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Senior Front End Web Developer job in Oxfordshire (597)

at Oxford University Press (view profile)
Location Oxford
Date Posted 11th July 2018
Category Technical
Job Type Full-time
Expiration Date 2018-07-20

Description

Epigeum publish online courses that are used by universities across the world. The courses consist of HTML pages containing interactive objects created using JavaScript. This role is to build the interactive components, working as part of the development team.

PRINCIPAL ACCOUNTABILITIES/KEY RESULT AREAS

  • Building the interactive components of our online courses
  • Maintaining and updating existing interactive courses
  • Producing the technical brief for all new products with the publishing team
  • Working with the editorial team during build through to publication
  • Managing our file repository and issue tracking systems
  • Implementation of designs for interactive objects supplied by our in house team

KNOWLEDGE AND EXPERIENCE

PERSONAL

  • Degree educated
  • Ability to simplify and communicate complex concepts and information
  • Excellent communication and organisational skills
  • Ability to multitask across a number of live development streams and deliver to tight deadlines
  • Advanced JavaScript, HTML and CSS skills
  • Management level experience in a development team is desirable but not essential

TECHNICAL

  • HTML5
  • JavaScript/Jquery
  • Bootstrap
  • Gulp/Grunt
  • Git/Bitbucket
  • Jira
  • Angular (nice to have not essential)

KEY INTERFACES

INTERNAL:

  • Reports to Head of Technology, Production and Operations
  • Digital Operations Manager – responsible for the course delivery platform
  • Production team – the developers, designers and video production staff who build our courses
  • Publishing – the team who will be briefing new development projects
  • Editorial – the team who will be providing the content to build into interactive courses

EXTERNAL:

  • Freelance developers

 

Please contact vicky.hedger@oup.com for any queries.

Salary dependent on skills and experience. OUP offers a full range of benefits.

Based: London W8

Permanent, Full-time

Ref: 0511

Closing date: 20 July 2018

To apply please go to: https://jobs.oup.com/uk/jobs/vacancy/senior-front-end-web-developer-0511-epigeum-kensington---london/529/description/

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