UI Developer - West Midlands

LA International Computer Consultants Ltd
West Bromwich
07 Nov 2017
15 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Our client, a leading well known consultancy, are currently looking for an experienced UI Developer to work on an initial 6 month contract based in the West Midlands.

Applicants MUST have experience with AngularJS 2 in order to be considered

The job requires somebody with the capability to design & use frameworks for front end applications interacting with backend Restful web services.

Our client are looking for a UI Developer who is motivated to combine the art of design with the art of programming.

Responsibilities will include translation of the UX design wireframes/visual design to actual code that will produce visual elements of the application. You will work with the UX designer and bridge the gap between graphical design and technical implementation, taking an active role on both sides and defining how the application looks as well as how it works. Familiarity with containers like Docker a plus.

Applicants must

- understand the value of a "design and test approach" and be able to work with architects in the following capacity
- Understand Enterprise Design Patterns
- Understand how Patterns can be used to generate frameworks, platforms, etc
- Understand and be committed to Test Driven Development and Design.
- know how design translates into reusable, flexible and scalable code.
- be able to communicate and work well with others.
- be able to articulate ideas, designs,& implementations.
- be a self-starter with a willingness to ask questions and willingness to learn.
- be a team player and put the goals of the team first.

Responsibilities will include:

- Develop new user-facing features
- Build reusable code and libraries for future use
- Ensure the technical feasibility of UI/UX designs
- Optimize application for maximum speed and scalability
- Assure that all user input is validated before submitting to back-end
- Collaborate with other team members and stakeholders
Skills and Qualifications
- Proficient understanding of web markup, including HTML5, CSS3
- Basic understanding of server-side CSS pre-processing platforms, such as LESS and SASS
- Proficient understanding of client-side scripting and JavaScript frameworks, including jQuery
- Good understanding of JavaScript libraries and frameworks, such as AngularJS, KnockoutJS, BackboneJS, ReactJS, DurandalJS
- Good understanding of asynchronous request handling, partial page updates, and AJAX
- Basic knowledge of image authoring tools, to be able to crop, resize, or perform small adjustments on an image. Familiarity with tools such as as Gimp or Photoshop is a plus.
- Proficient understanding of cross-browser compatibility issues and ways to work around them.

LA International Computer Consultants Ltd is an HMG Approved Consultancy and operates as an IT & Engineering Consultancy or as an Employment Business & Agency, depending upon the precise nature of the work, for security cleared jobs or non-clearance vacancies, we welcome applications from all sections of the community and from people with diverse experience and backgrounds. Award Winning LA International Computer Consultants Ltd (Recruiter Awards for Excellence - Best IT, Best Public Sector & Gold Awards) and the most prestigious award that any business can receive The Queens Award for Enterprise: International Trade 2015.
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