Graduate / Junior Frontend Developer - Gamer Network

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Job Title Graduate / Junior Frontend Developer - Gamer Network
Job Category Web Developer,UI / Front End
Job Description We are looking for a Graduate / Junior Frontend Developer to join our Product team and work in our collaborative and friendly environment alongside designers, user interface experts, programmers, and network engineers to improve the design and functionality of our editorial and event websites.

If you are starting out in your career and want your work to be seen by millions of users and have an enthusiasm for web design and development, this is the role for you.

You don't need to be an expert in web development as this is a junior role, but you should be able to tick a few of these boxes:
  • Great written communication
  • An understanding of usability, interaction design and information architecture
  • Working knowledge of HTML5, CSS, and Javascript
  • Experience with responsive design
  • Awareness of LESS/SASS, or other CSS pre-processors
  • Experience with frameworks (Bootstrap, jQuery, React, or Django)
  • Proficiency with design software (Sketch, Adobe XD, Photoshop)
  • A history of programming in PHP, Python, or similar languages

If you can demonstrate that you have some of the skills listed above, we’d love to hear from you.

What you’ll get out of it
  • Fair pay
  • Flexible working hours
  • Experience working on popular, high-traffic websites
  • Access to an experienced team of designers and developers who will be happy to mentor you

About the team

Digital products are at the centre of everything we do. We have a growing in-house Product team that designs, builds, and maintains award-winning editorial websites like, which reaches tens of millions of people every month. We also provide the systems and tools that our editorial teams use to publish their stories.

Our websites are powered by modern programming languages and take into account the needs of users, editorial teams, advertisers, as well as technical considerations like SEO.


If this sounds like you, get in touch!

You should be willing to work from the Gamer Network office located in central Brighton, but we are also happy to consider remote workers in the UK who are able to travel to Brighton roughly once per month for in-person catch ups with the rest of the team.

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 (personal, or professional).

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, but can be remote, United Kingdom
Job Category Programming
Date posted 20/02/2020
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