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UKClimbing Ltd Assistant Developer Job Alert

UKClimbing Limited is looking for an Assistant Web Developer to join our growing team starting in early 2015.

The job is a full-time position, working from home, but with daily interaction with the rest of the UKC/UKH/Rockfax team. The successful applicant will mostly likely have recently graduated from a full-time University course and be looking to start a career in web site development in a small business. They will have a wide range of web and technical development skills and be a keen and adaptable person who keeps up with modern technologies and has a good knowledge of rock climbing. They will be able to work independently and be self-motivated.

For a climber and coder there probably isn't a more exciting job around. A chance to join one of the few climbing companies that is continually developing its web applications to suit modern devices.

Main Areas of Responsibility

Work in close co-operation with Paul Phillips, the current Chief Technical Developer, on UKClimbing, UKHillwalking and Rockfax.

Daily activities will primarily be web development projects but the successful applicant will also be responsible for some tech support emails and helping users with using the site features.

Required Web skills

  • HTML, CSS & JavaScript
  • PHP (experience using OOP is preferable but not essential)
  • MySQL

Non-essential but advantageous Web skills

Nice but non-essential other skills

  • Experience Developing Android Apps would be a great benefit
  • Photography
  • Image Manipulation

Familiarity with these APIs would be advantageous (in order of importance)

Job Location

The job can be done from home, or home office. The applicant must be based within the UK.


An up-to-date computer is required with a [preferably fixed IP address] net connection. Software will be provided where needed.

Salary Range

£20,000 to £25,000 depending on experience.


Applications should include a covering letter and a CV including examples of web work. Please also list clearly which of the requested skills you have indepth knowledge of and include any experience of independent or home working.

Application may be presented via a web presentation, or alternatively by sending a PDF to jobs@ukclimbing.com

Applications now closed.

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