Front End Web Designer/Developer
Acorn Stairlifts

Acorn Stairlifts – World’s largest manufacturer and supplier of stairlifts

Employing over 1,600 people worldwide with sales in over 75 countries and offices on 4 continents the firm is continually expanding and investing in its workforce to develop their full potential.

We are currently looking for a highly driven, enthusiastic and passionate Web Designer / Web Developer to join our UK team in Steeton. The ideal candidate must have a proven track record of ability to deliver web-based solutions using methodology that puts the users at the heart of the design.

Job Role / Key Responsibilities

  • To design, develop and update front end websites and landing pages of the Acorn Stairlifts brand
  • To take over the re-design and development of additional company related sites and bring these to completion
  • To work on cross-platform applications to develop an effective user experience covering mobile phones, tablets and desktop computers
  • To create effective Call To Action (CTA) web banners
  • Working collaboratively with cross-disciplinary teams
  • Continual professional development to keep up to date with new web trends

Key Performance Indicators

  • To ensure that all end user websites are up to date.
  • To ensure that an end-product design meets the core business objectives.
  • All browsers comply with company standards
  • Communicating with team members
  • Work is produced in a timely manner to pre-agreed schedules
  • Updating task lists

Qualifications / Education

  • The highest level of education desired for candidates in this position is a Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience.

Experience

  • Experience of working in a similar role (Portfolio to be provided) (Essential)
  • Experience of designing for seniors (Desirable)

Knowledge

  • Strong knowledge of HTML5 and CSS3 and responsive design (Essential)
  • Knowledge of PHP, JavaScript and jQuery (Essential)
  • Strong understanding and ability to use the User-centred design principles (Essential)
  • Design capability using Adobe Photoshop (Essential)
  • Knowledge of multi-browser testing across devices (Essential)

Skills and Competencies

  • Ability to communicate effectively with the team throughout the design process (Essential)
  • Ability to manage own workload (Desirable)
  • Ability to work flexibly and to tight deadlines when required (Essential)

Personal Attributes

  • Self-motivated and effective problem solver (Essential)
  • Strategically thinking and prepared to learn new skills (Essential)

More Information

  • Company induction
  • Childcare vouchers
  • Cycle to work scheme (associated with Halfords)
  • Free on-site parking
  • Accessible location with strong transport links
Overview
ACSTMA00001394
Steeton, West Yorkshire, UK
9am - 5.30pm
Permanent
20K - 22K

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All Acorn stairlifts are manufactured to the latest British Standards. Acorn stairlifts are designed to help people stay in the home they love. Their innovative design means fast installation with safety and comfort as standard.

The stairlifts are tailor made to your home giving you back your independence. Acorn stairlifts have been designed to be highly adaptable. At Acorn we provide to our customers the perfect solution to your needs.