Lead Web Developer

  • Basis:  Full-Time
  • Closing Date:  23 Sep, 2019
  • Job Ref:  KMP-48137

Job Description

The Company
Steves&Co. is the brand experience agency, a leading, Malta-based marketing firm. We are an integrated communications agency with an enviable client list that includes: Beefbar, Franks, Eurosport, Corinthia Hotels, Romano Cassar, Caffe Cordina, Air Malta, Bay Street, Hansa and Melita.

The Opportunity
Due to continued growth, we are looking for a talented Lead Web Developer to join our technology team. Working across key clients we require a candidate with experience. Reporting to the Executive Director, the person will gain exposure to all areas of the agency and be key in the creation of some really fun and forward-thinking pieces of work.

Technical requirements

  • Proficiency in PHP, MySQL and WordPress – including custom post types, plugins, custom theme development and WooCommerce
  • Good knowledge of OOP and DBMS
  • Good knowledge of HTML5 and CSS3, JavaScript and jQuery
  • Experience with converting design mock-ups into working responsive HTML pages
  • Experience with API integrations
  • Experience using version control systems (such as Git, SVN and Mercurial)
  • Experience with creating and maintaining version control for WordPress
  • Experience using pre-processing languages such as LESS and/or SCSS

Responsibilities

  • Replicating high-fidelity mock-ups into working responsive websites
  • Carrying out ongoing maintenance and bug fixing as well as enhancements of product features
  • Setting up and maintaining e-commerce applications
  • Managing client domains and hosting
  • Creating technical documentation for both internal and client use and making sure all documentation is up-to-date
  • Oversee junior web developers and evaluate their performance
  • Liaise with designers to decide the feasibility of designs and animations
  • Prioritize, assign and divide tasks between team members
  • Setting project timelines and creating detailed estimates for all projects
  • Communicating with clients to explain technical aspects of a project when needed
  • Identifying user and system requirements for new websites and applications and assessing new project feasibility during client meetings
  • Write or review code for various projects
  • Create project requirements when assigning tasks to other team members
  • Run functionality tests and debug code

Required knowledge, skills and attributes

  • You have a minimum of 2 years’ experience in a similar position
  • You enjoy working on a diverse portfolio of clients
  • You will remain calm and deliver professional work even when working with strict deadlines
  • You are keen to learn, experiment and keep up to date with the latest technologies
  • You have excellent time management/prioritization and the ability to handle multiple projects and tasks at the same time
  • You have great attention to detail and you are highly organised
  • You can communicate both with the team and the client
  • You are fluent in the English language

What we offer you

  • Work in a motivated, fast-moving team
  • Real opportunity to apply your knowledge, skill and expertise to the team
  • Competitive salary
  • Modern office space embracing the collaboration of the team through its engaging layout and open design