WANTED! Middleweight Web Developer

Boom Online Marketing is a leading digital marketing agency in the East Midlands. The continued expansion of the business has created a need for a driven, well rounded web developer to come and join the growing digital design team.

As Boom’s in-house developer, you will be working alongside our design and SEO teams to deliver a range of exciting online experiences across e-commerce, service industries, web apps and content marketing.

Our clients span business-to-business and business-to-consumer sectors.


The successful candidate would be expected to:

·         Work with the design team to build and maintain Magento e-commerce Websites based on client specifications and best practices.

·         Work with the design & SEO team to create engaging interactive content experiences for mobile and desktop in PHP/HTML5/JS

·         Work with the SEO team to adhere to SEO best practice.

·         Communicate with clients about their needs and requirements, solving problems both online, over the phone and in person.

·         Adapt to non PHP platforms clients may be using.

·         Work autonomously, and manage priorities between internal and external work.


Candidates are required to have the following experience:

·         A Computer Science Degree (or comparable)

•      At least 2 years’ experience in web development (freelance or in house)

•      Magento development & deployment (Minimum 6 months commercial experience)

•      Comprehensive experience with PHP, MYSQL, HTML, CSS, JS, JQUERY (other libraries are a bonus)

•      Experience with “server-side” admin & dev

•      Confident “client-side” development, incl. JS

•      WordPress development & deployment.

•      Experience of communication with clients from the genesis of a project through to site launch and  ongoing support.

•      Working knowledge of the Adobe Creative Suite.

•      A knowledge of SEO best practices in web development.

•      Experience of responsive development.

•      An understanding of what makes online cultures tick.


Desirable skills include:

•      Experience of site speed optimization

•      Understanding of other development languages (i.e. ASP, Ruby, Python, Perl, etc)

•      Experience of working with designers

•      Experience of working with SEO professionals.

•      Experience with Google Shopping Feeds and other PPC development concerns.

•      Comfortable with version control systems


What we can offer you:

·         Salary will range from £22,000 – £27,000 per year, depending on experience.

·         Profit share bonus scheme

·         Pension

·         Private Healthcare

·         Excellent career development

·         Opportunity to grow, develop and build your personal brand in the industry.

·         Personal development plan with time each month for development.

·         Opportunity to work alongside multiple disciplines and expand your digital knowledgebase

·         Plenty of cake

·         Ongoing Table Football League
What Is It Like To Work At Boom?

In a recent independent review conducted by the Nottingham Trent University, Boom employees have said:


“We’re building something really good here and, hopefully, everyone comes along for the ride”


“I am totally happy. I am really, really impressed at how the directors run this place. They have the right formula to lead a team and make them feel rewarded and feel at ease.”


“It’s very relaxed but not in a lazy way. Many employers say that if staff are happy you get the best out of them. But I genuinely believe that is what the managers believe here.”


“For many companies, salary is it. Here everything you do is valued.”
Applications: Please send applications including CV and links to your portfolio website and/or completed projects to philippa [at] boom-online.co.uk


**Due to the high volume of applications we will only be responding to successful candidates.**

Philippa Law About the author

Philippa started out at Boom Online Marketing in 2013 as our Administrator, covering everything from recruitment to ordering ink cartridges. Since then, Philippa has had her hand in a number of different projects and has a great knowledge of marketplaces such as Amazon and eBay. Philippa is now our Content Writer for Boom clients and covers an array of different topics. When Philippa isn't writing you'll find her playing Mario Kart on her Nintendo Switch.

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