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PHP Web Developer at Digital Media Company / Lagos

Full-time / Posted 01 November 2012 / Viewed: 1032 times /

JOB DESCRIPTION:
The ideal candidate will have a proven web development background in PHP and LAMP toolkit. You will have a good grounding in Object Oriented development in PHP5 with strong MySQL, along with solid web skills in XHTML, CSS and JavaScript, preferably with JQuery. You will also have experience developing solutions with CMS and eCommerce solutions, so any experience with products such as Wordpress, Magento, Drupal, Joomla, etc would be a distinct advantage. As a PHP Web Developer you will be involved in a range of projects and will be responsible for the delivery of mobile websites, web applications, CMS and eCommerce projects on time, in budget and to exceptional quality. Finally you will have a passion for web standards and understand the nuances of cross browser compatibility.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
• Building websites, templates, and graphics and providing creative input on the look and feel of entire websites while working with other members of the team
• Demonstrating knowledge of current web-design trends and techniques
• Support and build PHP MySQL applications
• LINUS OS and Apache Web Servers
• Knowledge of HTML, CSS, JQuery and JavaScript
• Good business analysis skills in capturing business requirements
• Writing and interpreting technical design documents
• Software Development Methodologies (Agile, Waterfall)
• Ability to be methodical in completing tasks whilst maintaining attention to detail.
• Able to use clear and effective communication, both with colleagues and clients.
• Able to participate in client project meetings to define clear objectives.

REQUIREMENTS:
• A good understanding of relational databases and the ability to write clear, clean code
• Extensive development experience working with PHP and MySQL
• Analytical, logical and able to analyse business processes
• Exposure to API coding such as Facebook APIs and Credit card Payments
• Strong analytical skills and ability to troubleshoot complex issues
• Confident in presenting visual concepts internally as well as to our clients
• Ability to undertake regular training and development of skills set

QUALIFICATIONS/EXPERIENCE:
• A degree or diploma in computer science, engineering or related field
• Minimum 2 years work experience as a PHP web developer or in a related role
• Advanced programming skills in PHP ,MySQL , JavaScript , Ajax , JQuery , HTML, CSS (very important)
• Experience with Joomla, Drupal and WordPress Content Management Systems
• Experience using Photoshop and any other Adobe CS5 packages
• Excellent time management and organisational skills
• Ability to multi-task effectively
• Ability to work to strict deadlines and timescales
• Must be below 28 years of age