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EY Senior Developer – EY Learning Lab - People Advisory Service (UK&I) - Open to Flexible Working in London, United Kingdom

Senior Developer – EY Learning Lab - People Advisory Service (UK&I) - Open to Flexible Working


Requisition # LON00JCN

Post Date Mar 03, 2021


Organisations are having to become much more adaptable to change as they face new workforce challenges as a result of globalisation, changing demographics, emerging technology, innovation and regulatory demands.

We believe the People Agenda is at the heart of successful change. EY People Advisory Services (PAS) help organisations to put humans at the centre of their transformation agenda enabling them to align culture and leadership to their purpose, develop necessary skillsets and mindsets, and build adaptability through continuous change and learning.

We are a global network with more than 11,000 employees in more than 130 countries, offering deep industry knowledge and experience to more than 2,000 corporate clients worldwide. Within the UK, we have over 330 consultants advising clients across the private, public and not-for-profit sectors on their most challenging workforce problems.

We are growing fast and looking for those, who share our values, believe in the importance of the people agenda and have experience in organisation and workforce transformation and transactions, change experience and learning, culture and leadership, digital HR, rewards and people mobility, to join us in PAS.

The opportunity

We’re recruiting for a confident and experienced Senior Developer to join the Learning Lab, a creative learning solutions team within PAS, to develop innovative digital learning solutions for EY’s clients.

The post-holder will be required to collaborate closely with design specialists, developers and software architects within the Learning Lab, as well as with EY stakeholders and external clients, translating complex learning ideas into high quality and engaging interactive experiences.

The successful candidate will work closely with the Lead Developer and Learning Lab leads to shape and innovate the Learning Lab’s digital learning products and solutions, and development approach. The Senior Developer is expected to contribute at each stage of the end-to-end design and development process and will be responsible for executing key processes. The post-holder will be required to work collaboratively within a team of front-end/digital learning developers and work closely with global and 3 rd party development teams (where required).

The candidate will have experience of developing innovative and impactful digital content solutions, using the latest e-Learning authoring tools, LMS and LXP platforms, as well as having a core set of digital design and development skills that will enable the Design Lab to deliver world-class digital learning products.

Your key responsibilities

  • Design and develop highly engaging & interactive digital learning content (including but not limited to eLearning, microlearning, interactive video, games and gamified content and immersive solutions such as simulations) to enhance the learning experience

  • Work closely with team members and clients to help translate ideas into engaging and interactive digital learning experiences by utilising human-centred design techniques; creating wireframes, concepts, mock-ups and prototypes

  • Contribute to shaping the scope of digital learning solutions, working closely with Lead Developer and specialist design leads from across the Learning Lab team, presenting and communicating ideas to stakeholders and clients

  • Collaborate closely with team leads, Learning experience designers, Creative designers, and Developers, both onsite and virtually, to achieve the timely delivery of high-quality digital learning deliverables

  • Develop best-in-class interactive solutions with intuitive UX/UI design

  • Work effectively at each stage of the end-to-end design and development process to produce high quality deliverables at all stages

  • Thoroughly test, debug and troubleshoot solutions to ensure they are identified and corrected, and meet the required standards; successfullyobtaining sign off from team leads and clients

  • Contribute to the creation and implementation of best practice development processes that enable the team to deliver high quality, scalable solutions, and proactively look for opportunities to improve existing process

  • Confidently work with web development tools and frameworks such as HTML, CSS and JavaScript to create engaging interactive solutions

  • Prioritise effectively and work on multiple project deliverables with tight deadlines

  • Communicate clearly and with confidence and proactively share ideas and issues with the Lead Developer, project leads and other specialists within the Lab

  • Leverage data and analytics to effectively evaluate the impact of solutions

  • Contribute to shaping the Lab’s digital learning offering and take ownership for aspects of the innovation roadmap

  • Research, evaluate, and prototype emerging technologies/approaches

  • Quickly identify, learn, and troubleshoot new tools, platforms, and production processes

Practice and People management:

  • Provide timely, authentic and constructive feedback to colleagues and seek feedback in return

  • Assist with the integration and inclusion of new team members

  • Be up to date with key technical and functional skills, and with latest development trends - and share this expertise with others

  • Encourage development of junior team members though formal and informal coaching

  • Reinforce our values, through day to day behaviour and critique disrespectful behaviour

  • Contribute to collaborative sessions to drive innovation and foster a culture of learning in the team

Skills and attributes for success

  • Demonstrable experience of developing custom interactive content and applications using HTML, JavaScript and CSS frameworks

  • Demonstrable experience of using rapid authoring tools such as articulate, Adobe captivate, Evolve, Adapt, Lectora etc.)

