Junior Digital Developer

Junior Digital Developer


Location: London, Cheapside

Your New Company

With over 244 offices in 33 countries across the globe, Hays are the largest specialist recruitment agency. Hays is recognised in the recruitment sector for its industry leading training & development opportunities.

Your New Team

We have an exciting new career opportunity for someone to join the Marketing Team in our London City office as a Junior Digital /Developer. Front-end digital design and web development projects. Working with the Digital team to deliver both client-paid ‘business-as-usual’ campaigns and new digital solutions. You will be reporting to our Digital Manager.

Your New Role

  • Works with Hays UK team of digital developers and designers, digital manager and digital project manager to assist on digital development projects as required to ensure are delivered on time to brief
  • Works with creative services and design team to ensure client projects are delivered on time to brief
  • Works with Hays directors, consultants, business development managers and client contacts to ensure a high quality of output which meets design guidelines and the project brief
  • Contributes to technical team training on digital design and development skills and technologies
  • HTML and CSS coding to W3C web standards and accessibility guidelines; browser compatibility checks and de-bugging
  • Communicating with the client and other stakeholders to ensure production work is on-brand and suitable for the recruitment advertising project
  • Use of new technologies such as HTML5 and jQuery to build web applications and integrated API’s
  • Front-end web design, concept and brief development
  • Assisting with the production of mock-up’s, site maps and wireframes
  • Ensure all project work is adequately completed within specified timeframe
  • Ability to manage own workload and prioritise conflicting requirements
  • Ability to communicate requirements and updates with stakeholders and technical teams

Key Requirements

  • Advanced level (hand coding) in CSS (inc. CSS3/ SASS) and HTML 5
  • Understanding of CSS Grid and Flexbox
  • Ability to debug
  • Good understanding of Responsive Web Design
  • Good level of ability with JavaScript/jQuery and other JavaScript based frameworks
  • Experience using Ajax, PHP, MySQL, Content Management Systems
  • Basic understanding of video formatting and motion graphics
  • Understanding of Advanced Custom Fields
  • Understanding of WordPress theme building
  • Good understanding of UX and UI requirements
  • Good understanding of W3C accessibility guidelines
  • Experience of using Photoshop and optimising images and a good grasp of digital design trends
  • Full appreciation and understanding of corporate brand guidelines

Nice to have

  • Knowledge of Webpack and CSS Grid
  • Understanding of CSS methodologies

What You’ll Get in Return

  • You will receive all the tools and support needed for a successful career.
  • The backing of a Global Company, established for over 50 years
  • Best Technology in the Industry
  • Dell Laptop
  • Significant growth potential of salary after year 1
  • Flexible hybrid working pattern
  • Buy and sell holiday
  • Access to a free well-being package
  • Gym discounts
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Access to virtual doctor unlimited times per year
  • Employee loans to buy Tech/Rail/Tram travel
  • Paid charity day #HaysHelps
  • Parents@hays support network

At Hays, we share a passion for creating a culture where there are opportunities for our people to flourish and succeed, whatever your background. We know that diversity of perspective and an inclusive approach, which encourages those experiences and views to be heard, is great for business and therefore your career with us.

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Hays Central Services (HSR)
London Cheapside- Central Serv
Hays Central Services (HSR)