Web Developer - video games

Sega Europe
Salary + competitive bonus + benefits package
14 Oct 2016
11 Nov 2016
Contract Type
Company Overview As one of the leading interactive entertainment companies, we cultivate diverse, creative development talent with a network of studios across the UK and Canada. Synonymous with quality, our world-class development studios include Sports Interactive, The Creative Assembly and Relic Entertainment. At the heart of SEGA is our European Head Quarters, based in West London, which is home to our publishing function. We support the needs of the development studios and make the creative vision become a reality. Here we host a range of diverse, highly talented individuals from Sales, Marketing, PR to IT, QA and beyond. We have built a highly successful team that is dedicated to driving the continued success and evolution of our Western business. Working the SEGA way Our leading benefits package is key to our people strategy at SEGA; we look for the best talent and in return we offer only the best benefits. These include life assurance, income protection, Private Healthcare and Dental Insurance schemes and an extremely competitive contributory pension scheme. As well as the best benefits, we offer highly competitive salaries and a fantastic bonus scheme all of which ensure the team stay motivated and focussed on the continued success of SEGA. We all have a lot in common at SEGA. We enjoy being part of a lively, self-motivated group of people who thrive on passion and creativity in an exciting and ever-evolving industry. We also like to enrich the lives of our employees. To help everyone relax and enjoy their time at SEGA, we offer everything from in-house massage therapy, office table tennis, a gaming area complete with retro arcade games and consoles to the latest technology, a video games library, daily fresh fruit, ice creams for hot summer days and flexible working hours to ensure everyone gets to have a life outside of the office There are regular social events, game nights, weekly football tournaments, regular boxing sessions, a running club and much more to ensure our staff enjoy life outside of work. We are proud of the passionate, creative team we have built as well as the unique culture of the company. We hold regular lunch & learn sessions, product launch parties, company updates at the world-famous BAFTA theatre in Central London, an annual summer conference and themed fancy-dress Christmas party And that’s just the tip of the iceberg. Check out http://careers.sega.co.uk/ to find out why we are a workplace you’ll never want to leave Role Overview The company is looking to redevelop some customer facing applications to take advantage of advances in technology and streamline development according to standards. It’s an exciting time for the team with a vision to integrate emerging technologies into the company and be at the cutting edge of IT Web Services. The Drupal Developer will help to build on an internal Content Management System, which will provide key stake holders in the business the ability to add their own content to our product websites. Key Responsibilities Analysis, design, implementation and test of enterprise-level web services using industry standard technologies in an Agile environment Build, support and enhancement of CMS project Knowledge, Skills and Experience Required skills: PHP5 (PHP5.3 a bonus) Web development Drupal experience essential Front end Experience essential CSS Javascript JQuery JSON Symfony Framework a bonus SOA a bonus Aptitudes/Attributes Appetite to learn, research and self-teach Ability to communicate confidently and professionally Commercial development experience in a similar environment Excellent written and verbal communication Excellent listening and interpersonal skills Ability to manage own time Must be self-motivated Ability to work in a fast-paced environment Able to pro-actively put forward ideas Team player with flexibility when required. This job description is an accurate reflection of the duties and responsibilities of the post as at the time of writing but will be changed from time to time as the job is a career development job which will be adjusted according to the progress of the job holder. It does not form part of the contract of employment. This job was originally posted as www.cwjobs.co.uk/job/66895848

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