Web Developer - Gamer Network

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Job Title Web Developer - Gamer Network
Job Category Web Developer,UI / Front End
Job Description Gamer Network is looking to hire a generalist Web Developer to join our experienced in-house technology and design team. The team will be working on new and exciting projects, maintaining and extending our existing websites, and supporting our global editorial, sales and events teams.

The ideal candidate will be a bright, enthusiastic engineer with high standards, good instincts for solving technical problems, and the capability to take direction and learn from – and with – your colleagues.

Responsibilities Include
  • Making nice websites!
  • Advocating good design, UI and UX principles.
  • Follow coding quality standards that promote cooperative working.
  • Finding practical solutions to sometimes urgent problems.
  • Work as part of a multidisciplinary team of content creators, designers, stakeholders and management to deliver projects.
  • Evaluate new technologies that have the potential to help our work.


We would really like it if you had some grasp of some or any of the following:
  • HTML + CSS
  • Javascript + jQuery
  • Python + Django
  • SQL + Redis + Elasticsearch
  • Any server-side scripting language
  • Interface design (with good aesthetic sensibilities)

We also use these technologies, and so the ideal candidate will either feel comfortable working in this environment, or will be excited by the prospect of learning something new in a supportive team!
  • PHP
  • Node.js
  • Git
  • Linux
  • Adobe Photoshop + Adobe XD + Sketch

Role Benefits
  • Work on a network of sites that serve billions of pageviews per year.
  • A relaxed office environment well located near the North Laine area of Brighton and a short walk to the beach.
  • Passionate colleagues -- across games editorial, events and sales -- who are a pleasure to work with.
  • Flexible working.
  • The opportunity to attend company-wide retreats to help run our world-class EGX games events in London and Birmingham.

About Gamer Network

Founded in 1999, Gamer Network publishes a range of video games websites including Eurogamer.net, the world's leading independent video games website with local editions in ten European languages, and USG, our USA flagship multi-format games brand.

The company publishes market-leading trade resource GamesIndustry.biz, renowned PC gaming site Rock, Paper, Shotgun, games news site VG247 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 www.gamer-network.net to find out more.


If you fancy getting in touch about the job listed above, we’d love to hear from you!

Contact us by emailing careers@gamer-network.net 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, either personal or work related.
Salary Based on Experience
Location Brighton, but can be remote, United Kingdom
Job Category Programming
Date posted 20/02/2020
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