Front End Developer


Operations and External Affairs
UAL - High Holborn, London UK
Full time
Communication & External Affairs

16 May 2021 23:55

£34,943 - £42,914 per annum

The Front End Developer is an integral part of the Development Team and supports the building and enhancing of the University's core digital channels. Working as part of the Digital Team, you will work alongside Content and UX teams, on improving UAL’s digital platforms.

You will be building and maintaining user focused and accessible components, templates and functionality through our content management systems and pattern library. You will also be involved in delivering a number of digital projects – from writing mark up for email templates to improving the performance of webpages.

University of the Arts London is a vibrant world centre for innovation, drawing together six Colleges with international reputations in art, design, fashion, communication and performing arts. 

The combination of a varied student group, cutting-edge research and highly-experienced staff creates a unique learning experience for students at the University. The University is currently recruiting a number of posts within the Digital Team so this is an exciting opportunity to join us as we advance our digital channels.  

University of the Arts London offers generous leave, a final salary pension and a commitment to your continuing personal development and training in an environment that encourages excellence, creativity and diversity. Relocation assistance is available. 

University of the Arts London aims to be an equal opportunities employer embracing diversity in all areas of activity. 

The Front End Developer will support the Digital Development Manager in delivering an excellent accessible and user focused experience across the University's main digital channels. You will be an experienced pragmatic problem solver and an organised self-starter. You will have experience of core frontend tech stack: HTML, CSS and JavaScript as well as a working knowledge of React, automated testing and version control using GIT. You will be used to working on multiple projects and BAU work simultaneously within a dedicated team. You will have experience in working in an Agile environment.

You will also have line management responsibility for two junior developers. Line management experience is essential for the role.

Apply Early:

Please note that this role may close earlier than the stated closing date if a sufficient number of applications are received. If you wish to apply for this position, you are advised to submit your application as soon as possible.


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UAL is committed to creating diverse and inclusive environments for all staff and students to work and learn – a university where we can be ourselves and reach our full potential. We offer a range of family friendly, inclusive employment policies, flexible working arrangements and Staff Support Networks. We welcome applicants from diverse backgrounds, including race, disability, age, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, religion and belief, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, and caring responsibility.

Candidates are advised to submit applications early.

This opportunity is closed to applications.