Developer (Front-end)

OPEN HealthLondon

About OPEN Digital

Our in-house digital experts – supporting our practices with digital strategy and execution

OPEN Health Digital are our internal digital health communication experts, applying the optimal technology to meet every need. Delivering digital solutions across the spectrum of healthcare, from virtual reality conference stand experiences, through custom eLearning platforms and novel digital solutions to support patients and data collection in clinical trials. Our Digital team ensure that we make the most of available digital channels, deliver innovation where it really effects change, and ensure that all of this conforms to rigorous data security and compliance.

Our in-house studio of experts in digital healthcare are well versed in the regulations and considerations of applying digital to healthcare solutions, multi-channel marketing and market access tools. The team are regularly trained in compliance and data security and we are certified agency partners with Veeva (level 4) and IQVIA (eContent certified). The team comprises of digital project managers, UX and digital designers, and web and app developers, using the latest technologies and tools.

Winners of the 2018 OPEN Health Team excellence award.

You will love this role if you:

  • Are passionate about using code to transform designs into appealing and effective user interfaces
  • Value collaboration and enjoy working closely with digital designers and other developers
  • Get excited about the latest CSS or Javascript features and how you could use them in a project
  • Want to work on a variety of different projects and get the chance to try out new technologies
  • Have an interest in web accessibility and creating great user experiences

You will be a success if you:

  • Have a strong attention to detail or “design eye” and can ensure your work is both functional and looks amazing across a range of devices and web browsers
  • Pride yourself on writing organised and reusable code
  • Are good at problem-solving, and can use your initiative to find creative solutions to coding problems
  • Can thrive in a fast-paced agency environment and adapt to different priorities and deadlines
  • Can work independently and as part of a team to overcome challenges
  • Are passionate about learning and improving your technical skills across a range of web technologies

As part of the OPEN Digital team, you’ll be responsible for the following activities:

  • Deliver front-end development for a variety of web projects across the group
  • Contribute quality code for the project, including via peer review of others
  • Ensure the appropriate technology is used for each project, and that new alternatives are considered
  • Help scope and define functionality, including identifying areas where the project could benefit from additional features
  • Follow development processes and style guides, and help shape these as the team grows
  • Identify code or concepts that can be re-used or re-purposed for other projects
  • Ensure that your projects are delivered to the requirements and on the agreed timeline
  • Ensure that your code reflects designs to a high quality
  • Offer technical advice and guidance to colleagues from other departments, and provide consultancy backup to Head of Digital

What you’ll bring:

  • Proficiency with HTML5, CSS, Javascript and jQuery
  • Experience with a CSS pre-processor such as Sass
  • Experience with responsive and adaptive design
  • Excellent knowledge of cross-browser support and optimizing websites for speed and scalability
  • Good problem-solving skills
  • Enthusiasm and a passion for building great user interfaces
  • The ability to quickly learn and adapt to new technologies and tools

The following would also be beneficial:
Knowledge or experience with Vue.js, React or AngularJS
o A good understanding of one or more of the main CMSs and frameworks (such as Wordpress, Drupal, Laravel, Craft CMS, Django etc)
o Experience or interest in web animation libraries such as Greensock
o Experience or interest in accessibility

What we offer:

At OPEN Health, we are entirely dependent upon our people. They are the basis of every contract we win, every service we provide and every project we deliver. As a result, we are always on the lookout for the brightest, most enthusiastic, creative and ambitious individuals to join our teams in UK and USA. We work hard to create friendly and collaborative workplaces; to provide fascinating professional challenges and amazing opportunities.

We have an extensive benefits package that includes:

  • A total of 29 days holidays – 25 plus an additional 3 at our Christmas shutdown plus your birthday off
  • Flexible start and finish times around core office hours
  • 4pm Friday finish
  • A training platform that provides access to self-paced and face-to-face learning & development
  • Group Income Protection
  • Private Medical Insurance
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Life Assurance
  • Enhanced parental leave
  • Casual dress code
  • Active CSR community supporting a range of worthwhile causes

How to apply:

If we sound like the sort of business environment in which you would thrive, then we would love to hear from you.

Apply directly via our website: or send the Talent Team and email:


Holborn is a vibrant borough in central London, only a short walk away from the West End and Covent Garden. There are loads of restaurants and bars in the area, offering something for every taste, and transport links around the capital are excellent.

About OPEN Health

OPEN Health is a family of expert practices, working in partnership to drive positive change in healthcare communications & market access.

Currently, we are a group of around 500 people, operating across a wide range of disciplines. We work with almost all of the world’s top 40 pharmaceutical companies, as well as with many device, diagnostic and healthcare delivery organisations, from small start-ups to major multinationals at a UK, regional and global level.

Through our ‘no walls’ approach to collaboration, OPEN Health can bring together the most appropriate team to develop and deliver the best possible solutions for our clients.

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