29 Jun 2017

Full-Time UI Developers

Directline Group – Posted by AdminOrpington, England, United Kingdom

Job Description

UI Developers

At Direct Line Group, we’re shaping the future. With a mission to make insurance easier and better value for our customers, we embrace change in all its richness and variety. It’s not just what we do; it’s how we do it. We bring our whole selves to work every day and embrace fresh thinking – after all, Britain is constantly changing and to protect the nation, we adapt with it.

Across our diverse brands – including Direct Line, Churchill, Privilege and Green Flag – change takes many forms. We appreciate the knowledge and skills that each one of us brings to the business. It’s hard not to be inspired by the things that make us unique. Boldness, curiosity and enthusiasm go a long way. And they’re helping us transform the industry we lead

We are looking for UI developers to join our digital team based in Bromley ( a 17 min train journey from Victoria).  Direct Line Group is transforming. We’re moving to a digital mind-set with passion and creativity, and changing the way we communicate with our customers.

About the department

Digital is in the driving seat. And we’re taking the lead. We’re turning our brands into digital leaders. We’re here to revolutionise how people use our products and services. Work with us, and you’ll find an in-house role with an agency feel. If you’re used to working in agile and scrum teams, you’ll feel at home here.

We believe in building, testing, analysing and refining everything we do to get the best results.

We work in the kind of industry that touches every area of people’s lives, so keeping up with new technology is essential for us to stay relevant

What being a UI Developer involves

The UI Engineers create and maintain user interface updates (content, build, MVT Tests and defects) and initiate the process to publish into the production environments. They also support and mentor less experienced members of the team to ensure widespread technical knowledge and experience.You will champion the agile process followed within the UI Engineering Team and ensure that our processes are understood by others within Digital and external stakeholders across the business.

Working collaboratively as part of a SCRUM/KANBAN team some of the responsibilities will be:

  • Develop web pages from approved designs and content requirements using technologies including Teamsite, CQ5, HTML, CSS and JavaScript.
  • Work with and manage code repositories when required.
  • Perform and complete cross browser compliance testing and accessibility testing to agreed standards within Digital.
  • Provide relevant support to CIO development teams and teams within Digital Services.

Skills & Qualities

  • Must have In-depth knowledge of HTML, CSS,JavaScript and CMS (Teamsite and CQ5) development
  • Experience of cross-browser compliance testing
  • Understanding of accessibility testing
  • Experience of responsive development
  • Understanding of Agile principles
  • Good knowledge of current and emerging development techniques (e.g. HTML frameworks)
  • Management of code repositories

As well as experienced UI Engineers we would welcome applications from graduates showing a keen interest and a relevant degree ( minimum 2:1)

Career benefits and rewards

Rewarding you is really important to us, as well as offering a competitive salary and generous holiday entitlement; you can take advantage of a wide range of benefits. The best part is you can pick and choose the benefits to suit your own lifestyle, but also pass on some of the savings to family and friends. Here are just a few we have on offer:

  • A competitive salary, benchmarked against our competitors, which will grow as you do.
  • Pension 9% of your base salary, you can choose to contribute less or more than this, and anything you don’t wish to put in to your pension you can take as cash instead!
  • Private medical insurance (anyone can choose this through our flexible benefits scheme, and managers receive this as standard)
  • Attractive holiday entitlement
  • 50% off our Home, Motor and Pet insurance
  • Free Travel insurance
  • Free Green Flag breakdown cover
  • Flexible rewards including Life insurance, income protection, critical illness insurance, personal accident insurance
  • Retail card, with discounts at big name retailers
  • My Discounts – a discounts website for all our employees, with great discounts, cash back savings and offers across hundreds of brilliant  high street brands, travel, tickets, gym memberships and much more.

Who we are
Direct Line Group is an organisation with a clear mission: to make insurance much easier and better value for customers. We are one of the leading motor, home and small business insurers in the UK. We are home to some of the nation’s best-known brands, including Direct Line, Churchill, Privilege, Green Flag and NIG.

Closing date – Undisclosed

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Job Categories: Other. Job Types: Full-Time and Permanent. Job Tags: Directline Group, diversity, equality, full time, inclusion, london, London - Bromley, permanent, and UI Developers. Salary: Competitive.

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