Web Developer

What we are looking for

Full-time, Permanent, Competitive Salary 

ROCK is a market leading Tech Consultancy based in Bridgend with offices and clients spanning the whole of the UK. We help clients across the world solve their technology problems, evolving their capabilities to navigate the digital age and beyond.

As a developer within the marketing team, you will be responsible for building new features, pages, and elements of our growing website. You will work with our internal designer to create these pages. We utilise data-driven development and use tools such as Hotjar to measure the success of the page display and you will use this data to implement and develop proactive changes to the website.

Some of the great things ROCK did between 2021-2022:

  • Supported 19 causes 
  • We increased our average salaries by 17.7%
  • We've created a ROCKstar Committee which is a platform for our employees to have a voice and form a great culture
  • We've welcomed 42 new ROCKstars into the business

Key responsibilities

  • Frontend development converting designs to website code
  • Implement complex features using HTML, CSS, JavaScript.
  • Maintain and enhance new and existing web applications using Concrete CMS
  • Conduct website performance tests and troubleshoot SEO issues especially improving website speed.
  • Develop scalable and readable code using SOLID principles
  • Building and maintaining REST APIs between HubSpot
  • Monitor the performance of the website.
  • Website security and spam blocking.

Essential skills & experience

  • Experience using HTML, CSS/SASS, JavaScript/jQuery, PHP
  • Experience with SEO
  • Experience with MySQL or other database languages
  • Able to communicate complex technical information and concepts to non-technical people
  • Good understanding of responsive design principles
  • Understanding of page speed intricacies
  • Excellent problem solver
  • Eager to learn new technologies, and a willingness to improve and futureproof our website

Desirable skills & experience

  • Be degree qualified, or able to demonstrate an equivalent ability level
  • Experience developing with Concrete CMS or similar
  • Experience using source control and industry standard branching methodologies (GIT)
  • Keen interest in UX and accessibility
  • A portfolio of completed projects
  • Someone who enjoys picking up new technologies and is interested in keeping up with the latest developments for the modern tech we use.
  • Cross browser testing and solving compatibility issues

Benefits to shout about

  • 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays
  • Enhanced Sickness Scheme
  • Employee Referral Programme
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Annual well-being allowance
  • Award winning ROCKstar culture
  • Free independent financial advice
  • Dress down Fridays

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Benefits

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Fancy a break? We offer 25 days holiday and bank holidays on top. We also offer a holiday exchange where employees can buy and sell holidays.

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We offer flexible working hours, and all our employees can take advantage of working from home each week, whilst certain teams are able to work from home full time.

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Our employees are at the heart of everything we do. We offer a wellbeing allowance each year to be utilised on activities that promote mental and physical wellbeing, in addition to a Cycle to Work scheme.

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We offer market-leading training for all of our employees; especially our sales and IT training programmes, which offer particular opportunities to develop skills and progress within the organisation.

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We are unique. Our award-winning culture is employee centric, with exciting cash and bonus incentives, events and team bonding ever present.

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We offer a pension with a market-leading provider; a company sick pay programme including income protection and death in service payment.

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A large number of our team are involved in community initiatives, using work time to make a positive impact on our people, communities and the planet.

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"ROCKstars" is our unique approach to having fun and this is a huge part of our success. We celebrate as many events and occasions as possible and this creates an electric working environment. 

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Promotion and pay is critically important to us. In 2021-2022 our salaries increased by an average of 17.77% and 78% of people were promoted within the first 12 months of starting at ROCK.

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