Front End Developer

Vacancy Filler
£30000 - £35000/annum 24 days holiday plus bank holidays
18 Jun 2017
17 Jul 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Reporting to the Lead Developer, the post-holder will be responsible for implementing all visual elements that users see and interact with in web and mobile applications. Assisting with the initial brief, architecture and design of UI/UX. Ensuring high quality reusable code by following industry best practices and contributing, if possible to all areas of the development process to drive innovation.


* Develop new user-facing features providing engaging and easy to use interfaces to the end user for both web and mobile applications.
* Build reusable code and libraries. Where possible following industry standards to maintain future compatibility.
* Contribute to UI/UX design decisions in order to create the best user experience possible.
* Ensure the technical feasibility of UI/UX designs maintaining the usability and stability of the application.
* Optimize applications for maximum speed and scalability.
* Assure that all user input is validated before submitting to back-end to maintain data integrity.
* Collaborate with other team members and stakeholders in order to share ideas, take briefs and contribute to all aspects of the business if possible.
* Proactively seek out new technologies, if viable present a case to the business and actively promote their use.
* In conjunction with the lead developer, identify areas of improvement and help implement actions if required.

Skills and Experience

* Able to work alone using own initiative to solve problems and complete tasks.
* A good communicator, able to liaise confidently and deal with a variety of people including team members and clients, face to face, in writing and on the telephone.
* Organised, focused and self-determined.
* Possess a positive attitude and be committed to high standards of work.
* Have good knowledge of current web and mobile technologies and standards.
* Be competent in the following languages:

* CSS3
* Working knowledge of CSS Pre-Processors, Unit Testing and Front-End Build Tools.
* Able to implement responsive design using Bootstrap or similar CSS Frameworks.
* Must be willing to self-educate both during working hours and on own time in order to stay up to date with rapidly changing internet technologies

* Commercial experience within the industry.
* Experience with developing native mobile applications.
* Knowledge of Microsoft Azure services.
* Knowledge of the underlying architecture and services involved in deploying internet based applications.

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