Summary

Are you smart? Passionate about learning? Unsure where your degree would be best used?

Storm Ideas are a specialist digital and content agency working on a daily basis with large, globally recognised clients in the US TV industry. We are looking to expand our team with an enthusiastic, intelligent and talented individual who is interested in a starting a career in web development.

Overview

Founded in 2008, Storm Ideas are an Edinburgh-based team that deliver pioneering digital solutions and content services for some incredible clients all over the world, particularly in the US TV industry. You’ll be working in a fast paced, exciting and fun environment in the recently refurbished Sugar Bond House in Bonnington.

We believe that people who are smart and willing to work hard can achieve great things, and we regard this role very much as a partnership with you. We have hired many people who initially had minimal technical knowledge but are now thriving and playing crucial roles in the success of the company.

Responsibilities

At first, you will most likely be:

  • Assisting with project setup - learning processes and how things fit together
  • Making amends to existing projects based on client and internal feedback
  • Learning

Eventually, you will be:

  • Generating new projects from existing similar projects
  • Working closely with the rest of our team to deliver these projects
  • Working on a wider variety of projects with larger scope
  • Still learning

In time, we think you should be:

  • Writing high-quality code that is understood by others and runs within any performance requirements
  • Being solely responsible for delivering the technical parts of a project
  • Fixing software defects and sharing what was learned from these occasions
  • Liaising with project management colleagues when technical input is required
  • Providing technical guidance to other developers
  • Always learning

Qualifications

For starters, we're looking for someone who:

  • Is excited about the internet and its positive, disruptive influence
  • Has knowledge of how to use computers
  • Can think through problems in a systematic way
  • Is self-motivated and self-learning
  • Likes to be challenged
  • Prides themselves on their attention to detail
  • Is used to working as part of a team

Ideally, we'd also like someone who:

  • Has at least a 2:1 degree in a difficult subject (be prepared to explain why your chosen field was difficult!)
  • Has some programming experience (even if it was 10 years ago)

Employment Type

Permanent / Full-Time

Compensation

Salary

£20,000 per annum.

As well as a competitive starting salary, Storm Ideas also offer a range of awesome benefits:

Immediate Benefits

  • 33 days’ holiday (inc. 8 bank holidays)
  • High-end, fast computer with 2 large monitors
  • A standing desk (if you're up for it)
  • Your own choice of headphones, keyboard, mouse and gel rests
  • Company days out at least 2 times a year
  • Paid training on the job
  • Accounts with online tools like Treehouse and Pluralsight

After 3 Months

  • £600 budget every two years to choose your own mobile phone
  • Mobile phone monthly contract paid for
  • Enrolment in workplace pension scheme with matched employer contributions
  • £100 towards glasses with Black & Lizars
  • £243/month tax relief on childcare costs

After 1 Year

  • Annual salary increase at a minimum in line with Average Weekly Earnings growth whenever Storm Ideas is in profit
  • Performance Related Pay Scheme giving an annual bonus of up to 100% of monthly salary whenever Storm Ideas is in profit
  • Access to the Cycle to Work scheme

Contact

To apply for this position, please send your CV to careers@stormideas.com.