Web Developer - Front End

Recruiter
Recruitment Genius
Location
Birmingham, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
15 Jul 2019
Closes
03 Aug 2019
Ref
1208671624
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
This Birmingham based agency is focused on making the world a better place by enabling good decision making through powerful storytelling. If you care about people making the right decisions in life, then this is the place for you. Join a team of 50+ professionals in a bright, new open plan office space in the Jewellery Quarter.

They are looking for a keen and passionate front end web developer with an eye for detail and a flair for creative solutions. You will have a good understanding and experience of both web design and web development processes, including planning, responsive design and testing, and you will have a passion for new challenges and learning new skills.

Main duties and responsibilities
- To liaise with other teams around the business including digital designers and research consultants to understand requirements and ensure the final product delivers the intended message.
- To plan and deliver front end website functionality including building layout and structure of websites in HTML, styling elements and developing bespoke design using CSS and JavaScript; working with frameworks such as bootstrap, jQuery and Modernizr.
- To communicate with clients in a professional manner and offer advice and support as well as assisting clients by carrying out ad-hoc amends and updates to existing websites.
- To carry out essential testing of websites and new features. - This includes cross browser testing as well as testing on a variety of devices ensuring everything works as intended and delivers a consistent user experience.
- To work collaboratively with the team by both offering and seeking support, advice and insight in order to make every product they create better than its predecessor.

Required skills
- Eye and passion for detail
- Experienced in HTML, CSS and JavaScript
- Good understanding of developing responsive websites and experience carrying out cross-browser as well as cross-platform testing
- A creative flair and passion for digital design
- Excellent communication skills
- Ability to plan your own work effectively and prioritise your workload

Desirable skills
- Good understanding of key design principles such as typography and layout
- Experience using latest CSS3 concepts such as keyframes, transforms and advanced layout features
- Experience of developing intuitive UI interaction features using jQuery or other JavaScript frameworks
- Some knowledge of Object-Oriented programming
- Some insight into CSS preprocessors such as less or sass

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