Building Blocks helps global companies solve complex problems with digital technologies. We work with clients to identify digital opportunities that will increase revenues, develop relationships and improve efficiencies. Our design, technical and operational expertise then put those opportunities into practice - rapidly, reliably and at global scale.
We have always worked with ambitious organisations who offer their products and services internationally. We understand the need to balance centralised consistency with local flexibility and offerings to support the specific goals of local market teams. We have rolled out 100’s of websites in over 100 different local countries.
Our team sits in Manchester, Boston and Zaragoza. We are a team of 70 people and growing, quickly. Building Blocks is part of Dept - an international network of leading digital agencies. From our offices across Europe and the US, 600 of the most talented and experienced people in our industry combine creativity, technology and data to deliver digital products and services that build brands, grow businesses and make people’s lives easier
Dept is made up of the agencies TamTam, Expand Online, a friend of mine, Second Degree, Building Blocks, Studio Dumbar, Be Excellent, Trust Agents, Unskippable and ebrella. The network has 600 employees, a combined turnover of over €60 million, and offices in Germany, UK, US, the Netherlands and Spain.
Overall Purpose of the Role
Entry level – You will have a small amount of commercial experience working on web development projects. You will be committed to learning and self-improvement, both through means provided by Building Blocks and also independently. You will work on small enhancement and add on projects before moving to the Projects Team. You will learn how Building Blocks operates in this role, learning our approach, technologies and methodologies.
Mid-level – You will have a number of years of experience in developing web applications using .Net and preferably CMS experience. You will be committed to continually developing your skills and take an active approach to your learning. You will sit in the Projects Team working on end to end, large scale projects for a variety of client requirements. You will work under the Senior Developer, taking their lead but offering ideas and taking responsibility for your own projects. You will work independently and as part of a wider team.
Experienced - You will have multiple responsibilities including providing leadership to team members and ensuring that projects are delivered in line with best practice. You will be involved with estimates of work, creation and reviewing of technical specifications and creating proof of concepts.
You will be responsible for mentoring developers within the team. You will be responsible for identifying individual training needs and technical guidance for developers. You will act as a trusted advisor to our clients, this will include attending and hosting client meetings and workshops.
You must be passionate about new technologies, personal development and creating innovative solutions in a way that satisfies our clients expectations.
Technical/Specialist Skills and/or Experience
- Expert hands-on knowledge of Microsoft ASP.NET (C#).
- Hands-on knowledge of HTML, XHTML, CSS.
- Familiarity with and adherence to web standards.
- Excellent written and oral communication skills.
- Experience with an Enterprise level CMS platform such as SDL Web (Tridion), Sitecore, Adobe AEM, e-Spirit, Hippo, Umbraco.
- Experience of working with continuous delivery technologies e.g Teamcity, Octopus Deploy.
Our Core Principles
We do things properly
We always focus on delivering quality, no matter what the task. We don’t cut corners and always strive to find the right solution for every challenge. We work with integrity and are dedicated to delivering excellence across the entire business.
We aim to be the best
We’re all passionate about what we do, so we focus on continually improving for the good of both our own personal development and the goals of the business. We’re confident in our ability to take ownership, and tackle everything with a proactive mind-set.
We’re open and honest
We are always approachable and transparent with our communications. Our opinions are open, constructive and respected by all members of the team and the clients we work with.
We trust each other
We all appreciate the contribution of each and every one of our colleagues. We treat each other with respect and dignity, and know that we can rely on each other to provide help, support and guidance whenever it’s needed.
We’re all in it together
We don’t believe in blame, just in finding solutions to tackle even the hardest of challenges. We all have individual areas of expertise, and our success comes from our consistent collaboration.
Salary & Benefits Package
Excellent package dependent on experience
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