Front-End Developer

London (Greater)
From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum +Bupa +Pension +More
02 Dec 2017
08 Dec 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Zaizi is looking for a Front-End Developer who is motivated to combine the art of design with the art of programming. Responsibilities will include translation of the UI/UX design wireframes to actual code that will produce visual elements of the application. You will work with the UI/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.

ResponsibilitiesWork as part of agile teams to 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 QualificationsCurrently valid UK Government Security Clearance

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.

Good understanding of AngularJS.

Good understanding of nodeJS and its ecosystem.

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.

Proficient understanding of code versioning tools, such as Git.

Good understanding of SEO principles and ensuring that application will adhere to them

Desirable experience on UK public sector

Desirable experience on UK Government Design Service (GDS) guidelines and assessments

Please note you must have current valid UK Government Security Clearance, or be eligible for clearance if we apply on your behalf (to be eligible you must have been resident in the UK for the past 5+ years with no criminal record)
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