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Front End Developer - with an interest in AI

eight&four
Remote friendly

We’re a social and end-to-end content production agency. Since 2008 we’ve been building an integrated, digital-first offering that combines content excellence with channel best practice to drive performance across our client base.

As a values-driven agency, our people are our power. We stay ahead of the game by hiring smart thinkers and giving them back what they put in: through rapid progression, industry-leading benefits and a culture which has been named in Campaign’s Best Places to Work for 5 years running.

We are looking for a Front End Developer to join our team. As part of the Creative Technology team, you will work on creating, testing, and implementing AI models. 

You will build your skills through interesting and challenging work, supporting agency change. We are looking for someone to contribute positively to the studio's creative environment and future. 

As a front-end web developer your primary responsibilities will include supporting both the design and the technology team to produce front-end code to support multiple internal AI and client projects. A keen eye for cutting edge web design, interface development, usability and the ergonomics of a system are as important as a mind for innovation, AI and machine learning.

This is an exciting opportunity to get involved in agency AI projects – you will work on design, development, and testing software applications that utilise AI technologies.

Strong candidates will have graduate studies in computer science, applied mathematics, or the equivalent, and a passion for solving challenging problems in artificial intelligence and machine learning.

Essential Skills:

  • Expertise in one or more general purpose programming languages including Python, Java, C and C++.
  • Proficiency in web development technologies such as HTML, CSS, JavaScript, and familiarity with front-end frameworks (e.g., React, Angular, Vue.js).
  • Expertise in front-end development of web applications, ensuring user-friendly interfaces and smooth user experiences 
  • Experience in using front-end frameworks
  • Assist in integrating AI and machine learning functionalities into our day to day work
  • Exposure to AI and machine learning concepts 
  • Experience in creating and maintaining software documentation 
  • Experience in end to end automated testing integrations
  • Experience in translating UX wireframes and design mock ups into well organised front end sites
  • Exploring & evaluating new technologies, frameworks & tools 
  • Conducting experiments & running tests to validate effectiveness of our AI models
  • Fundamental understanding of AI principles - you are excited and care about building AI applications 
  • Excellent problem-solving and troubleshooting skills 
  • Experience working alongside creatives

Attitude & Communication

About you:

  • Degree in computer science, software engineering, mathematics or a related technical field
  • Knowledge of AI principles, techniques and best practices
  • Enthusiasm for learning new technologies, AI advancements, and exploring innovative solutions
  • Will be organised, punctual, detailed, accurate, work quickly to tight deadlines 
  • Excellent communication skills, with the ability to explain complex AI concepts to non-technical stakeholders
  • Commitment to staying updated with the latest developments in AI technology 
  • Proactive - going the extra mile to get things done
  • Impeccable attention to detail
  • Be able to plan and execute multiple projects 

  • Named in Campaign Magazine's Best Places to Work 5 years running 
  • Remote working predominantly
  • Private Healthcare & Life Insurance, 25 Days+ Holiday, Team Minibreaks, Regular Socials
  • Culture: Open, Engaged & Inspirational Culture