Front End Web Developer

Keypath Education UK Ltd

Overview

Keypath Education, is currently seeking an experienced Front End Web Developer to join our team. 

About Keypath

A world leader in education-technology, Keypath Education is transforming the delivery of higher education across the world. We partner with and invest in universities to design, market and deliver online degrees on their behalf to students around the world. Our team has launched dozens of these ‘online enabled’ partnerships and we will be working with several more UK universities over the coming months. Our expertise and capital will ensure that British universities are able to launch high-quality online degrees to thousands more students worldwide.

About the role

You will play an important role in shaping the success of UK online higher education over the coming years. We are determined to be the sector’s foremost ‘online enabler’ and will be delivering courses for some of our nation’s best institutions.

Due to exponential growth, Keypath is looking for an experienced front end web developer to join its growing team in Coventry. We are seeking to recruit an experienced and enthusiastic web developer with strong technical and communication skills to join a small team that creates and supports technology for learning, teaching and assessment. Reporting to the Senior Instructional Designer, the candidate will be able to demonstrate an established track record for creating exceptional performance, cross-platform code & smart, beautiful and frictionless user journeys.

Keypath Education UK is undergoing significant growth and expansion but currently is a relatively small and closely-knit team. We are a fast-paced, team-oriented, results-driven commercial company which demands excellent organisational skills and the ability to thrive with ambiguity, change, and dotted line reporting relationships.

Remuneration and Benefits 

  • A highly-competitive salary, benefits and company bonus package
  • An entrepreneurial, ambitious and growing company with an inspiring mission
  • 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays, leave between Christmas and New Year and additional summer holidays
  • Opportunity for limited travel
  • Continuing professional development in a life-long learning culture

How to apply

Please submit a covering letter (of no more than three pages), describing how you meet the person specification. 

Responsibilities
  • Work in a creative team environment to develop responsive html/CSS/JavaScript (jQuery) code to form page templates, prototypes and production code, that is performant and accessible across all common browsers
  • Provide diligent user testing and ensure your work delivers an intuitive and memorable user experience
  • Advise on user interface best practices to meet performance and client requirements
  • Develop images for courseware through image creation/manipulation software packages
  • Contribute to continuous improvement
Qualifications
  • 2-3 years Front-End Web Development experience.
  • Strong HTML5 and CSS3 semantic, hand-coding skills
  • Proficient in JavaScript (jQuery)
  • Demonstrated experience in developing responsive, cross-browser websites
  • Experience in working collaboratively using technical specifications for interactive websites
  • Proven understanding of web and mobile technologies and standards
  • Demonstrable experience of usability/accessibility best practices
  • Excellent project management, organisational and interpersonal skills.
  • Excellent working knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite with expertise in Photoshop in particular

Attitudes 

  • Motivated, enthusiastic and has a positive attitude to work.
  • Proactive and seeks to make improvements.
  • Approachable, able to inspire confidence.
  • Natural ability to build good working relationships with people.
  • Creative thinker, always willing to offer new suggestions and ideas.
  • Diplomatic and professional at all times.

Early applications are actively encouraged, with ongoing assessment of all new applications. Advertising will remain live until the role/roles have been filled.

 


About Keypath
A world leader in education-technology, Keypath Education is transforming the delivery of higher education across the world. We partner with and invest in universities to design, market and deliver online degrees on their behalf to students around the world. Our team has launched dozens of these ‘online enabled’ partnerships and we will be working with several more UK universities over the coming months. Our expertise and capital will ensure that British universities are able to launch high-quality online degrees to thousands more students worldwide.