Incisive Media

  • Front end developer

    Job Locations UK-London
    Posted Date 3 months ago(3 months ago)
    Job ID
    2018-1600
  • Overview

    Job Title:  Front End Developer

    Salary:  £33,000 - £38,000

    Location: London (Covent Garden), United Kingdom
    Type Of Employment: Full-time
    Industry: Media / Publishing
    Function:  Web 

     

    Incisive Media is an entrepreneurial and creative, digital-facing organisation on the cutting edge of media and has won the coveted AOP 'Digital Publisher of the Year' award 3 times. Working in our two core markets, financial services and technology, we provide analyst-grade insight, business intelligence and access to specialist networks of business professionals around the globe.

     

    Excellent opportunity to work for an award winning B2B publisher in the heart of London. You will join a small in-house team looking after all digital properties of the company.

    What you will be doing

    You will maintain and develop the front-end code of Incisive Media's digital products including implementing changes to existing templates and products, improving the code on existing templates and products and writing new code and templates for the next generation of Incisive Media’s digital products.

     

    The role requires someone with excellent technical skills and strong design combined with a strong commercial focus and attention to detail.

     

    The candidate will have a passion for digital development and design and stay up to date with the latest news, trends and processes from the world of digital design and development via twitter, blogs and events/hack days.

    What we value

    The candidate should have strong experience in a similar web design/developer role.

     

    Technical skills required:

    •  Essential skills: Advanced level in the following: hand coding XHTML1, HTML5, CSS2 and CSS3 (including W3c validation), JavaScript/jQuery
    • Knowledge of CSS SASS
    • Knowledge of WordPress, including understanding PHP back-end development associated with it
    • Intermediate knowledge of AWS and Cloud-based hosting/infrastructure platforms
    • Responsive design principles, experience of using media queries to present components dependent on screen size
    • Intermediate knowledge of Photoshop or Fireworks, Dreamweaver or other HTML editor
    • Comfortable working with debugging tools like Firebug, Chrome inspector, etc.
    • Able to produce work to best practice usability and accessibility standards
    • Experience of building and maintaining sites using a CMS
    • Knowledge of versioning tools, such as GIT

     

    Desirable skills/experience:

    • Knowledge of Jenkins
    • Knowledge of Grunt
    • Frameworks or tools for rapid prototyping
    • Experience of cross-browser testing and testing processes, resulting compatibility issues and ways to work around them
    • Comfortable with working with offshore technical teams and third-party suppliers.
    • Experience of ticket based tracking systems.

     

    Personal skills required:

    • Customer-focused, responsible and self-motivated
    • Hard working and consistently able to meet deadlines
    • Flexible, co-operative and adapts well to change
    • Proactive and positive approach to problem solving
    • Learns quickly, uses initiative, and can work under pressure
    • Works well within a team environment, and has a good understanding of business constraints
    • Demonstrates an aptitude for design and technical ability and a good eye for detail
    • Able to manage workload to meet multiple deadlines
    • The ability to communicate effectively in English both written and spoken to all levels of the organisation
    • Keeps informed of latest news and trends in UX, UI design and development

    What you can expect from us

    As well as working with the most interesting, talented and fun people in Media, we operate a culture where success is recognised. You will be supported throughout your career at Incisive Media, tailoring your development through management support, internal and external training courses, and on the job training. Based in a fantastic location at the heart of London’s Covent Garden, you will also have access to numerous retail discounts!

    We also offer a range of benefits including:

    • Flexible working
    • 25 days annual leave (increasing to 30 days)
    • Group personal pension plan
    • Health Cash Plan (company paid)
    • Life assurance
    • Childcare Vouchers
    • Interest Free Season Ticket Loan
    • Private Medical Insurance
    • Corporate gym membership
    • Retail discounts
    • Employee Referral Scheme
    • Employee Assistance Programme (EAP)
    • IM Foundation - staff can volunteer a small amount of their time to contribute their skills and make a meaningful difference to the lives of others.

    Plus a number of salary sacrifice benefits including cycle to work, dental insurance, health assessments and many more!

     

    How to apply

    Click on 'I'm Interested' to start your journey.

     

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    We look forward to welcoming you on board!

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