Front End Developer

Hays Specialist Recruitment Limited
18 May 2017
17 Jun 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Front End Developer job, Bristol, to £20-30k DOE + bens, develop & maintain a range of core brand websites

JavaScript, HTML, CSS, Source Control, Git , SVN, Wordpress, Divi, PHP, RESTful API, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Creative Suite, Premier, After Effects, BDD, TDD, OOP, OOD, responsive web sites, problem solving, developer, front end, web

Your new company
A new job opportunity for an enthusiastic, and creative, Front End Developer to join a global group of companies on a permanent basis in their Bristol office. They are experiencing growth and are investing in their digital presence across a wide range of brands. The job offers excellent scope to make your mark as a Front Developer liaising with senior developers, other areas of the business and clients as part of their new in-house Development & Design team.

Your new role
You will be part of a driven, hands on and talented Digital Marketing, Development and Design team. The web development has very recently been brought in-house and the team is growing. You'll support the Team Lead on developing new websites and enhancing and improving existing products, to enable the business to keep growing its client base and to drive revenue. Your work supports the business in maintaining their lead in a range of highly competitive and fast paced markets, providing the best possible products in collaboration with the wider digital marketing and design team. You'll be developing web pages utilising storyboards and layouts from the design team, ensuring the brand is maintained. You will help to guide more junior team members and will also be required to communicate and liaise with other areas of the business, senior colleagues as well as with clients.

What you'll need to succeed
You'll have proven, hands on commercial experience as a Front End Developer. You'll be confident using PHP, Wordpress, HTML, CSS, JavaScript and have good knowledge of the Adobe Creative Suite in particular of Photoshop. Knowledge of design patterns, caching, coding standards, version control conventions such as Git, SVN as well as video editing such as Premier would be of great benefit. You must be passionate and driven about design, a natural problem solver, with a user focused approach, taking great pride in your work. You are an enthusiastic, adaptable and organised developer, able to work well in a fast changing, fast paced environment and across multiple projects. You'll have a high level of attention to details and experience of working to tight project deadlines, able and willing to support others in making sure that projects are managed and delivered effectively. You will have very good interpersonal skills and be a confident communicator, with both technical and non-technical individuals as you'll need to work collaboratively across the wider business.

What you'll get in return
This is a great opportunity for you to continue to grow in your career. You'll be able to use your existing front end development knowledge and experience, and be able to support and mentor others, helping the team to deliver the best websites. You will be working in a vibrant, friendly and sociable work environment, on a wide range of projects giving lots of variety in your work and giving you the opportunity to enhance your skills. Working hours are 9-5.30 Monday -Friday, and it's smart casual in the week with a dress down day on Fridays. There's a range of benefits including pension, life assurance, childcare vouchers scheme, cycle to work scheme, and staff discounts on products as well as professional and career development in a successful and growing group of companies.

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