Beyond The Book

Interactives Developer

£24565.00 - £29301 per annum
02 Nov 2017
29 Nov 2017
Industry Sector
Education / Training
Contract Type
Work Experience Level
Agency-side or Client-side
Client Side

Are you a Developer with an interest in producing interactive elements for websites, such as games, that greatly enhance the user experience using HTML5 and JavaScript? Do you want to work with a small, quality group of people on, quite possibility, the widest range of subject material there is? Do you like to constantly learn and are driven to provide an excellent product with your work? If so, please read on!

Our Client

Based near the centre of Oxford, our client is an e-learning specialist with an enviable reputation providing some of the very best online learning materials to a wide range of online students. This small dedicated team, working within a much larger organisation, pride themselves on the exceptional quality of the material they produce.
They operate a relaxed and friendly atmosphere where projects are clearly defined and are discussed in detail over the obligatory morning and afternoon tea break; if you're a fan of a fresh cup and a solid range of biscuits, and somewhere where you can really get involved in the hands on, day to day development of unique interactive elements that will bring the learning material to life, then this is for you.

The Role

Working within a dedicated e-learning team consisting of mainly Developers and Project Managers, you will play a key role in the production of new online courses in a range of academic disciplines. You will be responsible for the creation of courses in a wide variety of subjects, and at levels ranging from 10-week courses to Master's programmes.

Your main duties will be to produce interactive elements that enhance the users learning experience; you will be responsible for the ideas behind these elements and will also be working with the wider team to define which sections of courses require interactive elements added.

Your HTML and CSS skills will also be required for the development of the learning courses themselves.
This role will provide the successful candidate with an opportunity to develop their skills in many areas, and to gain experience working as part of an award-winning team operating at the leading edge of online education.

About You

You will be a confident Developer with strong understanding and application of front end development techniques, the ability to develop interactive elements, such as games for the web, is the most important aspect of this role. If you have experience of working in an e-learning environment that is beneficial.

If the fast-paced, ever changing world of agency life does not fit you and how you like to work, then this could be a very interesting opportunity to explore as you will be working in a very relaxed, friendly environment with the project laid out clearly for you into the future.

Key Skills:

·HTML5 and CSS3
·JavaScript - JQuery
·Version Control - Git
·Linux Command Line experience - desired
·Python experience - desired
·Adobe Animate - desired

If you are a quality Developer who really likes to get stuck into long term projects, then I would love to hear from you! Please send your CV across in the first instance, and if possible some examples of your work, and we can go from there!