The Digital Department provides DC Thomson with an experienced and enthusiastic Digital resource that builds and maintains DC Thomson’s digital portfolio of products.
Based within the Digital Department, the ideal candidate will demonstrate the ability to interpret creative briefs and deliver digital solutions across a range of digital products. A strong and confident communicator, with a constant flow of creative ideas, you will be able to put your expert eye for detail to good use and multi-task across various creative projects.
Core technical skills and experience:
Good understanding of PHP, ideally for WordPress development
Keen understanding of responsive design, and designing for multiple devices (e.g. mobile, tablet, desktop)
Ideally 3-5 years experience in a web development role
Experience using version control, e.g. Git
Working with REST APIs to build interfaces
Knowledge of CSS pre-processing, such as LESS and/or SASS (non-essential)
Experience developing in frameworks like React or Vue (non-essential)
Understanding of NodeJS, and development toolchains (non-essential)
Strong focus on accessibility
Skilled at cross-browser development and bug fixing
Experience in the use of graphics software, e.g. Adobe Suite (ideally PhotoShop and Illustrator)
Develop high quality digital products such as websites, apps, email marketing, digital advertising, and more
Create dynamic, accessible user interfaces for large audiences
Develop plugins for enhanced functionality across the digital product suite
Liaise with internal stakeholders, gathering requirements for digital projects
Design product wireframes, information architecture, user journeys and personas for intuitive user experiences
Maintain and optimise existing digital products for optimal performance
Contributing ideas and concepts for the creation and/or optimisation of future digital products
To apply for this role, please follow our online application process and submit a CV and cover letter.
This is a full-time, permanent position, working 35 hours per week. We offer a generous package including 34 days holiday, Health Cash Plan, Onsite Staff Gym, excellent Pension, a competitive salary, and many more staff discounts and benefits.