UI developer

Location Ipswich
Job Type Permanent
Salary £55,000
Reference 33297

This isn’t just a company it’s a community. Rock climbers, surfers, gamers, artists, runners and everyone in between. We promise you won´t just have co-workers but you’ll have friends and lots of them. We make sure you will feel right at home with us. People are important, so flexible hours, a wide range of benefits, and wellness month celebrations are how we keep our promise to you. We get it, work-life balance is important!

The purpose of this role is work closely with the design team to create accurate web-based prototypes based upon designs created. To continually develop own skill set and learn about new technologies that could be utilised by the company to retain its competitive advantage.

Key Deliverables

  • Develop and implement complex software modules under the instruction of the Head of Product Design and in collaboration with the UI/UX Team Lead, UI/UX Designers or PO’s.

  • Maintenance, bug fixing and enhancement of existing prototype software.

  • Write and maintain technical documentation of both proposed and existing prototype software.

  • Testing of software planned and implemented during prototyping phase.

  • Ability to translate visual mock-ups/ storyboards accurately into usable, web based components.

  • Web-based software development/programming abilities in relevant technologies.

  • Ability to connect to API’s and translate the results into data driven prototypes.

  • Able to understand and apply relevant new technologies.

  • Understanding and working knowledge of mobile devices, their operating systems and interfaces.

  • Understand the full cycle of the software development process.

  • Ability to build multiple variants of features under A/B hooks to allow for user testing.

  • Ability to provide guidance to less skilled team members.

  • Peer reviews code written by other prototype engineers along with the ability to give constructive, concise feedback.

Technical Skills & Experience

  • Good understanding and working knowledge of relevant web technologies

  • (e.g. React/Storybook/Chromatic/JavaScript/HTML5/CSS3).

  • Experience of/or good understanding of iterative/agile (e.g. SCRUM) and more traditional (e.g. Waterfall) methodologies.

  • Good knowledge and practical experience of source control tools such as SVN, Git etc.

  • Good understanding of React and other development frameworks.

  • Good working knowledge of the Adobe Suite especially XD.

  • Accurately translate designs through the relevant creative program within the Adobe suite.

  • Ability to work alone or as part of a team.

What we offer

  • Defined contribution pension scheme

  • Company’s Life Assurance

  • Private Healthcare

  • Discretionary Company bonus linked to performance

  • Referral bonus scheme

  • Restaurant allowance

  • A Wellness allowance or gym membership

  • 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays, increasing for each complete year until a maximum of 30 days is reached

  • Entertainment budget

  • Continuous training and development opportunities

  • Social events- internal and external events to suit everyone

We are an equal opportunities employer. We value people as individuals with diverse opinions, cultures, lifestyles and circumstances and we are committed to equality of opportunity and to providing a productive working environment free from unfair and unlawful discrimination.

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