Web Designer and Developer

UK Atomic Energy Authority
17 Apr 2019
03 May 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

Web Designer and Developer

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Job Title:
Web Designer and Developer

Job type:
Permanent Full Time

Culham, Oxfordshire

£33,441 - £37,579 (inclusive of MPP) + excellent benefits including outstanding pension scheme

Closing date:
2nd May 2019

The UK Atomic Energy Authority have an excellent opportunity for a web developer to join their team within the publications department. The team consists of circa 10 employees and are responsible for website production, online platforms and printed literature.

Are you an experienced web developer with a strong flair for creative front-end web design and interaction and a team player?

Do you have substantial knowledge and industry experience working on multiple websites and can ensure projects are delivered on time and on budget?

It is an expectation that the person is fully competent with Adobe Creative Suite: In-Design, Illustrator, Photoshop and Acrobat. The candidate must be able to design and format interactive web pages using (WordPress, HTML5, JavaScript, PHP, custom CSS) and also be capable of producing accurate illustrations and printed designs when required.

Key accountabilities/responsibilities include:

- Production of web sites and webpages utilising interactive features for UKAEA and sub brands.

- Advise, produce, and constantly improve info graphic assets for UKAEA and associated sub-brands regarding desktop and mobile versions of our websites.

- Generate design and illustrations which are required within the studio for both internal and commercial customers and clients - the incumbent will undertake jobs and estimate time, material and job costs for each task and be responsible to deliver them.

- Can take complete autonomy over the projects and maintain & develop client strategy.

At UKAEA we strive to make everyone feel welcome and fully supported. Our Ambassadors are actively promoting and advancing diversity and inclusion in the organisation to help make our Organisation an employer of choice. UKAEA has a graded career structure and our mentoring scheme will enable you to reach your true potential.

The UKAEA hosts and manages the JET nuclear fusion energy experiment on behalf of the EU and is also home to the UK`s MAST-U fusion energy experiment. UKAEA also works with industry and other third parties to develop new technologies currently in Remote Handling and Materials research. Following recent UK funding two new centres of excellence in tritium fuel handling and component testing and validation are being built. The culture at UKAEA promotes research, innovation and leading edge technological excellence, whilst investing in its people.

Knowledge skills and experience

- Fully competent with WordPress.

- Fully competent with Adobe Creative Suite.

- Strong flair for creative front-end web design and interaction.

- Design, implement, test and maintain websites, focusing on front-end design, interaction and usability.

- Have a background in design with a relevant degree or equivalent qualification.

- Demonstrate a good understanding of the possibilities and limitations of technologies to create sites that will be the finished product.

- Experience of HTML5 and CSS3.

- Experience with cPanel, domains and DNS (desirable).

Special requirements:
- Some leadership within projects of more junior staff, e.g. apprentices, students etc.

Please note all employees working at the UK Atomic Energy Authority will be required to complete an online Disclosure Certificate application as part of their clearance - The Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) checks will show the details of all current criminal convictions (convictions considered unspent under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974) or will confirm that there are no such convictions.

Selection Method(s):

- Initial interviews will be held on 30th April. You may be required to attend a final interview on 10th May.

- As part of the selection process you may be expected to complete work-based simulation exercises and a personality profile either online or onsite.


- Please be advised that this vacancy may close earlier than stated if large or sufficient numbers of applications are received.

- Please note UKAEA do not pay travel expenses for interviews.

- The UK Atomic Energy Authority actively promotes equality and values diversity in our workforce. We operate a number of flexible working arrangements (such as part-time working/job share/home working). Flexible working may be available with this role, please discuss with the hiring manager or HR if you have any concerns.

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