NO recruitment agencies or overseas companies please, to apply please email rob@blue-leaf.co.uk with your CV and samples of code We are looking for a talented, passionate individual to join an ambitious team. Due to our continued success and increasing client list we are offering a great opportunity for a freelance web developer to join a creative team on a contract basis working closely with the Digital Media Director and team to work on all areas of digital media from e-marketing to web development and maintenance.

We are based in South Cheshire, east of Chester with no public transport locally so you will need to have your own car. Actual level of time spent in the office is flexible as is location, however north west is a must. Rate is dependent on skills and experience.

The role would require you to:

  • produce and maintain a variety of web applications
  • implement, customise, and manage CMS/e-commerce products as well as bespoke applications
  • build and deployment of email campaigns
  • amendments and enhancements to current sites

We would love to hear from you if you have the following skills:

  • ability to hand code
  • strong working knowledge of HTML
  • strong working knowledge of PHP (including object oriented)
  • good knowledge of OO design principals and building efficient, maintainable code
  • strong working knowledge of SQL (especially MySQL)
  • good knowledge of Javascript
  • basic knowledge and understanding of Unix
  • fluent in web standards
  • awareness of cross-browser issues
  • ASP.NET, AJAX, XML, Apache would be desirable but not essential

and the following personal skills:

  • deadline hitter
  • team player
  • pro-active approach
  • problem solver
  • sense of humour
  • passionate
  • logical and thorough work process
  • ability to pick up existing work and carry to completion
  • high level of industry awareness

In addition you will: report primarily to the Digital Media Director liaise with the team including account managers, designers and the Creative Director and occasionally clients

Please note this is NOT a web design or Flash position. Sample code needed for both XHTML/CSS and PHP.

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