Software Engineer / Web Developer

We are looking for somebody to work closely with our CTO and help develop leading-edge websites for our clients. We are seeking somebody with strong web design skills who is happy to get to know a client and deliver website solutions that surpass the client’s brief. You will also have a good understand of html, jquery, and responsive design and be happy to hand craft the underlying code to a high quality. You will already have some experience theming WordPress and will be able to make WordPress sing by developing your own themes and plugins. The ideal candidate will be happy working in a small Agile team and will be able to see projects through from conception to completion, including QA. It would be nice if you already have some understanding of AWS, Git, and Linux but we’d also be happy to help you grow in this area.

What’s the deal?

Now Communications is a Business to Business marketing and communications agency that deliver marketing solutions to businesses in the eLearning, Sports Technology and ID and Security sectors.

We build Open Source Enterprise strength internet products using WordPress and Drupal hosted on the Amazon stack. We’re a relatively small agency that uses the technologies and approaches of a much larger one.

We work using Agile project management approach with an innovative HackDay technique to developing outstanding client solutions.

We are a growing company with a handful of employees and contractors based in Great West House just off the Great West Road in Brentford.

Who should apply?

We are looking for somebody to start as soon as possible, based in our West London office. Now Comms are committed to a happy work-force and would consider flexible working arrangements with the suitable candidate. We are looking for somebody who is eager to learn on the job and is happy working in a highly collaborative environment.

Why bother?

You will have the opportunity to work with a team of expert web marketeers who will mentor and train you to become an expert web developer. We will develop your skills to deliver high-volume, high-security, high-availability, Enterprise quality websites using a blend of techniques used by both start-ups and multi-nationals. We are a small team who work closely together and we believe that in cross team collaboration and communication – so you will get to experience all areas of the business. You will become a key team member and be given the opportunity to influence the future technical direction of the company. As part of your job you will also gain the opportunity to develop your client-facing skills. (Oh, and we have full access to a free gym and subsidised canteen, too.)

We believe that it is vital for staff to keep up to date in this fast moving industry and will send send you to the relevant industry conferences and events including PHP London.

How to apply?

If you think you’re the person for this role, then get in touch with a cv. If we think you’ll flourish at Now Comms we’ll send you a simple technical test and then if that goes well we’d love to meet you for an interview.

Get in touch but not agencies thank you.

“This is the creative team we trust to deliver the compelling content that makes us really distinctive in today’s competitive landscape”

 

Estelle Milosavljevic, Crossknowledge