The Drum Jobs http://www.thedrum.co.uk/jobs/rss/ 10 February 2016 17:05:24 +0000 Senior Art Director http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/119757/Senior%2520Art%2520Director.html Job Title: Senior Art Director Location: Leeds Salary: £38 - £50K   About the Senior Art Director Role You will be joining one of Leeds top creative agencies. You will be working across a variety of accounts in retail, shopper marketing, leisure, FMCG and travel sectors. The office is based in the heart of Leeds city centre; you will be surrounded by all that’s going on in this busy, vibrant city. Our client is a growing company and is on a mission to be the best company to work for in the UK. As the Senior Art Director you will have a love for photography and conceptual art. Our client is looking for someone who can work effectively from a brief with a copywriter generating ideas to present to a client. About You You will have the ability to handle various projects, maintain high standards and deliver consistent good quality work. You will be responsible for creating concepts as scamps, mac visuals and storyboards. You will have worked across ATL, integrated, digital, social media and shopper marketing. You bring with you an outstanding portfolio filled with creative and inspirational concepts. You must be passionate, conceptual and incredibly focussed to be considered for this role. Essential Skills ·         Minimum 5 years experience in a similar role ·         Retail or brand agency experience    ·         Strategic and lateral thinker What to do next If you would... 10 February 2016 14:02:51 +0000 Senior Digital Project Manager http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/119742/Senior%2520Digital%2520Project%2520Manager.html My client is a multi-award winning Digital Agency based in Leeds City Centre. They are actively looking for a Senior Project Manager to join their talented delivery team, working on high profile digital projects. This is a fantastic opportunity for an experienced Project Manager to join a well-established and prestigious Digital agency. As Senior Project Manager, you will be: Managing digital (web, mobile and new media) projects from start to completion Ensuring that all projects are delivered on time and to the budget Leading and supporting junior project managers Generating functional and technical specifications Monitoring all work and that it is being completed to the highest standard, looking out for any issues that may arise We are looking for someone with 5 years Digital Project Management experience, ideally gained from an agency. You will be passionate about digital, methodical in your approach and able to work well within a team environment. This is an excellent opportunity for someone looking to step up to Senior Project Manager level, or someone currently at that level looking for a change of scene. You will have worked on a variety of web projects with varying budgets and be inherently process driven and a stickler for detail. Please apply now to hear more about this opportunity.  08 February 2016 17:05:16 +0000 Account Director http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/119563/Account%2520Director.html An Account Director opportunity has arisen to work on ATL activity for one of the nation’s best loved retailers. This agency is renowned for their creativity within the FMCG and retail space; they connect brands with customers and deliver and develop exceptional campaigns through research, insight and planning. With a number of high-profile clients on their roster, an opportunity has come up on one of the most attractive clients the agency has to offer, a national retailer. You will be working on all ATL and some BTL activity for the client, who they boast an excellent relationship with. Getting under the skin of the brand is imperative; you will be maintaining a strong relationship with your contacts, understanding how they work, anticipating future briefs and acting as a guardian of their brand. You will be managing SAM’s, and supporting a GAD – this is a very linear, well-structured team which leaves you focusing on strategy and developing the client relationship. We are looking for someone with around 5 years experience in account handling. You will have come from a retail environment, ideally or have worked within retail for a client side business. The successful candidate will also have experience in managing and nurturing a team. If you would like to find out more about this role, please apply now for a confidential chat.  08 February 2016 10:10:07 +0000 Marketing Manager - Agency http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/119548/Marketing%2520Manager%2520-%2520Agency.html A rare and exciting opportunity has arisen for a Marketing Manager or Brand Executive to develop, build and deliver the integrated marketing communications activity for a leading full-service agency in Leeds City Centre. This is a brand new role for the agency and an exciting opportunity to own and manage their marketing and communications through digital, creative, events and social. Your responsibility is to get under the skin of the newly refreshed brand work out their positioning, proposition, key USPs and specialisms. You will then use this information to form the basis of the communications across all channels, deciphering their tone and making sure this is consistent across all channels.  