong organizational skills to manage multiple, demanding timelines.

To be considered for this role please send your CV to careers@innovate.ie

Job details
Education field:
Work experience:
Work experience is required
Duration of work experience:
More than 5 years
Language skills:
  • English
  • Very good
Number of positions:
1
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About company

 The IT Solutions PeopleINNOVATE provide Managed IT Services and Professional IT Services across | Networking | Security | Communications | Cloud Productivity | Cloud Infrastructure. INNOVATE work with some of Ireland's leading brands to design, deliver and manage secure, cloud-based, IT and telecommunication environments to create an IT-enabled and agile business for today and beyond.Skillsource is INNOVATE’s IT contracting and resourcing business unit assisting clients meet their growing demand for premium technical people on a... Read more

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