UI Designer and Front-End Web Developer


About Keepsite

Keepsite is construction management software for project-centred organisations and for people who create buildings and infrastructure. Our clients include architects and engineers, multinational construction businesses and tradespeople.

Responsibilities

This position is an integral part of our small engineering team, leading on UI design and implementation. The post holder will design and build out core processes and new features and refine the web application. This requires working creatively and being adaptive. Responsibilities include:

  • Work as a member of a small cross functional team where roles overlap and each person is a critical part of the whole
  • Help to define and document workflows and processes and support the development of user stories, functional specifications, and mock-ups
  • Make creative and technical design decisions in line with the Keepsite style guide and practical needs. Lead on the creation and consistent implementation of the style guide
  • Implement high quality code efficiently
  • Support the development team to define appropriate test cases and fix any bugs 
found during testing thoroughly
  • Be responsible for achieving quality outputs to tight deadlines, in the context of 
an agile approach to development
  • Work with the (second) Front-end Web Developer and Full-stack Developer to 
implement, support, and further the entire web application

Knowledge, skills, experience

  • The ideal candidate will have impressive professional experience in developing web applications using our tech stack:
  • PHP and available PHP libraries
  • WordPress Multisite
  • Plugins API
  • Theme development
  • Various WordPress APIs, JavaScript (jQuery), AJAX, HTML5, CSS3, and open-source libraries or development frameworks
  • Experience with Unix based OS’s and command line tools would be a plus as would experience with a structured Javascript framework (MVC or similar)
  • Bootstrap
  • Github
  • Agile methodologies

Applicants should have:

  • A degree in Computer Science or a related discipline
  • At least 5 years experience in front-end web development
  • 2+ years experience designing, developing and maintaining web applications 
using our tech stack
  • 2+ years experience working with Scrum or a similar Agile methodology
  • Experience with testing and quality assurance – a strong appreciation of how to 
test applications efficiently and effectively
  • A strong track record of successful experience in the context of one or more 
start-up businesses or new product development

We are seeking to deliver a new product innovation to a large addressable market and so we are looking for someone with a passionate interest in working with a dynamic team, who has an entrepreneurial background and understanding of the needs of a start- up.

We value creativity, continual personal and professional development, an analytical mind, a great work ethic, consistent customer focus, and personal responsibility – symptoms of loving what you do and striving to be great at it.

Package

We offer a competitive salary, the opportunity for equity should this be interesting for the selected candidate, a flexible and enjoyable working environment in central London, the opportunity to be part of a fun, fast-moving, exciting team, and a range of other benefits that we think any great company should offer.

To Apply

Please send your CV and a covering note to info@keepsite.com