Senior Website Developer wanted!

jagex logoHappy Friday everyone! What better way to start the weekend than looking for a talented website developer to join my team here in Cambridge! 🙂

Jagex Ltd, the UK’s leading independent Online Games Studio, is looking for a talented Senior Website Developer to join my team! We are currently going through an exciting phase, with multiple titles in development in addition to third party publishing opportunities, and as such we are looking to expand the Web Development team to cope with this increasing demand.

Working with industry standard web languages alongside our in-house technology, in close partnership with our team of designers and back-end programmers, you will be responsible for the development of the front end of our public-facing websites.

Key Duties Include:

  • Constructing high quality websites from supplied designs whilst utilising modern methods such as HTML5 & CSS3
  • Website usability, interactivity and application development using JavaScript
  • Working closely with our programming team to create interfaces to match existing site design
  • Maintaining and supporting current websites, products and applications
  • Management and mentoring of the website development team

Essential Requirements:

  • Standards compliant, accessible website coding in HTML/CSS by hand
  • Strong JavaScript skills, including experience of frameworks (preferably jQuery)
  • Able to demonstrate good functionality and usability through current online portfolios / sites (should be examples of work, not solely Flash based)
  • A good working knowledge of Photoshop CS
  • The ability to create and enhance user interfaces through the careful use of scripting
  • Emphasis on user friendly and accessible sites that work in all modern browsers
  • Experience managing a team
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

Desirable Requirements:

  • Experience with very high-traffic, bandwidth optimised sites
  • Experience with Firebug, server side scripting (eg, PHP, ASP), CSS frameworks all beneficial
  • Degree level education in a relevant subject or commercial experience in the web dev sector
  • Editorial or writing experience
  • Portfolio of well-crafted commercial websites
  • Understanding of Thymeleaf or Freemarker
  • Understanding of Javascript MVC frameworks


This is an excellent opportunity for an outstanding developer, with commercial experience and a deep understanding of usability and end-user experience, to forge an exciting career within our hugely successful, world-leading games studio.

Apply now!


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