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.**

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