Positions available right now: Graphic Designer | PHP Full Stack Web Developer | Technical Writer – Automation | QA Tester

When applying please include a covering letter and CV to Louisa Renshaw
Email: hr@dmaeuropa.com
Location: Progress House, Worcester, WR5 1AQ, England

Graphic Designer

Position: Permanent, office-based, 5 days, full time, 9-5
Salary: £17,000 to £21,000

An opportunity has arisen to join the creative team at V-Ex, a leading digital and creative agency in Worcester. As Graphic Designer you will work on a variety of projects including brochures, presentations, re-branding exercises, digital marketing, social media and exhibition stand designs.

We offer a varied role which would be ideal for a recent graduate or a junior graphic designer with 2+ years of commercial experience.

You must have proven creative conceptual design skills, coupled with excellent layout and typography and a meticulous attention to detail. You’ll be able to demonstrate an ability to work independently or as part of a team and be experienced in adhering to company brand guidelines.

We have a superb, friendly working environment and culture. This is a fabulous opportunity for the right person to join a forward-thinking, well-established group during an exciting period of growth

What we’re looking for:

  • A creative individual with relevant qualifications or industry experience
  • A fluent user of the Adobe Creative suite: InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop, XD and PowerPoint
  • Experience producing graphics for print and working with print suppliers
  • Ability to listen to and integrate client feedback to meet a commercial brief
  • An individual who is keen to learn and stays up-to-date with industry trends

Non-Essential Skills:

  • Experience working alongside other creative departments and project management teams
  • Ability to produce hand-drawn sketches and illustrations
  • Ability to stick to corporate branding guidelines while still delivering a creative product

Requirements for the Role:

  • Willing to multitask and hold yourself accountable for delivering projects to agreed deadlines
  • Your role will involve delivering projects for large scale, international clients. As such you must be willing to work under pressure and adapt to non-standard working hours
  • Willing to listen to feedback and direction with a desire to grow in the role and gain greater responsibility over time
  • Comfortable in an occasionally customer facing role, meaning you must be personable, presentable and articulate

        PHP Full Stack Web Developer

        Position: Permanent, 5 days, full time, 9-5
        Salary: Dependant on skill set and experience

        An opportunity has arisen to join the development team at V-Ex Virtual Exhibitions – a fast growing, Worcester based company. We are looking for a talented developer who enjoys the challenge of pushing new platforms forward and working as part of a team to build a user friendly and successful online tool.

        The successful candidate will work alongside and collaborate with the Lead Developer, working on the company’s flagship V-Ex Virtual Exhibitions Platform. V-Ex is an industry leader in the virtual conference and events industry, working alongside blue chip companies and international events companies to deliver an engaging and informative visitor experience.

        The role requires a good team player with a proven ability to work well with PHP, JavaScript, HTML, CSS and MVC Frameworks. Good time management skills and an inherent enthusiasm for development are essential.

        Principal Duties

        • Support development of flagship V-Ex Platform, including Front-End UI, and Back-End Editor, Stats and CRM.
        • Work with Lead Developer and Company Directors to deliver projects to deadline.
        • Communicate with internal staff about recent updates to the platform.
        • Keep an active interest in new technologies.

        Essential Skills

        • HTML5
        • CSS3
        • Latest JavaScript
        • PHP7 and MVC Frameworks
        • MySQL and/or other relational databases
        • Good time management
        • Ability to work as part of a team

        Preferred Skills

        • Latest TypeScript
        • Symfony 4+
        • Angular 2+ (TypeScript)

        Non-Essential Skills

        • Knowledge of BabylonJS, Unity and/or other game engines
        • Latest C#

        Technical Copy Writer [Automation]

        Position: Permanent, 5 days, full time, 9-5
        Salary: Range from £18k – 29k depending on experience.

        Do you have a passion for technology and a desire to understand how things work? Whether you have a background in engineering automation or you’re already a professional writer covering the subject, if you’re able to communicate that enthusiasm into the written word we’d love to hear from you.

        We are a successful and growing B2B marketing agency that produces editorial, websites, movies, ads, apps and good old traditional brochure copy for some of the biggest engineering and automation brands in the world. It’s our job to write about product launches, case studies and industry news in a factual and interesting style to generate column for our clients around the world.

        The successful candidate must be able to combine an enthusiasm and innate understanding for technology (particularly factory automation equipment such as PLCs, Robots, Inverter drives, HMIs, Servos, Networking and the associated software) with the ability to clearly and precisely write copy which meets the client’s brief and communicates a positive message to the market. Previous experience within engineering, automation, technical writing or a technical journalistic role is absolutely necessary.

        Within the role you will be responsible for your own writing schedule. You will be expected to communicate with clients and conduct independent research to enable you to produce original and high quality copy which will be integrated with wider marketing campaigns.

        Language: We are happy to consider candidates with either English or German as a native language. If a candidate has the ability to write in both English and German, then that would be considered of great benefit.  English will be the primary language used in the office and so the candidate must be fluent.

        Principal Duties

        • Manage monthly writing schedule to meet all targets
        • Work with account managers to ensure all press release topics are properly briefed to you
        • Communicate with clients and third parties at both engineering and corporate level
        • Conduct independent research around the topics you are writing
        • Conduct site-visits, where appropriate, to view applications and products in action
        • Produce high-quality, original copy which meets the brief specified by the Account Manager

        Skills and Experience

        • An engineering or journalistic background
        • Experience writing technical reports or articles
        • Good communication skills and the ability to extract information from an interview
        • Good time management and the ability to manage multiple projects at a time
        • Experience with Social Media marketing campaigns would be beneficial but not essential to the role
        • A second language would be beneficial but not essential to the role
        • A full driving license and access to a vehicle is required

        QA Tester

        Position: Permanent, 5 days, full time, 9-5
        Salary: Range from £20k – 40k depending on experience.

        We are looking for a hard working, dedicated QA to help support the testing and quality of our digital projects. They will be responsible for helping ensure that our in-house platform is kept to a high quality along with various other web based applications and sites that are built across the whole company.

        Day to day, you will work closely with the Development team to enrich our platform and its regular updates and identify any software issues. You will also be responsible for producing comprehensive reports that can be easily understood by the whole team and running manual & automated tests on applications & websites to make sure they are fully compatible with multiple browsers & devices.

        You will have the opportunity to influence the development of our platform with insightful feedback and to help develop the reporting aspect using systems that you are comfortable with.

        Responsibilities will include but are not limited to:

        • Testing new features & updates to our V-Ex Platform.
        • Testing of WordPress websites & plugins that are built in-house to ensure they are fully compatible.
        • Creating a comprehensive structure for bug reports that is understood by the whole team.
        • Maintain and raise the quality of all the digital work that is produced by Marketing & Technologies Group.

        Essential Skills:

        • Experience as part of a QA team
        • Strong problem solving skills
        • Understanding different types of software testing
        • Knowledge of bug reporting workflow & bug databases
        • Keen attention to detail
        • Dedicated and willing to grow with the department & company
        • Fantastic organisational skills
        • Ability to work well as part of a team
        • Excellent communication in spoken and written English

        Details:

        • Permanent/Full Time position. 5 Days a week, 9am-5pm (Flexible working hours are available).
        • Hybrid work model, 3 days a week in our Worcester office.
        • 28 days annual leave
        • Competitive Salary (based on experience)
        • Laptop provided for remote working
        • Annual company performance-based bonus scheme