PHP / SEO Developer Required

Posted on March 21, 2011


Due to company growth, we have an opportunity for a PHP developer with strong PHP, MySQL and CSS skills and an interest in website design and development.

Duties of role

This is not an exhaustive list, but within this role you will work on a variety of projects, including WordPress development. Duties will include working with plug-ins, debugging code and customising templates. You will be involved in web design projects and development, whilst considering SEO implications and remaining aware of cross-browser compatibility. You may also be involved in:

  • Designing, developing and building websites/web applications that may include bespoke applications
  • Working with plug-ins, debugging code and customising templates
  • Designing requests such as newsletter templates, social media profile templates, etc
  • Setting up and running social media campaigns

The role requires an individual with an eye for detail, a firm understanding of the Internet and strong English spelling and grammar skills would be an advantage.

Candidates should be well organised and have the confidence and ability to work to deadlines.


  • Experience of programming with PHP5 and MySQL
  • Good standard of written English – spelling and grammar
  • Experience with Internet CMS systems, such as WordPress is desirable
  • Experience of JavaScript would be advantageous


  • A strong understanding of cross-browser compatibility is essential
  • Understanding of the Internet and search engines
  • Knowledge of Adobe Photoshop and Dreamweaver is desirable
  • Knowledge or experience of different website hosting platforms and FTP is also desirable

Technical Skills:

  • Strong HTML and CSS skills are essential
  • High level of PC literacy – MS Word, Excel and Office
  • The ability to research new advancements and new technical approaches
  • Ability to focus on complex, technical problems and deliver solutions
  • Demonstrate consideration for SEO implications and cross-browser compatibility

Interpersonal Skills:

  • Excellent communication skills, with colleagues and clients
  • Possess excellent attention to detail and a can-do attitude
  • Ability to think creatively with a proven record of innovation
  • Ability to analyse and identify requirements and work towards solutions
  • Strong organisation and project management skills and driven to achieve results within tight timelines
  • Passion and enthusiasm for the internet and highly self-motivated
  • Ability to work on own initiative and within a development team
  • Comfortable working in a small, friendly environment

About Us

Engage Web is a small but ambitious SEO and content agency with offices based in Cheshire, close to Cheshire Oaks in Ellesmere Port. We have a passion for delivering results for all our clients, and are proud to deliver quality results.

Salary: £18,000 – £22,000 dependent on experience
Location: Ellesmere Port, Cheshire
Duration: Permanent
Hours: 35hrs per week (Mon – Fri 9am-5pm)

Please apply below, enclosing a CV, covering letter, salary expectation and include links to examples of your work.

Closing date: This position has now been filled.

No agencies please.

How to Apply

For consideration for this position please email your CV and covering letter using the below form.

    Technical Director at Engage Web
    Darren is Technical Director at Engage Web, as well as being a co-founder of the company. He takes a hands-on approach to SEO and web design, helped by more than 20 years’ experience in these fields.
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