Junior Web Developer

Due to continued expansion The Mercian Labels Group are looking to recruit a junior web developer based at our Cannock HQ.  This is a full time permanent role to start in April that would suit an early career web developer looking for a new challenge, a new graduate in website design looking for an internship or an enthusiastic amateur looking to turn professional.

Reporting to the IT Manager, the role will involve developing complex intranet system on a LAPP stack using open source software and maintenance and developing of a range of websites supporting our growing businesses (www.mercianlabels.com).  A good knowledge of the following is essential through formal qualification or hands on experience:  OO PHP/ JavaScript/JQuery/HTML/CSS coding, WordPress, Linux and basic SQL.  A creative flair is essential such that you can design new and original website concepts using tools such as Photoshop.

As a secondary responsibility you will provide adhoc Helpdesk type support to a team of 30 people, fixing office hardware, SIP phones, desktop and software issues as they arise.  A good knowledge of IT hardware is also essential for this part of the role.

Applications by email to richard.jones@mercianlabels.com by 30th March including a CV, a covering letter describing what you find attractive about the post and examples of 3 websites you have designed from initial creative concept stage to completion.  NO AGENCIES.