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Freelance Digital Designer and Front-End Developers in London, UK

Looking for: Front-End Developer
Budget: Negotiable

Freelance Digital Designer and Front-End Developers in London, UK

We’re always looking to add to the pool of design talent available to us. We currently require Visual Designers and Front-End Developers who we can appoint on an ad-hoc and casual basis to help deliver exciting editorial and commercial projects for our breaking news website, apps and services.

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Working alongside an agile development team and design team, you will research, design and help code the concept in answer to the brief and develop work iteratively into high quality design solutions with the end user in mind.

You will be experienced in designing websites and applications for different platforms, especially on smaller devices. You will work closely with the development team to collaborate and create something that looks great, is accessible, usable, technically efficient and scalable.

Knowledge of JavaScript is desirable and it would be a bonus if you’re able to turn designs into shippable code using HTML (OOCSS/BEM) and SCSS.

A keen interest in the news is essential, coupled with imagination, energy and flair to innovate, as well as maintaining our standard of excellence within our design framework.


  • A meticulous, pixel-perfect approach to your work, including typography, design and layout – but able to iterate on features as they are developed
  • User-centred design, especially on progressive user journeys
  • Worked in agile product development teams
  • Responsive, accessible and progressive enhancement website design
  • Knowledge of modern web standards
  • Efficient, organised and good at managing projects to strict deadlines
  • Effective collaborator and communicator with UX. Know where in the process user-flows, wireframes, prototypes, graphic design or front-end development are best tools
  • Effective collaborator and communicator with front-end developers, and sensitive to cross browser issues
  • Adobe CS (especially Photoshop and Illustrator) and/or Sketch
  • An ability (and desire) to design and iterate in mark-up where needed
  • A team player who interacts constructively, contributes appropriately and creatively, with a grasp of product strategy, IA, navigation and UX


  • Responsive websites and/or applications
  • Think and work in terms of design systems and modules to produce asset libraries in code over traditional pages and layouts
  • Understanding of web standards (accessibility, usability, coding practices)
  • Able to produce wireframes
  • HTML (OOCSS/BEM) and SCSS with knowledge of Javascript desirable
  • Understanding of or interest in learning version control systems such as Git
  • JavaScript and libraries such as jQuery

Are you looking to pay or is this a collaboration?
Pay to hire someone

Is this ongoing work or a one off job?
Ongoing work

How would you prefer to pay?
Day rate

What’s your day rate budget range?

Do you have an estimate of the job or project length?
A few months

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Do you need to hire for a specific city, country or place?
Yes, they need to be at a location (give location in job title)

When do you want to have the freelancer secured by?
2-3 weeks

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Posted 3 months ago
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