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UI Developer

Posted: 31/07/20
Recruiter:Hitachi Capital UK
Reference:919475064
Type:Permanent
Disciplines: Developer
Salary:£50,000 Annual 50000.0 - 50000.0 per yearly
Location:Leeds
Description: Are you a UI or Front End Developer looking for your next challenge? Do you have a customer centric approach to development and a passion for great customer experience? Would you like to play an integral part in our significant IT transformation programme?

If so, we'd love to hear from you.

About Us

Our mission at Hitachi Capital is to be exceptional people, providing outstanding customer experiences. We want to be the trusted brand for financial services in Europe, and we know its people like you who will help us achieve this.

What does the role involve?

Right now, Hitachi Capital is going through a period of significant IT transformation and improvement. As a result we are looking for a UI Developer to join our team in Leeds.

As a UI Developer you will work within one of squads alongside other developers, testers and business analysts to deliver various software innovations across multiple platforms, maximising value and customer experience.

You will be involved across entire software delivery life-cycle, from conceptual UI design, through to prototyping, testing, MVP releases and importantly feedback based iteration. This role requires someone who is passionate about improving the customer experience via web based platforms and therefore takes a customer centric approach to their development.

Some of your key activities will include:
Translate designs and style guides provided by the UI & UX teams into functional user interfaces, ensuring compatibility and performance
Look for continual improvement opportunities across user interface, software architecture or new technologies
Create engaging design solutions that incorporate usability and brand guidelines to provide a consistent experience across both desktop and mobile platforms

About You

Ideally you will be a knowledgeable UI or Front End Developer who has previously worked in a fast-paced development environment. Experience of working in an agile delivery function is desired but is not required for the role.

In addition to the above, the skills and knowledge we're particularly keen to see include:

Design and development skills, with knowledge of either Consumer or Business specific software or web products a distinct advantage
Proven track record of designing and delivering high-quality, innovative user-interface designs throughout all phases of the product life-cycle
Good working knowledge of JavaScript
Excellent knowledge of HTML and CSS Frameworks (Bootstrap or similar) and ideally an awareness of JavaScript Frameworks (e.g. ReactJS or Angular)
Strong industry and digital knowledge, coupled with commercial acumen to understand the business benefit of a proposed solution

What can we offer you?

We're passionate about looking after our people at Hitachi Capital UK, as we know that looking after you means that you will look after our customers. In addition to a great salary and bonus package, we're able to offer you:

25 days' holiday, plus a Me Day and the option to buy/sell 5 days
Relaxed dress code
Private healthcare, life assurance, and critical illness cover
Generous pension scheme

In addition to our core package, we offer a range of flexible benefits including cycle to work, give as you earn, and discounts on mobile contracts, TV & broadband packages, high street vouchers, hotel bookings and much more.

Your Application

If you like the sound of what we have to offer, and want to be part of our team, apply today - we look forward to hearing from you!

Hitachi Capital (UK) PLC is an Equal Opportunities employer and we welcome applicants from all backgrounds.

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