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Front End Developer

Reading University Students’ Union (RUSU) is looking to recruit a full-time Front End Developer to join their talented and enthusiastic Marketing Team to build high-quality web content.

Based at their office in Reading, they are looking for a candidate who has essential ability to:

  • Develop, design and maintain the companies websites whilst ensuring they meet the needs of their diverse membership and business requirements
  • Develop web content
  • Develop new and existing functionality
  • build efficient, reusable code and templates for future use
  • Ensure the technical feasibility of UI/UX designs, as well as carry out quality assurance on any developed work whilst keeping accessibility in mind.
  • Experience using web development software
  • Knowledge of accessibility standards and laws associated with web design.
  • To build relationships with stakeholders
  • Be organised and accurate in your work
  • Be comfortable working for our democratic, student led charity.

Knowledge of digital marketing, marketing channels, use of graphic design software is desirable.

In this role you will have sole responsibility for all Front End work allowing you room to grow, develop and bring in new ideas under the supervision of our Marketing Manager.

RUSU is a forward thinking Students’ Union which is led by students elected on into full-time positions.

Our student focused charity is very varied hosting many business and membership streams as well as democratic and strongly committed to equality, diversity and inclusion.

You will receive 21 days holiday a year plus all bank holidays and University closure days, an employee perks system via Perkbox, NUS membership and associated discounts and be able to work flexibly to suit both your needs and that of the business.

Due to COVID-19, this employer will be conducting telephone and video interviews to hire for this role but are looking for someone to start immediately, originally working remotely from home but eventually working in an office on our beautiful campus.

To apply, please download the application pack and return it to us. You can return the completed documents to Loretta Cashley at l.cashley@reading.ac.uk, who you can also contact if you have any questions or would like more information.

Closing date 21st February 2021

Interviews will be held week commencing 1st March 2021