Front End Developer

Educover UK Ltd Trading As Nineteen Recruitment Services
08 Mar 2018
17 Mar 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
On behalf of our client, an exciting and rapidly growing digital product and design agency in Manchester, we are recruiting an experienced Front End Developer.

Due to continued growth of key accounts our client is looking for a new team member to help shape the future of this exciting agency. They require a Developer who is genuinely passionate about crafting exceptional products and services. This is a full time and permanent opportunity working 37.5 hours per week. There is some potential for flexible working but the core working hours are 10am-4pm.Your background will predominantly be in front-end development but you'll have an appreciation of the full technical stack and project process in order to work collaboratively with our client's strategists, designers and back-end developers. You see connections in the products or services you experience day-to-day that others don’t and get huge satisfaction in finding graceful ways of articulating them. Jumping straight into the deep end to help solve real business problems with the support of a great team is an everyday experience. Whether you are at another agency or client-side, you'll be used to working to tight deadlines, collaboratively within the team.

SkillsYou should be able to demonstrate:

A proficient understanding of creating semantic markup with HTML5.An understanding of CSS pre-processing platforms, such as SASS and LESS.Experience with task runners such as Gulp/Grunt.A proficient understanding of client-side scripting and JavaScript frameworks, including jQuery.A good understanding of advanced JavaScript libraries and frameworks, such as AngularJS, KnockoutJS, BackboneJS, ReactJS etc.A proficient understanding of cross-browser compatibility issues.Confident with design software such as Adobe Photoshop and Sketch.A good understanding of SEO principles and how to adhere to them.At least 3 years of experience working on digital projects.An excellent portfolio showcasing digital design work.Creative mind, collaboration skills and a desire to learn.Experience building sites to at least a AA standard.Proficient with source control systems such as Git and various branching methodologies.ResponsibilitiesWorking with the wider team to create compelling, usable products and services that translate research and insights, satisfy user needs and fulfills business goals.Developing digital design solutions across web and mobile, for a broad range of industries.Work closely with the UX and content experts to create design solutions that satisfy the needs of the business and the end user.Create interactive prototypes to bring work to life.Work closely with design and UX to ensure the design vision is successfully considered throughout implementation stage.Share knowledge, trends and best practices with other team members.WordPress knowledge is desirable.Does this sound like you? If so and you are excited about this opportunity, we advise you to apply without delay as the vacancy is time sensitive.
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