  • Demonstratable knowledge of UX and UI design methods

  • Demonstratable experience of developing and deploying of digital learning solutions

  • Passion for developing new ideas and continuously innovating the solutions we can create

  • Ability to work on multiple projects/initiatives and work to tight deadlines, with the flexibility to deal with rapidly changing situations

  • Be professional, quickly establishing personal credibility and demonstrating expertise

  • Take a proactive and practical approach to leading, owning and innovating development activities

  • Have a collaborative mindset

  • Be effective in recognising and managing potential issues during client assignments

  • Experience using, researching, and implementing design and development tools and processes

To qualify for the role you must have

  • 5+ years’ experience working in a web development or digital learning development role creating interactive content experiences.

  • Demonstratable experience of developing custom interactive web applications using HTML, CSS and JavaScript frameworks

  • Experience of working with rapid eLearning authoring tools (eg. Storyline, Lectora, Evolve, Adapt, Rise etc)

  • User-centric design skills with a focus on UX and UI

  • Experience working with LMS, LXP, or CMS platforms

  • Experience using browser development tools to diagnose and fix bugs

  • Experience using code editor development tools such as Visual Studio or Dreamweaver

  • Experience using prototyping tools such as Sketch, Invision and Adobe XD

  • Experience of working in a development team and acting as coaching junior developers

  • Excellent collaboration, communication and relationship management skills

  • Excellent attention to detail

  • Experience of developing content that meets accessibility standards such as WCAG

  • Demonstrated track record of building effective client relationships

Ideally, you’ll also have

  • A primary degree, any post graduate degrees, and professional qualifications in relevant subject expertise (Web development or similar) are desirable but not critical.

  • Experience of working on digital learning or interactive content projects gained working within an agency or professional services or consulting firm

What we look for

We have many clients from various sectors talking to us about how can they assess, attract and nurture talent engagingly in varying contexts.

We are looking for people who can demonstrate real impact within various areas of Talent for our clients. We require people who can build our service offerings, understand client needs, grow our internal capability and connect effectively across our global PAS to maximise our global knowledge and experience in supporting clients to build their talent pool.

What working at EY offers

We offer a competitive remuneration package where you’ll be rewarded for yours and team performance. Our comprehensive Total Rewards package includes assistance for flexible working and career development, and with FlexEY you can select benefits that suit your needs, covering holidays, health and well-being, insurance, savings and a wide range of discounts, offers and promotions. Plus, we offer:

  • Coaching and feedback from some of the most engaging colleagues around

  • Opportunities to develop new skills and progress your career

  • The freedom and flexibility to handle your role in a way that’s right for you

About EY

EY is a global professional services organisation providing advisory, assurance, tax and transaction services. We are dedicated to doing our part in building a better working world for our people, our clients and our communities. And we are united by our shared values and a dedication to delivering exceptional client service

We make sure our people succeed. The networks you build and the experiences you have with us will help define and accelerate the rest of your career. Last year in the UK, nearly 2,000 of our people were promoted or progressed within their grade, and we are significantly increasing the number of partners in the UK. So, when you build something better at EY, we make sure you’re rewarded.

Our People Advisory Services practice has over 10,000 practitioners operating within a globally integrated team, bringing their skills, insights and experience to support our clients.

Driven by our focused insight and innovation, PAS is best positioned to advise and influence our client’s activities at senior leadership level to respond to the scale and complexity of how and where our clients work globally, making us the trusted advisor of choice to our clients and creating more opportunities for our people. As a result, we’re continually seeking new markets, new perspectives and better ways to deliver value.

EY is dedicated to being an inclusive employer and we are happy to consider flexible working arrangements. We strive to achieve the right balance for our people, enabling us to deliver excellent client service whilst allowing you to build your career without sacrificing your personal priorities. While our client-facing professionals can be required to travel regularly, and at times be based at client sites, our flexible working arrangements can help you to achieve a lifestyle balance.

If you can confidently demonstrate that you meet the criteria above, please contact us as soon as possible.

Make your mark.

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