Apprentice Mid-Weight Front End Developer VELSTAR LIMITED

You will be working on E-Commerce website and promoting all company products. This is an exciting opportunity to learn and become a long term member of staff with lots of career progression.

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Closing date: 25 Sep 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £17,500.00

  • Working week

    Mon-Fri 9am-5.30 pm

    Total hours per week: 37.50

  • Apprenticeship duration

    13 months

  • Possible start date

    30 Sep 2017

  • Date posted

    07 Sep 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number

    VAC001306201

  • Positions

    1 available

We are a fast paced, rapidly growing digital agency, working on exciting projects in the e-commerce space. We’re looking for talented individuals to join us and help take the business to the next level. We’re a growing team with a wide range of talent and knowledge, which is a great environment to learn in.

We’re looking for designers, developers, and marketers who want to work on exciting projects and grow their skills. If you want to work with in a fun but challenging environment on interesting projects, apply now.

Main responsibilities:

  • Develop e-commerce websites for amazing brands using the Shopify platform (Shopify training provided)
  • Work closely with design and marketing teams to deliver e-commerce web projects
  • Be up to date on the newest trends and developments

Some knowledge of :

  • Proven demonstrable experience building websites
  • Javascript (vanilla, jQuery, JSON, Gulp, Grunt)
  • HTML
  • CSS/SASS/SCSS
  • GIT/Version Control
  • Excellent knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite (Sketch knowledge a plus)
  • Shopify experience a huge plus
  • Wordpress and other CMS platforms a bonus

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Some experience building websites
  • Javascript (vanilla, jQuery, JSON, Gulp, Grunt)
  • HTML
  • CSS/SASS/SCSS
  • GIT/Version Control
  • Excellent knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite (Sketch knowledge a plus)
  • Shopify experience a huge plus
  • Wordpress and other CMS platforms a bonus

Personal qualities

  • Determined
  • Reliable
  • Happy to be part of the team and work hard
  • Supportive to team members

Qualifications required

Ideally a minimum 5 GCSE’s C and above Including Maths, English and ICT (or equivalent)

 

Future prospects

For the Apprentice that is dedicated and driven with a passion to be involved a long term future is more than possible.

Things to consider

How will you travel to this location? Apply as soon as possible as starts are immediate.

About the employer

Velstar is a Shopify expert agency, with a team of passionate ecommerce professionals. We focus on up front strategy, user experience and cutting edge development to deliver highly effective mobile responsive websites. It’s our people and the skills behind them that make Velstar what it is. We’re passionate about ecommerce and doing the best we can for our clients. Our founders have worked with some of the largest companies trading online and have a depth of experience that is equalled by our passion and enthusiasm for our clients business. Why us? We stick with our clients after the site has been launched, to ensure success. Our Shopify experts are always on hand to answer any questions you have We’re accountable every step of the way and communicate throughout the process We focus on your revenue goals not just hits One of the Co-Founders has built and sold an ecommerce business for 6 figures, we know what it takes to sell online

Employer

VELSTAR LIMITED

Address

Egerton House

2 Tower Road

Birkenhead

CH41 1FN

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Training provider

The qualifications consist of:

  • Advanced Apprenticeship in IT, Software, Web and Telecoms
  • L3 Diploma in ICT Professional Competence
  • L3 Extended Diploma in ICT Systems and Principles
  • Level 2 Functional Skills English, Maths & ICT (if applicable

Apprenticeship framework

IT, Software, Web & Telecoms Professionals

Training provider

REMIT GROUP LIMITED

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Remit IT Academy

Contact

Barbara Davies 07528977117 barbara.davies@remit.co.uk


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Closing date: 25 Sep 2017