Play Sports Group are looking for a Magento Developer to join our growing team based in Bath.
As our Magento Developer you’ll be responsible for looking after the GCN and GMBN shops, maintaining and developing them into being even better than they already are. You will also work alongside our development team and design teams to create and maintain beautiful and functional ecommerce sites for our great clients, which include some of the biggest brands in cycling.
With any Magento build there are always a number of integrations that need to be made, so you will be comfortable with integrating third party services such as payment gateways, ERP and ticketing systems into a Magento setup.
Creating innovative development solutions will come as second nature to you, and you will be happy to work alongside our talented designers as part of a collaborative team to realise these. We strive to create unique online shopping experiences that stand out from the crowd. You will have built your own themes, modules and extensions for Magento and are happy working on a bespoke design for clients. You will also be happy working with third party modules and extensions where needed. Your sites will also be maintainable and scalable as we grow and adapt our sites to meet our clients’ needs.
You will be up for the challenge of working in a fast moving, dynamic industry. With your finger on the pulse of digital technology and an eagerness to learn, you will be a valuable part of our digital team.
SKILLS & EXPERIENCE
- Building bespoke Magento themes, modules and extensions
- Extensive experience of building and customisation of Magento themes, modules and extensions
- Experience of integrating a variety of payment service providers
- Good understanding of the Zend framework and object orientated PHP in general
- Ability to work to a deadline and still produce fast, scalable websites
- Excellent understanding of MySQL
- Promote quality of code with the development team to ensure knowledge is shared and code is reviewed
- Version control should be a way of life
NICE TO HAVE
- Magento developer certification
- WordPress experience
- Unit testing experience
- An interest in cycling!
The Play Sports Group is the world’s leading creator of cycling digital video distributed on YouTube and Facebook. We are a digital sports media company focused on the world of cycling. Combining our deep love of the sport with world leading expertise in video and digital distribution, we have built a leadership position in the market.
We operate two market-leading YouTube channels: the Global Cycling Network and Global Mountain Bike Network, with over 1 million subscribers and millions of fans across associated social media platforms. Our presenters are ex-pros from the very highest levels who connect with the fans, and with world class athletes.
PSG also includes the award-winning international communications agency, SHIFT Active Media (SHIFT), focused exclusively on the cycling industry and who works alongside some of the biggest, most high profile brands in the cycling world. SHIFT is responsible for the international marketing for global cycling brands such as Continental, fi’zi:k, FSA, Selle Royal, KASK and many others.
SHIFT works on a variety of projects to help their clients achieve their strategic objectives, including website and brochure creation, social media management, print and digital advertising design and placement in international magazines and websites, producing TV commercials and videos or even organizing helicopter banner flights in Australia.
- Recently refurbished city centre office
- MacBook Pro and dual monitors
- Generous holidays
- Company pension scheme
- A good coffee machine
- Bike parking
- Really good showers
- Free fruit or jelly sweets
- Relaxed office environment
DO YOU THINK YOU’VE GOT WHAT IT TAKES?
Send us your CV, a link to your portfolio and covering letter explaining why you are perfect for the role. You’ll also need to tell us the salary you think you deserve.
Digital Director, James Morell on firstname.lastname@example.org
Date Posted: 15th March 2017
Closing date: 5th April 2017