Jobs: Web Developer at Astute Graphics

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 agile profitable company. Since launching our first products in 2006, we’ve amassed a broad range of loyal customers from Adidas to Disney, Facebook to NASA!

Employee benefits

  • Company pension
  • Flexitime
  • Free drinks and snacks
  • Sociable and inclusive team
  • City centre office location
  • Internal and external training along with continuous personal development
  • Challenging and rewarding tasks
  • Potential to grow with the Company
  • Excellent history of team-wide performance-related bonuses

We're extremely proud of what we've achieved through our amazing team. If you are innovative, are bursting with initiative and want to see yourself thrive in tandem with your colleagues, Astute Graphics is part of your future.

Web Developer 

(3+ years experience)

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 respected company. An exciting variety of projects include applications, customer-facing website, plus exciting and innovative web services.

General purpose

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 a 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 be doing but is not an A to Z.

Experience

  • 3+ years of commercial experience
  • PHP, including a framework such as Laravel
  • Javascript, including VueJS or similar
  • HTML, CSS using a preprocessor
  • GIT
  • 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
  • Flexibility
  • Adaptability
  • Teamwork
  • Willing to continuously learn new skills

We'll give the successful candidate

  • A competitive salary, up to £40k dependant on experience
  • Workplace pension scheme
  • Excellent history of annual team-wide performance-related bonuses
  • 25 days holiday (pro-rata) plus bank holidays
  • Modern spacious office environment in the beautiful city of Hereford
  • Training opportunities

Specifics

  • Report to: Senior Web Developer
  • Job type: Full time
  • Work location: Hereford city centre and/or UK-based remote working
  • Proof of legal status to work in the UK required

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@astutegraphics.com

No agencies, recruitment companies, "job boards" or similar. Please only contact us if you are applying for the job. Thank you!