Web Content Developer
Hours: Full time, 37 hours per week
Basis: 2 year contract
Location: Spalding, Lincolnshire
At South Holland District Council we recognise the value of our staff who add value to our organisation and to the services we deliver. Our employees enjoy excellent conditions of service including a generous pension scheme and flexible working for a large percentage of our staff. We are seeking to recruit a Web Content Developer to help deliver to work with our services to deliver and exciting digital delivery plan. This will involve, amongst other things, improving our digital platforms and the way that Council services can be accessed online.
You are an advocate for making change happen, always looking for better ways to do things. You strive to produce work that is new and original, creating and combining things in novel and imaginative ways. You enjoy learning new things and coming up with new and different approaches and applications. You are driven to create things that will last, delivering a sustainable positive impact. You think ahead, to anticipate and prevent problems before they happen – but when it comes to solving problems, the more difficult the better!
People like dealing with you because you make things easy for them to understand and you focus on and listen to what they say. You always bring a different viewpoint, whatever the situation or context, and have the ability to form deep, long lasting relationships with people. Naturally focusing on the small things that others easily miss, ensuring that everything is accurate and error free, you also pay attention to the wider factors and the bigger picture that will inform the decisions you make. You are quite happy to take responsibility for your own decisions and accountabilities.
About the role
As part of a matrix development team you will work with the Council’s Goss CMS system to continually improve our digital platforms via an iterative process of development. You will create user friendly customer journeys across all platforms to reduce face to face and telephone contacts. This will include styling current and future digital platforms.
You will work using your own initiative to ensure fast delivery of working software, communicating well with both team members and key stakeholders.
To thrive as our Web Content Developer you should have:
- a good understanding of all things digital and understand UX and UI and the Agile development process
- practical experience of populating websites via a content management system
- experience of CSS and HTML
- experience of user testing and an understanding of its importance