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Back-End Developer

Creative VMLY&R
Nairobi, Kenya

Salary rangeConfidential | Contract type: Permanent

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Job Summary

We are looking to hire our next best Back-End Developer to join our Web & App Development Team at the Agency.
This role will primarily be tasked with delivering back-end development outputs as per project specifications.
Work Experience – at least 3 years in active an active Back-End Development role within a fast-moving environment
Education Requirements - Bachelors Degree in IT / Computer Science or Similar
Key Requirements:
  • Knowledge of the software development life-cycle
  • The desire to work in fast-paced environment
  • Ability to translate software requirements into a fully functional solution
  • Must be a full-stack developer and understand concepts of software engineering including algorithm design, analysis and implementation
  • Experience working on a variety of software development projects
  • Key experience in HTML/CSS, PHP, Laravel.
  • Advanced experience in WordPress development including themes and plugin development & customization
  • Database design, development and optimization using MySQl or MSSQL
  • Version Control using Github, etc
Additional Skills:
  • Web Hosting & Domain Management
  • Experience in one or more JavaScript framework
  • Mobile App / E-commerce Platform development will be an added advantage
  • Excellent team collaboration, communication and presentation skills


Key Tasks and Responsibilities:
  • Collaborate with Front-end developers and design team on development projects as allocated
  • Integration of user-facing elements developed by a front-end developers with server side logic
  • Build high-quality reusable code and libraries for future use
  • Optimization of the application for maximum speed and scalability
  • Implementation of security and data protection
  • Design and implementation of data storage solutions
  • Define and communicate technical and design requirements
  • Develop functional and sustainable web applications with clean codes
  • Troubleshoot and debug applications
  • Conduct UI tests and optimize performance
  • Manage cutting-edge technologies to improve applications
  • Collaborate with multidisciplinary team of designers, developers and system administrators
  • Participate in conferences and educational programs
  • Follow new and emerging technologies

Job Requirements

Required education: Bachelor's degree
Required relevant work experience: 3 years
Required languages: English (Spoken: fluent | Written: fluent)

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Creative VMLY&R

Eden Square, Level 5, Nairobi, KE
50-100 people
Marketing, advertising,Arts, design

An award winning communications agency based in Nairobi and part of a global network.

Benefits included

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