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Web Designer

2163/3226/126137

Rebellion

Negotiable

Oxford, United Kingdom

United Kingdom

Web Development

ASAP

13/09/2019

12/11/2019

Not Selected

Permanent | Full Time

No

At Rebellion Oxford we are looking for an enthusiastic and pro-active Web Designer, talented in front-end web design and interaction, to join our existing web development department. This role is predominantly weighted towards front-end design and programming, taking care of interfaces and usability, but will also requires some interaction/usage of PHP and the ability to help out with light back-end programming tasks, as required. Successful applicants without current PHP experience will be expected to learn a basic working knowledge of this on the job.

A unique chance to play a pivotal role in connecting one of the UK’s leading independent media companies directly with their growing worldwide audience of consumers, from websites to web-based software projects, game servers and ecommerce.

This role is full-time, based in-house at our Oxford headquarters. We can consider permanent or in-house contract employment but not freelance or agencies. You must be able to legally work in the UK.

Please include a link to your portfolio of web design examples, clearly stating your level of involvement in each case.

Requirements

For those applying for a Junior role, talented graduates who can demonstrate good knowledge and understanding of front-end web design and development will be considered, but 1 year of professional experience of front-end web design and development is desirable. Also, a working knowledge of PHP would be an advantage. For those applying for a more experienced role, we are looking for a minimum of 3 years professional experience.

A strong academic background is also preferred, with a degree in interaction/graphic design, computing, science, mathematics or similar or equivalent industry experience. (Games industry experience is not required as this is not a games-development role.)

 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Creating high fidelity, responsive designs from UX deliverables, created by our UX Designer
  • Design, implement, test and maintain websites, focusing on front-end design, interaction and usability
  • Work to functional and project-specific aesthetic briefs, within technical limitations
  • Design sample/mock-up page layouts
  • Streamline and implement logical menu flow and function of interfaces
  • Design graphics, web animations and manipulate digital images and photographs
  • Design visual imagery and ensuring it's in line with company branding policy
  • Support our PHP programmers in the implementation and maintenance of back-end systems
  • General web administration such as uploading new content for different departments
  • Ad-hoc support to our in-house customer service team, to assist them to resolve technical and transaction related customer queries
  • Document processes and task tracking, with great attention to detail
  • Research new tools, techniques and processes and how they can benefit Rebellion
  • Collaborate productively with all web team members, as well as our marketing department and multi-disciplined game development staff, communicating ideas and issues clearly
  • Be responsive to deadlines and work well under pressure, meeting multiple production objectives and high quality standards

SKILLS:

  • Strong flair for creative front-end web design and interaction, with excellent attention to detail and awareness of usability issues
  • Excellent knowledge of JavaScript (including jQuery and familiarity with JavaScript frameworks), HTML and CSS and good problem-solving skills
  • Ability to grasp new concepts and tools quickly
  • Excellent initiative, self-motivation, communication, organisational and problem solving skills
  • Good communication and team-working skills as well as the ability to accept and follow direction

DESIRABLE SKILLS:

The successful candidate will be expected to learn these skills on the job, if not already know.

  • Working knowledge of PHP and MySQL
  • Knowledge and experience of OOP and MVC frameworks (ideally Laravel)



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