Interactive Developer



Join our team at the Guardian and be a part of a diverse and inclusive global organisation that delivers fearless, investigative journalism, and holds power to account. Our team of award-winning journalists, cutting-edge commercial professionals, and industry-leading digital experts are committed to making a difference and represent a wide range of backgrounds and perspectives. We offer a challenging and exciting environment for career development, with a focus on training, growth and fostering an inclusive culture.

We are now looking for an Interactive Developer. You'll develop engaging visual journalism to provide best in class experiences of Guardian content and further the Guardian's goal to be the world's most trusted source for high-quality, independent journalism.

Our team is passionate about design for editorial storytelling, best-in-class UI and the future of news. We collaborate with editors, graphic artists, motion designers, audience experts, product and platform teams to design and build new formats, components and experiences to elevate our journalism.

About the Role

  • Working as part of the Guardian's editorial design team, design and build cross-platform interactive interfaces, new story formats and widgets across the Guardian online
  • Iterating code to ensure efficiency, scalability and to incorporate user experience best practice
  • Collaborate with editors, designers, reporters, developers, graphic artists, picture editors and other visual journalists on news-related projects
  • Look for innovative ways to tell stories in a mobile-first way
  • Keep abreast of emerging technologies and new storytelling techniques.

About You

  • Solid experience with modern web best practices such as WC3 standards, responsive design, progressive enhancement and accessibility
  • Experience in building pages to high fidelity for graphic design; working closely with digital designers to craft digital experiences
  • Prototyping and testing
  • Front-end web development technologies (HTML, CSS, Javascript), experience with modern Javascript frameworks/libraries (e.g. React, Angular, Vue.js) as well as traditional JavaScript libraries (e.g. jQuery, Handlebars)
  • Developing for multiple, supported browsers and apps
  • Understanding of use cases for modern layout systems such as CSS Flexbox, Grids and Regions, etc
  • Ideally, you'll have a demonstrable ability to bring a diverse perspective to this role

Organization Guardian News & Media
Industry IT / Telecom / Software Jobs
Occupational Category Interactive Developer
Job Location London,UK
Shift Type Morning
Job Type Full Time
Gender No Preference
Career Level Intermediate
Experience 2 Years
Posted at 2023-07-19 12:20 pm
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