Web Developer


Who we are:

AlphaSights is the leading global knowledge platform. Our sophisticated technology platform enables our clients, our people, and our experts to connect, collaborate, and transfer globally distributed knowledge faster than ever before. Professionals at investment firms, consultancies, corporations and nonprofits rely on us to connect them seamlessly with knowledgeable domain experts who help enhance their thinking, inform critical decisions and propel their business forward. Founded in 2008, AlphaSights currently employs more than 1,500 professionals in nine offices around the globe and regularly ranks as one of the fastest-growing companies in the world.

The role:

We are looking for an experienced and diligent Web Developer, who takes pride in their work and wants to own the transformation of alphasights.com into a market-leading web experience. The successful candidate will join our high performance Product Design team, within our broader Tech organisation, working with the Director of Product Design to lead the management and evolution of our website. You will be the sole Web Developer, so must be comfortable taking proactive website ownership, working independently, and solving tactical and technical issues resourcefully. If you have a strong passion for web development, and want to work with exceptional colleagues in a high achievement environment, this role is a good fit for you. The role is based in London.

What you’ll do:

  • New website development: Transformation of alphasights.com into a new WordPress website which aligns to our knowledge platform value proposition. You will work with business stakeholders, and our tech and marketing teams to produce an industry-leading web experience across different devices and languages.
  • Ongoing website management: Management of ongoing website updates and improvements required alongside the evolution of AlphaSights’ business model and market positioning.
  • High quality UX/UI delivery: Delivery of a seamless and delightful web experience for users. Across information architecture, graphics, animations, forms, and other interactive elements, you will obsess over the user experience and champion AlphaSights brand and design principles.
  • Web analytics and optimisation: Proactive investigation of website improvement opportunities across load times, search engine optimisation, and evidence-based user session enhancement.
  • Maintenance and troubleshooting: Identification, diagnosis, and resolution of any bugs or questions arising from automated and manual website monitoring. You will need to run regular quality assurance testing covering our API to Greenhouse, site speeds across the globe, 404 error checks and redirects, and usability across desktop and mobile.
  • Security and privacy: Management of website security, e.g. precluding unauthorised access to alphasights.com or The AlphaSights Platform, and ensuring compliance to relevant cookie and data usage regulations.

Who you are:

  • Bachelor’s degree in a tech-relevant field, e.g. Web Development, Web Design, or Computer Science.
  • 1+ years work experience as a Web Developer in a scaled tech company; we’re looking for people who have incredible potential.
  • Technical expertise with HTML, CSS, PHP, and WordPress is essential. Experience with JavaScript is desirable. You should also understand website diagnostic tools, security practices, and Google Analytics.
  • Proven track record – you have a stunning portfolio showcasing a range of websites you have developed, and demonstrating a deep appreciation of mobile-first design and UX/UI principles.
  • Highly driven and proactive – you relentlessly and independently push through hurdles and drive towards excellent outcomes.
  • Meticulous – you hold high standards and have an obsessive attention to detail.

For more information about our team, how we build our tech, and our benefits, visit alphasights.com/careers/alphatech.

Please note that unfortunately, we are unable to sponsor visas for this position. AlphaSights is an equal opportunity employer.