WE'RE HIRING: Web Developer
ORCA are looking for a creative, curious and collaborative developer to join the team...
Posted on August 16th, 2021 - By ORCA
ORCA is a brand and digital agency based in Bristol. We create experiences that spark a positive impact on the world, for brands that we admire and products that inspire. We work with the bold, the brave, the challengers and the disruptors.
We're a close-knit bunch of obsessively creative, driven individuals who thrive on a challenge. Together we create extensive visual identities and digital campaigns for both the national and global markets. We have a fervent belief in using design to incite change and make a difference to people's lives, in the way they communicate and how they interact with design. We call it 'Starting a Movement'.
We believe in culture first, which in turn encourages great design, happy people and long-standing client relationships. We support collaboration and personal expression, encouraging the team to challenge themselves daily and try new things. We have built a fun, enjoyable and relaxed working environment, and we believe this is reflected in the quality of our work.
ORCA seeks a web developer, comfortable writing both backend and frontend code, to join our passionate and ambitious team. With a wealth of new digital and development opportunities kicking off in 2021, we’re looking to add a brilliant, independent and driven developer to the team.
What you’ll do
Manage all of ORCA’s internal and external sites
Work autonomously and independently on your own projects and own your individual workflow
Contribute to the technical scoping of projects in both estimation & discovery phases
Learn and test new technologies, frameworks and languages
Oversee the completion of regular backups of website files and databases
Create detailed written or recorded website guides for clients
Collaborate on new web builds and strategic digital campaigns
Assist with the planning and production of new, digital side projects
Attend client kick off workshops and meetings to offer your expertise and advice
What you’ll bring
A portfolio of previous website accomplishments – must be heavily design-lead – and a keen eye on modern design trends
Strong communication skills and the ability to present technical topics to internal and external stakeholders
Proficiency in the Adobe Creative Suite and Sketch
Experience in working with WordPress and Shopify templates
A knowledge of JAMstack headless CMS solutions such as Craft or Contentful
Knowledge of developer tools such as CodeKit or PrePros and version control tools like GIT
Experience with testing and debugging
Experience integrating third-party APIs
Understanding of DNS configuration, CDNs and SSL certificate
An insatiable curiosity and a hunger for problem solving
A desire to learn, listen, progress and collaborate
What you’ll get in return
Competitive annual salary
21 days annual holiday (which increases with length of service) plus your birthday and the Christmas shutdown period off
Training and personal development budget to further benefit your skill-set and career
Company pension scheme
In-house and remote working opportunities
Team away days
Cycle to work scheme
Annual tickets to dev/creative events, talks and festivals
There is great potential for the right person to grow with us, becoming a Senior Developer and having the freedom to develop their own technical team, with a commensurate increase in salary.
Application Deadline: Monday 13th September 2021
August Interviews: Friday 17th September 2021
Salary: 30-40k p/a depending on experience
If you are the game changer we seek, please send a short email to firstname.lastname@example.org with the following:
Subject line: Web Developer Role
Content: A short explanation of why you feel you’re the best person for this role (150 words max), along with your C.V, a link to your LinkedIn, any other relevant socials and some examples of recent development projects
No recruiters please.