Front-end Developer

About Big Motive

Big Motive is an independent experience design studio. For over a decade, we have delivered value and impact for our clients and their customers through the creation of new digital products and services. We specialise in the application of human-centred design to complex business and technology problems. Through our deeply collaborative way of working, we empower visionary teams with the skills to lead innovation. This approach unlocks culture change in the teams we work with as well as better outcomes for people, society and good businesses.  We work with a broad spectrum of clients; from multinational brands to high potential startups and government teams dedicated to transforming public services.


We’re passionate about building an inclusive culture and a diverse team.

We’re aiming to recruit a talented graduate designer / developer with a minimum of two year’s experience. In the role of front end developer you’ll work within one of Ireland’s leading design teams creating new user-centred digital services. As a hands-on member of the design team, you will work on a range of exciting projects, bringing a blend of design and development skills to deliver user-centred experiences that customers love.

About you

  • You appreciate the power of perfectly crafted design
  • You have a growth mindset, consider yourself a global citizen and you’re inspired by the immense potential for change in the world
  • You’re a finisher and get lots of pleasure from seeing projects through
  • You love digital and have more than a passing interest in technology
  • You have experience designing and building solutions in resource-constrained environments
  • You’re comfortable navigating challenges and tough situations
  • You thrive in a creative highly collaborative environment
  • You’re skilled at visualising prototypes

Key Responsibilities

  • Working with the team at Big Motive to create digital solutions
  • Play a key role in updating and enhancing Big Motive’s website
  • Develop and deliver digital artefacts, precise documentation and beautifully designed presentations
  • Support the design team on translating research insights into wireframe prototypes
  • Support the team to develop, launch and test digital solutions
  • Contribute to healthy team motivation and morale
  • Take action when it’s time to get things done or speak up when you need to discuss a project or clarify something
  • Design case studies that demonstrate the impact and effectiveness of what we do
  • Develop prototypes and solutions for web and mobile

Job Requirements

  • 3rd level qualification in Design, User Experience, Computer Science or related field
  • 24+ months of professional experience in a design, engineering team or equivalent position
  • Experience working on concepts that have been implemented in the real world
  • An awareness and curiosity of interaction design and the vital role it plays in the delivery of digital services
  • Ability to work within a self-directed culture and navigate ambiguity
  • Experience working in a team setting and ability to build positive working relationships with colleagues
  • Your experience should include Angular/React/Typescript (or similar UI framework), unit testing and mocking frameworks and working with Git for source control
  • Familiarity using Scrum/Agile development methodologies
  • Experience building object-oriented web applications in JavaScript, HTML5, and CSS3
  • Experience developing browser-based prototypes as well as complete websites
  • Detail-oriented, flexible and able to work in a fast-paced, demanding environment

Please apply by contacting us at: with the following: cover letter, current CV, portfolio website address (if available) and your LinkedIn profile address.

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