30+ days ago


Glasgow, Scotland


Company Description


IBI Group:


We are a global architecture, engineering, planning, and technology firm defining the cities of tomorrow.


By connecting design and technology, we change how people experience their built environment. We work across disciplines to create the intelligent systems, sustainable buildings and efficient infrastructure that shapes the way people live, move, learn, and heal.


With over 3,000 employees and 60 offices around the world, we understand what it takes to work locally and scale globally.


At IBI, we’re defining the cities of tomorrow.


Job Description


  • Contract


  • Glasgow or Remote within the UK


Position Summary:


We are a recognised leader in the Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS) field, having acted as consultant, designer and systems and software developers on projects with local and national highway and transport organisations, in the UK and overseas. Our professionals bring expertise across the broad spectrum from policy development and concept design, through software and systems development to operations and maintenance. The firm has significant experience in the fields of strategy and policy, traffic management and network operation, traveller information systems, data analysis, ticketing and smart cards, tolling and security.


Our team, based in central Glasgow, includes software developers, user interface designers, database developers and administrators and test and release engineers supported by project managers and ITS professionals. We offer training, support and career development for all our staff within their relevant fields of expertise. Equally we appreciate the value to our staff and the firm in developing cross disciplines skills and gaining experience across all areas of our business. An agile development approach and an open mind to emerging techniques and technology allows us to successfully deliver interesting and innovative projects.


We are seeking a Contract based Front-End Developer / Designer with strong design and technical skills and an open mind to emerging development techniques and technologies.



Duties and Responsibilities:


  • Coding in JavaScript (particularly React), HTML and CSS
  • Requirements Capture, Analysis, Design, Development and Debugging of systems and applications
  • UI / UX design including storyboarding / workshops etc
  • Work with software developers, project managers and client operations teams to design, produce, enhance and maintain applications
  • Research new technologies for eventual implementation in enhancing systems, web applications and websites
  • Participate in the overall functioning of the development team using industry standards and best practices
  • Peer reviewing and testing of other team members' work



Skills and Qualifications:


  • A good Bachelors’ with honours or Masters’ degree in a design or technical discipline or equivalent portfolio.
  • A minimum of four years professional experience in relevant roles.
  • Good written and verbal communication skills.
  • Proficient with front-end development languages including JavaScript, HTML 5 and CSS.
  • The ability to explain technical concepts to non-technical audiences.
  • The ability to work both independently and as part of a team.
  • The ability to communicate complex information and ideas to colleagues and clients and works to build consensus.


Some experience or knowledge of any of the following is not essential but would be warmly received:


  • Cloud platforms such as Azure, AWS
  • Node.js development
  • Agile methodology
  • TeamCity
  • NoSQL such as MongoDB, Redis
  • React Native


Source: IBI Group