UI Developer

Ford & Stanley Limited

Derby, Derbyshire
Ford & Stanley Limited

UI Developer UI Developer (web & mobile applications) required to create something special for an AI driven product that is the brainchild of one of the UK’s most successful business minds and has gathered strong interest from one of the world’s largest banks.

Rewarded with stock options after a qualifying period, this is one of an extremely limited number of opportunities in the East Midlands that could make a huge difference in the financial outlook of the successful candidates in a relatively short time frame.


The product is an AI computing platform that enables extensive knowledge mapping and is targeted at organisation involved in research and development. Don’t be fooled by the big names on the market in this arena, the true power of AI is just about to get started and our client is regarded as at the forefront of the sector, working with top universities, tech leaders and with strong interest from the some of the world’s largest banks.

The current objective is to take the product from stealth start up to functioning business and to do this we are looking for geeks who absolutely love their craft.

With £10million already invested this start up organisation, with a specialised team of 12, using the very latest tech in high performance computing has already developed a powerful and fully functional MVP and is in the final stages of shaping the organization for its next stage of growth.


Your level of work experience as a UI Developer is far less important than your capability.

We are looking for a skilled UI Developer to translate ambitious and highly inventive visual concepts into functional experiences. We are looking for someone who can deliver something that is going to create a wow factor on an international scale.

You will be working directly with a business person whose products you will have definitely heard of and likely interacted with; the team are focused, hard-working, creative and recognized as amongst the best in their field.


  1. UI Development: Develop user interfaces for web and mobile applications using JavaScript, Styled Components and React.
  1. Data Visualization: Implement complex data visualizations using D3.js, Highcharts, or similar frameworks.
  1. PWA Development: Build and optimize Progressive Web Applications for maximum speed and scalability.
  2. Responsive Design: Ensure all UI designs are mobile-responsive and cross-browser compatible.
  3. Performance Optimization: Optimize application for maximum speed and scalability.
  4. Collaboration: Work alongside UX/UI designers, backend developers, and product managers to ensure cohesive and efficient development.
  5. Testing and Debugging: Test applications for usability, fixing bugs and optimising code to improve performance.
  6. Code Maintenance: Maintain and improve existing codebases and peer review code changes.
  7. Stay Updated: Keep up-to-date with emerging technologies and industry trends.

The Successful Candidate

We are looking for candidates who will do whatever it takes to make the product perfect. Work experience is far less important than capability BUT we need people that can make it very obvious how good they are through a portfolio the demonstrates high proficiency in UI Development.

You will be asked to present a portfolio of your work as part of the shortlisting process.

Essential Criteria

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Web Development, or a related field.
  • Demonstrable experience in UI development.
  • Expert knowledge of JavaScript and React.
  • Strong experience with Styled Components.
  • Proficiency in charting libraries like D3.js and Highcharts.
  • Experience in developing PWAs.
  • Experience of RESTful API interfaces

Working Situation

The office is based in Derby however, we will consider candidates on a hybrid basis that can comfortably come to the offices on a regular basis. Salary

£30,000-£65,000 depending upon experience

Lucrative stock options will be applied after a qualifying period.

About Ford & Stanley Group

Ford & Stanley Group are in the business of people and performance. Our mission is to create one million better workdays through facilitating great recruitment, leadership and occupational mental fitness.

Ford & Stanley Group Ltd is a Disability Confident Committed employer and is committed to a policy of equal opportunities for all opportunity seekers. We shall adhere to such a policy at all times and will review on an on-going basis all aspects of recruitment to avoid unlawful or undesirable discrimination. We will treat everyone equally irrespective sex, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, marital or civil partnership status, age, disability, colour, race, nationality, ethnic or national origin, religion or belief or political beliefs and we place an obligation upon all staff to respect and act in accordance with the policy

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