You will be building a full campaign plan for the year and you will be responsible for implementing this – with specialist teams at your disposal – this is a great role for someone looking to own a brand and take responsibility for their marketing activity. You may be working agency-side right now, or a Brand Executive looking to join a thriving agency. Either way, you will have experience in marketing, campaign management and a passion or interest in retail marketing. You will be competitive, have excellent communications skills and the ability to think innovatively, creatively and commercially. Apply now to be considered for this opportunity! 12 February 2016 11:11:09 +0000 Senior Account Manager http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/119939/Senior%2520Account%2520Manager.html Are you looking for a step up? An ambitious Senior Account Manager is required for a multi-award winning integrated agency based in Leeds. This fast growing agency offers full-service integrated marketing communications to its clients and are highly reputable in the industry. They are looking for a Senior Account to manage multi-channel communication projects for global clients across Retail, FMCG, Leisure and Automotive. With knowledge of communications and background of client management, you’ll have a flair for delighting clients, as well as managing members of our studio’s creative teams Responsibilities include: Working across multiple marketing channels including print and digital. Managing a team of Accounts Executives and Account Managers Working with creatives to ensure deadlines are met Building key relationships with the clients Develops a deep understanding of the client business Responsible for managing multiple campaign budgets The ideal candidate: 4 years’ experience in an agency or client side experience Fantastic communication skills Confident and driven A team leader Exceptional attention to detail Does this sound like you? Don't miss out on this one off opportunity and drop Kate an email kate@twistorstick.co.uk or call 0113 887 2320. 12 February 2016 11:11:53 +0000 Senior Account Manager http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/119937/Senior%2520Account%2520Manager.html Digital experience? Relocating to Leeds? Ambitious Senior Account Manager required for a multi award winning integrated agency based in Leeds City Centre. This forward thinking, independent agency are looking for a driven Senior Account Manager. This role is to work with the worlds most recognised brands across Digital, Social Media, Mobile Apps, Direct Marketing and Print. Due to growth, this independent agency are looking to expand the team with a Senior Account Manager. Based in the heart of Leeds with brand new amazing offices that offers its own caf and break out area only steps away from the train station. This fast growing agency offers a full-service integrated marketing communications to its clients with digital at the heart of their offering. With specialist expertise in brand, digital, research and strategy they are looking for a Senior Account Manager to manage a globally recognised Retail brand. Responsibilities include: Working across multiple marketing channels including Digital, Social Media, Apps, DM and Print. Managing a team of Accounts Executives and Account Managers Working with creatives to ensure deadlines are met Building key relationships with the clients Develops a deep understanding of the client business Responsible for managing multiple campaign budgets up to 3mil The ideal candidate: Digital/Integrated agency experience Fantastic communication skills Confident and driven A team leader Exceptional attention to detail Does this sound like you? Don't miss out on this one off opportunity and... 12 February 2016 09:09:47 +0000 .NET Developer - Fastest-Growing Internet Company - Hull http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/119926/.NET%2520Developer%2520-%2520Fastest-Growing%2520Internet%2520Company.html .NET Developer (ASP.NET, C#, VB.NET, C#.NET, VB, dot NET, Web Application Development, .NET 4.5, ASP.NET MVC 5, RESTful, Web API, SQL Server 2014, Knockout.js, AngularJS, Bootstrap, Agile, TDD, BDD, Urgent) Our client is changing the way merchants and consumers connect with each other worldwide, and the change has barely started. Last year they were the fastest-growing Internet company ever, and they drove more than £12 billion in revenue to local businesses. As they continue to evolve, their vision is to become the operating system for local commerce by providing an integrated suite of tools and services for local businesses to help them understand their customers better, compete effectively, and increase profits. To help them on this mission, they are looking for .NET Developer to work on the development of complex Greenfield software applications. .NET Developer applicants should be experienced in: .NET, ASP.NET (using C# or VB.NET) and SQL Server. Our client can provide you with training into: .NET 4.5, ASP.NET MVC 5, RESTful, Web API, SQL Server 2014, Knockout.js, AngularJS, Bootstrap, Agile, TDD and BDD. These positions come with an extensive benefits package including bonuses, pension, private medical healthcare, a training budget and 25 days holiday. To apply for these positions please send your CV to Richard Gibson at Noir Consulting ( (see below) ). Alternatively call for additional details. Noir Consulting continues to be the UK's premier .NET recruitment agency; we can help you make the right career decisions! (.NET Developer, ASP.NET, C#,... 