14. June 2010 11:17
Icons.com is the world’s leading supplier of signed football merchandise from the world’s greatest players. We have a long history of doing signings with the biggest names in world football - Pele, Maradona, Messi, Torres, Kaka, Rooney, Ronaldo for instance. We have recently signed a deal with FIFA to be their official supplier and as such we have ambitious international growth plans for the coming years.
Giving our success we are now in the position to offer an opportunity to a web developing all rounder who loves football.
The role is required to join a rapidly-expanding, exciting online business that sells signed football merchandise to the public through a state of the art website. We require a web developer to work with us to maintain and develop our core website.
The website was developed by Zone (www.zonecontent.com) our parent company. This is the first step in providing the technical resource in house. Zone’s development team will provide training and will initially pass on their knowledge about the technical aspects of the site, however the right candidate will be responsible for the site.
Responsibilities will include
Maintaining the multi-lingual versions
Testing developments before they go live on multiple browsers
Organising and liaising with a web hosting company
Running database queries for marketing purposes
Liaising with our IT support person to help maintain office IT infrastructure
You will be joining a five man team in a business that is experiencing rapid growth. There are many opportunities to develop within a young, dynamic company.
The role will report directly to the Operations Director
There is a limited opportunity to meet the players themselves during one of our regular signings.
Skills & job requirements
Two years experience developing online solutions using ASP.NET and SQL server, preferably in an e-commerce environment or agency side
Front end HTML & CSS coding skills
Flash programming skills are desirable
Understanding of the impact of SEO on website visibility
Love of football, and sport in general
Salary & Benefits
Salary depends on experience
Bonus dependent on targets
25 days holiday a year
To apply for the job please send your CV and a covering letter to firstname.lastname@example.org before July 11, 2010. After the World Cup Final we can concentrate on interviewing the best candidates.