Expert Frontend / UI Developer - Global Publishing House

Chichester, West Sussex
Excellent Salary & Company Benefits Package + Possible Worldwide Travel
16 Feb 2013
27 Feb 2013
Contract Type
Full Time

User Interface UI Developer - Expert (X)HTML, CSS, Javascript - Global Publishing House

Excellent Salary & Company Benefits Package + Possible Worldwide Travel

If you are a skilled Front-End / UI Developer with a passion for beautiful code, accessibility and usability then we want to talk to you!

A Little About Us:

You'd be joining a global publisher of print and electronic products and services for scientific, technical, medical, scholarly educational, professional and consumer markets.

Our success of over 200 years is founded on our ability to build enduring relationships with our employees, our authors and our customers.

User Interface UI Developer Description: Reporting to the User Interface Development Team Lead this role based in our Chichester offices this role exists in order to develop high-fidelity prototypes from wireframes, while coding high quality, compliant, user-friendly, and performance tuned interfaces. In this role, the successful candidate will be expected to provide architectural and strategic user interface solutions.

You will work with the Global Technology Solutions - STMS (Scientific, Technical, Medical & Scholarly) User Interface Development team, often working independently, but always as part of a multifunctional project team including application developers, architects and user experience analysts. User Interface Development - We require a UI developer who is comfortable using an AGILE approach and has the experience to be able to contribute to day-to-day implementation decisions. A developer who can rapidly absorb business and technical requirements, envisage the scenario and propose a solution in a way that can be understood by stakeholders. Tech Solutions -

The UI development landscape is fast changing, we need someone who can keep up with trends and relevant industry news.

This might include new browser releases, framework releases or W3C specification updates.

The UI developer is encouraged to recommend and where appropriate, implement the adoption of cutting edge technologies to business stakeholders.

The successful User Interface UI Developer must be able to communicate and understand solutions with Java developers.

A strong understanding of server-side development and design patterns is required and previous experience working closely with Java developers is essential.

User Interface UI Developer Selection Criteria:

> Expert in (X)HTML, CSS, Velocity, Freemarker, Javascript

> Standards-compliance enthusiast

> Accessibility and usability centred

> Comprehensive knowledge of cross-browser compatibility issues

> Knowledge of advanced client-side techniques including optimization, object-oriented javascript and automated testing

> Experience developing with an Agile approach

> Experience working in a Linux development environment

> Developed a high transaction website

> Although not essential it would be beneficial to your application of you have an IT related degree (or equivalent).

Compensation & Benefits:

> Competitive Salary

>Performance Related Incentive Scheme

> Defined contribution pension scheme

> Attractive Company Benefits including 25 days holiday, 50% staff discount, support towards professional qualifications, employee assistance programme

Other Information:

> Should have the right to live and work within the UK

>Possible travel to other company offices and other worldwide locations

> The closing date for this role is 22 February 2013

> Applications for this role should be submitted with a covering letter and CV.

You may have worked in the following capacities: Senior Frontend Developer, Senior Front-end Developer, CSS/HTML/Javascript Developer, GUI Developer, 

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