We're Hiring:

Intermediate Developer

About Somar Design Studios

We’re a Wellington-based data experience agency, building trusted bridges between complex data and everyday life. Government agencies, NGOs, and businesses choose Somar to deliver real-time, high trust sites that link information to end users at scale.

We believe data and digital experiences should work for people, not the other way around. Hundreds of thousands of New Zealanders use Somar solutions daily to make their lives easier, and our clients include Greater Wellington Regional Council, Metlink, Wellington Regional Emergency Management Office (WREMO), Cancer Society of NZ, Mountain Safety Council, Ministry of Pacific Peoples, and the Department of Internal of Affairs.

Somar is the highest-ranked NZ digital agency in Deloitte’s 2017 Asia Pacific Tech 500, an approved vendor on the NZ Government Web Services Panel and the world’s first SilverStripe Professional Partner.

About the role

Somar is growing!

We’re seeking another intermediate developer to join our small, hard-working and supportive team to deliver our award winning web development service.

The Intermediate Developer will have the opportunity to work across both of our working bespoke teams and client-facing team - it is the ultimate learning and development role that would see you gain excellent experience on high profile clients, supporting highly experienced developers.

We’re looking for our next superstar!

You’ll have a a great work ethic and a ‘go get em’ attitude, with the view that no task is too small and the ability to roll your sleeves up and get it done

You will likely have intermediate experience with PHP and MySQL based applications, PHP frameworks and Content Management Systems, (i.e. SilverStripe); Intermediate experience with HTML, CSS, Javascript - including frameworks like Vue.js; Intermediate experience with versioning software such as Git.

You are able to think on your feet, find creative solutions. You’ll be accurate and driven but at the same time flexible and nimble. You show genuine care for the welfare of others, especially our clients and their customers.

We’re looking for that special someone with a passion for new technology and pushing the boundaries, a willingness to develop good client management and strong communication and socialisation skills.

We look after our people.

We have individual development plans in place for each of our team to see you be the best you can be

We provide a relaxed environment and encourage healthy habits through communal food, shared activities and a range of benefits

Let your performance shine and reap the rewards through our unique rewards strategy

Join a team of like-minded individuals that love a laugh and take pride in their work

If this sounds like your next stepping stone, get in touch! Apply online or email jobs@somar.co.nz.

Applications close Friday 8 Feb.

We can’t wait to meet you!