Junior Developer (Leeds)

This Position Is Closed

This position has been filled. Thank you to all applicants who expressed interest!

Zeal is a pretty unique digital and creative agency. It’s our job to help brands and companies flourish. We create websites that are beautiful and hardworking. Spark interest and conversation with captivating content both online and offline. Raise profiles, generate traffic and give brands a voice.

Our ethos is to be entrepreneurial, passionate about what we do and hard working. It’s important that all members of our team share these traits so we can deliver our clients a distinctive and refreshing agency offering.

Why We’re Awesome

Working at Zeal is far from a one-way street. With hard work, comes reward. We have got to where we are today because we work as a team. If you are a part of the team, you will be treated as such.

From our highly competitive monthly pub quiz leader boards to bungee jumping and skiing in the French Alps, the list could go on. Great experiences and new encounters are all part of keeping our approach to work fresh and exciting.

There is never a dull day at Zeal. Search #LifeAtZeal for a taste of life at the best agency around.

Junior Developer Wanted!

The great news is that we’re expanding our team! We’re on the lookout for a charismatic, hard-working individual to join our Leeds office as a Junior Developer.

This is a fantastic opportunity for that special someone who has a passion for all-things-Internet, and is looking to further their development skills and develop a career within the sector.

As a Junior Developer you will join one of our development squads working alongside two senior developers on a range of back and front-end tasks as well as working as part of the wider development team on larger projects. This role is well suited someone who has recently completed their degree in an IT related discipline, or who has some commercial experience in web development.

The primary responsibilities for this role include:

  • Taking ownership of your assigned development tasks and seeing them through to completion
  • Communicating with your squad, project manager and head of development, and escalating issues where required
  • Carrying out content management, configuration, front-end template and back-end code changes on the platform as required
  • Assisting the wider development team with various tasks on a range of projects

The successful candidate will have the following skills:

  • Good working knowledge of HTML, CSS, and JavaScript
  • Experience working with content management systems, experience working with Magento is a bonus
  • A basic understanding of and experience using PHP
  • Excellent self-management practices with a meticulous attention to detail
  • Personable and comfortable liaising with clients and users of varying skill level
  • Understanding of modern front-end development practices and responsive design
  • Understanding of version control is a bonus
  • Passionate about learning new skills, new technologies, and furthering their own knowledge