Front End Developer and Designer
37.5 hours per week
Closing date: 10th February 2013 at 11.59 pm
Shelter Scotland is looking for an experienced Front End Developer and Designer who lives and breathes the web, to join our digital team in this brand new role.
Responsible for all digital output, including social media and newsletters, the digital team may be small, but we’re award winning and punch well above our weight. We also support the full-time writers who produce content that provides help and advice to over 700,000 people in Scotland each year.
Benefits include 30 days annual leave, flexible working and significant opportunities for learning and development.
Your key responsibilities:
• Design, develop and code our online communications using HTML, CSS and JS
• Play a leading role in the development, build and optimisation of our website and other online outputs
• Help maintain our CMS, build pages and microsites and ensure integration with databases and online trading processes
• Create and implement features and applications to help us improve our advice services delivery online, attract and retain supporters and increase our online income streams
• Make changes to the navigation, structure, style and layout of all online communications
And what you’ll need:
• A strong coding background, a great eye for design and a solid understanding of design principles and theory
• A portfolio of work that demonstrates your experience to date, possibly gained either as a freelancer or within an agency
• An easy going attitude, team ethos and strong work ethic
• A real desire to make a difference to people experiencing homelessness and bad housing
Shelter Scotland helps over half a million people a year struggling with bad housing or homelessness – and we campaign to prevent it in the first place.
We’re here so no-one has to fight bad housing or homelessness on their own.
For further information about the role and the benefits of working for Shelter please download the job description.
We are committed to giving all applications equal consideration.