Lead UI Designer / Front End Developer

Full-time WebBox Digital in Penarth

Employment type: Full time, Permanent Salary: Negotiable Hours of work: 36.5 hours (0.5 hour lunch p/d) Monday - Thursday: 9:00am – 5:00pm Friday: 9:00am – 4:00pm

About WebBox

Situated in Penarth (near Cardiff), we are a professional website development and online marketing service specialising in innovative design and marketing strategies which materialise a return on investment.

Since 2008, we have consistently provided our exceptional customer care to clients from diverse business backgrounds. Our rooted dedication to our customers has seen us grow into one of the leading, multi-award winning development companies in South Wales.

We take pride in the standard of our work and, since a significant amount of new business comes through referrals, we believe the exceeded satisfaction of our clientele is a testament to the quality of our services.

Vacancy Description

WebBox is looking to recruit a Lead UI Designer / Front End Developer. This role would suit someone with a diverse skill set, eager to join an expanding agency and have a real say in how they position themselves digitally with existing and new clients.

You must be able to understand client requirements, design compelling and unique web / branding concepts, be confident in your UX/UI design ability and be able to make your designs a reality (ready for the developers to write the functionality).

To be a serious consideration for this sought after position; you will have proven experience in a similar role or freelance background with a portfolio reflecting this. You'll need to be a true digital creative enthusiast with a passion for creating design solutions using the latest digital thinking.

The role will be varied; therefore the successful candidate will be required to be flexible.

Key Responsibilities

  • Responsible for the creative vision, the look, the feel, and the tone of the company, and projects undertaken.
  • Communicating with clients and closely working with them to fulfil their requirements.
  • Exploring concepts to be developed across the wider team.
  • The custodian of all graphics, UX and artwork.
  • Front End Development using ‘off-the-shelf’ and bespoke frameworks.
  • Driving the company forward, exploring new ideas and concepts, as well as being able to articulate them to colleagues and clients.


  • Experience of using HTML, CSS3, SASS and LESS.
  • Experience of CMSs such as Wordpress and OpenCart.
  • Experience with frameworks such as Foundation, jQuery and Bootstrap.
  • A passion for excellence and a good work ethic.
  • Previous commercial experience.
  • Excellent knowledge of the Adobe suite.
  • Excellent eye for type, images and layout.
  • Excellent attention to detail.
  • Excellent team player and great communicator.
  • Proactive and able to take initiative.
  • Highly organised, an ability to work to given deadlines and good under pressure.

Desirable Qualities

  • Freelance Experience.
  • Experience with PHP and Git in a commercial environment.
  • Knowledge of SEO / PPC Management.


  • Competitive Salary (based on experience)
  • Finish early on Fridays
  • Fun and exciting work environment
  • Free Tea, Coffee, Hot Chocolate and soft drinks
  • Costco Membership
  • Happy Birthday! Take the day off, paid!

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Published at 20-01-2015
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