Web Designer & Developer

Do you have a flare for design and are driven by proving excellent user experience? If so, you could be a great fit for our team.

The Role

You role will be to mock up, design and develop the customer facing front end and user journeys for the websites and apps the company creates, using the latest web technologies. A large part of this role involves working directly with clients, to ascertain their needs, along with the needs of the users, as well as looking at competitors and existing products to identify areas for improvement. Depending on how established a client or product is, company branding is also sometimes required, including logo design and corporate styling.

You'll get to work for clients across multiple industries, on a wide variety of projects including web and mobile apps, websites, company branding, iconography and more, so it's an excellent way to gain experience across numerous areas of design.

The Candidate

We are looking for someone creative who is passionate about design and keeping up with the latest trends, with a keen eye for detail and a mind for creating user journeys focused on the user experience. A good work ethic and an attitude to further improve your skills will be well received. You'll need to have good communication skills, as you'll be working with closely with the development team and may be required to speak directly with clients, to better understand their needs and make iterative improvements.

Extensive experience with front end development using HTML, CSS and Bootstrap is required for this role. Knowledge of Javascript is also highly desirable, but not a requirement.

For us, having the right attitude is far more important than having shedloads of experience. If you're missing one or two of the skills mentioned in this post, don't be afraid to apply and tell us why you feel you'll be a good fit for our team. If we like you, we'll be more than happy to get you up to speed.

Key Responsibilities

  • Planning, creating and mocking up user journeys, via the use of interactive wireframes.
  • Creating full colour designs of web applications, mobile applications and websites.
  • Building page and screen layouts based on the designs, using HTML, CSS and Javascript.
  • Writing up and creating project quotations and specifications.
  • Interfacing directly with the client to establish their needs and make changes to existing mock ups and designs. This includes email and Skype communication, as well as face to face meetings.
  • Keeping up to date with current trends in both web design and (mostly front end) development.
  • Marketing on social media, posting updates about 7D Digital and their clients, design and development news, along with helpful tips and inspiration.
  • On occasion, creating video walkthroughs of products developed by 7D Digital on behalf of their clients.

Required Experience

  • A minimum of 3 - 4 year's commercial experience with HTML and CSS.
  • Experience in planning out user journeys and creating wireframes.
  • Proficient in Adobe Creative Suite and Sketch.
  • Extensive knowledge of HTML, CSS and Bootstrap. Experience with Javascript is also desirable, but not required.
  • A friendly, helpful and confident personality.
  • Good written and verbal communication skills.

How to Apply

If you think you'd be a good fit for this job, please send a copy of your C.V. to jobs@7d-digital.co.uk or get in touch with us via the link below.

Contact us

  • £25,000 - £40,000 pa. (or based on experience)
  • Monday to Friday, 09:00 - 17:00
  • Tiptree, Essex