Front-end Developer

Search Laboratory is a multi-award-winning digital marketing agency with offices in Leeds and New York. We work with a range of clients on a global scale, helping brands grow internationally through building profitable integrated digital strategies. We employ and attract talent from all around the world and are proud to have featured in the Top 1000 most inspirational companies in the UK. Not only that, but we’ve made the Sunday Times Top 100 Best Companies to Work For list 7 times! This comes directly from feedback from our teams.

We’re looking for an experienced front-end web developer with excellent coding and programming skills to join our highly accomplished creative team in Leeds.

This is a varied and autonomous role where you’ll have the opportunity to get involved in a broad range of client projects. If you are a proactive person, with strong communication skills and want a role where you can carve out your own offering, then we would love to hear from you!

What to expect from the role:

  • You will be involved in a variety of projects that will see you building landing pages for our client campaigns
  • Working with the wider digital teams across CRO, Paid Media and SEO, you will help us to create engaging creatives, email templates, visual assets, interacting display banners and quizzes
  • Scope out what’s needed to bring development projects to life by understanding front-end and underlying code changes, whilst ensuring projects are commercially and technically viable
  • Helping campaign teams with troubleshooting by effectively diagnosing and helping to fix bugs within code
  • Setting up FTP sites for clients and working with clients and internal teams to update and maintain our externally hosted server
  • Consult and liaise with clients development teams to brief in recommendations
  • Conducting cross-browser and cross-device testing for all projects. Spotting and fixing cross-device/browser issues, including desktop, tablet, and mobile

What we need from you:

  • Knowledge of web standards and web accessibility requirements
  • Knowledge of responsive design frameworks
  • Experience connecting forms, via APIs and Webhooks, to CRMs and other third-party systems
  • A creative eye and strong attention to detail
  • Ideally, you will have proven experience with a range of technologies and tools including:
    • HTML 5 and CSS
    • JavaScript
    • Google Optimize
    • jQuery
    • JSON
    • PHP
    • Adobe Creative Suite
    • Google Web Designer
    • DV360

What can you expect from us:

We want everyone to have a great work-life balance and believe flexible working hours are key to positive wellbeing. In more normal times, we will be adopting a blended working approach which means more flexibility for our teams to work between home and the office as needed.

Other benefits include:

  • Competitive salary with performance-related pay reviews every year
  • Modern offices with free parking
  • Up to 27 days holiday with the option to purchase 5 additional days per year
  • Great healthcare benefits
  • Company pension
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Company-wide paid social events
  • …and many more!

Check out our company reviews on Glassdoor and get a feel for what it’s really like to work here through our Facebook page. Better still, get in touch with our HR team if you want to hear more about this role and our growing agency.

Reporting to: Head of Creative

Job Purpose: Support the digital creative process by developing, testing, and delivering a broad range of development projects for all digital marketing channels. Provide development support to our internal teams such as Marketing and HR.

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