CSS Intern

GForces is one of Europe’s largest specialist automotive digital agencies. We’re also a leading supplier of internet software and services. We work directly with vehicle manufacturers, over half of the UK’s top 200 automotive retailers, independent dealers, European operations and the Middle East’s largest vehicle distributors. GForces are a global agency with the reach, knowhow and experience to enhance automotive brands and businesses so they perform at their best online.

Our digital-orientated focus helps our clients nurture more dynamic, productive relationships with their customers. At the same time, our utilisation of the most productive offline channels further expands what we can offer and deliver. We develop data-driven marketing strategies that meet the challenges of delivering to today’s connected and informed consumers and that exceed expectations.  If you think you can help us achieve that and more, then we look forward to hearing from you!


The Role

A CSS Intern will need to be competent in hand-coding CSS, HTML, Adobe Photoshop and have experience with JQuery. The candidate will have experience developing for Desktop, tablet and Mobile devices and have experience of web and accessibility standards (W3C). You will need to provide examples of your work such as freelance, university projects or online portfolio. The key task is to be able to recreate designs to a pixel-perfect standard, demonstrating a keen attention to detail.


Key Responsibilities

        Liaising with designers and project managers to ensure that client expectations are met

        Taking Designs from Adobe Photoshop and recreating them as pixel-perfect websites demonstrating a keen eye for detail

        Producing deployment quality work that is largely bug-free

        Testing your work in the most popular browsers, on the most popular tablet and mobile devices

        Attending regular website audits to critique work and develop new techniques for delivering high quality websites

        Complete QA bug fixes to your own work

Job Specification

Technical Requirements:

•    HTML

•    CSS

•    W3C

•    HTML

•    Cross Browser Testing

•    Responsive Web Design (RWD)


Foundation level:

•    Adobe Photoshop

•    Frontend Frameworks

•    Cross-browser behaviour and compatibility issues

•    Email templating

•    Media Queries

•    Grid Systems


Entry level:

•    Content Management Systems

•    Developing for WordPress

•    Javascript (JQuery)


Desirable but not required:

•    Pre-Processors

•    JIRA

•    File Versioning

•    Graphic Design

•    PHP


Behavioural Competencies & Skills

•    Attention to detail to produce pixel-perfect implementation of Designs

•    Strong IT skills

•    An interest in front end development and a desire to develop your knowledge in this area.

•    Ambition to learn, improve and exceed daily within your role

•    Comfortable working in a fast-paced and targeted environment

•    Clear, concise and structured thinker

•    Drive for excellent results

•    A team player






Office Based - Bearsted, Kent





Position Reports To

Head of CSS



§  25 days holiday plus birthday off

§  Up to 5 additional days holiday for long service

§  GForces group pension plan

§  Discounted health care package

§  Preferential car buying rates

§  Childcare vouchers

§  Perkbox employee discount scheme

§  Enhanced maternity and paternity  

§  Quarterly appraisals and development planning

§  Regular socials and company events

§  Fruit before 9am

§  Flexible hours