Front End Developer

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Contract Type
Fixed Term
Up to £42,000 per year
Job Description

We are looking for a Front End Developer to join our Digital Production and Delivery team to support in delivering a number of key digital projects.

As our Front End Developer you will develop, support, maintain and improve web-based applications, solutions and presence at Friends of the Earth. Developing user-facing digital solutions that meet the campaigning, fundraising and activism needs of the organisation.


  • Manage the lifetime value of digital applications
  • Work closely with user experience and interface designers
  • Build reusable code and libraries
  • Support digital channel owners
  • Maximise the investment in digital properties
  • Contribute to analysis across digital channels
  • Support the testing programme


Key skills:

  • HTML, CSS, and Javascript
  • Strong PHP skills
  • Familiar with site building and theming within Drupal (7 and 8) 
  • Familiar with the Agile/Scrum methodology 
  • Comfortable using git for version control
  • Working knowledge of common Linux command line tools 
  • Experience of applying quantitative and qualitative digital analytics to inform the creation and management of digital assets 
  • Experience of working with Google products


In return we offer a competitive range of benefits, good work/life balance, excellent learning and development opportunities and a vibrant organisational culture.

We are an equal opportunities employer and are especially keen to encourage applications from people currently under-represented in the environment movement.

Friends of the Earth is an international community dedicated to protecting the natural world and the wellbeing of everyone in it. We lead campaigns, provide resources and information, and drive real solutions to the environmental problems facing us all.


Additional Documentation
Closing Date
8 May 2019