UI Developer

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hibu is a market leading innovator offering a wide portfolio of digital products and services. We are looking for a UI developer to design and developer the user interface for Yell.com. Yell.com is the UK’s largest and most profitable product in this portfolio, generating more than £100m in revenue in FY13 with significant mindshare with UK consumers. In October 2013, Yell.com had 16.1 million unique users, which is almost 24% of the UK population. We are always looking to push the boundaries of our user interface to maintain and improve our usage and user satisfaction.

As part of the technology team, with your help we will use the latest technologies to design exciting new interactions for desktop and mobile browsers. We require an excellent front-end developer who can lead the way in creating cutting edge interfaces for one of the largest profile websites in the UK.

The Opportunity:

  • Develop and implement usable journeys and interfaces for Yell.com search, reviews, videos, maps. Be an evangelist for the importance of good user interface across business
  • Provide interface design and development across agile/scrum projects - working alongside Tech Leads, Java, Developers, Product Owners and QA
  • Build using the latest client-side technologies for all modern browsers (HTML5 & CSS3 where possible)
  • Application of HTML Design principles and build practices for browsers in smartphones & tablets
  • Prototype new ideas to promote usage, improve efficiencies or explore new technology

The Person:

  • Excellence in developing and delivering usable web interfaces (with supporting portfolio)
  • Expert in CSS, HTML, Javascript and jQuery or similar.
  • Experience creating responsive interfaces for iPhone (or iPad) and other mobile devices.
  • Experience working in data-driven website using Freemarker, JSP/JSTL or PHP
  • Self-starter with proven personal or business portfolio using above technologies.
  • Mindful of best design, page weight and caching practices to ensure highly performant pages and load times

In order to be considered for this role you must be able to demonstrate proof of eligibility to work in the UK and hold a valid work visa if applicable.

The Company:

hibu helps communities thrive by facilitating millions of connections each year between consumers who want to find products and services locally and the merchants who provide them.

hibu helps merchants compete in the digital world with a broad range of marketing and commerce solutions delivered online and through hibu’s direct sales teams. Building on its heritage as a premier directories provider, hibu continues to offer a full range of print- and distribution-based marketing services.

hibu operates in the UK, US, Spain, Argentina, Chile, Peru and US Hispanic markets. In the twelve months to 31 March 2013, hibu had one million SME customers and total revenues of £1.3 billion.


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