12 February 2016 09:09:43 +0000 PHP Developer- Back End http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/119907/PHP%2520Developer-%2520Back%2520End.html Senior PHP Developer- Leeds- £45,000-£55,000 McGregor Boyall are excited to be working with an exclusive client to find a talented Senior PHP developer to come on board. My Client, a FTSE 250 company, are looking to expand their Development Team due to client expansion and new " High Tech" projects they are working on for a number of their clients across the world. Due to a number of the customers they work with which are a some of the "Big Banks" coding quality is essential. My client believes in to drive this, Test Driven Development is imperative. You will have excellent knowledge and experience in Objected Orientated programming in PHP. Its also essential you have knowledge of MVC frameworks, however it isnt essential which framework. You will then have good working knowledge of databases SQL & query optimisation. Im afraid if you want to be involved in the Front End using JavaScript, HTML, CSS etc then im afraid the role wouldnt be right for you. Apart from the skills mentioned above, the client then wants someone who can implement technologies they feel relevant. Whether you feel Zend would be a better option than Symfony 2 or Selenium should be used for automated testing or MongoDB would be good to use on the database side this is up to you and the client encourages that someone is inqusitive. This gives you an initial snapshot of the role, skills required & a brief overview of the company so if this sounds a potential opportunity and you wish to find out more please don't hesitate to contact me and I can really bring this role to life. You can... 12 February 2016 09:09:43 +0000 Front End Developer http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/119909/Front%2520End%2520Developer.html Front End Developer (Relocation Package offered) £Competitive Leeds Front End Developer to join a world-class organisation that leads the way in innovation. Your new role: - Angular/Backbone/JQuery - JavaScript - HTML/CSS Your new company You will join a company with a huge customer base, thats unrivalled in the sector. This is a chance to have a major impact and to see your work in the real world. What you'll need to succeed Excellent Front End skills. Mobile experience is advantageous. A passion for technology. What you'll get in return You will be offered an extremely generous salary. An industry leading bonus package is also on offer, along with a host of other perks and benefits. The company truly invest in you and opportunities for progression are endless. This is a great chance to drive innovation at a trailblazing company. Relocation The organisation offers an exceptional relocation package. If you are eligible to work in the UK, then please get in touch for more details. What you need to do now To apply for the role please call Andy Thomas in the Leeds office. Hays Specialist Recruitment Limited acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and employment business for the supply of temporary workers. By applying for this job you accept the T&C's, Privacy Policy and Disclaimers which can be found on our website. 12 February 2016 09:09:43 +0000 Senior PHP Developer (PHP/Linux/SQL/Python/RESTful APIs) http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/119912/Senior%2520PHP%2520Developer%2520%28PHP%2FLinux%2FSQL%2FPython%2FRESTful.html We are currently working with a rapidly expanding client currently looking for an experienced Senior Developer to join their Development team. The successful candidate will help shape and deliver their technology solutions. KEY RESPONSIBILITIES Duties will include but are not restricted to the following: Assisting in the design and development of solutions. Working on our Back End API, which serves all our other components, using a custom framework. Maintaining and extending our PHP-based: CMS. Captive portals. Responsive web apps. Deployment Manager. TECHNICAL SKILLS The ideal candidate will be able to demonstrate experience, understanding and knowledge in the following areas: Design and development methods. PHP 5.6. Linux development. SQL. Development prioritising security of data. RESTful APIs XML and JSON processing. Experience in the following would also be desirable: Python. Zend 2, Laravel. Javascript. JQuery. React or Angular. The ideal candidate will be able to demonstrate the following skills, attributes and experience: An intelligent self-starter with the ability to work on their own initiative to solve problems A fast learner with the ability to pick up new skills quickly Must be flexible and work as part of a team Strong interpersonal and communication skills Ability to effectively pass on knowledge to other people 12 February 2016 09:09:43 +0000 Web Developer - Front End - York http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/119913/Web%2520Developer%2520-%2520Front%2520End%2520-%2520York.html Front End Web Developer - £22-30,000 + Benefits - York. My client, a global Insurance and finance business, are seeking a Front End web