Web agency seeks creative problem-solver

21st Sep

Following Umber Creative’s regeneration of Edmund House on St Mark’s Square in Hull, the design and web agency is continuing to expand its team of specialists. With the scope of work constantly growing and diversifying, a new role has been specially created to ensure that innovative online solutions can be delivered to its wide-ranging client base.
The new role in question is a full-time mid-level web developer, whose core skills must include PHP, MySQL and JavaScript. These programming languages are just the start – problem solving and ability to learn new technologies are key to how Umber Creative works, as the agency builds entire systems from the foundations up, rather than adapting off the shelf tools, such as WordPress.
“This is a highly skilled and extremely rewarding role,” says creative director, Kevin Wilkie. “The successful applicant will work with our team of six on an array of e-commerce and business websites for companies, charities and the public sector. At Umber Creative, no two days are ever the same.”
This methodology requires extreme attention to detail, as there are no templates or quick fixes. Instead, every project is coded from the ground up, with the construction of the back-end being just as crucial as the overall look and feel.
With a track record of delivering quality on varied projects from web apps, to eCommerce sites and subscription tools to bespoke interactive kiosks, Umber Creative’s team are being sought to work on more and more interesting projects.
“With many high-profile jobs running at all times, this new role will require the ability to work under pressure whilst applying creativity to produce unique solutions,” Kevin explains. “Working independently and demonstrating a thorough understanding of digital trends are also essential.”
Since moving into Edmund House, Umber Creative has grown its client base along with its team. The level of projects has also gone up a notch, as the enormous building has instilled confidence in large organisations in regard to the agency being serious about its industry. In response, client retention has never been higher and the scope of work is constantly diversifying.
As the mid-level web developer, you will support the web and technical directors to produce outstanding websites that get clients results, whether that be more leads, sales, brand awareness or any other form of engagement. This is delivered through bespoke online systems coded by the Umber Creative team.
“In the last few months we’ve worked on everything from a Bill of Materials management software for a company that builds children’s playgrounds, to patient record management systems for a local charity delivering services to the NHS,” adds Kevin. “Put simply, if you’re a solver of problems and enjoy a challenge, this is the job for you.”
If you’re interested in joining a friendly environment and are a creative and motivated programmer looking for the ability to shine – contact Umber Creative today at [email protected] or call 01482 606010.

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