We're Hiring!

18 October 2017


Position: Front-end/creative developer

Reports To: Creative Director

Employment Status: Full Time, Permanent

At Outpost, we’re driven by a desire to create meaningful and lasting connections with brands and audiences through memorable creative which looks beautiful and works brilliantly. We truly believe that great design coupled with innovative technology can really take brands further. You’ll be part of a small creative team and responsible for bringing creativity to life with your code for our clients. The opportunity will be to lead and eventually build a development team around you as the agency grows. This is a great opportunity to make the role your own and really help build a strong development capability in the agency.

What are we looking for?

• Solid programming, software and web development skills in front-end environments

• Expert working knowledge of HTML5, CSS, SASS, CSS3 animations and SVG

• Expert working knowledge of JavaScript language Object-oriented programming

• Knowledge of PHP, MySQL with any modern MVC framework is a plus

• Experience with build tools like Gulp or Grunt

• Experience with testing and debugging across a variety of popular browsers and devices

• Knowledge on how to use Photoshop

• 2 years of proven experience building web experiences for mobile, tablet and desktop

• An impressive portfolio of past projects

• A visual aesthetic and sense of design for animation

• Excellent animator, familiar with baked and custom eases, tween engines and procedural animations

• Attention to detail with well-crafted code & pixel-perfect integration skills

• Passionate about your craft and exploring new technologies

• Strong oral and written English communication skills

• Strong ability to problem-solve and work in collaboration with the Creative Directors

• Works well in a team and is good at managing their time

• A good communicator – you will be expected to collaborate and bring ideas to the design team on concepts. Good management skills with the ability to manage and nurture other developers on projects.

• The ability to multi-task

• Likes the colour green and not scared of animals

• Make a good cup of tea

Nice to have:

• Working knowledge of back end systems architecture

We offer:

• A full-time job in a small, passionate and award-winning team, based in Cheshire

• Your birthday off work

• Beer Friday’s

• Good work-life balance

• Great culture and regular social office outings (Summer music festival, Christmas parties, running based activities)

• Very flat management structure

• Compelling projects for national and international brands

• A competitive salary, depending on your experience and skills

We look forward to hearing from you via info@discoveroutpost.com