We're looking for some new people.

We’re expanding and winning new clients, which means we need some great new people to join our already fantastic team. If you think you fit the bill for any of these vacancies, we’d love to hear from you. Even if you don’t see your dream job, we’d still love to hear from you. So get in touch.

  • Senior Creative Front-end Developer

    Thompson is a brand strategy and design company with a digital focus. We’ve been around for over 30 years and have worked in just about every sector, fuelling our belief that effective branding requires the widest possible understanding of business, consumer behaviour and the world around us.

    Creative excellence is central to everything that we do and our digital output is no exception. The agency’s digital work has been recognised by DBA, Design Week, Drum Design, Drum Roses, Drum DADI and Big Chip and we see this appointment as being key to our continued success.

    We are looking for a Senior Creative Front-end Developer who will be the voice of the agency on the power of code in brand identity and design. You will have a restless desire and drive to keep on top of industry developments and be energised by the prospect of working in a small multidisciplinary design team comprising, graphic, digital, motion and 3D designers where you can put those learnings into practice. The ideal fit would be a candidate who is ambitious and keen to have a genuine influence — helping to shape the growth of our digital capability.

    Key skills and experience:

    • 5+ years in top agencies creating award winning websites and applications
    • High proficiency in HTML, CSS, SASS, JavaScript, SQL and PHP
    • Familiar and comfortable working with Gulp/Grunt and Git
    • A keen eye for design and ability to use Adobe Creative Suite, Sketch and InVision
    • Creatively minded, brand focussed and ideas driven
    • Analytical and inquisitive, with excellent attention to detail

    Desired experience

    • Understanding of Google Analytics and ability to create basic reports
    • Confident in front of clients and able to present work effectively
    • Server setup and management skills

    Key behaviours

    • Approachable, personable with an enthusiastic nature and passion for excellence
    • Self-motivated and a good team player
    • Reliable, flexible and cooperative
    • Drive to win creative awards
    • Always learning and asking “what’s next” in the world of digital

    Why Thompson?

    • One of the most highly regarded agencies in the north, with a great reputation for design work that inspires our clients, our people and attracts recognition
    • Exciting social and supportive environment
    • Individual personal development scheme

    Competitive salary dependent upon experience, plus benefits.

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