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Ruby on Rails Software Developer

About LiveLink

A rapidly growing company, LiveLink's software products now lead the European market of digital photo kiosks and online photo ordering systems. In 2012 we transferred these skills into the greetings card industry as well, and our CardCreator kiosks can produce a personalised card (or gift) instore in around 2 minutes... like Moonpig or Funky Pigeon but the customer takes the finished card/gift away with them. The latest development our team is working on is to bring all these features together into one hybrid kiosk.

We have recently completed projects for a number of UK retailers, including ASDA (for online and Instore photo ordering systems). For more general info see also www.livelinktechnology.net

Main Responsibilities
  • Continuing development of the ordering platforms (Rails), including associated technologies (Ruby)
  • Feeding customer requirements into the development process & feeding back projected timescales
  • Providing backup consultation for tricky support issues
The Ideal Candidate

You care about building high quality, robust systems with a strong emphasis on good UI design. You care about making both the code and product look good. You enjoy using multiple technologies in new and interesting combinations. You work well within a team and enjoy the challenges of innovating on a timescale in a fast-paced market.

Skills & Experience
  • At least two years commercial Rails experience
  • Good knowledge of HTML, CSS & SQL
  • Excellent knowledge of JavaScript
  • Experience with git
  • Experience with Linux
  • Experience in unit testing Rails applications
  • Excellent communicator
Also of Interest - experience with/knowledge of
  • jQuery & Prototype
  • Open source contributor
  • C and Ruby extensions
  • GTK+ 2 & Clutter
  • SVG & Cairo
  • UX
  • ICC profiles & colour theory
  • Server configuration and planning
  • PCI compliance
  • Touchscreen interfaces
  • Java/Swing and WebStart
Salary and Conditions
  • Commensurate with skills and experience, please apply for details
  • 28 days paid holiday (including Bank Holidays) rising by a day each year to 31 days after 3 years service
  • A generous bonus scheme to reward an employee's contribution to the success of LiveLink is paid at Christmas and this is likely to be at least a 4-figure sum if the employee is performing well
  • LiveLink is also a member of a Ride2Work scheme and a Childcare Voucher scheme
  • Based at LiveLink's Head Office in Havant (PO9 1AQ) but with potential for flexi-time and some home working
To Apply

This is a new position due to the rapid expansion of LiveLink’s business. Applications must consist firstly of a covering letter of no more than one page of A4 explaining how you fulfil the role as described above. Secondly, please send your full CV which must include details of achievements for which you have been personally responsible, links to any open source projects, GitHub profile and technical blogs etc. plus reasons for moving on from previous posts. Please quote reference LLROR1404 to:

recruitment@livelinktechnology.net

Graphic Designer

Main Responsibilities:
  • The creation of graphics and templates for cards and photo gifts
  • Website design and development (using LiveLink's custom CMS)
  • Advertisement and promotion design
  • Designing User Interface elements and icons
The Ideal Candidate:

You care about creating high quality visual material and can demonstrate a varied portfolio which may include: web design, flyers, posters, logos, business cards, exhibition/trade show stands and advertising. You work well within a team and enjoy the challenges of innovating on a timescale in a fast-paced market.

Skills & Experience required:
  • HTML & CSS skills (highly desirable)
  • Understanding of vector based software such as Inkscape (SVG)
  • Confidence in the use of Adobe design packages
  • Producing designs for print
Also of Interest - experience with/knowledge of
  • Experience with 3D graphics would be highly valued
  • Product photography, particularly of man-made items
  • Linux based operating systems
  • Working with or writing Javascript
Starting salary and conditions:
  • 40 hours per week at an annual salary of £17,056 for a suitably qualified applicant
  • 28 days paid holiday (including Public Holidays) rising by a day each year to 31 days after 3 years' service
  • A generous bonus scheme to reward an employee's contribution LiveLink's success is paid at Christmas
  • Training and support will be provided for you to grow into the role as you learn about LiveLink's products
About the company

A rapidly growing company, LiveLink's software products now lead the European market of digital photo kiosks and online photo ordering systems. In 2012 we transferred these skills into the greetings card industry as well, and our CardCreator kiosks can produce a personalised card (or gift) instore in around 2 minutes... like Moonpig but the customer takes the finished card/gift away with them. The latest kiosk development has been to bring all these features together into one hybrid kiosk. We have also created a new online photo ordering system for ASDA and are currently undertaking online/instore systems for a number of other retail chains. So this is a new post due to the continued expansion of our business. For more info see also: www.livelinktechnology.net

To Apply:

Applications must consist firstly of a covering letter of no more than one page of A4 explaining how you fulfil the role as described above. Secondly, please send your full CV which must include details of achievements for which you have been personally responsible, links to your portfolio and reasons for moving on from previous posts. These should be e-mailed in the form of a DOC, ODT or PDF please and as attachments ONLY (not the body of the email) quoting reference LLGD1411 to:

recruitment@livelinktechnology.net

Technical Support + Production

The core role will be first/second tier technical support responding to requests mostly over the telephone and also by email as part of a small, and busy, team in the photo, card and gift industries. As one of the first points of customer contact, you will be responsible for resolving and escalating helpdesk calls, troubleshooting queries and liaising with various customers. In addition, you will assemble computer and kiosk components for production and R&D projects.

The successful candidate will need bags of enthusiasm, excellent communication skills and a really organised approach. You must be able to handle customers in a patient, confident and friendly way and work with precision. The better you can analyse soft/hardware issues, the more satisfaction you are likely to receive.

The Ideal Candidate
  • You are an exceptional computer user with a passion for solving problems and improving IT products
  • You enjoy learning new things and tinkering with computers
  • You are confident interacting with people and put a strong emphasis on customer satisfaction
  • You work well within a team, are a quick learner... and enjoy doing interesting things!
Desirable additional skills - not essential, but some of the below would be great
  • Any programming and/or networking experience
  • Linux (Ubuntu) experience would be especially highly valued
  • Engineering and/or logistical skills
  • Driving licence to run occasional errands (expenses paid, of course)
Starting salary and Conditions
  • 40 hours per week at an annual salary of £14,000 - £16,000 for a suitably qualified applicant
  • 28 days paid holiday (inc Public Holidays) rising by a day each year to 31 days after 3 years
  • A generous bonus scheme to reward an employee's contribution is paid at Christmas
  • Training and support will be provided for you to grow into the role as you learn about LiveLink's products
About the company

A rapidly growing company, LiveLink's software products now lead the European market of digital photo kiosks and online photo ordering systems. In 2012 we transferred these skills into the greetings card industry as well, and our CardCreator kiosks can produce a personalised card (or gift) instore in a couple of minutes... like Moonpig but the customer takes the finished card/gift away with them. The latest kiosk development has been to bring all these features together into one hybrid kiosk. We have also created a new online photo ordering system for ASDA and are currently undertaking online/instore systems for a number of other retail chains. So this is a new post due to the continued expansion of our business. For more info see also: www.livelinktechnology.net

To Apply

Applications should consist of a covering letter of no more than one page of A4 (explaining how you fulfil this role) and your full CV, including details of achievements for which you have been personally responsible and reasons for moving on from previous posts. These should be e-mailed in the form of a DOC, ODT or PDF please and as attachments ONLY (not the body of the email) quoting reference LLTS1411 to:

recruitment@livelinktechnology.net

LiveLink: 4 The Green, Rowlands Castle, Hampshire, PO9 6BN, United Kingdom

Tel: +44 (0) 207 183 1411

Email: support@livelinktechnology.net


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