Join Astute Graphics!
Here at Astute Graphics, we work to create class-leading software and services used by tens-of-thousands of designers worldwide. We're the definition of a promising, fun and fast-growing company and since our start 12+ years ago, we’ve amassed a broad range of loyal customers from Adidas to Disney, Facebook to NASA!
- Company pension
- Free drinks/snacks
- Sociable team
- City centre office location
- Internal and external training along with continuous personal development
- Challenging and rewarding tasks
- Potential to grow with the Company
Web Developer (experienced)
Want to deploy your web development skills, learn and thrive? This is the job for you.
Astute Graphics are seeking a full-time and experienced Web Developer to help drive the continuous growth of this established and profitable company. An exciting variety of projects include our existing customer-facing website, desktop deployment software and exciting and innovative web services.
We are award-winning developers of creative software tools used by designers world-wide over the last 12+ years. Clients include many household brands such as Adidas, Disney and Apple as well as thousands of agencies and freelance creatives. With 90% of our products being exported around the world, Astute Graphics is in a very strong position to continue its growth in challenging climates.
Work within a small and innovative team to pro-actively develop and improve the Company’s digital presence by applying continuously evolving technical skills and initiative.
Main job tasks and responsibilities
- Maintain and develop Astute Graphics’ website and online services (public and internal) to both enhance existing functionality and introduce new functionality
- Work with colleagues including our Senior Web Developer, Web Designer and Marketing Manager to continuously improve the user experience
- Maintain and continuously enhance online security of the purchasing, ordering, customer database and related systems
- Self-manage tasks and projects ensuring timely delivery
- Gain full understanding of current web technologies in use
- Document processes and structures
- Support colleagues and their understanding of the online systems
This overview gives you an idea for what you'll being doing but is not an A to Z.
- 3+ years of commercial experience
- PHP, including a framework such as Laravel
- HTML, CSS using a preprocessor
- AWS instance management, including set-up of Linux web server running NGINX
- Knowledge of OOP or ability to use best software and application development practices
- Familiarity with Virtual Environments such as Vagrant, Homestead
- Best practices for all development and project management duties, including Agile
Preferable skills (bonus but not essential)
- macOS development environment
- Use of JIRA
- Use of GitFlow
What we need to see in you
- Good written and verbal English language skills
- Planning and organising
- Mentoring and colleague support experience
- Prioritisation skills
- Love for writing tests
- Display initiative
- Problem solving skills
- Attention to detail and accuracy
- Willing to continuously learn new skills
We'll give the successful candidate
- A competitive salary, £35-40k dependant on experience
- Workplace pension scheme
- 25 days holiday (pro rata) plus bank holidays
- Modern spacious office environment in the beautiful city of Hereford
- Training opportunities
- Report to: Senior Web Developer
- Job Type: Full time
- Office Location: Hereford city centre
If you are interested in this position or offering your services, please send your CV or services outline by email with subject JOBREF: Web Developer to jobs [at] astutegraphics.com
To apply, please email your CV and cover letter to jobs [at] astutegraphics.com using the email subject: JOB + [Job Title]
No agencies, recruitment companies, "job boards" or similar. Please only contact us if you are applying for the job. Thank you!