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Job Introduction

Can you take an API feed and turn it into a compelling gadget which will get the whole country talking?

Trinity Mirror's pioneering data unit is looking for a front-end developer, with some back-end experience, to help it take the next step in helping shape the future of journalism.


Role Responsibility

You will be able to build tool and gadgets for use across the Trinity Mirror (Regionals) network – including all of the biggest brands in British regional journalism.

You will be able to create tools which automatically grab the latest data and use them to create interactive, dynamically-updated charts, maps and gadgets across a huge range of subjects – everything from crime to football.

The main bulk of this will involve creating visualisations from publicly available data feeds but you will also be expected to build databases, requiring SQL skills.

The Ideal Candidate

The successful candidate will have a thorough knowledge of scraping techniques, the ability to manage a database using SQL and will have significant skills in JavaScript, JSON, XML feeds and PHP coding experience would be highly beneficial.

To be considered for this position you should be able to demonstrate a level of proficiency with Javascript, PHP and/ or Python, database manipulation & administration and HTML/ CSS.

If you feel that you have the desired skills and experience and want to work for one of the UK's largest multimedia publishers then please apply now with your original CV, we would love to hear from you.

Package Description

Competitive + Basic

About the Company

Trinity Mirror plc is one of the UK’s largest multimedia publishers. We publish over 150 newspaper brands, including the Mirror and the Daily Record, as well as iconic market-leading regional and local newspaper titles such as the Liverpool Echo, Manchester Evening News and Newcastle Evening Chronicle. Digital growth is at the heart of Trinity Mirror's strategy, with a goal of developing and sustaining strong positions across print and digital channels.

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