Jobs

Manchester

UI Developer

About our Projects

 

At Valtech, we work across government and the commercial sector, on some of the most challenging and interesting projects. Our success is built on delivering quality user experiences at the time they are needed, and we care about positive outcomes even more than the technology we build. Much of the work we do helps vulnerable people, and hopefully like you, we’re passionate about making solutions accessible to all.

 

As a consultancy we work on a range of projects:

  • Greenfield and Brownfield projects
  • Digital (Web)/ Big Data/ Platform projects
  • Full Lifecyle development projects from discovery/ inception phase through to delivery
  • Cutting edge technologies with cross functional teams

Responsibilities

  • Translation of the UI/UX design wireframes to develop web applications and components
  • Participation in user research and understanding of user needs
  • Effectively develop in a clean, well structured, easily maintainable format producing DRY code
  • Improve the performance of pages
  • Being a team player, up for pair programming and design reviews
  • Work with back-end developers to integrate templates and functionalities
  • Work as an individual when needed for quick turnaround of enhancements and fixes
  • Being able to break down tasks and provide estimates
  • Communicate effectively in both technical and business environments

What You’ll need:

  • HTML5 (you write clean, valid, efficient, semantic and accessible mark-ups)
  • Responsive Web Design (able to implement mobile first RWD)
  • JavaScript
  • CSS (scalable, modular CSS, experience using pre-processors)
  • Version Control (Git, BitBucket, etc. )
  • Photoshop or Sketch (able to break a design down and envisage how a design might flow into different viewport sizes)

Nice to have:

  • TDD experience (e.g. Jasmine, Karma, CasperJS or similar)
  • MVC JavaScript frameworks experience (e.g. Angular, React, VueJS)
  • NodeJS
  • Tasks runners (e.g. Gulp)
  • Templating
  • Wireframing tools (e.g. InVision, Omnigraffle)

Ideally, you’d have some experience developing alongside at least one of the following:

  • Sitecore
  • EPiServer
  • Adobe CQ
  • Drupal

About our Teams

You’ll work across a broad range of projects in the public and private sector. Whether it’s transport, health, central government, housing or helping the most vulnerable in society, your contribution will have an impact and bring about positive change in the world. As a valued member of the team, you’ll help your colleagues understand what they need to do to help users, and you can expect them to support you and get involved with research.

All this hard work doesn’t get in the way of building great working relationships. Some of the best and brightest call Valtech their professional home.  We have an empowered working environment and a culture of innovation and shared learning. We make time for fun activities, so we get to know each other better.