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      Programmer and Developer Apprentice – Watford , Hertfordshire

      • L3 Software Development Technician
      • Hertfordshire

      Penknife Integrated Marketing

      Level 3 Software Development Technician

      Company: Penknife Integrated Marketing

      Full Address: Watford, Hertfordshire, WD18 0QB

      Weekly Hours Worked: 9:00am – 5:30pm with an hour for lunch between 1:00pm – 2:00pm

      Salary: £10,000 – £12,000 per annum

      Please contact Lois on lois.sharland@estio.co.uk or call 01133 500 333

      About the company:

      We are an integrated marketing agency with an extensive range of skills, that when brought together create innovative campaigns, lead generation programs and brand communications. We create exciting and dynamic graphics for on and offline communications, from brand development to advertising campaigns. We offer innovative digital solutions supporting lead generation, website and mobile creation, SEO and online advertising. Our work is frequently admired in the UK, EMEA and NA and on occasion in APAC and CALA. We love solving problems and creating successful marketing campaigns and brand strategy communications.

      Brief job description:

      Estio Training have an exciting new opportunity for an Apprentice Programmer/Developer with Penknife Integrated Marketing, a marketing agency based in Watford.

      Job Description:

      We are seeking a Programmer/Developer. You will need to be enthusiastic, have some html experience and aptitude, possess creative flair and most of all a ‘can do’ attitude. In return you will be fast tracked in developing a whole host of creative skills, working alongside our creatives.

      Your duties and responsibilities in this role will consist of:

      • Programming in HTML
      • Creating online campaigns
      • Programming websites in html – HTML, PHP, WordPress, JavaScript, CSS etc
      • Programming email campaigns
      • Creating PowerPoint presentations
      • Creating forms and backend of websites
      • Creating animations for campaigns

      Qualifications:

      • 5 GCSEs grades A*-C/9-4 or equivalent (including English Language and Maths)

      Skills Required (favourable, but not essential):

      • PHP
      • WordPress
      • Custom Fields
      • Reusable blocks
      • JavaScript
      • Forms
      • HTML
      • CSS
      • SCSS
      • JavaScript (Vanilla / jQuery)
      • React/Next.js
      • Dynamic UIs
      • Templated pages
      • APIs
      • Data fetching
      • HTML emails
      • Using most of the Microsoft suite
      • Creating and designing PowerPoint presentations

      Personal qualities:

      • A passion to start a career in technology
      • Willingness to learn
      • Punctual
      • A true team player with the ability to work independently and understand the importance of their contribution.

      Future prospects:

      The role offers long term security and the opportunity to progress into a permanent position.

      Training to be provided:

      Estio apprenticeship training programmes are delivered virtually by our fully qualified and industry experienced training team. Using their expert knowledge, we’ve purposefully built our programmes around the real-world use of modern technology, so that the skills we create can be directly applied in the workplace.

      Throughout the apprenticeship learners receive coaching, help and guidance from a dedicated team who are there to ensure they get the most from their work experience.

      Successful completion of this apprenticeship gives you an accredited Level 3 Software Development Technician, with training in how to:

      • Implement secure code in appropriate languages of different types.
      • Support the communication of software solutions and ideas to technical and non-technical stakeholders.
      • Conduct a range of test types.
      • Build scripts in line with work instructions for deployment into the relevant environment.
      • Design simple software solutions to meet your requirements using tools and techniques.

      For a full list of programme modules visit: estio.co.uk/courses/software-development-technician

      To apply for this job email your details to lois.sharland@estio.co.uk