Mid-Weight Developer

Full-Time Web Development Start ASAP

*NO RECRUITERS PLEASE*

About Kitty – part of TIPi Group.

 

The TIPi Group is a specialist network built on performance and profitability (Pi). With an ambition of shaping the future together, we house teams of professionals into different areas of expertise but always operate with shared values at our core. We work towards one common goal and purpose.

 

Our aim is to transform the fortunes of those we work with. We are continually seizing opportunities and pioneering the way, collaboratively. As one tribe. With the aim of building a strong network of like-minded people, we have created an environment in which individuals are encouraged to fulfil their true potential.

 

Over the last four and half years, TIPi Group has grown to four agencies and 60 people. The four agencies are ROAST (traditional performance digital media), Kitty (website design and development), Rabbit & Pork (voice experience) and The Market (flexible digital performance media).

 

Each agency within The TIPi Group operates with the same values at their core: collaboration and authenticity, driven by restless minds and a clear purpose. It’s important to us that we work with individuals and clients who embody these principles. The people who we work with are energetic and ambitious, with a shared entrepreneurial spirit.

TIPi Group has been named 2019 Digital Agency of the Year by The Drum.

 

We know that to be truly ‘specialist’ in your craft, you need to remain nimble and progressive. We stay one step ahead of the continual digital evolution and shape the future of that landscape.

Through our network, we can create specialist teams to handle our clients’ business challenges, delivering authentic integration and impactful, award-winning results on every level.

 

Kitty is a platform development agency. We focus on understanding the needs of both the brand and the consumer to design the best-in-class experiences and technology-led solutions that drive performance. We’re incredibly proud of the company culture we have built here; a culture that has been recognised for many awards, including being named as of one of The Times Top 100 Small Companies to Work 2019

 

Some of our clients

 

The Role: Mid-weight Developer

 

We are looking for a strong, mid-weight developer with proven coding experience and a good eye for design to join our team creating engaging digital experiences.

You should be a PHP developer with CSS/HTML skills, passionate about best practice coding, be it from scratch or updating an existing website.

You will be working directly with our design team to help bring their work to life.

The majority of our development work is WordPress based, however there are specific projects built using Drupal and Vue.js. Expected split of your working month would be 50% WordPress/ 30% Drupal / 20% Frontend (Vue.js, node.js)

We are looking for someone with 2+ years of commercial experience to join the team at our central London office.

Reports to

Technical Director

Responsibilities and Skills

  • Expertise in building gorgeous user interfaces on top of web APIs, using Drupal, JavaScript, CSS, PHP, Vue.js, React, HTML5 (specifically for animated banners), along with maintaining various platform plugins, e.g. WooCommerce
  • Experience in Sketch, InVision and Adobe Creative Suite
  • Ability to work independently, self-motivate, collaborate with others and work under pressure
  • Undertake project briefs alongside the PM and liaise with clients to ensure deadlines are met
  • Knowledge of Search Engine Optimisation process
  • Aggressive problem diagnosis and creative problem-solving skills
  • Strong organisational skills to juggle multiple tasks within the constraints of timelines and budgets
  • Daily sprints with designers, developers and project staff for progress updates
  • Ability to work and thrive in a fast-paced environment, learn rapidly and master diverse web technologies and techniques.
  • Excellent communication skills with good spoken and written English
  • The ability to talk to techies and non-techies in suitable language
  • A passion for development and staying current with technology trends

Extra credit if you

  • Are able to understand the business context of what you are doing – understand the value your work creates
  • Have experience in eCommerce platforms, e.g. WooCommerce, Shopify, Drupal Commerce, Magento
  • Have experience with PHP Frameworks, e.g. Symphony, Laravel
  • Have ASP and Microsoft server knowledge

 

Working at TIPi Group

Location: Berners Street, between Tottenham Court Road and Oxford Circus stations

Holidays: 25 days, excluding bank holidays, plus Christmas Eve and New Year’s Eve off

Benefits:

  • Free breakfast
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Discounted gym membership and yoga classes
  • Free massages
  • Active company social life
  • Football, netball, bowling and softball teams
  • Monthly drinks after each company meeting
  • Winter and summer parties
  • Events supporting a nominated charity each year

 

Personal Development:

  • Bi-Annual appraisals
  • Company mentor scheme

 

Training:

  • Supplier sessions (e.g. Google)
  • Industry bodies (e.g. IAB)
  • External trainers
  • Opportunities to learn about other digital disciplines

 

 

To apply, email us at jobs@tipigroup.com or fill out this form: