We are looking for a Web Developer to join the development team at The Union. The position is for a junior/intermediate level developer, and your daily tasks will focus on the front-end development of new and existing websites. At the Union our developers are expected and encouraged to explore and develop their knowledge and expertise. If your talents and ambitions are for working further down the technology stack or for taking on more design / UX design related challenges this will be encouraged and supported. We are all about learning and developing in the development team here at The Union.

Please note that the Union development team are currently working remotely and from home. The candidate needs to be able to work and communicate effectively remotely.

You should be proficient and comfortable working with the following:

HTML / HTML5.
CSS / CSS3 / Bootstrap 4 / CSS grid.
Javascript / jQuery.

Additional knowledge and good-to-have experience:

Knowledge of Page speed optimisations.
Develop your own front-end widgets, solutions and polyfills with less reliance on library use.
Knowledge of Schema.org structured markup.
Knowledge of semantic HTML structure, aria labelling and accessibility best practice.
Linux Command-line experience.
LAMP stack development experience.
Experience working with WordPress templates and preprocessors.
Experience working with Drupal Twig templates and preprocessors.
Adobe XD / Figma / GIMP experience.

Personal skills and attributes:

Multi-tasking skills, with the ability to pay attention to detail.
Must be goal and deployment oriented.
Ability to keep on top of your to-do list and report progress back to project and account managers.

Your package will include:

Attractive and competitive salary.
Pension.
PHI and Death in Service cover.
Generous holiday allowance.
IPA CPD training.
Union Academy training and development.
Opportunities for career progression within the Union Group.

This is a great opportunity to work at one of Scotland’s most creative agencies, with a range of varied clients. If your appetite has been whetted, contact jobs@union.co.uk. Please send us a portfolio or list of your work with your covering letter and CV.