EpiServer Developer

£400 - £450 pd
11 Jan 2019

EpiServer Developer - University - 2 month contract (with extension) - £350-450 per day

EpiServer Developer - University - 2 month contract (with extension) - £350-450 per day

Department: IT

Reporting to: Head of IT Solution Delivery

Location: Guildford

Direct Reports: None

Start Date: Mid February

A University client based in Guildford are re-launching their website and therefore need additional support to reach their deadline in March. Due to this, the department have created a project team which will also include another EpiServer Developer and Web QA Manager.

Essential Requirements:

  • Degree or equivalent in IT or Design related subject
  • EpiServer Developer Certification
  • Substantial experience in EpiServer implementation from conception
  • Experience with working with Content Management Systems from a development perspective
  • Experience of BootStrap, HTML and CSS
  • Wireframing and building working prototypes
  • Must have the technical experience to quickly and efficiently identify risks and issues and suggest effective resolution or mitigation
  • Must have experience of providing realistic estimates which account for all aspects of the development process including testing and adherence to existing commenting and release policies
  • Understanding of .Net web form development or MVC
  • Excellent working knowledge of HTML and CSS at code level. The successful candidate will be expected to be productive from day one
  • Excellent working knowledge of JQuery and JavaScript to enhance a customer's experience of our sites
  • Able to build responsive web pages either from your own design layouts or designs produced by external agencies
  • Awareness and appreciation of current website & social media trends and standards
  • A good working knowledge of Microsoft Visual Studio
  • Knowledge of XSLT
  • Understanding of bootstrap
  • Working knowledge of Google analytic

You will be responsible for:

  • Taking the lead in the development and customisation of the University's new website using EpiServer CMS
  • Providing technical expertise to the business in terms of solution design and analysis
  • Developing and testing of high quality solutions; ensuring that user interfaces are designed and delivered to a high standard that results in a first-class experience for the user (internal and external)
  • Creation of viable functional and technical specifications
  • Providing technical mentorship to other members of the software development team
  • Ensuring adherence to defined websites development processes and policies, including source control and builds
  • Liaising with the CMS supplier, currently EpiServer, to resolve system issues that cannot be resolved internally
  • Reviewing design briefs before they are provided to the design agency to ensure that what is being requested is technically feasible
  • Advising on proofs from design agencies to ensure that what is being suggested is technically feasible
  • Implement and work to the University's coding standards

Morgan McKinley is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.

Please note that any references to salary or pay rates in this advertisement and in the salary refinement section are indicative only and should only be used as a guide.

Jessica Burns's picture
Digital Recruitment Consultant | IT
London 02070 920290 | jessicaburns@morganmckinley.co.uk