Web Developer

OC Sport
Location East Cowes, Isle of Wight
Posted 30/01/2017
Closes 01/03/2017
Sector Agencies & Sponsors
Function Events & Operations, Event Planning & Competition Management
Contract Type Permanent
Hours Full Time
Salary Salary upon successful application

Job Description

OC Sport is a global sports marketing and events company specialising in professional sailing and outdoor events, mainly running and amateur cycling. The company can be found in every outdoor arena: oceans, lakes, mountains, deserts and city centres. Operating from bases in Switzerland, France, the UK and Singapore, OC Sport is an award-winning and leading event management company and rights holder, it manages competitive teams and athletes and provides consultancy to global brands, host venues and other event organisers.

Roles and responsibilities
You will work alongside our internal design team to code, maintain and improve a number of customer-facing websites from static, one-page websites to large, dynamic, CMS-driven websites. These will be lightweight, fast and responsive sites that work well across all devices all over the world. Your role will include:

  • Development of responsive, browser-friendly websites using HTML, CSS, JavaScript and jQuery using JPEGs/PSDs or prototype wireframes provided to you by internal design team
  • Integration of HTML and dynamic files into a CMS framework, currently Expression Engine
  • Deploying projects across multiple environments (Development, Staging, Production)
  • Staying up-to-date on the latest front-end technologies and methodologies
  • Managing your own time responsibly and effectively so deadlines and expectations are met and often exceeded
  • Advancement of web development skills through independent learning, with special attention paid to Web Design, Expression Engine tools and technologies

    Required skills and experience
  • A degree in a web development centred course, or equivalent experience
  • Knowledge of HTML, HTML5, CSS, JavaScript, and jQuery
  • An understanding of Adaptive Design and Responsive Design
  • An understanding of web site optimization and best practices
  • Deep understanding of cross browser and platform compatibility
  • Past collaboration with Clients and Designers
  • Good intuition and attention to detail
  • Good interpersonal skills and the ability to work within a team environment
  • Ability to manage own work efficiently and be able to meet tight deadlines when needed

    Desired skills and experience
  • Knowledge of an online email campaign system like Mailchimp
  • Familiarity with prominent PHP frameworks (CakePHP, CodeIgniter, Zend, etc.) and platforms (WordPress, ExpressionEngine etc.)
  • Experience of developing websites with Webflow
  • Experience with PHP, AJAX and JSON

OC Sport

OC Sport is a global sports marketing and events company specialising in professional sailing and outdoor sports ranging from running, cycling, to more extreme sports including adventure racing and trail running.

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