Junior-Mid Front End Developer

Reading Room Ltd
13 Nov 2017
16 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Are you looking for your next Front End Developer job and hoping to play your part within the team of an award winning digital agency?

Reading Room comprises two digital agencies – Reading Room and Rippleffect. We work as architects of digital change, helping our clients create new and effective systems suitable for the emerging challenges of modern business.

We are currently looking for a Junior-Mid Frontend Developer. You have probably got at least two years’ experience and looking for your next challenge. In this role, you will join a team of 10 Developers ranging from junior to senior level. Our Front End team is fully supported by our in-house Design/UX team, Front End Team Leads and a Head of Department.

This is a great opportunity to build on your skill set and work alongside a talented team of front end developers that will really help your career development along the way.

You’ll soon be put to work on a number of high-profile client projects, delivering clear requirement specifications and addressing technical risks.

You’ll also be encouraged to contribute to discussions with internal and client teams, and understand how what you do relates to clients’ needs.

The role can either be based in our Liverpool or London offices, depending on the location of the candidate.

What skills would make someone successful in this role;

  • JavaScript, JQuery
  • Responsive design
  • Mobile first
  • Cross browser/device development
  • Working with AA accessibility as a standard
  • GIT
  • Must be a 100% team player

Additional skills that would be nice to have;

  • Unit testing experience
  • Some backend knowledge in either .NET or PHP
  • Bower
  • Grunt, gulp or webpack
  • Wordpress
  • Understanding of atom design patterns
  • Atlassian tool set (Jira, confluence, Bit bucket, Bamboo)
  • Git flow, candidate release
  • Worked with one or more the following CMS’s
    - Magento
    - Drupal
    - Kentico
    - Umbraco
    - Sitecore
About Idox plc

Reading Room is a business unit within Idox Plc. We help our clients develop business strategy; we build communication platforms; create content, and provide design and build services for clients in the UK and across the globe. Fundamental to everything we do is a comprehensive understanding of the clients we work with. This client-centric approach has become central to the way we work.

Idox is the leading applications provider to UK local government for core functions relating to land, people and property, such as its market leading planning systems and election management software. Over 90% of UK local authorities are now customers. Idox provides public sector organisations with tools to manage information and knowledge, documents, content, business processes and workflow as well as connecting directly with the citizen via the web, and providing elections management solutions. It also supplies in the UK and internationally, decision support content such as grants and planning policy information and corporates compliance services. Idox delivers engineering document control, project collaboration and facility management applications to many leading companies in industries such as oil & gas, architecture and construction, mining, utilities, pharmaceuticals and transportation in North America and around the world.

The Group employs over 900 staff located in the UK, the USA, Canada, Europe, India and Australia.

Our approach to work

We work in multi-disciplinary teams to avoid the conveyor-belt approach that is incapable of delivering the complexities of digital projects. We know that digital problem solving requires many different skills and mind-sets.

All our work is based on flexible, agile approaches. This allows us to build, release and test at rapid speeds, updating strategy and research with real-world learning ensures constant improvement to platforms as we build them.

As independent thinkers, we’re free to recommend the right solutions to clients whatever they may be. We are a technology agnostic agency with experience of working with a variety of open source and proprietary technologies including Drupal, Magento, Umbraco, WordPress, Kentico and Sitecore. We have extensive experience of integration with third party systems such as Dynamics, Salesforce, SAP, and Sugar CRM.

The Benefits

This post commands a competitive salary depending upon experience, along with an excellent benefits package.

How to apply

Applicants should submit a CV, and a short cover letter (maximum 500 words - including salary expectation, and current remuneration) explaining why they feel they would be suited to this role.
This job was originally posted as www.cwjobs.co.uk/job/77466418