Creative Front-End Developer

  • Full-time

Job Description

Publicis Worldwide is The Change Company. We’re driven by leading change to unlock growth for brands to make the world a better place.

We are proud to be known as the most creative and connected communication agency in Queensland. We have a portfolio of clients and brands ranging from Queensland-based and focused; to Australian, APAC and global. We’re Australia’s #2 medium sized agency (as named by Campaign Brief 2023) and becoming famous for repositioning brands, creating fame for brands, leading behaviour change and converting communications right through to retail. We’re a channel agnostic creative company and create ideas and solutions that work across owned, earned, and paid channels.

We have a broad variety of clients across a variety of categories including health & wellness, food & beverage, education, tourism, sport & entertainment, auto, and government. We work for our clients to make impact in markets globally, across the APAC region, across Australia and also for Queensland.

As part of one of the world’s leading global networks, we bring together a connected ecosystem of communications including creativity across communications touchpoints, media, digital, data, PR, and CRM.

We built an agency that’s proud to be based in Queensland – the future home of the Olympic Games. We’re attracting people who’ve worked all over the world but believe living in a place with a bit more sunshine and freedom leads to more creativity. We seek to hire people who are curious, instinctive, entrepreneurial, and kind to each other to make change happen.

Sound like you? Read on.


The role

Are you a passionate Creative Front-End Developer who lives and breathes all things digital? We're looking for someone like you to join our team! Your creative storytelling skills, innovative thinking for elevating ideas and platforms, and website development expertise will be key to our evolving digital team.

This role is a fantastic opportunity to elevate your skills to the next level. You will play a pivotal role in providing concepts, prototypes, insights, and technical support, driving innovation and creative technology in the digital space.

Working with our dynamic team across an exciting portfolio of clients, you will continually help enhance our creative output. Whether it's bringing a creative idea to life or delivering an effective UI experience, you'll leverage your technical understanding and seamlessly switch between concept development and code implementation when needed.

As the Creative Front-End Developer, you will support our digital design team (UX & UI) and where needed, the creative and be able to assist with estimating projects, priority planning and be the technical architect for clients/projects.


Key responsibilities

  • Ideate creative digital solutions to solve brand problems or unlock brand experience opportunities
  • Work collaboratively with the strategy, social and creative teams to develop the digital experience ideas and solutions that become part of the bigger attitude or behaviour change we’re leading
  • Use your technical digital experience to bring to the team innovative solutions
  • Deliver to high standards that meet technical requirements, best practice, process, set timeline and budget, and grow capabilities of our technical offering
  • Identify and develop innovative product and technology solutions, including development of demos to present and sell solutions internally and to existing and new clients
  • Ensure the agency’s continual growth in digital and technical skill & capability, making sure that we are thought leaders in new and upcoming technologies
  • Showcase strong codebase knowledge, primarily front-end; support with back and front-end development tasks as and when required and identify new talent and staff required to deliver digital solutions
  • Demonstrate the ability to move quickly from support and maintenance one morning, to solutions architecture thinking in the afternoon and are willing to get stuck in
  • Demonstrate valuable input and thought leadership when working together and assisting creative and cross-departmental teams


What you’re looking for

  • A supportive, collaborative, and fun culture
  • A team that values each other and their unique skills and attributes
  • Partnering with clients who are open to be challenged and working progressively
  • An opportunity to fulfil your career goals in a business large enough to accommodate them – we have one of the finest mobility programs globally!


What type of person will be successful in this role

  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience in a commercial web development, web applications/software development, marketing/CRM & CMS or, digital agency environment
  • Excellent verbal and written communication, organisational and analytical capabilities
  • Strong front-end capabilities include CSS (including css3), HTML, React, Vue; understanding of responsive web design/responsive frameworks, JavaScript frameworks/libraries such as AngularJS or Bootstrap
  • Back-end capabilities including an understanding of PHP (e.g. Drupal/WordPress), PHP frameworks such as CodeIgniter, Zend, Laravel or similar and MySQL and database design, as well as utilisation
  • Understanding of various external integrations such as Google Maps, Campaign Monitor (or similar email marketing platforms), Google Analytics, Salesforce, etc.
  • Experience and knowledge of web security, web services, application and data integration, and web and data standards
  • Potential to demonstrate leadership capabilities


Publicis Groupe benefits

Be a part of the Publicis Groupe family, one of the world’s most progressive and dynamic modern communications businesses, enjoying all the perks that come with our network offering:  

  • A comprehensive Wholeself program supporting Physical, Mindful and Financial wellbeing 
  • A creative, fun, and rewarding office environment backed up by our Publicis Liberté flexibility approach “working your way, with us!”  
  • Access to our Global AI Platform, Marcel, connecting Publicis Groupe employees with opportunities for career mobility and collaboration across our global network 
  • Extensive Learning & Development opportunities, including more than 15,000 learning programs via our online learning platform Marcel Classes 
  • A culture of open feedback and support to reach your goals through our Career Conversations program  
  • A committed Diversity, Equality and Inclusion strategy driven through our Viva! Women, Égalité, enABLE and Embrace (reconciliation action plan) programs   
  • Work Your World program enabling employees the flexibility to work from anywhere in the world for up to 6 weeks per year 
  • Parental leave policy with up to 18 weeks paid primary carer leave and generous secondary carer benefits 
  • Access to counsellors, psychologists, and professionals through Sonder - an all-in-on digital wellbeing technology platform designed to support psychological, medical & safety needs 


If you don’t tick every box in this ad, please don’t rule yourself out. Research suggests that women and other people in underrepresented groups tend to only apply if they meet every requirement. We focus on hiring people who share our values of inclusion, collaboration, adaptability, fearlessness, and integrity, rather than ticking boxes – so if this role resonates with you, please apply.

Diversity. Inclusion. Equity. More than just words, these are part of our DNA. At Publicis Groupe we are committed to the inclusion and recognition of all people, regardless of race, age, culture, ability, ethnicity, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, and religious affiliation. We believe that to deliver the best solutions to our clients, our people need to reflect the diverse communities in which our clients operate in. We value diversity and the skills, knowledge and experience that difference brings to our culture and solutions.

Uniqueness is powerful; without it we wouldn’t be where we are today. So be you – we like it that way.

We are committed to providing reasonable adjustments for people with disability or those that require additional support throughout the application process.  If you need any assistance or adjustments, please contact us via [email protected] - your personal information will be kept confidential.

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