Front End Web Developer

West Malling
16 May 2018
15 Jun 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Front End Web Developer

Location: West Malling, ME19 4YU

Salary: £24,000 - £28,000 per annum

About the company:

Our client are a North Kent based design agency who specialise in developing websites that find the perfect balance between being technically accomplished whilst looking exceptionally beautiful.

The role of Front End Web Developer:

As a Front End Web Developer you will be responsible for supporting existing clients as well as developing new websites. To do this you will be involved in all stages of a project lifecycle from concept and ideation through to building and supporting the build after delivery. You'd be working with clients as diverse as International watch brands to jazz and river festivals!

Duties of the Front End Web Developer:

    Developing high quality front-end code for new builds and maintaining and developing existing sites.Contributing to the general standard of front-end development within the company and taking ownership of improving and maintaining this to a good standard.Advising on front-end best practices and ideal approaches and techniques to use on projects.

    Requirements of the Front End Web Developer:

      3 years+ commercial development experienceSolid understanding of HTML and CSS3, jQuery (or vanilla JS)Experience using SASS (OOCSS and BEM notation)Knowledge of the Twig templating engineStrong front-end knowledge, including responsive web developmentStrong understanding with version control using GitAwareness of compatibility pitfalls with older browsersProgressive enhancement and responsive design techniquesKnowledge of best practices for web performance, accessibility and usabilityUnderstanding of UI/UX design process and design best practicesExperience building eCommerce websitesCuriosity about new technologies, eager to learn new thingsExperience with NPM, Bower, and grunt (Desirable)Understanding of PHP, bonus if it's with CraftCMS (Desirable)Knowledge of SEO best practices (Desirable)

      Front End Web Developer Benefits:

        20 days holiday plus bank holidays. In addition, they close the office for the Christmas week.Free onsite parkingDiverse range of clients and projectsContinued Professional Development and career progressionPension scheme

        If you meet the requirements and feel that this Front End Web Developer role is right for you then please apply today!

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