Senior Frontend Developer

James Andrews Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Civic Centre, UK
Closing date
26 Sep 2020

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Technology & New Media
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Our client, a forward thinking and award winning organisation based in Manchester, is currently recruiting for a Senior Front End Developer on a two year fixed term contract. This is a fantastic position which will present the successful candidate with the opportunity to use their creative talents in a dynamic, fast-paced environment to design, improve and keep up our clients' websites from layout to function. You'll have the opportunity to become a major contributor and work with different departments on various web projects.

Their software development team builds and supports a range of products using the latest Microsoft Tooling, including:
  • A number of websites which combine the latest google maps APIs along with typescript, CSS, HTML, C#, Umbraco and integration with Dynamics 365 CRM.
  • Digital online service for customers
  • A number of internal business applications

Salary: £43,955 - £49,157

Hours of work: 36.25, Monday to Friday (mixed onsite and home working)

Benefits include:
  • 31 days holiday plus bank holidays
  • Flexible working
  • Ability to accrue 6 days additional flexi leave
  • Pension - 4% individual, 8% company contribution
  • Cash back Healthcare plan
  • Free Gym and Swim at selected leisure Group
  • Excellent training and development opportunities

  • Hit the ground running, own and lead front-end development, shaping products and processes to be industry-leading
  • Work closely with inhouse digital marketing team (including UI/UX designer), bringing their designs to life
  • Measure and improve site performance from a technical angle
  • Write light-weight web pages that will load quickly and not keep customers waiting too long
  • Work in a sprint but also manage individual project priorities, deadlines and deliverables
  • Introduce to the team some of the latest technologies that you have used or would like to use like e.g. docker, Kubernetes, framework
  • This role will also provide the opportunity to mentor or manage junior members of the team

  • Strong front end developer who can take wireframes and convert them to actual working web pages
  • Hands-on experience in using current trends and best practices in front-end architecture, including performance optimization, accessibility, and usability
  • Verifiable experience in building, optimising and performance improvements of websites
  • Experience in designing customer journeys
  • Knowledge of SEO
  • Verifiable mastery in html, CSS (with BEM notation would be great), bootstrap, Sass, Visual Studio code, JavaScript, Typescript, front end build pipelines
  • Experience of debugging using JavaScript-based tools like Chrome Developer Console
  • Experience of using code versioning tools, such as Git or Azure Git and Azure DevOps
  • Other great front-end ideals, tools and frameworks that you have used would be beneficial
  • Good problem solving, communication and interpersonal skills
  • Microsoft Stack experience with one or more of Sharepoint (especially for document management), Dynamics 365, Power BI and the Power Platform (MS Forms, Power Automate / Flow and Power Apps) would be advantageous
  • Skills and/or experience of writing SQL queries

For further information on the position, please email enquiries to

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