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Senior Developer

at Creative Spark in Cape Town

Creative Spark is a fast-growing, ambitious digital agency and online publishing business. Now part of the M&C Saatchi Group with offices in Cape Town and Johannesburg, this Developer position is part of our ambitious growth plans and an important element in improving our value proposition to clients.

We run five award-winning online brands, including, that are locally and internationally reputable, and our agency services clients like Heineken, Philips, Kimberly Clark, Gautrain and Medscheme. We’re a fast-paced business that employs ambitious and committed people who want to go places, grow with the company and impress our clients.

Reporting to the Technical Director, we’re looking for a Cape Town based back and front end Developer for custom, often complex builds on a wide range of projects and clients.

Job Description

  • Develop custom, often complex WordPress-based solutions along with general PHP framework-based solutions.
  • Knowledge of PHP, MySQL, HTML/CSS, LESS/SASS, intermediate JavaScript, DNS, and Linux.
  • Ability to breakdown client problems and develop a software solution from system design to implementation.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Assist with planning, scoping and technical specification documentation
  • Strong understanding of PHP back-end development.
  • Great understanding of front-end technologies, including HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript, jQuery.
  • Intermediate to advanced knowledge of WordPress
  • Knowledge of how to interact with RESTful APIs and formats (JSON, XML) a plus.
  • Knowledge of change control systems, specifically Git, a plus.

Personal Skills/Attributes

  • A excellent communicator and collaborator
  • Detail-oriented, multi-tasker in context of a fast-paced environment
  • Capable of hitting daily deadlines
  • Exceptional analytical skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Keen ability to multi-task; self-starter
  • Sense of humour

Applicants to mail covering letter, & CV to

Only applicants with relevant industry and role experience need apply

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