24 January 2020 - Dave Jackson

Friday is looking for a talented Web Developer

Friday is an award-winning digital agency that mixes user experience and marketing to build better brands.

We’re passionate about making the customer experience better for our clients and we’re looking for a junior web developer to work with us on some exciting new projects. Our main development focus is open source PHP and technologies such as WordPress. The role covers a range of technologies and project roles and is a great opportunity to work on new challenges with some interesting clients.

Based in a stunning period building in Dublin’s Merrion Square, we describe ourselves as a close-knit team who work in an open, collaborative and fun environment. Everyone has a voice and we encourage the entire team to share ideas and learn from each other.

We are a small but growing group of agile, highly skilled and experienced digital professionals, a mix of UX and UI designers, web developers, digital marketing specialists and strategic marketers. Brands we work with include Danone, Press Up and Fulfil to attractions like Dublin Zoo and online merchants Unislim, Urbana and iClothing.com.

Our team benefits from an open, flexible, easy-going and fun environment from where to work and grow. We offer generous holidays, employee perks, high-end tech and opportunities for training and development.

Required Knowledge & Skills

  • Qualification in technical field B.S. in Computer Science, Electronics, Mathematics or related technology discipline minimum.
  • Strong experience with WordPress and PHP, specifically custom theme development.
  • Minimum of 1 year of experience working as a web developer preferably in an agency environment.
  • The ability to write clean, fluid code using modern standards and Git code management workflows.
  • Excellent HTML(5), CSS (SASS / LESS), CSS Grid, Flexbox, jQuery and JavaScript skills.
  • Experience integrating payment services such as Stripe, Realex & Paypal.
  • Experience communicating with an API via AJAX.
  • Familiarity with Photoshop, Sketch, and/or Adobe XD file handling.
  • Understanding of image compression and optimisation.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with UX designers, technical and non-technical teams as well as directly with clients.
  • Git/Subversion or other version control experience.
  • Ability to manage, move, back up and create new web/cloud environments.
  • Troubleshooting and debugging desktop, Android & iOS browser issues.
  • Hawkeye, pixel-perfect attention to design detail when marked up HTML/CSS.
  • Willingness to learn new technologies.

Organisational Skills

  • You have experience in project management and working directly with clients as well as working with and managing a small development team.
  • Strong time management and organisational skills.
  • You are highly motivated and passionate about coding and technology.
  • You thrive in a fast-paced, multi-task environment but are also comfortable working independently.
  • A process-driven approach to development with a strong focus on testing your work before anyone sees it.
  • Take responsibility for tasks, projects and priorities to ensure they are all delivered on time and to the highest standards.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work effectively with clients and our digital team.

Desirable Skills

  • Angular (or some other JS MV* framework) is desirable.
  • Experience developing websites, applications and CMS with PHP frameworks.
  • Experience with domain and DNS management.
  • Experience with Linux platforms/shell commands.
  • WooCommerce experience.
  • Node.js

Friday is building one of the most talented digital teams in the country. To achieve our goals we want to hire the best. We see limitless potential in what we do and with the right people to get there, anything is possible.

This is an opportunity for a talented developer to make a real difference by working with some of the best people for a diverse range of clients and project.

If you feel you are the right match for this role, please drop us a line with your CV and links to recent work to jobs@friday.ie.

Permanent Role
Salary: Negotiable
Experience: 1 years minimum.

What Friday offers to you:

  • A competitive salary.
  • Pension plan with company contributions.
  • Generous holidays and mobile phone plan.
  • You will have great training and development.
  • A fun and collaborative working environment.
  • Beautiful working space in Merrion Square with great local lunch options.
  • The very best tech and software.
  • Unlimited coffee, fresh fruit and healthy snacks.
  • And of course, the opportunity to work with a multi-award winning agency on exciting projects for a variety of different businesses and brands.

Strictly no agencies. Please and thank you.