Front-End Web Developer - Derby - Permanent - £25,000-£27,000 per annum
This is a genuinely amazing opportunity to join a company specialising in developing cutting edge AR & VR technology used by household name companies across the globe.
The company offers flexible working hours and the opportunity to join a highly successful team of skilful and passionate developers in a modern, relaxed and productive environment.
As a web developer you will utilise web technologies for a variety of applications ranging from web, desktop and mobile. You will deliver robust, scalable applications for a variety of platforms and purposes for our clients. You will also support the wider development team in its mission to improve our products and use of new technology.
Supporting the creation of high-quality web applications and experiences.
Working closely with team members to deliver projects on time, budget and to specification.
Continually refining skills and keeping up-to-date with emerging technologies, techniques and workflows.
Support the further development of software products.
Preferred Skills and requirements:
Strong knowledge of HTML5, CSS3 (SASS), JS to build responsive, data-driven web applications.
Knowledge of NodeJS, Node Package Manager (NPM) and one of the various front-end build tools available such as Grunt/Gulp.
Experience using a front-end framework such as Angular, Vue, React etc.
Experience utilising REST APIs along with the ability to manipulate data from endpoints to drive your applications.
Experience UI testing across multiple devices / orientations / screen sizes and platforms. (IE, Firefox, Chrome, Edge).
Experience developing with WordPress.
Good knowledge of using Git for version control.
Responsive design knowledge along with taking a mobile first approach to web development.
Excellent time management and ability to manage priorities between tasks.
Strong Communication skills, teamwork and proactiveness
Beneficial but non-essential skills:
Knowledge of PHP frameworks and CMS systems. Experience in building server-side systems for web applications using this framework as opposed to websites.
Experience using Docker/Virtualisation software to "spin up" dev environments/deploy to production.
Knowledge and previous experience in building mobile applications using web technologies Cordova/React Native. This also includes knowledge of XCode build processes along with Android Studio.
Knowledge of online/offline caching techniques to ensure applications run in all environments with and without data connections.
Experience using Visual Studio Code.
Experience of WebGL and 3D experiences within a web browser.
Experience with DevOps environments such as Gitlab CI or Azure DevOps.
Key words: Web developer frontend software developer engineer programmer programming
Commutable from: Derby Nottingham Loughborough Burton Upon Trent
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