UI Designer/Developer

Job Ref: 50206225
Sector: Design & Architecture
Job Type: Contract
Date Added: 16 January 2020
  • Edinburgh, Scotland, UK Edinburgh Edinburgh GBR EH6 6LB
  • Competitive
  • Rachel Beattie
  • 44 131 257 4972
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UI Designer/Developer - Edinburgh - 6 months - Outside IR35

Our public sector client is looking for a User Interface Designer/Developer to join them on an initial 6 month contract. The role will initially be based in Edinburgh, and then split between Edinburgh and Glasgow offices.

Essential Skills:

  • Ability to demonstrate excellent communication and teamwork skills;
  • Experience using tools to support rapid development, iteration and delivery;
  • Ability to pair with both user experience leads and developers;


  • Experience of front-end development technologies:
    • Valid HTML (5);
  • Experience of front-end development technologies:
    • Valid CSS (2-3) & pre-processing technologies e.g. SASS;
    • JavaScript (bespoke, frameworks and libraries e.g. JQuery, Grunt Task Runner and Pattern Lab IO);
  • Experience of building and using pattern libraries e.g. patternlab.io or assemble and building with the GDS toolkit;
  • Have experience of coding to meet the standards agreed by the wider IT department, including:
    • WAI WCAG (A-AAA);
    • WAI ARIA;
    • Coding techniques to create accessible experiences for a variety of assistive technologies.
  • Demonstrable skill in building responsive interfaces for a wide range of devices and browsers;
  • Experience in integrating analytical reporting tools and using version control systems: e.g. git, Subversion;
  • Experience working in the Agile delivery models - such as SCRUM and/or KANBAN frameworks, together with XP engineering practices.

Desirable Skills:

  • Education / training / background in Design or Information Technology;
  • Working understanding of:
    • The Scottish Government's digital agenda;
    • UK Government's digital by default strategy.
  • Working with digital mapping user interfaces, such as GIS;
  • An understanding of lean principles;
  • Engaging on each stage of the project delivery;
  • Experience of working in Linux for development.

We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnerships, pregnancy or maternity or age

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