Senior Digital Front End Developer

Vadis People Service Ltd
Chelmsford, Essex
17 Jun 2017
17 Jul 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Senior Digital Front End Developer - ( Mobile & Web) - Location Chelmsford, Essex

Salary up to c£50,000 + extensive range of benefits including excellent pension scheme, generous holidays and relocation assistance if required.

The Senior Digital Front End Developer post is a new and exciting opportunity to work alongside the Head of Digital and help build and shape our clients digital capabilities. This is an opportunity to add your ideas to a bigger picture whilst collaborating with marketeers, experience strategists and developers to implement the purest code and build the best digital services and sites possible. The post requires someone who is confident they can improve existing solutions and services through technology and laser focus on customer experience.

Working within the Corporate Marketing team you will provide pivotal frontend web, mobile and design support, you will thrive in an environment that is changing and with big ambitions to transform into a genuine digital-first institution. Day-to day you will write HTML5, CSS, JQuery and JS to develop stunning and responsive content for the web based on usability. You can expect to contribute to preparation of designs and ensure the user experience is simple and engaging, working from wireframes and storyboards and building prototypes, undertake website maintenance and enhancements. In addition to your understanding of the SDLC, some back-end integration knowledge will be important, as will your experience operating in agile development teams as it is hoped that you will help educate colleagues in agile practices. Being responsible for interpreting and executing designs, you will need excellent communication
skills and be able to effectively communicate with creative and technical teams equally.

As a Senior Developer you must be a problem solver and a forward-thinking technologist able to adapt quickly to new experience and digital trends and to promote development best practices. You will be expected to demonstrate a strong educational background along with broad technical skills to include the following:

Degree level education
Significant experience delivering high quality and visually appealing web and mobile applications
Strong knowledge of CSS, HTML, PHP and JavaScript
Knowledge of Web Content Management Systems (Sitecore would be advantageous but not essential)
Knowledge of end to end SDLC, .Net and MySQL
Ability to combine technical competence with business and commercial awareness

Our client offers an excellent opportunity to work in an environment where personal growth is very much supported and investment in your training and personal development will be positively encouraged. Depending on your level of experience, you can expect a salary of up to circ £50,000 inclusive of market supplement. In addition the role comes with a host of benefits that include an excellent pension scheme, very attractive holiday entitlement, relocation assistance (where required), flexible working and supported learning programmes.

For further information, please send your CV to Wayne Hawthorne at Vadis People Services Ltd. Vadis are acting in the capacity of an Employment Agency.