developer to join a forward thinking agile team. This opening comes at a fantastic time for global expansion and offers the opportunity for you to help develop the next generation of the customer facing digital platform. You will be responsible for helping build the latest iteration of the digital platform using Javascript, HTML5 and CSS3 for the business. You'll be a pivotal member of the online team, using technology to deliver projects that engage with over 4.5 millions customers. Technical Skills Required: * knowledge of HTML/CSS/Javascript/JQuery * Experience with Javascript Frameworks eg Angular/Backbone/Knockout/Ember/Node/React * Agile methodology experience (TDD/BDD/XP/Scrum) * Experience using a testing framework as part of your work process This is a unique opportunity to join a company with one of the UK's leading technology teams offering a great benefits package on top. A full job description & company information is available upon request. Please apply in the first instance with your latest CV or contact me. 12 February 2016 09:09:42 +0000 Front End Developer http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/119899/Front%2520End%2520Developer.html Front End Developer-Bradford- £30,000-£40,000+ Benefits A FTSE 100 company in West Yorkshire is looking for a Front End Developer, To be considered you should be able to show commercial knowledge and understanding of: SKILLS: * JavaScript * jQuery * HTML * CSS * MVC Desirable: * C# * .NET The ideal candidate will have experience utilising HTML, CSS, JavaScript, MVC and jQuery. My client is looking for a passionate developer who enjoys problem solving and can work confidently independently and within a team. Rullion IT Plus are acting as an employment agency on behalf of the client. If you would like to discuss alternative opportunities within the Development arena please feel free to contact Jonathan Dugdale or forward me your current CV ( (see below) ) for an informal discussion. Rullion IT Plus Ltd is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy. 12 February 2016 09:09:42 +0000 Web Developer http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/119900/Web%2520Developer.html Vantage Consulting are excited to be working with one of Rotherhams' leading brands. In line with their growth plans they are looking to add a permanent Web Developer to the development team. The Web Developer will be required, as part of this exciting role, to take ownership of the full end to end development cycle working on new applications for this company. Our ideal Web Developer will have a proven track record of programming with the .net framework, be self motivated and be able to use initiative. The development team are a close knit team who find that having fun at work makes the projects more enjoyable and the days fly by! The Web Developer will be required to use appropriate development standards and techniques to create well designed web based applications or provide web interfaces to new information systems. The Web Developer will design the content and appearance of complex web pages in collaboration with clients or users and also test pages and correct any potential coding errors. The Required skills to succeed as the Web Developer are; A proven track record of using C# Good knowledge of HTML and CSS Previous experience with SQL 2008/2012/2014 A good knowledge of Javascript A willingness to use MVC The role is based from the Rotherham Headquarters and is easily accessible for Web Developers living in Sheffield, Wakefield, Barnsley, Doncaster or South Yorkshire 11 February 2016 17:05:10 +0000 Head of PR http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/119857/Head%2520of%2520PR.html I am currently on the hunt for a Head of PR to work on a 12 months fixed term contract for anational organisation based in Halifax. The main duty is to assist with the delivery of public relations campaigns across both B2B and B2C channels and ensure that strategic objectives are being achieved. Sitting as a senior member of the marketing and communications team daily duties will cover a broad range of tasks from the delivery of PR strategy, internal communications, writing press releases and attending exhibitions and events. You will be the senior point of contact for and PR related queries, and also have a direct report – so management experience in a must. The successful Head of PR must be able to start this 12 month contact in May 2016. You should also have a background with extensive PR and Communications experience. Whether this is gained from an in-house environment or an agency, they’re completely flexible. You will have a strong background in crisis management and have experience across both B2B and B2C PR. In return the company will offer a fantastic working environment, and excellent salary and benefits package. If you are looking to take your PR career to the next level, this could be the right role for you! 11 February 2016 15:03:54 +0000 PR Account Executive http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/119846/PR%2520Account%2520Executive.html The Company This is an exciting time to join this fabulous integrated agency just outside of Leeds! Working with some big B2B and B2C clients, this agency are small but mighty with huge plans to grow and are on the lookout for a PR Account Executive to come on board to assist the PR