UX Designer & Frontend Developer - Software Development jobs in Malta - April 2023
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UX Designer & Frontend Developer

Malta Financial Services Authority , Central Malta

Expires in 3 days (04 Apr 2023)

Job vacancy: UX Designer & Frontend Developer within Technology in Grade 6
Job code: TEC/008/2022

About Technology:
Technology is at the core of the knowledge-based organisation. It enables MFSA's strategic and operational objectives to be achieved efficiently and effectively. The Technology team is made up of professionals specialised in relevant areas that include governance and planning, information systems, information security, technology operations, and service management. Officials from Technology also participate and give their contribution to several European committees, expert groups, and industry fora.

The Role:
This vacancy is being been based on a definite contract and the selected candidate's primary duties will include but are not limited to:
  • Develop user experience prototypes and subsequently design mockups and the ability to write HTML and CSS code from them;
  • Integrate clients with backend servers using RESTful communication;
  • Develop Javascript libraries to add various features to in-house developed code;
  • Develop, program, test, and maintain web applications including, but not limited to website, landing pages, and components using the latest technologies and tools including HTML5, CSS3, and UI-related technologies.

About You:
We are looking for a hands-on and experienced UI/UX Designer and Frontend Developer to join our team to develop concepts and implement them in the form of Frontend pages. In this role, one is expected to use creativity to bring powerful user interfaces to life while also improving conversions with our User-Centric experience. You will create, maintain and raise our design standards, both aesthetically and in terms of consistency. The role calls for an academic qualification in a relevant field of study at National Qualification Framework Level 6 or better, duly certified by the Malta Qualifications Recognition Information Centre (MQRIC), or a widely recognised professional qualification at a comparable level. You will also possess a minimum of three (3) years of working experience in UI/UX and Frontend Development. Candidates with longer working experience relevant to the role will be preferred.

If you do not have the necessary academic or professional qualifications but you have at least ten (10) years of relevant experience, we would still be interested in speaking with you.

Core Competencies:

  • Interaction Design skills defining how an experience should behave;
  • Experience using prototyping skills;
  • Visual Design skills with proficiency in typography, desktop UI, colour, and layout;
  • Experience showcasing end-to-end design processes across multiple projects that include interaction and visual design;
  • Fluent in Adobe products especially with Photoshop and Illustrator;
  • Fluent in HTML5, CSS3 and JavaScript;
  • Proactive and resourceful with a ‘can-do’ attitude;
  • Ability to work well under pressure;
  • Ability to work as a team member with minimal supervision;
  • Be obsessive about consistency and detail.

The ideal candidate should:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Design, Graphics or equivalent;
  • Adobe Certified Professional certifications;
  • Knowledge of working with Responsive Web Design.

How to apply:
Candidates are to forward a copy of their Curriculum Vitae (C.V.) and an accompanying covering letter providing the motivation for the application. 

Other important information:
The MFSA is an Equal Opportunities Employer as certified by the NCPE (National Commission for the Protection of Equality) and is committed to a policy of equal opportunity in all aspects of employment and will take care to avoid any form of discrimination in its recruitment procedures. The MFSA reserves the right to withdraw this call at any time and not to select any of the Candidates. It is the responsibility of applicants in possession of qualifications awarded by Universities and other similar institutions outside Malta to produce a recognition statement on the comparability of qualifications issued by the Malta Qualifications Recognition Information Centre (MQRIC). Applicants should do so preferably at the application stage or otherwise at the preliminary interview should an applicant be selected for such interview. Details can be obtained by accessing the National Commission for Further and Higher Education website under MQRIC heading. The MFSA shall ensure that any processing of personal data is in accordance with Regulation (EU) 2016/679 (General Data Protection Regulation), the Data Protection Act (Chapter 586 of the Laws of Malta) and any other relevant European Union and national law. For further details, you may refer to the Data Protection Policy on the MFSA webpage. Candidates are to note that the submission of any false statement/s or omission, even if unintended, may lead to the cancellation of their application and may render the candidate's appointment liable to termination. Furthermore, please note that candidates may be asked to submit any documentation in support of the information provided, including but not limited to, proof of qualifications and Police Conduct Certificates.

*Public Call no: 307/2022

Malta Financial Services Authority:
The Malta Financial Services Authority (MFSA) is the single regulator for financial services in Malta. It was established by law on 23 July 2002 taking over supervisory functions previously carried out by the Central Bank of Malta, the Malta Stock Exchange, and the Malta Financial Services Centre. The Authority is a fully autonomous public institution and reports to Parliament on an annual basis.

Full Time
Job Type
Intermediate (1-3 years), Fresh Graduate
Experience Level
Software Development
Financial Services

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