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Web Designer – AAA Game Studio – South East, UK – Permanent

Location: Oxford, UK Salary: Negotiable

Job ID: # Posted: 4 years ago

Rebellion Developments

My client is looking for an enthusiastic and pro-active Web Designer, talented in front-end web design and interaction, to join their existing web development department. This role is primarily weighted towards front-end design and programming, taking care of interfaces and usability, but also requires a working understanding of PHP and the ability to help with back-end programming, as required.

A unique chance to play a pivotal role in connecting one of the UK’s leading independent media companies directly with their growing worldwide audience of consumers, from websites to web-based software projects, game servers and ecommerce.

Responsibilities:

  • Design, implement, test and maintain websites, focusing on front-end design, interaction and usability
  • Work to functional and project-specific aesthetic briefs, within technical limitations
  • Design sample/mock-up page layouts and/or wireframes
  • Streamline and implement logical menu flow and function of interfaces
  • Design graphics, web animations and manipulate digital images and photographs
  • Design visual imagery and ensuring it’s in line with company branding policy
  • Support our PHP programmers in the implementation and maintenance of back-end systems
  • General web administration such as uploading new content for different departments
  • Ad-hoc support to our in-house customer service team, to assist them to resolve technical and transaction related customer queries
  • Research new tools, techniques and processes and how they can benefit the company
  • Collaborate productively with all web team members, as well as our marketing department and multi-disciplined game development staff, communicating ideas and issues clearly
  • Be responsive to deadlines and work well under pressure, meeting multiple production objectives and high quality standards

Requirements:

  • Experience of professional front-end web design and development
  • Working knowledge of PHP
  • Strong academic background preferred with a degree in interaction/graphic design, computing, science, mathematics or similar or equivalent industry experience
  • Strong flair for creative front-end web design and interaction with awareness of usability issues
  • Excellent knowledge of JavaScript (including jQuery and familiary with JavaScript frameworks), HTML and CSS
  • Ability to wireframe and/or prototype and to grasp new concepts and tools quickly
  • Working knowledge of PHP and MySQL and good problem-solving skills
  • Knowledge and experience of OOP and MVC frameworks (ideally Laravel)
  • Good communication and team-working skills as well as the ability to accept and follow direction
  • Working knowledge of any of the following would also be a bonus: IDEs, debugging, logging, automated testing (PHPUnit, TDD), version control systems (Git, Perforce, SVN), Agile methodologies, linux OS and command line tools

The successful candidates will receive a competitive salary dependant on their skills and experience.

To apply or for further information about the role please contact Emma on +44 (0) 1206214415 or mail a copy of your CV to officemanager@opmjobs.com

Tagged as: Web Developing

Tags: Web Developing Categories: Creative , Design

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