team! The Role As PR Account Executive you will assist the PR Account Manager in each step of the client journey, getting involved in meetings and following up campaigns afterwards. You will offer your creative ideas to the team and be able to articulate yourself brilliantly with your written skills. In this varied role you will get to work across a mix of clients, covering both traditional PR and online! The Ideal Candidate You will be a PR graduate or currently working at Account Executive level, with the hunger and passion to get stuck in and learn the ropes within a nurturing and family-like environment. You are extremely organised and can juggle several plates at once. This role is perfect for someone looking to start their PR journey and grow as the agency does! To apply, email emily.barran@type-agency.com 11 February 2016 10:10:38 +0000 Senior Packaging Creative http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/119832/Senior%2520Packaging%2520Creative.html Do you truly understand how successful brands work. The importance of brand image and its alignment from a creative prospective? My client is a very successful branding agency, internationally renowned in their field. They now have an exciting opportunity for a Senior Designer to join their busy studio team in Leeds. The role will predominately involve working across FMCG packaging (brand / own brand), but on occasions will pan out into corporate branding too. Their need is for a highly talented, agency experienced creative from a similar career background in the FMCG market. The successful applicant will have a shining portfolio of work, in particularly FMCG packaging, not only showing evidence of big brand concepts, but the thought process behind them. Be driven by their their passion for creative excellence, continually immersing themselves in new trends and the consumer journey. Also bringing excellent communication skills, a history of building successful working relationships, a genuine desire to help others, especially in the development of more junior designers and their progression within the agency. If you want to be a part of an ambitious agency who love pushing boundaries and possibly pick up a few industry awards on the way, then please dont hesitate to submit your cv and pdf portfolio straight away. 11 February 2016 10:10:13 +0000 PR Executive http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/119831/PR%2520Executive.html The Company Based in a fantastic office just outside the City Centre, this agency work with some incredible global clients across retail, fashion & FMCG. Due to expansion they’re looking for a driven & ambitious PR Executive to join their team. The Role You’ll work with journalists to build up strong relationships while working to create quality PR strategies in order to drive the best coverage for your clients. Working with your PR Account Manager, you’ll interpret briefs, produce excellent press releases and analyse results. You’ll be client facing, attending meetings and presenting ideas you’ve worked on with the wider team. The Ideal Candidate You thrive on creativity, and writing is your passion. You hold strong analytical & strategic skills as you’ll need to plan, execute & debrief each campaign across the wide variety of your clients. We’re looking for someone who already has some experience in PR, whether digital and/or traditional, but an awareness of SEO is an advantage. 10 February 2016 21:09:27 +0000 Front End Developer (HTML, CSS, Javascript) - Sky Technology, Leeds http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/119778/Front%2520End%2520Developer%2520%28HTML%2C%2520CSS%2C%2520Javascript%29%2520-%2520Sky.html Who you'll be working with Sky is currently looking to recruit great Front End Developers to join our fast growing Tech Hub here in Leeds Dock. Based in Leeds, our Technology team is one of the largest technical hubs in the UK, it's a strategic location for our business and offers a vibrant place to live and work. Our new teams have a real 'start up' feel and there's loads of room for development. You'll have the chance to use cutting edge tools and technologies to create rich user experiences; all whilst working in an Agile environment. Your Key Responsibilities Develop high quality, testable and performant software Champion Agile practicessuchas Pair Programming, TDD and Continuous Integration Work within a self-organising and cross functional Agile team Help to ensure User Stories are developed in vertical functional slices, which extend from the backend to the UI, so that quality is baked into the implementation and that each User Story could be shipped individually Contribute to user stories, using TDD and BDD approach Strive for Continuous Improvement within the team Take a proactive role with the team's weekly releases Work as part of the team to support and maintain the live application Your Skills Strong web development skills with experience in hand-coding HTML/HTML5, CSS/SASS and Javascript Extensive experience with TDD and Javascript frameworks such as Jasmine, Mocha, Protractor, or JSbased Test Solutions. XSLT 2.0 & XML Strong command of cross-browser development techniques... 