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Software Developer Apprentice- Halifax

Prime Creative Ltd

Role: Junior Digital Developer – L4 Software Developer

Company:  Prime Creative Ltd

Address: Gemini House, Roydlands Terrace, HX3 8NG

Hours: 37.5

Salary: 12-15K

 

Please contact Ciara Glynn on ciara.glynn@estio.co.uk or call 01133 500 333

 

About the company:

Established in 1992, Prime Creative are a full-service design and marketing agency for companies of various sizes throughout a wide range of industries within B2B and B2C sectors. During this time we have gained recognition and awards for our work. Although we provide graphic design and website development in Yorkshire we currently work with organisations throughout the UK, Europe, USA and Asia.

Brief job description:

Estio Training have an exciting new opportunity for a Junior Digital Developer with Prime Creative Ltd, a full-service design and marketing agency based in Halifax, West Yorkshire.

Job Description:

We are looking for a fantastic communicator and someone with a great passion for all things digital. The role is varied and allows for personal growth. Working on websites, apps and licensed software development projects and much more.

The right person will have strong back end skills, and will be aware of the latest technologies as well as taking a real interest in the technology world outside of work. Work experience within an agency environment preferred but not essential.

Candidate must be willing to learn new technologies where required and should demonstrate a good understanding of PHP. Some experience working with a MVC framework is essential, we use CodeIgniter but any other MVC framework experience equally accepted.

Due to current circumstances the role will initially involve home working and will become a full-time office based role.

Hours of work are Mon – Thurs 9AM – 5:15PM Fri 9AM-4PM.

Your duties and responsibilities in this role will consist of:

Maintaining client websites
Adding new features to existing websites
Building websites and parts of website projects
Build & Send HTML Email Campaigns
Monitor Analytics & send monthly reports

Qualifications:

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

Skills Required:

Essential

HTML
CSS
PHP
MySQL
Vanilla JS
jQuery
MVC Framework Experience

Preferred

Understanding/Knowledge of SEO and best practices
Basic Understanding/Knowledge of PPC
Basic use of adobe products (illustrator/photoshop)
E-Commerce experience (WooCommerce, Magento, OpenCart etc.)
Bootstrap/CSS Grid

Personal qualities:

See Job Description

Future prospects:

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

Training to be provided:

The Estio Training programme gives young people the opportunity to get hands on experience in the IT industry whilst still employed in a real paid job with no cost or debt.

Learners will receive technical training online. Whilst in the workplace, apprentices will also receive continual coaching, help and guidance from a dedicated team who will be there to ensure that they get the most from their work experience.

This apprenticeship will give you a Level 4 Software Developer Standard with training in areas such as:

  • Functional skills, Maths L2 and English L2
  • Introduction to Software Development & C#
  • Software Development Methodologies
  • Software Development Essentials
  • Developing Software Using SQL
  • Software Languages
  • Programming Skills

Some of these modules will include an option to take an examination to receive a professional certificate.

To apply for this job email your details to ciara.glynn@estio.co.uk