Front-End / Javascript Developer

ORC International
Competitive plus excellent benefits package
18 Oct 2016
01 Nov 2016
Contract Type
Full Time

About the role:

ORC International is a leading global research firm focused on providing business intelligence for our clients, in the form of marketing and product research, employee engagement and customer insight. We combine advanced analytics, cutting-edge technology, skilled researchers and consultants to provide our clients the insight they need to help solve their most pressing business challenges.

Our Technology Solutions team specialises in the development of online reporting solutions in support of this research. We are currently seeking a front-end developer to drive forward data visualisation techniques to enhance these solutions.

Candidates need to have in-depth experience of Javascript, Jquery, HTML and CSS - gained within a commercial environment; plus the experience of/ capacity to learn and use online charting visualisation tools such as Highcharts and D3. This is an exciting and interesting opportunity as you will be the lead developer responsible for creating a suite of widgets to fulfill a range of client requirements.

The successful candidate will either be a Javascript developer looking for the opportunity to work more closely with users (researchers and clients) to understand requirements and advise on most suitable reporting solutions or an analyst with excellent front-end technical skills who is looking to build on and advance their front-end skills.


• Work with client stakeholders and internal teams to understand reporting requirements
• Develop and customise data visualisation widgets
• Develop and implement coding standards for widget production
• Liaise with off-shore development team on widget implementation
• Coach and mentor other team members to share knowledge and experience
• Contribute to multiple projects simultaneously
• Adhere to strict procedures in quality assurance
• Estimate resource time for customisations
• Ensure widget development is delivered on time and within budget


• University degree in computer science, comparable education or work experience
• Previous experience in data analysis with the ability to understand and interpret data
• At least 2 years of experience with JavaScript
• Previous customer facing experience
• Highly developed problem solving skills, tenacity,
• Drive proactiveness, creativity and sound planning
• Strong organisational abilities, strong improvement focus
• Ability to work in an evolving and fast paced environment
• Excellent English language skills (verbal & written)
• Ability to learn and use online charting visualization tools such as Highcharts and D3
• Desirable - ASP.NET / C#


Along with competitive salaries, ORC International offers a competitive benefits package which includes private medical insurance, a non-contributory pension, a season ticket loan and an annual bonus scheme of up to 7% depending on company profit. We are an accredited Investor in People and also offer cycle schemes, flexible working arrangements, time off to donate blood, childcare vouchers and loyalty awards. We actively promote health and wellbeing such as a healthy breakfast on a Monday morning and contribute to health and wellbeing costs such as gym memberships.

We look forward to receiving your application!