Frontend Javascript Developer - ReedPop

Brighton United Kingdom
35 hours / week
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ReedPop is looking to hire a Frontend Javascript Developer to work as part of our experienced in-house tech and commercial teams.

The role is for a creative technologist with a background in front-end, UI and rich-media javascript development, working with and supporting our commercial team in the conception, design and creation of digital advertising content for the web.

You must be able to point to a portfolio of web development work that demonstrates your ability to build the kind of smart, bespoke, interactive online experiences that would form the core of your role. Suitable examples would include dynamic banners, interactive media, bespoke / branded digital content, microsites, websites and any other relevant digital / web projects.

You must be comfortable working across multidisciplinary teams (tech, design, commercial, editorial, etc) and working to short and often fast-changing deadlines. The ability to work on multiple concurrent projects would be a staple of the role and an ability to communicate effectively as part of a dynamic and creative team of designers and media sales staff would be vital.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Produce rich advertising content and web pages from designs,

  • Create slick interactive experiences,

  • Develop new tech for ads and test new ad formats.

Required Skills and Experience:

To be considered, you will need to demonstrate ability in any of:

  • Develop with Javascript to a high standard along with any other relevant frontend language (HTML5, CSS etc).

  • Experience of animating for the web (either in CSS or using packages such as Adobe Animate or Hype).

  • Knowledge of artworking in Photoshop.

  • Great communication instincts

  • Experience with responsive, mobile-first design

  • A creative eye for both design as well as code.

  • Demonstrable ability to work fast, often to tight deadlines.

Desirable Skills and Experience

Experience with some or all of the following will enhance your application:

  • Knowledge of any commercial ad technology solutions

  • Experience of agency work

  • Version control using Github

  • Knowledge of UI frameworks such as Vue or React, along with build tools like Webpack

  • An interest in video games, gaming, and pop culture in general.

About ReedPop

As a global pop culture media business, ReedPop has an extensive stable of respected editorial websites, event brands and video channels. Our editorial brands range from mainstream videogame sites to more specialist brands dedicated to the games business, PC gaming or board games, etc. Our success has come from creating authoritative, trusted content for global audiences.

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