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Are you a talented team player looking for the next step in your creative agency career? We might just have the ideal role for you. Scroll down to see our current vacancies and details on how to apply.

Even if we don’t have the perfect position for you right now, it’s still worth getting in touch and introducing yourself – if you’re the right candidate, we’d love to keep you in mind for the future.

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Front-End Developer - Contract

Front-End Developer

Position: Freelance

Location: Fully Remote – Immediate start

Hours: 9-5:30, Mon-Fri

Salary: £Competitive DOE

We are looking for a Front-End Developer to help build the foundations for our next level of web based and AR projects.

You will have have excellent coding and problem-solving skills, a good eye for detail and will be be responsible for the building and implementing functionality into new and existing digital products, identifying bottlenecks, debugging and testing and ensuring the quality of the finished product remains high.

Skills Required

  • Must have Vue.js v2 experience to a minimum intermediate level.
  • Must have extensive experience in VueX, Axois, SASS, Bootstrap and great knowledge on Javascript.
  • Strong experience of Three.js
  • Strong experience of HTML, CSS (including Bootstrap) and JavaScript/jQuery.
  • Good understanding of PHP and MySQL.
  • Understanding of key design principles.
  • Familiarity with software such as the Adobe Suite, Photoshop, Illustrator and content management systems.
  • Experience with responsive and adaptive design.
  • An understanding of Agile methodologies.
  • Good understanding of internet protocols and security.
  • Excellent troubleshooting and communication skills.
  • Attention to detail.

Responsibilities

  • Working with our design team ensuring user experience determines design choices.
  • Developing our client and in house application and web systems, as well as our AR/VR experiences.
  • Design, build, and maintain efficient, reusable, and reliable code.
  • Developing front end features to enhance the user experience.
  • Striking a balance between functional and aesthetic design.
  • Coding and maintaining of our WordPress sites.
  • Test and deploy applications and systems.
  • Revise, update, refactor and debug code.
  • Identifying and fixing code errors and application bottlenecks.
  • Improve existing website and web applications.
  • Serve as an expert to provide technical support to other members of our team.

This is a fantastic opportunity to work in a dynamic company with a family feel, it is an urgent requirement with a short interview process.

About Engine Creative

Engine Creative is an established and award-winning creative service and digital products agency with a strong client base which includes global brands such as Honeywell, Canon, Facebook and Leica Geosystems. A Design Week Top 100 agency, we are passionate about bringing brands to life online, on mobile devices and through augmented and virtual experiences.

We are experiencing growth in demand for our creative services and digital products, particularly in the AR arena where we are widely acknowledged to be one of the UK’s leading agencies. Since creating the world’s 1st AR magazine for TopGear back in 2011, we have developed Reydar, our own award-winning AR products platform and delivered over 300 AR solutions for clients including SAP, Argos, Tesco, Exertis and Network Rail.

If you would like to apply please send your CV and a Cover letter (to let us know a little more about you!) to careers@enginecreative.co.uk 

*No agencies please*

Head of Digital Experience and Product Management - Full time

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Job title: Head of Digital Experience and Product Management

Position: Full Time

Location: Northampton based studio / Working Remotely

Hours: 9-5:30, Mon-Fri

Salary: £Competitive DOE

Extras: Attractive bonus scheme + benefits

If you are excited by the endless possibilities the world of AR/VR can take us into, then we have the greatest opportunity for you! We are looking for a Head of Digital Experience and Product Management to help build the foundations for our next level of AR/VR apps and web systems, including our own platform Reydar. (www.enginecreative.co.uk, www.reydar.com).

About the role:

We are looking for an ambitious individual to join our team, to lead and help facilitate the development of beautiful and functional digital products for global brands as well as Engine Creative’s own IP digital product roadmap.

You will have a working understanding of the core technologies required to deliver a range of digital products, from websites and mobile apps to AR and VR experiences. As well as leading and developing the team, you will be required to deliver the digital products; you will be passionate about all things digital and constantly be on the lookout for the emerging technologies that can be used to improve the products we deliver.

As a strong communicator, you will be just as comfortable talking tech with our clients as you will kicking around code with developers.

This is a unique opportunity for the right person to lead and develop a world-class digital team that will enable us to build amazing products for our clients and continue to develop our own IP roadmap.

