Front End Developer – Doncaster / Thorne

We are currently recruiting for an experienced Front End Developer to work at the Head Office based at Thorne, near Doncaster. Working in a busy Development Team, reporting to the Web Development Manager, you will be working closely with other team members to work on both internal systems as well as external customer facing websites. You will need to be client focused and understand the importance of ensuring products work effectively.

You will be part of a team of like-minded, passionate and high performing developers who strive to innovate and create amazing sites that users will love. We are currently in the process of migration our current platforms from a CodeIgniter codebase to a more robust Laravel and Drupal framework/API solution.

Key Responsibilities / Duties:

  • Ensure product and application perform above minimum standards
  • Constantly refining the codebase
  • Defects and time-to-fix defects are low
  • Develop strong relationships with other departments
  • Improve all systems
  • Continuous development of the company websites
  • Experience Required:

  • Able to create website designs from concept to high fidelity mockups as well as the creation of additional graphical elements as required
  • Able to hand code CSS, SASS, HTML and create standards compliant responsive web pages
  • Able to use Javascript and/or JQuery, VueJS or React to create interactive web pages
  • Creating visually appealing web pages and interfaces
  • Creating, editing or modifying templates for CMS or web development framework
  • Programming interaction with Javascript and/or library such as JQuery, VueJS or React
  • Testing cross-browser, cross-platform, and/or cross-device compatibility for inconsistencies
  • Testing for compliance to specified standards such as accessibility standards in the clients regions or domain
  • Skills Required:

    Essential

  • Photoshop / Illustrator / Sketch
  • HTML5
  • CSS (SASS)
  • Good working knowledge of Javascript/Ajax
  • Working knowledge of Git version control
  • Knowledge of build tools (Gulp/Grunt)
  • Responsive Design
  • Wireframing
  • Mockups
  • Desirable

  • Qualification or experience in software/web development or related discipline
  • Working knowledge of a Javascript framework/library (VueJS, React, BackBone)
  • Usability tests
  • Knowledge of website optimisation and A/B testing
  • Conducting observational user testing, or reviewing designs against usability heuristics
  • Benefits:

  • Free car parking
  • Within walking distance of the train station
  • On site canteen
  • Competitive salary dependent on experience – £25,000 - £30,000
  • Industry leading career progression opportunities
  • Pension scheme
  • Key Information

    Location

    Head Office Omega Boulevard


    Closing Date

    2018-12-31

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