Senior Front End Developer / Web Developer

Recruiter
Guru Careers
Location
East London
Salary
£55000 - £65000 Per Annum
Posted
18 Sep 2018
Closes
16 Oct 2018
Ref
CD-GCE2775A
Contact
Chris Downes
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Senior Front End Developer / Web Developer

We are working with a fantastic technology and creative agency near Liverpool Street that are looking for a new Senior Front End Developer / Web Developer to join their development team. The Senior Front End Developer / Web Developer will be proficient in a wide range of interactive technologies. You will be an experienced Senior Front End Developer / Web Developer with good knowledge of new and emerging technology and trends. They want someone who will shape creative projects from conception through to development. The Senior Front End Developer / Web Developer will deliver high quality clean code and easy to understand to allow internal and external partners to collaborate.

The Senior Front End Developer / Web Developer will have strong technical knowledge to define and deliver technical solutions. You will also be comfortable to lead projects on occasions.

The Senior Front End Developer / Web Developer will have the following experience:

  • HTML and CSS development skills and familiarity with CSS pre-processors like SASS or Less;
  • Knowledge of HTML email best practice;
  • SQL Server design and development skills;
  • A good understanding of web application security and secure development principles;
  • Experience scoping and planning complex projects;
  • Familiar with Agile principles and practices and the pragmatic application of these in delivering digital project;
  • Experience working with Git for source control;
  • Extensive hands-on experience using creative tools, including: Photoshop, Illustrator, Azure, InDesign and Sketch;
  • Unit testing and BDD;
  • Capable of jumping in to help solve complex problems with hands-on development;
  • The ability to solve problems, strong time management, organisational skills, meeting tight deadlines, as well as multi-tasking effectively;
  • Strong communication skills - both written and verbal – and demonstrable ability to communicate complex technical information to other teams across the agency, in an easy-to-understand way;
  • Able to work in a collaborative creative environment;
  • A desire to learn about the clients' business and competitor activities.


Our client is a .Net / Sitecore / Umbraco site so the successful candidate will be exposed to and able to learn this products.

Project Responsibilities:

  • Work closely with a small team of 2 Front End Developers and one other Senior Developer working on large scale projects
  • Regularly take part in reviews of our current projects, development approach and tools in use to ensure we are constantly striving for and attaining technical excellence;
  • Involvement in project setup and understanding of cost proposal and appreciation of agency profitability;
  • Review project profitability and points of failure;
  • Contributing to documentation (instructional, pitch and technical specification).


The ideal Senior Front End Developer / Web Developer will be passionate about all things digital.

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