Work for iDEA

Work for iDEA

Join the iDEA team and make a positive impact on our award winning service

Junior Frontend Developer

Location Remote
Contract/recruitment type Fixed Term Contract
Start date Aug 2022
End date Aug 2023
Salary band Dependent on experience
Hours of work 37.5 hours per week, over 5 days, Monday to Friday
About the role

iDEA is an international programme that helps people to develop digital, enterprise and employability skills through a series of online challenges.

As a Junior Frontend Developer for the initiative, you will assist with the development and maintenance of the iDEA platform and its resources.

You will help support the lead developer, ensuring users have a smooth experience and any queries are dealt with quickly and efficiently.

From badge testing and bug tracking, to troubleshooting issues and frontend development work, you’ll be involved in a broad range of activities.

With every challenge you will expand your technical knowledge, aiming for high standards in all that you do.

iDEA is looking for a Junior Frontend Developer that must have an interest in both education and the digital world and a passion for making the best experiences possible. The requirement for strong technical skills are not imperative for this role, however the ability to solve problems, multi-task and work efficiently and be passionate about learning and improving are.

Evidence will be sought from code samples or GitHub profiles or links to projects/websites created by the applicant. Please provide relevant links.

iDEA is expanding the in-house developer skillset to meet the demand of our current and future technical projects. Supporting over 1 million learners and thousands of organisations around the world leads to many differing technical demands providing a thrilling and ever evolving technical challenge. From supporting our learners and leaders to building new tools and API's to enhance our learners experience there is a wealth of opportunity to pioneer and hone skills amongst a dedicated and friendly award-winning team.

Our Junior Frontend Developer needs to have:

Familiarity with accessibility issues in browsers
Familiarity with Git
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Excellent ability to communicate with both technical and non-technical stakeholders

Experience required:

- Bootstrap / Tailwind CSS examples
- HTML5 / CSS3 examples
- Responsive design/code examples
- Illustrator/Photoshop experience
- Knowledge of PHP
- Knowledge of Javascript / Vue.js / Alpine.js / Laravel Livewire


Useful but not essential skills:

- Figma.com
- Animations
- Illustrations
- Familiarity with Shopify
- Familiarity with Laravel
- Node.js experience
- Video editing

Please apply by emailing your CV, covering letter and links to relevant work to [email protected]

Strictly NO agencies!