Front-End Web Developer

Shaw Daniels Solutions
11 Jan 2018
10 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

1 year contract on a fixed salary


Position Overview - Front-End Web Developer

Reporting into the Ecommerce Manager, the Web Developer will play a pivotal role in the specification, execution, and delivery of the architecture and design for an entirely new ecommerce website for the Group.

Working closely with the back-end development team and the UI/UX Designer, the role will take a phased approach introducing new features and functionality to existing Group sites, whilst working on the long-term delivery of one entirely new website.

Whilst fundamentally a Development role, we are looking for someone who has an eye for design and can incorporate user experience into the build.

Principal Responsibilities - Front-End Web Developer

Day-to-day front-end development of a brand-new ecommerce website for the company

Coordinate with digital and ecommerce teams in content editing and site design to provide a clear and professional service

Work closely with Ecommerce Manager to develop new user journeys and components, for desktop and mobile devices

Coordinate with the IT Development team to implement coding best practices and optimise site performance

Ad-hoc technical support and testing on major new website development releases and A/B tests

Work to strict deadlines on content updates and coordinate all approval stages within this part of the process

Assist UAT on development releases on the websites

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

Optimise website for speed and usability

Skills, Knowledge & Experience - Front-End Web Developer

Experience with .NET and C#

Strong programming skills in building and maintaining websites

Proven HTML, CSS, JQuery, Bootstrap and JavaScript development experience

Experience of working in Agile development environments

Experience with Responsive Design

Experience of the Angular framework and jQuery library (preferred)

Knowledge of SEO and web accessibility (preferred)

Hours of Work

Hours: 8.30am – 5.30pm with 1 hour for lunch (Mon-Thurs) and 8.30am – 5.00pm with 30 minutes for lunch (Fri)

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