Web Designer / Front end Developer

Recruiter
Resource Techniques
Location
North West London
Salary
£30,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted
20 Apr 2017
Closes
20 May 2017
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
About the role:

We are an award winning website design agency, with offices based in North West London, NW4. We are seeking an experienced web designer to join our growing design team - You will be working on new projects and be responsible for the full project work cycle, from initial concept to finished product. We have a strong ethic for innovation and actively encourage both new creative strategies and technical solutions.

Required skills/experience:

  • Proficient understanding of web markup, including HTML5, CSS3
  • Proficient understanding of client-side scripting and JavaScript frameworks, including jQuery
  • basic understanding of code versioning tools, such as GIT
  • Proficient understanding of cross-browser compatibility issues and ways to work around them
  • Basic understanding of server-side CSS pre-processing platforms, such as SASS
  • Experience integrating with server-side code to produce dynamic pages
  • Good understanding of Web Accessibility
  • Some experience in AJAX techniques
  • Able to work as a team with our in-house Designer to consult on design and layouts from a coding perspective
  • Good understanding of SEO principles and ensuring that application will adhere to them.
  • Responsive Web Design (RWD)
  • Basic knowledge of image authoring tools, to be able to crop, resize, or perform small adjustments on an image. Familiarity with tools such as Photoshop
  • Familiarity with browser testing and debugging
Desirable but not required:

  • UI Design
  • Knowledge of working with JavaScript frameworks to create rich interactive content 
  • Knowledge of HTML Email best practice
  • ASP.net
  • MVC Architecture
The role on a day to day basis will include - Producing concept designs for new clients, develop these concepts to finished RWD sites, develop and maintain existing sites. Additionally an understanding of best SEO practices, UX experience and accurate clean compliant coding are required.

About you:

We are looking for an experienced professional, able to demonstrate success with a proven track record within the design industry. The successful candidate will be a self-starter, motivated, fast learner, have excellent verbal and written communication skills and a keen knowledge of web based technologies.

Please email in your CV including a portfolio of any work you have we can see and we will be in touch if you are suitable for the role. We look forward to speaking with you.