Junior Web Developer

Reports to: Lead Developer
Salary: £24-27k

About UnitedUs

UnitedUs are a Brighton-based strategic brand, design, and digital agency that works with clients to unite their people, find their purpose, and realise their potential. Approaching ten years in the game we are multi-award-winning, including Great Place to Work-Certified™.

As well as our brand and marketing projects we work on a broad range of digital projects with a focus on brand communication, design, and animation.

People

We are looking for people with a passion for using design as a tool to realise the business and creative ambitions of our clients and the agency. We want people who have a desire to learn how to become the best developer they can, have an appetite to learn about up and coming technologies and methodologies, and the wits to know when and how to use them. We want people who go on their own journeys of exploration to explore a brief, and use their skills to deliver above and beyond our expectations. If this sounds like what you strive to be, we want to hear from you.

Purpose

The junior developer works within the development team, assisting with projects whilst owning their own. They will be immersed in all aspects of web development and wider functions of UnitedUs to help them learn and understand what direction they want to take as a developer within the agency.

Potential

Everyone at UnitedUs plays a key role in the agency, and we want someone to claim their place in our team. By investing in our people we are able to help them find the role they want to play in the agency, and equip them with the tools and skills they need to get there. Some of the great reasons to work at UnitedUs include:

  • Up to two additional weeks off at Christmas resulting in around 35 days off a year

  • Work in a Great Place to Work-Certified™ agency

  • One day a week working from home

  • Be part of our agency rituals - Bacon & Waffle, Foodie Fridays, House Parties, and Away Days

  • Complimentary use of the UnitedUs Palm Penthouse on at least one weekend of the year

  • Personal development budget

  • Opportunity to enrol on the UnitedUs Future Leaders programme

Job role

  • Support and collaborate with the development team

  • Build websites from end-to-end learning and back end and front-end development skills

  • Collaborate with the design, strategy, and UX teams in delivering websites

  • Assisting in maintenance and updates of client sites

Required skills and experience

  • A handful of sites under your belt

  • Demonstrable experience in the basics of web development: HTML, CSS, Javascript

  • An understanding of Git

  • Understanding of responsive development concepts

  • A strong attention to detail

  • Ability to provide rationale behind your thinking and decision-making

Desirable skills

  • WordPress and PHP experience

  • An understanding of digital marketing concepts is a bonus

Application

Please send your portfolio, CV, and cover letter to unite@unitedus.co.uk - we want you to demonstrate how you can fulfil the requirements and be a key player in the UnitedUs team.

Additional information

  • You can explore our work and portfolio at unitedus.co.uk

  • Find out what we’re looking for, and what it’s like to work at UnitedUs via our Wired Sussex Meet The Team session: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sKoLtDD243Q

  • We particularly welcome applications from under-represented groups in the creative industry including Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic candidates.

  • Applicants must have the existing right to work in the United Kingdom as we are currently unable to sponsor work visas at this stage.

  • No recruiters please.

 

Wired Sussex caught up with the team at UnitedUs to find out what they're looking for in a new team member and what they love about their job.


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