Requirements

Key responsibilities:

  • Strategic implementation of company priorities
  • Operational delivery of digital products
  • Specification, quoting and estimating of complex digital products
  • Management and development of existing digital product roadmaps
  • Identifying bottlenecks, setting up robust debugging and testing procedures, ensuring the quality of the finished product.
  • Management of time for the team and third-party resources
  • Continued management, development and leadership of the team

Must have:

  • Proven experience of delivering successful digital products
  • Passion for software engineering and craftsman-like coding prowess
  • Understanding of how to deliver fantastic UX
  • An active and passionate interest in AR/VR/MR
  • Expert people skills to inspire, influence and get things done
  • Commercially astute and market awareness
  • Ability to work in a variety of client settings and in a team-oriented, collaborative environment
  • Ability to influence on a commercial and technical level
  • Passion for playing with new technologies, Mobile and HMD hardware
  • Experience in communicating technical vision at a high and low level
  • Influence the way leadership, product owners and the team think about delivery
  • Works with team to identify and eliminate waste within processes or practises

Nice to have (one or more of the following):

  • Strong/Expert knowledge of back-end development and database management (.NET, MySQL, C#)
  • Hands-on development and delivery experience with a broad mix of languages and technologies
  • Working knowledge of best practices in front end development
  • Unity Experience
  • Appreciation of Design
  • Knowledge or experience of Agile and project management

Benefits

Our values underpin every aspect of the way we work:

We value Teamwork, Learning, Simplicity, Imagination, Value and Integrity.

Benefits:

  • We provide a company-wide profit sharing scheme*, private health insurance*, 50% off gym membership*, extra-curricular activities, great coffee and fruit stocked bowls plus other amazing benefits.
  • We provide a unique and inclusive open plan studio environment where challenges of the future are fought together and overcome every day.
  • We provide you with the opportunity to work in close partnership with our key clients, from Bic to Barclaycard, Tesco to TopGear, and Coca-Cola to Camelot.
  • We welcome people of all ages, stories and backgrounds. We provide everyone with equal access to skills development and provide all the latest tools and toys to play with.
  • We keep it rural by being outside (but near) London.

*This benefit becomes available upon successful completion of a probationary period.

About Engine Creative:

Engine Creative is an established and award-winning creative service and digital products agency with a strong client base which includes global brands such as Argos, Facebook and Unilever. A Design Week Top 100 agency, we are passionate about bringing brands to life online, on mobile devices and through augmented and virtual experiences.

We are experiencing growth in demand for our creative services and digital products, particularly in the augmented reality arena where we are widely acknowledged to be one of the UK’s leading agencies. Since creating the world’s 1st AR magazine for TopGear back in 2011. We have developed our own IP digital products and games including award-winning AR platform Reality Engine and Reydar and delivered multiple AR solutions for clients including Network Rail, Leica and BiC.

*No agencies please*

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Unity Expert / Developer - Full time

Job title: Unity Developer

Position: Full Time/Permanent

Location: Northampton

Hours: 9-5:30, Mon-Fri

Salary: £Competitive DOE

Extras: Attractive bonus scheme + benefits

If you are excited by the endless possibilities the world of AR/VR can take us into, then we have the greatest opportunity for you! We are looking for a Unity developer to help build the next level of AR/VR apps, including our own platform Reydar. You will be responsible for planning and implementing functionality into new and existing digital products, identifying bottlenecks, and ensuring the quality of the finished product.

So, if you have excellent coding skills, problem-solving skills and a good eye for detail why not come and join the team.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Working with the design team to develop application and gaming ideas and specifications.
  • Transform design ideas and specifications into functional applications/games.
  • Design, build, and maintain efficient, reusable, and reliable code.
  • Ensure the best performance, quality, and responsiveness of applications and games.
  • Identifying and fixing code errors and game bottlenecks.
  • Offer and implement solutions in a timely manner.
  • Testing game functionality and theme dynamics.

Requirements

  • 3 years of experience as a Unity Developer.
  • Experience with AR Foundation & XR Interaction Tool.
  • In-depth knowledge of Unity software.
  • Experience with both 2D and 3D.
  • Proficient knowledge of code versioning tools such as GIT.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Engineering or similar field is preferable.
  • Team player with good communication skills.
  • Great troubleshooting and time-management skills.
  • Excellent attention to detail.

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