Mobile App / Front End Developer

Recruiter
MW Recruitment Ltd
Location
London (Greater)
Posted
30 Sep 2017
Closes
03 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Mobile App/ Front End Developer

Job Description

The client

Our client is an exciting digital platform and start-up that provides a one stop shop for contractors and recruiters. Focused on providing the best contracting talent within the Financial, Law and Technology sectors we provide a smart search based on contractor skills and a bespoke algorithm. The platform is also a space for interesting research and experimentation. They use cutting edge technologies and are constantly looking for ways to provide a unique and useful service.

The role

You will work closely with designers as well as back-end engineers to help improve and develop the mobile app and front-end platform. You will have a keen eye for detail and experience with wrangling code that works on all major platforms (including Internet Explorer). You will liaise with both colleagues and clients with a positive attitude and are always willing to help if you feel able. You will have a curiosity for technology and a willingness to learn new things. You will be expected to learn emerging technologies and evaluate their effectiveness within the platform. You will be given the freedom to perform experimental research and pursue the very latest technologies, they are not afraid to use new technology and you will be comfortable in that environment.

Core personal skills

- Clear written and spoken communication in English

- Punctuality and strong working ethic

- Love of front-end development

- Keen eye for detail

Core technical skills

- Experience in building mobile app (iOS and Android) using existing API from a web platform

- Working knowledge of relevant front end languages: React Native, VUE, Web Component, HTML, CSS & Javascript

- Experience using CSS pre-processors like SASS or LESS

- Experience handling cross browser concerns and older browsers

Main responsibilities

- Working within a development team and providing clear time estimates for work undertaken

- Experience with technologies and frameworks like React Native, VUE, JQuery, Web components or Angular JS

- Using GIT for version control and collaborating with other developers

- Experience working on single page applications

- Producing clean and maintainable code

- Writing functional and unit tests

Ideal candidate

- The ideal candidate will have demonstrated clear ability with a GitHub page (with recent code commits)

- Experience developing large multi user platforms

- Maintains a high awareness of industry trends

- Comfortable writing functional and unit tests

- Have 5+ years professional experience

This is a fantastic opportunity for an ambitious IT development professional seeking their next challenge.

Please contact me ASAP for further information.