LEWIS is looking for a Full Stack Developer to join our incredible team of creative, forward thinking Developers. We are looking for someone with a strong and detailed understanding of both back-end concepts and PHP and front-end development. This is an exciting time to be joining LEWIS as we seek to rapidly expand our development team.
This is an opportunity that will suit an ambitious professional who relishes the chance to help grow a business, thrives on challenges and working in a fast-paced international environment.
The company is an integrated communications agency that has gone from start-up to multi-national in a little over two decades. The company now ranks in the top 40 agencies worldwide and has 24 offices. Its success is due to a combination of factors: talented people delivering award winning campaigns; expanding client relationships into new markets or services; making strategic acquisitions. The agency, its people and client campaigns have won many prestigious awards, including Cannes Lions, Holmes Report, ICCO, PRCA and European Excellence.
Purpose of the role
Working directly for the Head of Development and Executive Creative Director within an expanding team, this role works alongside other digital creatives and developers to devise visually arresting and engaging websites, mobile applications and e-campaigns. Campaigns that will surprise and delight users, exploiting cutting edge development techniques and methods.
You will live and breathe development and will be able to demonstrate your ability to not only create complex solutions, but also understand how to architect development solutions that uphold the initial vision and delivers business benefit.
Considers website development beyond the brief, and extends it to include commercial aspects and business value considerations
Works closely with the Technical Director, Executive Creative Director, Head of Development and the agency's development team to maintain and evolve the development standards of the agency
Works as part of a New Business pitch team to sell the capabilities of the development function
Develops designs to an excellent creative standard, collaborating with other delivery functions
Use various software's on a daily basis including WordPress, PHP, HTML/CSS3/SASS, Vanilla JS and frameworks e.g. vue.js
Develops and progresses opportunities to diversify the development product portfolio, highlighting opportunities to expand the agency capability set
Demonstrates high levels of attention to detail and standards of accuracy in all code deliverables
Shows a clear understanding, adoption and development of latest techniques and languages and offers exploratory solutions to development requirements
Develops a good ideology for managing maintainable, scalable solutions and blueprint products (re-usable assets)
Encourages and inspires excellence in both the development and design teams
Records and shares lessons learned with team members to facilitate continuous improvement
Ensures development architecture is always current and repositories are set up and maintained correctly
You will be an engaging and forward-thinking Full Stack Developer with a user centred approach to creating brilliant design experiences. You must have HTML/CSS3/SASS practices that support responsive design, progressive enhancement, SEO best practices, W3C and accessibility standards across both desktop and mobile web.
5+ years development experience
Understanding of back-end programming concepts and PHP
Extensive experience developing in WordPress
Advanced Custom Fields (ACF)
Plug in usages
End-to-End Theme Development
Demonstrates API and third-party integrations
WordPress DevOps Experience
Advanced experience with an MV* framework preferably vue.js
Strong vanilla JS skills and experience with ES6 and jQuery
Experience using Sketch or AdobeXD in collaboration with UX/UI design
Positive communication, strong work ethic, ambition and drive.
This job description is not intended to be an exhaustive list of the responsibilities for this role. Other responsibilities may be added from time to time.
LEWIS is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We are committed to creating and fostering an environment focused on equality, empowerment and respect. We strive to create an inclusive workplace that supports and celebrates our diversity. We continue to invest in our efforts to ensure that LEWIS is a place where everyone can thrive.