Front-end developers. We're looking for you!

Bright Signals is one of the fastest growing creative agencies in Scotland. Since being founded we've won the Marketing Society Star Awards digital category more times than any other agency, with 6 golds and 5 silvers, in 7 years and we've just been awarded Best Employer Agency brand of the year by the Marketing Society.

Our work spans everything from TV ads, to eCommerce websites, native mobile apps and even a world-first in-browser VR app for clients including The Edinburgh Festival Fringe, Edinburgh Gin, Innis & Gunn, Highland Spring, STV and The Scottish Government.

When it comes down to it, Bright Signals is a talent agency. Nothing more, nothing less. A place where people can be themselves, express themselves and excel themselves. Where we want you to experience the proudest moments of your career.

We are seeking an experienced, confident, Front-end developer. Someone who cares first and foremost about turning a design for screen into something that's pixel perfect and works on any device - in any orientation.

Your typical day to day would be building, evolving, and supporting responsive websites and web applications to the very highest of standards - testing your work to ensure compliance and compatibility cross-device and cross-platform.

Ideally, you'll have agency experience (although not essential) with a strong portfolio of existing websites / applications and with a strong interest in learning and implementing cutting-edge front end web technologies with an appreciation of the full lifecycle of projects from planning to go-live.

This is a hybrid working position requiring days in our Glasgow office but the flexibility of working from home.

What we're looking for

  • Extensive experience of HTML, CSS/SASS and JavaScript (JS).

  • Extensive experience in building responsive, mobile-first, websites.

  • Experience of writing accessible WCAG2.x code.

  • Knowledge of GIT or other similar version control systems.

  • Solid Technical SEO experience.

  • Someone who cares about creating lightweight/lean pages with a focus on performance and page speed.

  • Able to provide accurate estimations and able to work within budget. Someone who is both self-efficient and able to work remotely but also able to work well with the wider team.

  • A quick learner who is comfortable picking up new technologies and who can get up to speed quickly with other people's code and standards.

  • Obsessive attention to detail and someone who takes great pride in creating flawless work who cares about creating pixel perfect, fully tested sites and apps.

  • Experience of working with the design and development teams on component-based work, extending design guidelines and making the transition from design, to front-end, to back-end as seamless as possible.

  • The ability to multi-task across multiple projects.

  • A positive attitude and a great team player.

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

Not essential and nice to have

  • Experience and familiarity with JS frameworks (Angular, Vue, or React).

  • Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator and XD experience.

  • Relational database experience ideally with MySQL databases.

  • Familiarity with Apache Server configuration and management. WordPress experience.

If you don't think your CV and experience quite fit, please send us your CV in any case as we can be flexible and would still like to meet you.


In addition to a competitive salary - we also provide the following benefits:

  • Flexible, hybrid working.

  • Condensed hours with the option to take every second Friday off!

  • Private Medical Insurance with Vitality - with loads of rewards and benefits including an Apple Watch, monthly Amazon Prime subscription, free monthly Cinema Tickets, Café Nero coffee, free 12-month Headspace subscription, 40% off Garmin equipment, 75% off Spa stays and days, Nuffield health, David Lloyd, and Virgin active gym membership discounts, up to 40% off Waitrose and 20% off Expedia hotel bookings and much, much more! All you need to do is stay fit and healthy and live a healthy lifestyle.

  • Life insurance (Death In Service) with AIG.

  • Annual personal training allowance to spend on any training you like (does not need to be work related).

  • Salary sacrifice Bike to Work scheme (save the VAT on a new bike and accessories).

  • Regular 1-to-1 support, appraisal process and annual pay reviews.

  • Regular all expenses paid company socials.

  • 22 days holiday, (excluding stats), increasing to 28 with length of service.

  • Enhanced Maternity and Paternity packages.

If this sounds good to you then give us a shout on If you'd like to see some of our work or find out what we are all about then check out our showreel.