Senior UX Front End Developer

Recruiter
Networking People Limited
Location
St Albans
Posted
14 Apr 2018
Closes
22 Apr 2018
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Senior UX Front End Developer

My client is high profile retail technology business who is going through major growth at the moment having won a number of prestigious international projects. They are now looking for talented Front End Developer to join them at a very important phase in their continued growth.

Role
You will own and develop platform's design system, partnering with the UX designers and fellow developers. Our design system was born about 2 years ago and is currently used by 18 platform teams, and growing. You will build and maintain our UI component library, building interfaces that are easy to implement and simple to use. You will also ensure the design language is well documented and pixel perfect. You will take an active role in shaping the workflow and processes to create an environment that works for you.

To start with you will be the main contributor to the design system, with the support of fellow developers from all of our offices who volunteer their time into this important project. The project is of high importance to the business and gathered support over time. We expect it to grow further and need you to lead and drive it.

You'll enjoy being part of the team if you like: learning fast (through experimentation, self-motivation etc); being autonomous but able to collaborate (sharing knowledge is important to us); craftsmanship and innovation (we never stop questioning how we can be better).

Skills:

  • Experience working with User Experience Designers
  • Strong understanding of Design Systems and UI Engineering
  • Proactive approach
  • Passion for user experience and accessibility
  • Experience with Angular, Javascript, CSS, Node.js and React
  • A fundamental understanding of automated testing (continuous integration)
  • Comfortable writing production-quality code, and rapid prototyping

Bonus Skills:

  • Experience with Angular JS (migrating it to newer technologies)
  • Knowledge of Typescript

This job was originally posted as www.jobsite.co.uk/job/960533944

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