Senior Web Developer


  • London  
  • Company
    Start date
  • Closing date
    9 November 2021  
    Posted on
    9 September 2021  

Digital is at the core of everything we do and we’re looking for an experienced Senior Web Developer to join our established development team. This is a fantastic opportunity to join a highly talented, creative and friendly team working within a converted barn on a varied range of exciting websites and digital projects.

You will have a passion for coding and new technologies with a portfolio of sites / projects that clearly demonstrate your skills and capabilities.

Responsibilities & Duties:

  • Developing websites and web applications which are optimised across multiple browsers and device platform.
  • Working across a broad range of exciting projects for different clients and big brands.
  • Helping to recommend, plan and develop dynamic web and digital projects.
  • Being actively involved at all stages of the design and development process.
  • Working closely with the UX, design, SEO and project management teams.
  • Testing and supporting new and existing solutions.
  • Staying up-to-date with current web trends and new technologies and have a desire to push the boundaries.
  • Working in a variety of development processes, including Agile.

Technical Skills & Experience:

  • Advanced knowledge of PHP and MySQL including modern PHP frameworks such as Symfony and Laravel.
  • Excellent HTML5 / CSS3 hand-coding skills combined with Ajax, JQuery and Javascript libraries and tools (Vue.JS, React, Sass).
  • Experience working with Node.JS/Express.
  • Skilled in Object Oriented Programming and Design Patterns.
  • Extensive experience of developing and testing responsive websites for multiple browsers, platforms and devices.
  • Proficient in Linux administration, Apache configuration and MySQL database design.
  • Experience of using version control systems – ideally Git.
  • Good working knowledge of web and mobile UX/UI best practices.
  • A good understanding of accessibility standard.
  • An organised approach with excellent attention to detail and a pride in your work.
  • The ability to work to tight deadlines whilst providing clients and colleagues with exceptional service at all times.

Desirable Skills & Experience:

  • Experience of automated testing (for example PhpUnit, Behat or Selenium) and automated deployment and continuous integration (Travis, Jenkins).
  • Good understanding of testing methodologies and procedures.
  • Experience and/or knowledge of Agile software development methodologies.
  • Experience with Drupal/Wordpress architecture.

Company Benefits:

We like to look after our team and provide a lot of benefits. This is all the normal stuff we offer but, with the pandemic going on, some of these have been put on the back-burner for a while for safety reasons. We hope to bring it all back soon though – we’re missing our parties and the pick ‘n’ mix!

Wherever you’re working from:

  • Flexible working.
  • 25 days holiday (increasing to 28 days after five years) plus bank holidays.
  • Pension scheme.
  • Employee Assistance Programme.
  • Bupa health insurance.
  • Bupa dental insurance.
  • Bupa wellbeing health expenses cash plan.
  • Conferences and training.
  • Regular social events including the Christmas Party and the famous Torpedo Summer Family Fun Day.
  • Annual Torpedo Awards.
  • Team challenges such as Blenheim Triathlon, 3 Peaks, Tough Mudder, Jurassic Walk.
  • Cycle to work bike scheme.
  • Free annual flu vaccination.
  • Sports teams including running, football and netball.

And for when you’re in the office:

  • Modern agency environment in a converted barn.
  • Excellent location with free parking.
  • Charging points if you drive electric.
  • Covered bike shed.
  • Showers.
  • Use of on-site swimming pool and tennis court.
  • Free fruit in the office every week.
  • Copious amounts of tea and coffee.
  • Tasty snacks and pick ‘n’ mix sweets.
  • Breakout area with large TV.
  • Sonos sound system with shared playlists.