Senior Full-Stack Developer – Specialist – The Content Marketing Agency

digital Senior Full-Stack Developer



We are Specialist, The Content Marketing Agency, based just off the Triangle in Bristol. We are one of Bristol’s leading creative agencies. We are also part of Omnicom, the global leader in marketing communications. We create engaging content across a variety of platforms for some of the world’s best-known B2B brands, working across many sectors including Healthcare, Consumer, Aviation and Financial services.  We work hard to deliver the very best for our clients, and we like to have fun along the way.

About the role

Due to continued business growth, and a number of recent new business wins, we are looking to expand our development team with a talented senior developer who has a track record of delivering quality end-to-end digital solutions in an agency or client-side role. We have a mobile first philosophy and are integrated with the strategy, social, editorial and creative teams to build amazing work that we are all proud of.  

As our Senior Developer, you’ll be organised, self-motivated and have good communication skills to liaise with both colleagues and clients, as required.  You’ll be joining our small, but perfectly formed development team so your team working skills with be first class, ideally gained in an agile environment.  You’ll have experience of accurately estimating project timeframes, and working on a number of projects at any one time to deliver against client deadlines. You might be working as a Developer and looking for a step up, or you may be a Senior Developer already, looking to take on more responsibility working in a smaller Development team in an agency.

We use a wide range of Development technologies, depending on the needs of our clients projects.  Ideally, you’ll have a number of the following in your technical tool box:

  •       Advanced OOP (Object Oriented Programming)
  •       Bash Command Line experience
  •       Object-oriented PHP
  •       MySQL / MariaDB
  •       HTML / CSS as well as HTML5 and CSS3
  •       JavaScript (jQuery)
  •       Good knowledge of Twig (or similar template engine)
  •       LESS / SASS
  •       GIT version control
  •       Experience with GULP and GRUNT
  •       Experience of developing sites with WordPress (and other open-source Content Management Systems)
  •       Experience of Apache / Nginx and Linux server administration
  •       Umbraco
  •       SharePoint
  •       SEO
  •       PSR-2 coding style
  •       MVC design pattern

 Any experience or knowledge of JIRA, Engineering, Database Design, Dev Ops, Magento or eCommerce-based platforms is desirable, but not essential.

There will be lots of opportunities to learn and progress within this role.  You can also look forward to working flexibly and healthily, and travelling to meet with clients. Benefits include private medical insurance, income protection, flexible working, a personal wellbeing budget and shopping discounts. We also offer a pension, cycle scheme, interest-free tech loans and lots of social events.

We take pride in our values and culture, and in our diverse and inclusive workplace. Our agency core values are collaboration, creativity, ownership and passion.

If this sounds like the perfect role and environment for you, we’d love to hear from you. Please send your CV and a covering introduction to