Alacrify Ltd

New Web Developer Job Advertised


17th February 2010

[NB This job advert is now closed - 01.03.2010]

Today we advertised for a new Junior Web Developer to join the team at Alacrify. You can read the full details here: but the highlights are...

Junior Web Developer [Graduate or Equivalent Experience*]

Alacrify is a well established Dorset-based web and graphic design agency which is seeking to appoint a Junior Web Developer in order to keep pace with increasing demands. We are therefore seeking a talented and ambitious full time Junior Web Developer to work on a wide portfolio of new client projects and sustain and support contracts. This role will offer the opportunity for professional development and career progression across a wide spectrum of skills and tasks.

The successful applicant will have the potential to make a big contribution to the work and development of the company, and will have the opportunity to work on a wide variety of web projects from brochure sites through content managed sites to full featured web-based office systems.

Starting Salary

£15,000 per annum plus bonuses

Skills Required

A competent working knowledge and understanding of the following languages is required:

  • CSS
  • PHP – Object Orientated Programming (OOP)
  • MySQL
  • JavaScript
  • XML [not essential but preferable]

and the ability to use

  • Photoshop / Fireworks

and a proven understanding of good web design principles


The successful applicant’s responsibilities will include:

  • Conducting and coordinating web development and design
  • Undertaking application maintenance
  • Assisting with client training and support
  • Preparing system and user documentation
  • Participating in design and code reviews


The applicant should have proven experience of using the required skills above to create and develop websites, with examples to illustrate this experience.  The applicant will be required to demonstrate an ordered and professional approach to coding and design combined with a creative approach to building web solutions.

A degree or equivalent qualification in web design and/or programming would be advantageous, but is not essential.


To apply please send a CV and a covering letter answering the following questions:

  • What interests you about this job?
  • What relevant experience have you had?
  • Which of the person specifications apply to you?

Please include the names and contact details for 2 people who are prepared to provide a reference for you, one of whom is able to comment on your professional abilities.


Jon Sloper
Alacrify Ltd
5a Ashleigh Avenue
Maiden Newton
Dorset DT2 0BP

01300 320076

All applications will be replied to. 
Interviews will be offered to suitable candidates prior to appointment.

Closing Date

The closing date for this advert is 28th February 2010

Start Date

The start date will be as soon as possible subject to agreement, checks and references.

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