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Django Developer at fast paced events company central Bristol

City: Bristol
Last visit: 29 Jun 2013
Author's ads: 1

Posted: 29 Jun 2013


Six Degrees has an ongoing need for talented full-time developer, to work on creative innovative web projects. From apps events, and hackathons to developer publishing sites, social media marketing events, and more. This role will see you working as part of a friendly events & publishing team. The workload will sometimes be hectic, but the atmosphere is cheerful and proactive. We want to put you in a position to write the best code that you can. You will need to have a good working knowledge of Django & Joomla, with the ability to create custom mind blowing creations . You will also need to be at home with HTML, CSS, JavaScript and jQuery and PHP. Responsibilities - Enhance existing websites – You will require strong programming skills with Django/Python and Joomla. - Develop new software to support planned business initiatives. In this capacity, the developer will work closely with a lead to determine an appropriate application design. - Assist in troubleshooting and fixing website bugs & issues. This will require exceptional problem solving and communication skills. - Actively participate in design and code reviews for projects being worked on by other members of the team. This will require strong communication and interpersonal skills. - Knowledge requirements - Ability to accurately identify problems, determine the best course for correction, and to successfully execute the decisions - Successful design, implementation, deployment and maintenance of high-traffic, multi-server websites Strong oral and written communications: ability to effectively communicate with both technical and non-technical people - Mastery of programming fundamentals with fluency in several programming languages, including Django & Joomla - A high degree of initiative and the ability to work independently with little day-to-day supervision - Organizational skills and great attention to detail - Experience with: Python, Django, Joomla Desired Skills & Experience Django (Python) – Developing custom CMS Joomla – Creating custom templates, editing and creating new plugins. Understanding of HTML5, CSS, SASS & Javascript Big pluses for experience with Standards-driven unobtrusive Javascript & semantically marked up HTML Google App Engine Development & consumption of HTTP APIs jQuery or other Javascript libraries Open source projects Company Description Six Degrees organise audience driven events and exhibitions for the Apps, Social Media Marketing, TV, Media, Telecoms, Enterprise IT and associated industries. We also run a number of publications. As examples, we run : Apps World - Global Multiplatform Apps Event - http:www.apps-world.net Hackfest - hackathons - http:www.the-hackfest.com/ Developer Tech - http:www.developer-tech.com/ SMWF - Social Media Marketing event - http:www.socialmedia-forum.com The Appsters - http:the-appsters.com/ Telecoms Tech - http:www.telecomstechworld.com/ We are a company committed to delivering a fun high quality events experience, good networking and giving value to the event ecosystems that we operate in. Our goal is to help individuals, companies and the sector as a whole to build partnerships through a series of worldwide connected events and exhibitions. Driven by a committed team, Six Degrees uses years of experience in the conference and exhibitions industry ensuring our events meet the needs of our delegates.