10 February 2016 17:05:16 +0000 Senior Designer http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/119755/Senior%2520Designer.html Job Title: Senior Designer Location: Leeds Salary: £28-£35K About the Senior Designer Role You will be joining one of Leeds top creative agencies. You will be working across a variety of accounts in retail, shopper marketing, leisure, FMCG and travel sectors. The office is based in the heart of Leeds city centre; you will be surrounded by all that’s going on in this busy, vibrant city. Our client is a growing company and is on a mission to be the best company to work for in the UK. As the Senior Designer you will deliver clients design requirements ensuring creativity, consistency and compliance with all guidelines. You will report into the Design Director and work closely with the creative team. About You You will have the ability to handle various projects, maintain high standards and deliver consistent good quality work. You will be an excellent team player, you will work closely with the account handlers, photography studio and creative teams and you will also set a positive example for the junior members of the team. You will be super organised, confident at pitching and have some knowledge of your clients market, display confidentiality when representing the business. Essential Skills ·         Minimum 3 years experience of interpreting design briefs ·         Retail or brand agency experience    What to do next If you would like to find out more then please get in touch to Nicola Stelfox at Better Placed on ... 10 February 2016 17:05:21 +0000 Deputy Design Director http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/119754/Deputy%2520Design%2520Director.html Job Title: Deputy Design Director Location: Leeds Salary: £45 - £50K   About the Deputy Design Director Role You will be joining one of Leeds top creative agencies. You will be working across a variety of accounts in retail, shopper marketing, leisure, FMCG and travel sectors. The office is based in the heart of Leeds city centre; you will be surrounded by all that’s going on in this busy, vibrant city. Our client is a growing company and is on a mission to be the best company to work for in the UK. The Deputy Design Director is a new role that will play a pivotal part in the running and management of this creative agency. You will be responsible for delivering outstanding creative; you will manage, motivate and inspire the team along side the Design Director. You will work across a variety of existing brands and help win new clients with the ability to present confidently and sell ideas. You will have an integrated approach and be able to challenge the creative and accounts teams to push the briefs where possible, you will help the creative team to look at bigger briefs and map out a creative journey from concept to execution. You will be 40% hands on and 60% overseeing you will have influence to help the agency going forward to become the best integrated creative agency that produce award winning creative work. About You You will be a conceptual innovative designer with an integrated approach with digital knowledge. Our client is looking for someone who is enthusiastic, tenacious and has the ability to demonstrate vision. You... 10 February 2016 10:10:41 +0000 Creative Manager-6-9 Month Contract http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/119736/Creative%2520Manager-6-9%2520Month%2520Contract.html A specialist organisation based in Yorkshire are looking for a Creative Manager to join their in-house team on a maternity cover contract. You will be expected to have creative flair, judgement and communication skills and the ability to evaluate and advise on new product development opportunities for clients. You will be responsible for maintaining high standards of creative work and ensuring projects meet client expectations. The role would be a good fit for a natural leader with a passion for new product development that can inspire and enthuse a small team of designers and illustrators. You will need to have strong communication skills in order to meet with clients and present creative work. Ideally you will be from a creative gift, packaging, illustrative or product design background. Alternatively experience within a retail sector would be advantageous. Other duties within the role include attending design meetings, researching new trends and managerial duties including appraisals and people management. If you are interested in this exciting opportunity then please email me your CV, application & any relevant work samples to mcr@becomeuk.com 10 February 2016 09:09:45 +0000 Graphic Designer-9-12 Month Contract http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/119735/Graphic%2520Designer-9-12%2520Month%2520Contract.html A specialist company based in Yorkshire are looking to add a Designer to their in-house design team on a maternity cover contract. This role is working specifically within the 3D creative team products so previous experience of this would be advantageous but not essential. You will be expected to have strong layout skills and a good understanding of typography and composition. A proficiency within Illustrator and Photoshop is essential. You will be expected to keep up to date with the latest trends and implement this into your design.  