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UX/UI Developer

Arena Racing Company

Arena Racing Company is Britain's largest racecourse group, operating sixteen racecourses and four greyhound stadia.

13 Mar 2023
Full Time
Closing date
3 Apr 2023

About the role

Arena Racing Company is the leading horse racing racecourse owner in the UK, operating 16 racecourses, 5 greyhound tracks, 5 hotels and 3 golf courses. We host some of the biggest days in the racing calendar including the famous St Leger Festival, Welsh Grand National and The Midlands Grand National. We also have some exciting non-race day activities across our venues, including a rich calendar of live music after racing.

Working as part of the IT team, you will support sales & marketing departments who are responsible for our racecourse promotion and customer engagement. The role is based at our Wolverhampton Racecourse offices.

Key responsibilities for the role will include:

  • Creating interfaces for websites and web applications that comply with best standards
  • Ensuring all UI’s are developed for device independence across desktop, tablet and mobile with an emphasis on mobile first
  • Maintain semantic markup for SEO
  • Work directly with the Senior Full Stack Developer to define libraries, design systems, standards and best practice
  • Evolve the front-end stack and lead the Digital Team on front end technology implementation
  • Mentor other members of the Digital team

Personality. You are to demonstrate;

  • Excellent communication skills
  • Ability to work well under pressure
  • Excellent organisational skills
  • A systematic approach to problems
  • A process driven attitude to tasks
  • Commitment
  • Positive attitude

Essential Skills & Experience:

  • 3+ years commercial Development experience
  • A solid understanding of Web standards, optimisation techniques and best practices
  • A good eye for design and current trends
  • Experience developing with modern Javascript & TypeScript, WEB APIs and Interfaces
  • Advanced knowledge of Javascript frameworks
  • Expert level HTML5 and CSS3
  • Using CSS frameworks such as Bootstrap
  • Using CSS pre-processors such as SASS
  • Experience developing on the LAMP stack
  • A sharp eye for consistency between UI and Design
  • Exposure to SCRUM methodology desirable
  • Informed on accessible content to WAI-ARIA standards
  • Experience of prototyping tools such as Figma & Adobe XD

Key Performance Indicators:

Consistent delivery to time, quality, and scopeUser feedback on experienceEffective undertaking of key duties

What ARC can offer you....

Personal Development and Bonuses

  • Discretionary group annual bonus schemes to reward your hard work
  • Employee referral scheme because your opinion matters
  • Internal development programmes to help you progress
  • Support with study through our study assistance schemes

Days Out & Leave

  • Want to experience a day on the other side? 2 Annual Members badges, giving access to over 500 racedays, as well as discounts on hospitality & room rates at ARC venues
  • Because we value work-life balance we offer an annual leave entitlement starting at 22 days plus bank and public holidays- increasing on your work anniversaries up to 28 days!

Because your health & wellbeing comes first

  • Company life assurance scheme
  • Employee Assistance Programme with Health Assured
  • Eye tests and subsidy for glasses available to display screen users
  • Cycle to work scheme

And so much more…

We are on a thrilling journey. So, to join us at our next destination, be part of a winning team and to learn more about our company and this exciting opportunity apply today.

At ARC, we believe that a diverse, equitable and inclusive workplace makes us a more relevant, more competitive, and more resilient company. We welcome people from all backgrounds, ethnicities, cultures, and experiences. We are an equal opportunities employer and do not discriminate on the grounds of gender, sexual orientation, marital or civil partner status, pregnancy or maternity, gender reassignment, race, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origin, religion or belief, disability or age. We also consider qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with legal requirements.

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Additional Information

Full Time
Job Type
Sports Technology

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