Front end developer -- Browser London
We’re committed to providing alternatives to confusing websites and applications. Instead we make beautifully designed web products that help people work better. We design, build and customise efficient web products that users really want to engage with. In our world we like putting user needs first, designing with content and choosing technology based on objectives.
Based in Tech City or as it’s more commonly known, Shoreditch (the heart of the UK’s digital hub), we’re a unique team of talented individuals who are brought together by our passion to be innovative in everything we do, we like to share and learn from each other and if we have a spare 5 mins we love experimenting with the latest technology just to ensure we stay ahead.
As we’ve several large projects kicking off in 2014, we’re looking for someone who wants to become part of our world, someone who wants to be a change maker within the web community, if you’re that person then read on!
Our production team is split into two parts: working primarily on web applications and secondly campaign websites. Because of this we’re looking for someone with experience across varying project types, someone who can contribute ideas, with a strong emphasis on usability and user-centric design, you’ll also know how to output some cracking production quality code.
You'll work closely with our design director and lead developer, contributing to research & development, whilst also working with the wider commercial and production teams exercising our Agile methodology to bring our products together from concept to go-live.
Our ideal candidate
- Has a high-quality digital portfolio and can explain the thinking behind each project.
Loves to play with design and technology at work and at home and actively shares those experiences with others (via blog/design forums etc).
An analytical thinker that takes time to contemplate, debate and gather evidence for their choices before implementation into projects.
Is able to show clients what they’ve made, a confident person who can speak to clients and help them understand what we do.
- A passion for learning / developing new skills.
Your experience & knowledge covers
Agency or freelance experience in the digital space.
A good understanding of brand.
An eye for detail and a passion for design.
Experience in information architecture and user-centric design.
Good understanding of 'mobile first' Responsive Web Design and how to implement.
Knowledge of industry standard tools, Git, Grunt, Bower etc.
- Experience with Agile (SCRUM) methodologies (non-essential).
The role overview
Your role will be to research, develop and experiment with ideas and concepts, helping turn them into commercial products for our clients.
To help direct the team by using creative flair bundled with front-end technical expertise to inspire and drive our position in the marketplace as an innovation agency.
Advise and lead on information architecture and user-centric design discussions, debates and implementations.
Create bespoke UI / UX for varying solutions and situations.
To help advise, plan, implement and maintain our process for continuous integration
Help shape the framework we use and support platform development.
- To have fun and become part of the culture that we’ve help build.
What we can offer you?
A position in an agency working with people who love technology.
Excellent learning environment.
Competitive salary in a growing company.
Career progression in a company that strives to be better.
- Easy going relaxed studio in the heart of Tech City, Shoreditch.
Career break & Sabbatical - After two years with us you can apply for a career-break or sabbatical to travel, write a book or try make it as a jazz musician.
Recommend a friend - Know someone we should hire? Bonuses are given for junior, middleweight and senior position referrals.
Recommend us - Know a potential client? If you help us win some business you'll get a nice reward.
Free hosting - Solo project for you or a friend? We'll let you use our servers.
- Car and Van Hire - We give free ZipCar Membership to all our staff, car hire in London and 170 cities worldwide.