Front End Developer

Recruiter
Jenrick IT
Location
London (Greater)
Posted
16 May 2018
Closes
24 May 2018
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Front End Developer

We care a lot about producing good quality code that solves the most important problems. We use an agile development process along with test-driven development and continuous deployment and have invested heavily in tools to make this work seamlessly.
We support an architecture that handles 30m unique hits a day and growing. We believe that knowledge gained is best shared and encourage pairing. To make this work we have the best possible pairing stations and desk arrangements. We keep an open mind with everything and hold regular retrospectives to take the team pulse and actively pursue making things better.

What will you be doing?

- Develop and maintain consumer, client and internal user interfaces to our flagship Ratings and Reviews platform and APIs.
- Evolve and maintain existing product functionality to improve usability, flexibility, accessibility and performance.
- Provide expertise on front end technologies, libraries and patterns and how they could be used to continuously improve our architecture.
- Work hand in hand with the design team to realise our visual identity.
- Work closely with teams around the business such as sales, client services, professional services etc. to deliver customer requirements.

Skills & Experience

Required:

- 4+ years of experience as a professional web developer in a commercial client driven environment.
- Deep knowledge of front end development (HTML, Javascript and CSS in browsers and also email clients).
- Experience working with JQuery, React and Redux / Flux
- Strong experience of implementing responsive designs.
- Must have experience of front end development in the context of single page web applications as well as pure website development.
- Experience bringing structure to large bodies of CSS with approaches such as BEM and ITCSS.
- Experience with CSS pre-processors (SASS/LESS).
- A passion for technology and a desire to make elegant solutions work.
- A passion for developing compelling user experiences and pushing the technologies to realise them.
- Comfortable working in an agile team using pairing and test driven development.
- Degree level education or equivalent experience.

Desirable:

- Experience with developing in a Ruby on Rails environment.
- Knowledge of client-server communication (REST APIs, GraphQL, WebSockets...).
- Knowledge of other tech in our stack (Angular, Ruby, Elasticsearch, RabbitMQ, AWS).
- Developing for Accessibility.
- A design led background

More details on application
This job was originally posted as www.totaljobs.com/job/81458896

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