Opia

  • Newcastle upon Tyne, UK

Opia is a global creative sales promotion consultancy. Our compelling promotional campaigns differentiate products, drive sales, increase margins and enhance brand recognition.

Our unique approach means we can offer the kind of bold assurances that our competitors can't – always ensuring biggest possible impact and lowest possible risk.

We continue to invest in research, surveys, business standards and online security, helping us unearth opportunities for our business partners, now and in the future.

£1,250 - £1,875 weekly
Opia London, UK
Mar 20, 2020
Full time
We're looking for a talented frontend developer to join our team, supporting our continued growth and technology strategy. This is a varied role where you'll work on projects crossing all our development teams on top of our Vue.js-based frontend stack.                      You will primarily be focused on building the frontends for Opia's internal microservice-based platform, Opia Cloud, contributing to our goal of optimising workflows and improving efficiency of users across the business.                      Additionally, you will also build frontends for our client campaigns, where the user interfaces you work on will be seen by millions of users each year, for some of the world's largest tech companies.   Essential experience Expert in JavaScript Expert in Vue.js or React State management libraries (Vuex or Redux) Single page applications Unit testing Expert in HTML & CSS CSS Architectures (BEM, SMACSS, ITCSS, OOCSS) CSS Preprocessors (SCSS, SASS or LESS) Accessibility standards (WCAG 2.1) Other desirable skills include: TypeScript Webpack Environment Our development teams include experts in every aspect of software engineering, who you'll be able to learn from and bounce ideas off. Growth of our people is a core value at Opia; we understand that your learning is never finished, which is why you'll be given a generous annual Personal Development Budget to spend on books, training courses, conferences, and more. In addition, we sponsor local developer meetups, and encourage our team to take part in regular internal developer conference days. We're located just behind the Sage in Gateshead, making the office an easy commute from local transport, and a short walk into Newcastle City Centre.
£1,250 - £1,875 weekly
Opia London, UK
Mar 20, 2020
Full time
We're looking for an experienced PHP developer to join our back-end development team. This team develops all the internal platforms and APIs which support our other development team and the wider business.                                       Who You'll Be   You can expect to work on a wide variety of projects, ranging from financial payment and reporting systems, to optical character recognition and logistics solutions. Given the nature of these systems we have a focus on quality, which drives our culture of high quality, automated testing, continuous delivery, and high availability.   Essential experience PHP (inc. PHP 7.0+)MySQL Object oriented design principles Web application design/architecture patterns Unit testing in PHP Linux (Debian) Modern PHP frameworks, and the PHP FIG Git Vagrant or Docker Any experience with the below would be advantageous, but not essential Queues and worker processes in PHP Web application security Client-side JavaScript frameworks (particularly Vue.js) IaaS (AWS or Rackspace) Continuous delivery Docker orchestration tools (eg. Kubernetes, Mesos)  
£35,000 - £50,000 yearly
Opia Newcastle upon Tyne
Mar 17, 2020
Full time
Responsibilities   We’re looking for an experienced PHP developer to join our back-end development team. This team develops all the internal platforms and APIs which support our other development team and the wider business. You can expect to work on a wide variety of projects, ranging from financial payment and reporting systems, to optical character recognition and logistics solutions. Given the nature of these systems we have a focus on quality, which drives our culture of high quality, automated testing, continuous delivery, and high availability.   Education, Skills, Experience  PHP (inc. PHP 7.0+)  MySQL  Object oriented design principles  Web application design/architecture patterns  Unit testing in PHP  Linux (Debian)  Modern PHP frameworks, and the PHP FIG  Git  Vagrant or Docker  Queues and worker processes in PHP  Web application security  Client-side JavaScript frameworks (particularly Vue.js)  IaaS (AWS or Rackspace)  Continuous delivery  Docker orchestration tools (eg. Kubernetes, Mesos)    
£30,000 - £40,000 yearly
Opia London, UK
Mar 17, 2020
Full time
We're looking for an experienced Business Intelligence Engineer to join our Business Intelligence team, building solutions to connect key data from Opia's various back-end systems with business users to deliver insights.     Responsibilities   Your key responsibilities will focus on ETL; implementing the technical solutions to collect data from our various internal and third-party systems and making that data available to our teams to derive key insights. You will work alongside the Head of Technology to implement solutions and build our Business Intelligence roadmap.                         Although the Business Intelligence team is fairly new within Opia, you will be working as part of the larger development team and will have the opportunity to gain exposure to all aspects of our technology stack. You'll be given the creative freedom to bring your own ideas and solutions to the table. You won't just be given pre-defined solutions to implement, you'll be given the business goals and will work together with key stakeholders within the business to design the best solution. Our existing BI solutions are based on the Microsoft Power BI stack, so experience with that is essential.   Experience Power BI Confidence with at least 1 programming language MySQL, Postgres, or other SQL databases Version control (Git) Proficient with Excel Any experience with the below would be advantageous, but not essential: Good understanding of HTTP and web APIs Developing Power BI Custom Connectors Experience using the M language Understanding of Tabular Modelling Experience with ETL Procedures The Environment Our development teams include experts in every aspect of software engineering, who you'll be able to learn from and bounce ideas off. Growth of our people is a core value at Opia; we understand that your learning is never finished, which is why you'll be given a generous annual Personal Development Budget to spend on books, training courses, conferences, and more. In addition, we sponsor local developer meetups, and encourage our team to take part in regular internal developer conference days. We're located just behind the Sage in Gateshead, making the office an easy commute from local transport, and a short walk into Newcastle City Centre. We're open to remote working too. Most of the technical team work in our Newcastle office, but we also have another office in London, and we have a few full-time remote developers.
£25,000 - £35,000 yearly
Opia Shepherd's Bush, London, UK
Mar 12, 2020
Full time
Opia are a marketleading risk managed sales promotion agency. We work with blue chip clients to develop, launch, and run sales promotions on the international stage. We are looking for an experienced designer to join our Digital team based in Gateshead, where you will lead the design and UX for all websites we deliver, which includes working for the world's largest tech brands including Samsung, Google, Huawei, Microsoft, and more. In addition, you will design the interfaces of our core internal product and support delivery of UX improvements. The ideal candidate will have experience working within an agency environment and will have worked closely with UX/frontend developers to implement your design vision. Who You'll Be The essentials you should have experience with include: Fluent in applications such as Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator, InVision, Zeplin & Sketch Able to consider UX when designing Able to create web based visuals for desktop/tablet/mobile viewports Experience working with corporate brand guidelines Able to communicate effectively Attention to detail Able to prioritise workload and meet deadlines Experience Experience with the below would be advantageous, but not essential: Understanding of accessibility on the web (e.g. contrast ratios) Able to storyboard flows through multiple step processes (e.g. web page transitions) Able to design brand collateral including logos, business cards and brand guidelines Basic understanding of HTML and CSS While most of your time will be spent designing websites and applications, you will also be involved in supporting the marketing team. As such, experience with print media design such as flyers or pop up stands, and other sales/marketing material including business cards, presentations, and videos, would be advantageous. The Environment Growth of our people is a core value at Opia; we understand that your learning is never finished, which is why you'll be given a generous annual Personal Development Budget to spend on books, training courses, conferences, and more.  In addition, we sponsor local meetups, and encourage our team to take part in regular internal conference days.We're located just behind the Sage in Gateshead, making the office an easy commute from local transport, and a short walk into Newcastle City Centre.