Retail Appointment January 2019 TRAP_Jan 2019_Digital Edition - Page 21

SOLUTIONS DEVELOPER Charles Clinkard is an established footwear retailer with 28 retail stores and four factory outlets nationwide, alongside a retail website and mobile site. Established in 1924, this company remains family run and is dedicated to providing a wide range of high quality, branded footwear. The Clinkard Group is now recruiting for a software developer to sit within its growing technology department. This new role has been created to aid the business in developing in-house software solutions for use by both its customers and internal users. Working alongside the lead developer, you will be responsible for developing, managing and supporting solutions and applications aimed to improve our retail capabilities, drive efficiencies and tackle known operational challenges. A key element of your role will be to suggest, design and implement front-end user interface changes across a range of website and applications. Therefore, an understanding of user experience and best practice is essential. As you will reside within the technology (IT) department, there will be a secondary element to the role, to at times provide business-wide technical support. So, a strong technical acumen is required, as well as good organisation and communication skills. You’ll also need proficiency in HTML, CSS and JavaScript, HTML frameworks (e.g. bootstrap), object oriented programming and PHP. In return, there are some fantastic benefits which include flexible working, new Mac/PC, bonus scheme, a modern office space and our commitment to continuous development. For a confidential discussion on this role, please call our recruitment consultant Jenny Taylor on 020 7432 8837 or email your CV and covering letter to her at, quoting reference 053804. Salary: £20-28k Middlesbrough 21