Recruta-se Front-End Developer

About the role

You will be working on the front end of the Webnographer application, both on the GUI of the application used by researchers, as well as GUI of the application used by participants who help in the online research. You will be responsible for the cross-browser, cross-platform, cross-device functionality, as well as the accessibility of the application.

You will work in a small team, and in an international environment, where the daily working language is English. But don’t worry; your English doesn’t need to be perfect. English is the second language for most of us, as our team consists of great minds from the UK, Germany, Belgium and Portugal.

Benefits of working with Webnographer

In return for your experience and enthusiasm we’ll provide you with a supportive and creative environment. Your work will help some of the biggest companies in Europe and America understand how their customers use their website. This includes high profile companies such as Sky television, Vodafone, and Millennium bank.

We’ll also give you a training budget, so you’ll be able to brush up your skills or attend conferences to broaden your industry knowledge.

We run training days and company days out. And at the end of the week we all share our week’s achievements over a drink at our Friday wind down. All this is what makes working at Webnographer fun.

Benefits summary:
supportive and creative environment
work with the biggest companies in Europe and America
training budget
company days out
Webnographer holds events to enable you to meet others in the field and learn from them

About Webnographer
Webnographer is a user research consultancy and technology company, with offices in Ireland, UK and in Portugal. Webnographer is a small company, which is growing fast. In Portugal we have now become the largest user research organisation. We have developed an online tool to understand user behaviour. This application helps our clients to gain a greater understanding how their customers use their website.

You would be joining our team to help develop the application. The company is active in the design, user research and programming community; and we sometimes organise our own conferences and events.

About you
Above all, you are passionate about programming and UX. You are keen to learn new technologies, and have interest in psychology. An important factor for this role is the ability of analyzing and solving problems, as well as working independently. Fluency in the web technologies (Javascript, CSS, HTTP) is a must. Knowledge of Groovy and Grails will be a benefit, but is not a requirement.

Some knowledge of basic statistics would be useful as an important skill for developing new analytical features for the application for analysing user behaviour. You should have worked before with version control systems (such as Subversion or Git). We work in an environment which uses Lean project management with continuous deployment, so some experience of working in a Lean or Agile environment would be beneficial.

You will be aware of the importance of usability, and usability testing. You will be involved the Q+A of the application, as well as the usability testing of your code. You will have the knowledge of making a site that is both accessible and visually attractive.

Ideally you will have some understanding of Information Architecture, wire-framing, and prototyping.

Skills you must bring to the job:

Ability of analyzing and solving problems
Work independently
Javascript, CSS, HTML
Knowledge of version control systems (such as Subversion or Git)

Skills that would be nice to have:

Knowledge of Groovy and Grails
Basic statistics
Understanding of Information Architecture
Experience of working in a Lean or Agile environment

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