Senior Front End Developer / Web Developer

Recruiter
Guru Careers
Location
Central London
Salary
£60000 - £70000 Per Annum
Posted
25 Jul 2018
Closes
22 Aug 2018
Ref
CD-GCE2656A
Contact
Chris Downes
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Senior Front End Developer / Web Developer

We are working with a fantastic full service creative agency near London Bridge and they are looking for a new Senior Front End Developer / Web Developer addition to their development team. The Senior Front End Developer / Web Developer will be proficient in a wide range of interactive technologies. You will be an experienced Senior Front End Developer / Web Developer with good knowledge of new and emerging technology and trends. They want someone who will shape creative projects from conception through to development. The Senior Front End Developer / Web Developer will deliver high quality clean code and easy to understand to allow internal and external partners to collaborate.

The Senior Front End Developer / Web Developer will have strong technical knowledge to define and deliver technical solutions. You will also be comfortable to lead projects on occasions.

The Senior Front End Developer / Web Developer will have the following experience:

  • HTML and CSS development skills and familiarity with CSS pre-processors like SASS or Less;
  • Good JavaScript skills: candidate should be comfortable using Node.js, ES2015 / ES6, Common JS and a modern JS framework like React;
  • Knowledge of HTML email best practice;
  • SQL Server design and development skills;
  • A good understanding of web application security and secure development principles;
  • Familiar working with common hosting platforms such as AWS, Azure and Heroku;
  • Experience scoping and planning complex projects;
  • Familiar with Agile principles and practices and the pragmatic application of these in delivering digital project;
  • Experience working with Git for source control;
  • Extensive hands-on experience using creative tools, including: Photoshop, Illustrator, Azure, InDesign and Sketch;
  • Unit testing and BDD;
  • Capable of jumping in to help solve complex problems with hands-on development;
  • The ability to solve problems, strong time management, organisational skills, meeting tight deadlines, as well as multi-tasking effectively;
  • Strong communication skills - both written and verbal – and demonstrable ability to communicate complex technical information to other teams across the agency, in an easy-to-understand way;
  • Able to work in a collaborative creative environment;
  • A desire to learn about the clients' business and competitor activities.

Project Responsibilities:

  • Work closely with the Technical Lead and Digital Designer to prototype, iterate and develop functional user interfaces at low and high fidelity;
  • Regularly take part in reviews of our current projects, development approach and tools in use to ensure we are constantly striving for and attaining technical excellence;
  • Involvement in project setup and understanding of cost proposal and appreciation of agency profitability;
  • Review project profitability and points of failure;
  • Contributing to documentation (instructional, pitch and technical specification).


The ideal Senior Front End Developer / Web Developer will be passionate about all things digital.

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