Digital Marketing Web Developer

Job Title Digital Marketing Web Developer
Department Marketing
Location South Ruislip, London, UK

Company Introduction

Hornbill creates cloud-based software that helps companies optimize and automate their work, making life at work better for their employees and their customers. Our solutions help IT, HR, Customer Service, and Security teams innovate and transform what they do for their organizations. We are in an exciting growth period and are looking to build on that success.

Job Description

We’re looking for an analytically-minded web development ninja to join our Marketing team. As well as being able to demonstrate fundamental HTML/CSS development skills, you will play a significant role in bridging the gap between creative and infrastructure/backend teams, bringing creative marketing initiatives to life in the digital domain. You will have ideally worked with marketing teams doing website development/email templates, landing pages and so on, while not entirely mandatory this would be distinctly advantageous.Hornbill is in the process of re-inventing our entire marketing approach, with a significant focus on digital marketing, driving innovation in marketing and growth hacking initiatives. We already have strong technical teams at Hornbill in all areas except marketing, so we want to find someone to help us change that, this is an excellent opportunity to get in early and make your mark.If the job sounds like it could be for you, and you would enjoy working in a highly collaborative and flexible work environment where you can team up with some of the most amazingly lovely, professional and technical brilliant people in the business, then talk to us to find out more.

Primary Duties

  • You will have domain expertise in UI/UX best practices, especially with regards to website interactions.
  • You will be a problem solver, with everything you develop focused on improving the visitor experience to drive user interaction and sales conversations.
  • You will collaborate with marketing teammates, senior management, designers, and other project stakeholders.
  • Proactively scope and present new ideas to improve our website experience for prospects, leads, and customers.

Required Skills and Experience

  • Competent in HTML5/CSS.
  • HTML email, including good knowledge of best practices for the same.
  • JavaScript (jQuery, native DOM or other frameworks)
  • CMS systems (HubSpot COS ideally, but any CMS/marketing automation tools are cool too)
  • Used to working with marketing initiatives that require A/B testing and frequent changes.
  • Modern box-based CSS frameworks (for example Bootstrap etc…)
  • Comfortable with responsive design targeting multiple platforms/devices
  • Image manipulation/ optimization using Photoshop or other such tools


  • BA/BS degree or equivalent working experience, we are big on people that can do the job, a degree is helpful also.
  • Comfortable/competent working with marketing data in spreadsheets and databases, including some basic SQL ability.
  • Working with components and external web services API’s
  • Back-end PHP basic working knowledge
  • AJAX and HTTP related protocols, understanding, and knowledge

Working at Hornbill

At Hornbill, success means everything. We deliver innovative solutions that have collaboration at their core, and it's our passionate, skilled and motivated team who make this happen. In turn we offer our staff the opportunity to grow, take responsibility and achieve great things, all in the pursuit of personal and business success.

Our success means that we are always on the lookout for high calibre people to join our family. If you'd enjoy an exciting and challenging career with a company that will value you, and if you can demonstrate outstanding ability, then we'd like to hear from you.

While we take work, and especially serving our customers very seriously, we try to have fun doing it. Encouraged (but not compulsory) are a combination of social events, team building activities and, of course, the odd game of Ping-Pong!

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