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We’re hiring a web developer

Rubber Cheese is on the lookout for an experienced web developer to help with our expanding client base and company growth.

Written By:
Kelly Molson
Agency News
  • 07/02/2018
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Rubber Cheese is on the lookout for an experienced web developer to help with our expanding client base and company growth.

You might be a graduate, someone with 1 or 2 years experience, or have 8+ years experience, we’re flexible.

We’re an award winning web design and development agency with studios in Herts/Essex and Cambridge. Digital partner to local and global brands, we work across the visitor attraction, food, drink, education and hospitality & leisure sectors, with some of the world’s most exciting organisations. It’s our mission to make a positive impact on the lives of others through the systems and products we create.

You could be based from either our Sawbridgeworth studio on the river, or our shared creative hub in Cambridge (with a bi-weekly Hertfordshire studio visit).

You’ll be working closely with our development team on diverse, creative projects for local, national and global brands such as Pernod Ricard, Plymouth Gin, Eureka! The National Children’s Museum and Jo Jingles.

If you’re a passionate, detailed, talented developer who’s full of energy and enthusiasm, with great communications skills and a desire to develop in a positive and creative environment, then you could be the missing cheese from our board.

Good knowledge of:

  • PHP
  • Laravel
  • WordPress
  • HTML(5) & CSS(3)
  • Sass (SCSS)
  • JavaScript
  • jQuery
  • Responsive development

Advantage if experienced with:

  • WooCommerce
  • CakePHP (or equivalent PHP MVC framework)

Day to day tasks:

  • Developing bespoke websites and often complex systems
  • Developing responsive websites
  • Working with the WordPress content management system
  • Preplanning of websites, creating specification documents
  • Supporting the creative director in initial client meetings
  • Building HTML templates for websites & emails
  • Cross browser and user centred testing
  • Project management duties
  • Maintenance of existing client websites

You’ll have:

  • A an eye for detail, be able to use your own initiative and take pride in your work.
  • Enthusiastic with great problem solving abilities.
  • Excellent communication skills both verbal and written.
  • A desire to learn new technologies, and keep up to date with the industry.
  • A strong team mentality but also work well independently.
  • Most importantly, you’ll need to be willing to listen and push yourself.
  • 2 references that testify to the above.

What we can offer you:

  • Monthly takeaway day, on the house.
  • Team socials. From pub lunches to cycling around London, we love getting out of the studio to refresh.
  • Birthday celebrations, both for your real birthday and your Rubber Cheese birthday. Yes, there’s cake.
  • Never-ending tea and biscuits.
  • Inspiration days. Two extra paid days of annual leave, spent doing something that inspires you, on us.
  • No more working on Christmas Eve ever again, plus the legendary Christmas party.
  • Training opportunities
  • A library of design, business and self-development books for you to borrow.
  • Team pension scheme

Salary – Negotiable depending on experience.

Email with your CV, a covering letter of why you are perfect for us and work examples you are most proud of.