Jobs

The below section contains all the available jobs and projects that we need help with. You can sign up for the job, or you can refer someone you know. Upon every referral that we employ, you will receive a certain amount of fee, as you help us to grow and advance.

  • Web Projects and Communications Manager
  • Alumni Marketing and Communications Officer (Informatics)
  • Graphic Designer
  • Web-based Application Developer
  • Web developer
  • Web Projects and Communications Manager – £25,000 p.a.

Posted: 29th May 2019

The Graphics Company specialises in print and web design for voluntary, public and social enterprise organisations. We are an ethical business – social and environmental responsibility are at the heart of what we do.

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And we’re a worker’s co-operative, which means that all employees are directors and have an equal say in the running of the business.
We are looking for a full-time Web Projects and Communications Manager to join our small team. The job roles and duties are basically the same as in any other company that needs help with these positions.

You will be responsible for managing web design projects from start to finish, in collaboration with our designers and web developers. You will also be responsible for developing and implementing a marketing strategy for The Graphics Company, and meeting with potential clients to generate new work.

Ideally, you are:

  • experienced, with at least three years in a similar role under your belt
  • an assertive and positive individual with strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • self-motivated and good at multi-tasking
  • a creative thinker and competent copywriter
  • enthusiastic about good design; website usability, accessibility and standards; and evolving web technologies.

This is an exciting role within an easy-going but focussed and hard-working team. If you think this is the right position for you and you would like to find more information, go to:

http://www.graphics.coop/jobs

How to apply: Please email your CV with a cover letter to info@graphics.coop. The cover letter should describe why you are the ideal candidate for this job and what you can bring to the role. It should expand on aspects of your CV which are relevant to the post and describe why you want to join a co-operative.

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Closing date for applications is Friday 13 June 2019. We will notify interviewees by 27 June and conduct interviews between 7 – 11 July. The Graphics Company 32 Annandale Street Lane, Edinburgh EH7 4LS Tel. 0131 524 9779; email: info@graphics.coop; web:

www.graphics.coop

Alumni Marketing and Communications Officer (Informatics) The Alumni Marketing and Communications Officer (Informatics) post-holder’s primary purpose will be to open up Informatics’ alumni networks to support both fundraising and commercialisation work for the School of Informatics, using the most relevant and up to date marketing techniques. The role will sit in the Office of Development and Alumni and will be a key part of the College Fundraising team, reporting to the Development Manager (Science and Engineering). For more information this job and details of how to apply please see the University of Edinburgh website.

Graphic Designer

lightershade is a digital agency, developing dynamic web applications for some of Europe’s leading companies. We are also looking for a rich media designer to join our team to focus not only on creating award winning web designs but also usability driven application interfaces and interactive tools. A strong understanding of accessibility, usability and online user experiences is a must. For more information on this post and how to apply look at our website at http://www.lightershade.com/vacancies/

Web-based Applications Developer

Escrivo is looking for a versatile applications developer to join our growing Internet Consulting business. The right person for this role will be a capable individual, able to demonstrate their ability to develop web-based applications and will be ready to apply their knowledge to a new range of clients and situations. This role will involve involve work at all stages of the project life cycle, and direct interaction with our clients.

Our Requirements

you must be able to demonstrate your capability to analyse business requirements and develop database-driven web applications.
you must have skills in developing web-based applications using languages such as C#, ASP.NET, Java, PHP, Perl, Ruby or similar – and your SQL skills should be significant, gained from working with SQL Server or similar database platforms.

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You should have detailed knowledge of client-side technologies including AJAX, XHTML, CSS, DHTML and JavaScript, and how these impact upon issues such as accessibility and cross-browser compatibility.

The ideal candidate will have a broad knowledge of these technologies gained from working on a range of platforms and applications. Our work is based substantially on Microsoft technologies (and therefore a strong working knowledge of the Microsoft technology stack would be preferred) but if you can demonstrate an ability to work effectively across different platforms then we would still like to hear from you.

Remuneration will be based on the level of skills which you can demonstrate. Contact Cameron Leask by email at enquiries@escrivo.com with your CV and portfolio or examples of your work (as appropriate). It would be helpful if you could also indicate your current salary.

Web Developer

Escrivo is looking for an enthusiastic web developer to join our growing Internet Consulting business. The right person for this role will be an individual who can demonstrate a commitment to maintaining and developing our clients’ accessible and standards-compliant websites. You will be working directly with our clients and assisting our web application development team. You will be working with a wide variety of technologies: flexibility, strong communications skills and attention to detail are essential.

You must be able to demonstrate that you have a working knowledge of client-side technologies, particularly XHTML/HTML and CSS but also Javascript and AJAX, and how these impact upon issues such as accessibility and cross-browser compatibility.

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The ideal candidate will have developed websites in the past, possibly based on server-side technologies such as C#, ASP.NET or PHP, and will be keen to work on a range of platforms and applications, applying themselves to a wide range of situations in support of our clients’ requirements. This role represents an excellent opportunity for anyone keen to develop their experience of website and web application development, and could offer a career path for those seeking to become Web Applications Developers.

Remuneration will be based on the level of skills which you can demonstrate. Contact Cameron Leask by email at enquiries@escrivo.com with your CV and portfolio or examples of your work (as appropriate). It would be helpful if you could also indicate your current salary. If you would like to post a job on the Scottish UPA site please email events@scottishupa.org.uk