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Front End Developer

at Out of the Square Media (view profile)
Location Newcastle, Australia
Date Posted August 23, 2018
Category Digital
Job Type Full-time


We are looking for a seasoned Front end Developer with a minimum of 3 years’ experience, with keen attention to detail, a passion for user experience, technology and innovation. If you thrive in an exciting and dynamic environment, love collaborating on exciting projects and want to be part of a fun team at one of Newcastle’s leading agencies then we want to hear from you. Finding the right person is just as important as finding the right skills and we are on the hunt!

What will you do in this role?

  • Develop web application user interfaces using HTML, Javascript and CSS
  • Help inform designs with a strong focus on usability, and further refine existing designs to improve user experience
  • Write maintainable and well-structured code
  • Contribute in all phases of the development lifecycle including ideation, code reviews, basic testing and ongoing support
  • Collaborate with relevant departments to execute integrated campaigns and projects
  • Develop wireframes/prototypes and advise creative teams on latest digital design trends and standards
  • Assist with advising on quotes and scope of works integrating across teams to ensure all projects are delivered on time and on budget
  • Be part of the brainstorming, creative problem solving and idea sessions
  • Be willing to help wherever required, be a team player and like to have a good laugh

Who are you?

You are an experienced developer who’s constantly looking at ways to further your own work and progress yourself to reach new levels in your career. You’re obsessed with UX and using next generation technology to help clients.

  • Ideally a minimum of 3 years’ experience as a Front End Developer (we would love to see samples of your work)
  • Strong HTML / CSS and Javascript skills required
  • Experience in wire framing, prototyping and digital design and familiar with related software/tools (i.e. Sketch, InVision, Illustrator, etc)
  • Passionate about UX/UI with a focus on mobile first
  • Ability to convert complex requirements into intuitive 'human centred' designs
  • Meticulous attention to detail; coupled with analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to work individually and as part of a team
  • IT and/or Design degree preferred
  • Experience in online animation a bonus!

What are the perks?

  • Amazing, fun open-plan office with the most incredible harbour views
  • Located in the vibrant East End with easy access to public transport and parking
  • Monthly health bonus
  • Additional leave day provided on your work anniversary
  • Training and support provided to develop your personal and professional goals
  • A coffee snob’s dream location surrounded by cafes a-plenty
  • Regular social events, cheese plates and bake-offs
  • A generally vibrant, fun-loving, creative family to be a part of

Who are OOTS?

OOTS is an award winning ideas agency. We’re what used to be called an advertising agency. These days it’s about so much more than that. We’re all about the ideas, strategy and driving serious results.

At OOTS we love the thrill of birthing ideas and sending them out into the world. This, coupled with the urge to make something awesome from literally nothing is what gets us up in the morning. Sometimes we can’t believe this is actually a job.

If you want to get a good feel for what it’s like around here, check out our website or stalk us on social media ;)

If this sounds like you and you like the sound of us, then apply now and get in touch!

Interested? Then check us out at

This position reports to: Senior Digital Strategist

Remuneration commensurate with experience.

We will do our best to get back to all applicants, but realistically it's likely to only be those that are shortlisted.

All applications will remain confidential.

Applications close: COB Friday September 7th 2018

Please send your application to :

Martin Adnum
Out of the Square Media Pty Ltd
02 4929 6640

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