PHP Developer - McCann Connected, Manchester city centre
McCann Manchester is more than 370 people strong and based across a big old country house in the heart of Cheshire, a digital and technology centre in the heart of Manchester, and a state-of-the-art photographic and film studio in Poynton. We're a team of specialists and generalists, spanning all channels and disciplines of the marketing landscape. We're also part of a global network that employs more than 41,000 people over 120 countries around the globe.
McCann Connected, the digital arm of McCann Manchester, is based on Deansgate and is an office of circa 40 people, delivering search marketing across a number of clients, both integrated clients of the wider McCann Manchester client base, as well as independent clients of McCann Connected. Due to our ambitious growth plans for 2018, we are looking to recruit a PHP Developer to join the team.
Working within the Analytics team you will be the owner of developing our reporting solutions working with various API’s from a number of data sources to automate and improving our reporting output to our clients. You’ll be the owner of own internal toolkit which already hosts a number a tools and solutions for clients, you’ll be tasked with adding and improving to the toolkit, to provide solutions for our clients and improve internal efficiencies.
Main duties of the PHP Developer:
- Primarily working within the Analytics team supporting on reducing the time spent on non-value adding tasks
- Ensure timely delivery of specified tasks in accordance with agreed functional specifications
- Keep Analytics Manager and Account Teams informed of scope of work, work load and highlighting where more time is required before it is spent
- Day to day responsibility of management internal toolkit of reporting solutions
- Be aware of latest digital (SEO/PPC) updates and the impact these may have on our solutions for clients
- If appropriate, assist or present technical concepts to client.
Skills & Experience :
- Full-stack development, capable of turning ideas into fully featured sites, including all HTML and CSS
- Back-end Object-Oriented PHP development within a modern MVC framework (preferably Laravel)
- Good experience with SQL (preferably MySQL) and Eloquent/ORMs and Migrations
- Good experienced of unit testing with PHPUnit
- Able to support SEO team with advice regarding developer aspects; tags, snippets, meta data etc.
- Experience of CSS pre-processors, LESS or SASS, desirable
- Experience of API interactions (especially Google API) desirable
- Experience of WordPress desirable
- Able to create graphics and layouts for site designs desirable
- Experience of CRO tools such as VWO or Optimizely
In Return, we offer
- A competitive financial and benefits package and and a culture ideally suited to those who enjoy pursuing personal career development.
- The opportunity to work within the largest integrated agency in the UK, in stunning surroundings, with specialist departments including, animation, video production, planning, digital creative and development and social media.
- A mixture of exciting brands and projects to work on.
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