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About The Role
Role Purpose:

As a Senior Web Developer you will be responsible for managing all web and mobile products for Gala Coral Interactive and execute all web publishing tasks across all channels as well as mentoring the junior members of the team in web development techniques.

The role is responsible for designing, coding and modifying websites in line with the business specifications and supporting the Mid-Weight and Junior Web Developer / Webmasters to develop their skill set. The Senior Web Developer / Webmaster will create visually appealing sites that feature user-friendly design and clear navigation.

Key responsibilities

  • To perform general website updates including text and image changes, adding/editing/deleting content as required
  • Scheduling and publishing pages and content according to business needs, marketing campaigns and project briefs
  • Quality checking e.g cross browser testing, comparing design draft against final product, making sure all pages match and all content in the correct place delivering the business expectations
  • Sharing knowledge with the team and helping the junior members grow and learn from your experience
  • Performing code reviews of the junior members of the team and coaching them in how to develop their skills to improve outputs
  • User testing of websites to make sure all links, images and content are correct supporting the delivery of excellent customer experience
  • Ensuring that sites are coded in line with best practice (including W3C) providing our customers with a quality experience
  • Understanding of search engine optimisation techniques ensuring that pages are optimised to improve site organic visibility
  • Performing updates to Google Tag Manager and assisting with the marketing and acquisition departments in implementing their strategies in the most effective manner in order to aid BI in providing accurate reporting to the wider business
  • Ensuring the junior team members adhere to “mobile first” methodology to ensure the customer journey is seamless and to the highest quality across all devices
  • Managing and assisting with the development of all content management systems used by Gala Coral to ensure the team can work efficiently and to the best standards
  • Proactively identifying and driving forward site improvements, developments and fixes to improve customer experience.
  • Working with the Brand, Editorial, and Design teams providing development skills to help implement cutting-edge web and mobile designs
  • Ability to effectively and clearly communicate with management and third-party suppliers, including CMS suppliers, product suppliers, SEO consultants, and other third parties to ensure that the customer experience is always to the highest quality
Qualifications and Educational Requirements
  • Must possess a High School Diploma, Vocational Diploma / Short Course Certificate, Bachelor’s Degree, any field.
Specialist Skills and Experience Required
  • A master in developing using modern web technologies
  • An expert in HTML/XHTML, CSS, JavaScript, and OO development
  • An expert skill level in PHP, MySQL and XML, as well as an understanding of API integration and CORS policy
  • Ability to produce responsive web pages for mobile, tablet and desktop devices from design mockups
  • Experience working with CMS required – experience of Liferay Portal and WordPress CMS highly advantageous
  • Positive attitude and work ethic, passionate about the web and the ability to transfer this enthusiasm to the role with enthusiasm and self-motivation
  • A commitment to quality and a thorough approach to work
  • Good time management skills with the ability to organize and manage multiple priorities
  • Ability to develop strong working relationships with internal and third party service providers
  • Ability to work with high-profile, dynamic, ecommerce websites
  • Passionate about sports betting and gaming beneficial