Ideally you will be from a greeting card, packaging, illustrative or product design background. This position could also be a good fit for somebody with surface pattern design experience. If you are interested in this exciting opportunity then please email me your CV, application & any relevant work samples to mcr@becomeuk.com 10 February 2016 09:09:33 +0000 Front End Developer (HTML, CSS, Javascript) - Sky Technology, Leeds http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/119728/Front%2520End%2520Developer%2520%28HTML%2C%2520CSS%2C%2520Javascript%29%2520-%2520Sky.html Who you'll be working with Sky is currently looking to recruit great Front End Developers to join our fast growing Tech Hub here in Leeds Dock. Based in Leeds, our Technology team is one of the largest technical hubs in the UK, it's a strategic location for our business and offers a vibrant place to live and work. Our new teams have a real 'start up' feel and there's loads of room for development. You'll have the chance to use cutting edge tools and technologies to create rich user experiences; all whilst working in an Agile environment. Your Key Responsibilities Develop high quality, testable and performant software Champion Agile practicessuchas Pair Programming, TDD and Continuous Integration Work within a self-organising and cross functional Agile team Help to ensure User Stories are developed in vertical functional slices, which extend from the backend to the UI, so that quality is baked into the implementation and that each User Story could be shipped individually Contribute to user stories, using TDD and BDD approach Strive for Continuous Improvement within the team Take a proactive role with the team's weekly releases Work as part of the team to support and maintain the live application Your Skills Strong web development skills with experience in hand-coding HTML/HTML5, CSS/SASS and Javascript Extensive experience with TDD and Javascript frameworks such as Jasmine, Mocha, Protractor, or JSbased Test Solutions. XSLT 2.0 & XML Strong command of cross-browser development techniques Excellent understanding of, and interest in,... 09 February 2016 21:09:12 +0000 Digital UX Designer - Sky Technology http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/119670/Digital%2520UX%2520Designer%2520-%2520Sky%2520Technology.html Who you'll be working with: Based in Leeds, our Technology team is one of the largest technical hubs in the UK, it's a strategic location for our business and offers a vibrant place to live and work. Our new teams have a real start up' feel and there's loads of room for development. You'll have the chance to use cutting edge tools and technologies to create rich user experiences; all whilst working in an Agile environment. The main sky.com website receives over 7 million visits a week with users researching new products and services, accessing account management and looking for help. Our targets are tough and the business moves at a quick pace. Within Online Customer Service, we manage those areas of the site concerned with Account Management, Help and Contact Us, as well as the Customer Service App. We are responsible for delivering an intuitive and compelling online service experience that will improve customer goal achievement and deliver call reduction; achieved by delivering data-driven improvements and new service propositions. Your Key Responsibilities Idea / concept generation UX leadership and excellence Execute UX design work that adheres to best practice brand and consistency standards Ensure creative and UX coherence across Sky's digital estate Maintain and update Sky's global online brand guidelines, principles, templates and assets Practice and promote contemporary UX thinking Knowledge and thirst to investigate, innovate and develop emerging design, UX and technology trends Work to push... 09 February 2016 21:09:12 +0000 UX Designer - Sky Sports, Sky News, Sky Technology http://www.thedrum.com/jobs/details/119671/UX%2520Designer%2520-%2520Sky%2520Sports%2C%2520Sky%2520News%2C%2520Sky%2520Technology.html Who you'll be working with Based out of the Sky's new tech hub at Leeds Dock, the role of UX Designer will work across two of the company's biggest brands: Sky News and Sky Sports. Here, we offer the best and broadest range of Sports / News content, deliver market-leading products and use the latest technologies to ensure our customers get the best possible digital experience. Developing against these principles is at the heart of everything we do. Working across the entire digital portfolio for Sports and News, this role is entirely focussed on driving a more unified user experience across our products. Having worked previously in an Agile environment, with a broad knowledge of existing methodologies, UX principles and industry-standard tools, we're looking for a highly talented candidate to help take our products to the next level. Think innovation, passion for content, empowerment and start up culture. Your Key Responsibilities Ensure creative and UX coherence across Sky News and Sports digital estate Execute UX design solutions that adheres to best practice brand and consistency standards UX leadership and excellence Practice and promote contemporary UX thinking Knowledge and thirst to investigate, innovate and develop emerging design, UX and technology trends Idea / concept generation Push boundaries Your Key Skills Proven experience in UCD, human interface guidelines, standards, and best practices as they apply to platforms and devices Solid understanding of user-centred design...