Frontend Javascript Developer - Gamer Network

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Job Title Frontend Javascript Developer - Gamer Network
Job Category Web Developer,UI / Front End
Job Description Gamer Network is looking to hire a Frontend Javascript Developer to work as part of our experienced in-house development team.

The role is for a creative technologist with a background in front-end, UI and rich-media web development, working with and supporting our commercial team in the conception, design and creation of digital advertising content for our high profile websites.

You must be able to point to a portfolio of web development work that demonstrates your ability to build the kind of smart, bespoke, interactive online experiences that would form the core of your role.

Suitable examples would include dynamic banners, interactive media, bespoke / branded digital content, microsites, websites and any other relevant digital / web projects.

You must be comfortable working across multidisciplinary teams (tech, design, sales, editorial, etc) and working to short and often fast-changing deadlines. The ability to work on multiple concurrent projects would be a staple of the role and an ability to communicate effectively as part of a dynamic and creative team of designers and media sales staff would be vital.

Responsibilities Include:
  • Produce digital advertising and web pages from designs.
  • Create slick interactive frontend features and experiences.
  • Develop new tech for advertising and test new ad formats.

Required Skills and Experience:

To be considered, you will need to demonstrate ability in any of:
  • Develop with HTML5, CSS, and Javascript to a high standard.
  • Experience of animating for the web (either in CSS or using packages such as Adobe Animate or Hype).
  • Knowledge of artworking in Photoshop.
  • Great communication instincts
  • Experience with responsive, mobile-first design
  • A creative eye for both design as well as code.
  • Demonstrable ability to work fast, often to tight deadlines.

Desirable Skills and Experience:

Experience with some or all of the following will enhance your application:
  • Knowledge of any commercial ad technology solutions
  • Experience of agency work
  • Version control using Github
  • Knowledge of UI frameworks such as Vue or React, along with build tools like Webpack
  • An interest in video games, gaming, and pop culture in general.


If this sounds like you, get in touch!

Contact us by emailing with a CV and a link to any code samples, a GitHub account or any portfolio site that might show some of your previous projects.

About Gamer Network

Founded in 1999, Gamer Network publishes a range of video games websites including, the world's leading independent video games website with local editions in ten European languages.

The company publishes market-leading trade resource, renowned PC gaming site Rock, Paper, Shotgun, games sites VG247 and USG and popular YouTube channels such as Outside Xbox and Digital Foundry.

In addition to its online publications, Gamer Network produces live public events and trade shows including EGX, the UK's largest gaming event, and its sister event EGX Rezzed.

We are also part of the global ReedPOP team responsible for epic pop culture events such as PAX, New York Comic Con, MCM Comic Con, and more.

Please visit to find out more.
Salary Based on Experience
Location Brighton
Job Category Programming
Date posted 07/01/2020
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Recruiter This job is advertised on behalf of Gamer Network using their internal reference FJD19a.
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