Xara is recruiting again. We are a relatively small company with a focussed and dedicated team of people who know that we are the best at what we do. The following opportunities are currently available:
Competitive salary dependent on experience, plus benefits including company pension contributions & private medical insurance.
The position is based in our UK office at Gaddesden Place, Hemel Hempstead, which is a country mansion 20 miles north of London, with a snooker table and swimming pool (see Gaddesden Place). Please do not apply unless you are willing and able to work in Hemel Hempstead.
We’re building something very special and for this we need very special developers who like a challenge. See www.xara.cloud for details. You will be part of a new distributed team, building a new slick product, using the very latest, state of the art web technologies.
If you have the right skills and the determination to succeed, this is your opportunity to work on a product that will be used by millions of people, and to contribute to the most amazing, slickest, web-based creative tool being developed today.
About Xara Xara started developing software in 1981 and established itself as one of the most recognized brands in the UK. Xara has pioneered many technologies taken for granted nowadays. From developing the world’s first check-as-you-type spell checker to award winning desktop-publishing software to the first drawing software to provide real-time anti-aliasing and transparency control, Xara continues to innovate and develop leading edge software products. Now we have embarked on completely transforming the way content is created within businesses.
Candidates must possess the following attributes:-
knowledge of HTML5 and CSS and with a passion for new technology. Please do not
apply if you are not very strong in all these skills.
with a ‘can do’ attitude and great attention to detail and quality.
learning quickly and able to adapt to new technologies.
Work well in
collaboration with other smart developers, but you’re also ready and able to
focus single-mindedly on a problem and crack it yourself.
about how to write code that is testable and reliable.
An IT or Science degree or equivalent.
Knowledge of graphics, document or photo applications, or of graphical data formats, would be an advantage. As would knowledge of other web technologies on the server and in the browser.
This role will be filled by a direct applicant only, so no agent enquiries please.