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We’re Hiring – PHP Developer (Full-Stack) – Britomart Location


We believe great work happens when great people work together. 
That’s why we’re always looking for the next great person.

Adam Harris

Posted 20 May 2019
by Adam Harris

We’re searching for the next member of our Auckland team. Ideally you are currently working in an agency environment, at an intermediate to senior level.

About us

Our team is a talented crew of designers, strategists and technologists split across two offices. We are committed to creating high-quality work, while maintaining a fun work atmosphere. We actively seek out people who are more than just their job title and who can offer something unique to each project and see it through from start to finish, no matter what.

About you

You will have at least 3 years experience in PHP Development, excellent communication skills are a must as you will be liaising with people both internally and externally and most importantly you will be looking for a challenge to put your development skills to the test.

You need to be a friendly and considerate team member who takes ownership of their work, helps the people around them achieve and simply makes NZ Digital a better place to work by being here.

Desired skills and Experience

  • 3 – 5 years of experience in the industry
  • Substantial knowledge of JavaScript, HTML and CSS frameworks
  • The ability to work with a wider team to juggle priorities in order to deliver multiple projects simultaneously
  • You care about writing ‘simple’ code that everyone can understand
  • Problem-solving and ability to diagnose problems
  • A passion for user experience and designing web experiences for the end user
  • Experience with Git Workflows and Version control
  • Experience with web Responsive development (Mobile first)

Bonus Skills

– Experience with the Silverstripe framework and CMS
– Experience with WordPress framework, CMS and Visual Composer
– Understanding of Google Analytics
– Experience in Digital Design or Understanding of Good Design Practices
– Experience with JavaScript frameworks like Angular.js 1/2 /React.js, and Node.js

Key Responsibilities

We’re looking for a passionate full-stack developer who enjoys taking on a challenge. You will gather and address technical and design requirements, develop functional websites, build reusable code and libraries for future use, and troubleshoot and debug issues and perform tests to order optimise performance.

You will collaborate with front-end developers and designers to integrate user-facing elements with server-side logic to keep our wide range of clients happy and impressed.

To ensure deliverables of a high standard you’ll require these skills;

  • You should have excellent communication skills and can clearly make your point/idea/problem easily understood
  • You empathise with the customer and can feel their pain, you want to help
  • You are flexible and understand that solutions can change midway through
  • Naturally, PHP & SQL is your first language. HTML & CSS
  • You share industry innovations and trends amongst the team
  • You are always learning and keeping up to date with cutting-edge technology
  • You enjoy working as part of a team, have a positive mindset and want to be part of their ongoing success

Benefits and Perks

  • Flexible Working Schedule
  • Great Office Environment – Spacious, Lots of Natural Light
  • Central Britomart Location
  • Weekly Social Events
  • Office Showers
  • Latest Apple Mac Laptops / Desktops, Modern Tools and Great Software
  • Positive Working Environment and Supportive Team
  • Wide Range of Challenging Projects
  • Growth Opportunities within the Role

If you’re looking to take ownership of a role in an exciting agency with a young, fun and dynamic team this is the position for you.

Want to know more?

Send your CV and cover letter to adam@nzdigital.co.nz

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