Already in collaboration with top UK universities, Record Labels, Banks, Sports Networks and a diverse set of startups, Project Placed is looking for the best and brightest to join our incredible team and we feel that could be you!

We are currently searching for a Backend Developer, Front End Developer & UX Designer. 
Please send CV's to: 

Backend Developer

You must be a skillful, hardworking and innovative engineer, with highly developed technical skills and able to effectively communicate with and work within a team. Good at problem solving, and have an analytical approach to addressing issues.

Required skills

  • Previous experience with Python and ideally the Django environment

  • Experience with MySQL or other Databases and a solid knowledge of SQL

  • Experience developing solutions using RESTfull Web Services & JSON

  • Unit Testing experience and using test driven development approach (TDD)

  • Ability to work in an Agile methodology using Kanban (Trello)

Desired Skills

  • Familiarity with JavaScript, CSS, HTML, Ajax, AngularJS

  • Experience using CI systems such as Jenkins

  • Basic familiarity with Linux for basic server admin tasks

  • Experience with scaling and load testing system

  • Familiarity with Machine Learning, or an interest and willingness to learn more about it to improve the effectiveness of the platform

Responsibilities

  • Help to design, build and test web and mobile-based platforms to deliver the Project Placed platform.

  • Develop software using a test driven approach to ensure quality

  • Ability to adapt to dynamic requirements and work in small teams to ensure that the confidentiality of records and stored personal data is respected and maintained for all projects within the programme in line with the Data Protection Act.

 

Frontend Developer

You must be a skillful, hardworking and innovative engineer, with highly developed technical skills and able to effectively communicate with and work within a team. Good at problem solving, and have an analytical approach to addressing issues.

Required skills

  • Excellent knowledge of JavaScript, CSS, HTML 5 & Ajax,

  • Experience with AngularJS Framework

  • Good working knowledge of Developer and Debugging tools such as Chrome Web Developer Tools

  • A solid understanding of responsive design using CSS and appropriate frameworks

Desired Skills

  • Working knowledge of AngularJS Ionic framework

  • Familiarity with tools such as grunt, saas/less/compass

  • Basic familiarity with Python

  • JavaScript unit testing frameworks such as JSUnit/Karma

  • Graphic design tools such as Adobe Illustrator or Photoshop

  • Experience with Prototyping tools such as Sketch, InDesign, Illustrator, or other tools for generating wireframes and specifications.

  • Experience developing mobile web and native applications and using Tools such as PhoneGap/Cordova

Responsibilities

  • To contribute to the design and development of Project Placed promotional website

  • Help to design, build and test web and mobile-based platforms to deliver the Project Placed platform.

 

UX Designer

We would like you to:

  • Be a skillful, hardworking and innovative designer with attention to detail and passion for good design.

  • Have full understanding of how to apply the methodologies of interaction design and research to business problems.

  • Have good appreciation for mobile design and its limitations and familiarity with mobile platform design guidelines.

  • Be a team player with the ability to effectively express and communicate ideas and work both with the team and stakeholders.

  • Have highly developed technical skills and be a problem solver with an analytical approach to addressing issues.

  • Have mastery of methodologies to extract requirements from users and balance requirements. Practice of these methods should be demonstrated in a portfolio

  • Conduct independent research on multiple aspects of how users experience Project Placed

  • Collect and analyze user behavior through server logs, online experiments (A/B testing), benchmark studies, lab studies, and surveys.

  • Work with product managers, engineers to prioritize research opportunities in a fast-paced, rapidly changing environment.

  • Understand and incorporate complex technical and business requirements into research.

  • Advocate research findings to the team through written reports and oral presentations

  • Present iterations of design to the product manager and development teams for review and implementation

  • Knowledge of Sketch, InDesign, Illustrator, or other tools for generating wireframes and specifications.

  • Familiarity with prototyping tools such as InVision, Flinto, Marvel, or other.

  • HTML, CSS, Javascript is a plus

You will be asked to help with:

  • The design and documentation of the Project Placed digital experience across multiple devices (desktop, tablet and mobile).

  • The design and development of Project Placed promotional website

  • To help with user testing and stakeholder interviews