FJF Placement Opportunity: Coder/Web Programming Assistant

September 1, 2010 by  

***** Update 11/11/2010 : this vacancy has now been filled *****

Are you aged between 18-24 and receiving Job Seekers Allowance?
Want to gain experience working alongside artists in a creative environment?
Do you love building things with HTML, CSS, Javascript & PHP?

Proboscis is recruiting for a new Future Jobs Fund Placement (6 months at 25 hours per week) to join our team. We’re looking for someone who loves developing with CSS, PHP and Javascript (among other things) and wants to get involved in working on creative applications such as and working mobile apps for iPhone etc.

To Apply : contact/visit JobCentrePlus quoting reference CTE/154454
This placement is offered through our partnership with Islington Council, details of the post are held at the 3 Islington JCPs : Highgate (contact Robert Tomlinson), Barnsbury (contact Yvonne Loong) and Finsbury Park (contact Vanessa Lazarus) as well as Denmark Street JCP.

Coder/Web Development Assistant Placement (Islington FJF)
Role:             Coder / Web Development Assistant
Location:     Central London (Clerkenwell)
Salary:          £7.60 per hour
Job Type:     Part-time 25 hours per week, 6 month placement

Person Specification
This role is for a highly motivated individual with good skills working with HTML, CSS, Javascript & PHP who is interested in creativity and culture to assist us on our creative web and mobile projects.

– be part of a creative team working on Proboscis projects and activities
– work directly developing web projects (primarily HTML, CSS, Javascript & PHP-based) and mobile apps (iPhone/Android)
– be part of a team to researching & identifying creative opportunities for engaging young people with our web and digital media projects

– ability to work in a small team
– interest in arts, film, social media, design, culture and people
– experience coding HTML/CSS/Javascript/PHP/Python for web development
– interest/experience in developing apps for iPhone/Android
– self-motivation & responsibility
– willingness to learn new skills and take on personal challenges

All candidates should submit an up to date CV, with two references and examples of your programming ability (i.e. web/mobile projects you have made).

You must be aged 18-24, be unemployed and claiming Jobseekers Allowance for 6-12 months. Other JSA claimants aged 18-24 may also be eligible regardless of how long they’ve been claiming the benefit (please check with your Adviser).


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