Junior Software Web Developer


  • London  
  • Company
    Wunderman Thompson  
    Start date
  • Closing date
    28 June 2021  
    Posted on
    28 April 2021  

Who we are:

At Wunderman Thompson we exist to inspire growth for ambitious brands. Part creative agency, part consultancy and part technology company, our experts provide end-to-end capabilities at a global scale to deliver inspiration across the entire brand and customer experience.

We are 20,000 strong in 90 markets around the world; our people bring together creative storytelling, diverse perspectives, inclusive thinking, and highly specialized vertical capabilities to drive growth for our clients. We offer deep expertise across the entire customer journey, including communications, commerce, consultancy, CRM, CX, data, production, and technology.

What you’ll be doing:

This is an exciting opportunity working in the Wunderman Thompson Data Science team, part of our wider data department. We are looking for a talented person who will enable the team to sell and promote AI products and showcase them to high profile clients as well as internally in the WPP network. This is a very exciting time to join Wunderman Thompson’s thriving technological community, as it is expanding to become a rich network of creative and research technologists, collaborating with top technological partners like Google, Microsoft, IBM and NVIDIA. Further, this is a brand new role which will support on a variety of clients and internal projects.

The developer will build front-end web applications for AI products for multiple research applications in marketing.

The role sits within the Wunderman Thompson Data Science team which is focused on providing artificial intelligence solutions for clients including Microsoft, Dell, GSK, and EY. The team does end-to-end software development in Google and Azure’s cloud with Machine Learning at its heart. We support some of the most exciting technological developments in the company and industry.

  • Build web pages with interactive visualisations, API querying and other functionalities.
  • Help build and design the backend and database architecture for structured and unstructured data (data warehousing, data lakes, document databases (NoSQL) and relational (SQL) databases).
  • Be exposed and learn about cutting-edge artificial intelligence production-level software, including machine learning operations pipelines and machine learning systems design.
  • Be exposed to multiple diverse projects, clients and challenges.
  • Have multiple multidisciplinary technical mentors with expertise in: Frontend, backend, cloud and machine learning.
  • Contribute with ideas to build new products to improve our ways of working and our clients.
  • You will be able to take advantage of generous training opportunities.

Who you are:

  • Experience in frontend development or a software engineering (or related discipline) graduate with some experience in frontend development (JavaScript, HTML, CSS).
  • Willingness to learn, be proactive and have a “can do” attitude is essential.
  • Strong team work, communication and presentation skills are fundamental.
  • Experience with python, Angular, React, jQuery, R or Julia are a plus.
  • Experience with creative software or industry is a plus.
  • Experience in any other programming language is a plus.
  • Experience and/or interest in machine learning or analytics is a plus.
  • Experience and/or interest in agile (Kanban/Scrum) is a plus.

What we can offer you:

We don’t settle for people who can just do the job, we look for people that go beyond that and always push our thinking to be better than yesterday. We believe that this is what makes our agency a great place to be – a space where you’re never far away from the best minds to learn from.

We want you to be comfortable and proud every day of the week and have created an open and inclusive environment where you can bring your whole self to work. We don’t want you to just fit into our culture, we want your uniqueness and diversity of background to add to it and make this an agency where we all have a real sense of belonging and purpose. We are a community. 

Our focus is on keeping teams connected and engaged whether we're in the office or working from home, putting people’s wellbeing first, ensuring every person has access to our learning and development programme and building an inclusive workplace. We have a weekly ‘Staying Connected Calendar’ which is full to the brim of training you can get involved in, inspiration sessions hosted by external partners to check out and wellbeing classes and tips and tricks to look after your mind, body and soul. From yoga, Pilates, HIIT, hypnotherapy, a Strava cycling group, 1:1 resilience sessions and trained mental health first aiders. To name a few. Within our office we have a dedicated wellness studio and this year we built a brand new learning lab. Here we host weekly lunchtime lessons that supports iLearn, our learning & development portal home to 100s of sessions for you to access. We're also committed to building an inclusive, equitable and diverse workforce driven by our Inclusion Council and Employee Resource Groups; Roots, Green, Unite, Women @ WT, Families Network and culture club.

Your career development is important to us. Thrive will provide you with the framework and support needed to reach your career aspirations. There really is no shortage of opportunities here for the right person that is prepared to roll their sleeves up, get involved and collaborate with those around them to deliver the best work for our clients and our agency. 

At Wunderman Thompson, we are committed to actively building a diverse, equitable and inclusive workplace where everyone feels welcomed, valued and heard, and is treated with dignity and respect. As leaders and creative partners across industries, it is our responsibility to cultivate an environment reflective of our greatest asset; our people. We believe that this commitment inspires growth and delivers equitable outcomes for everyone as well as the clients and communities we serve.

Wunderman Thompson is a WPP agency.  For more informationplease visit our website and follow Wunderman Thompson on our social channels via Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, and Instagram.  

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