Front End Developer

Location: Oxfordshire
Job Type: Permanent
Discipline: Software Development
Reference: HD5
Front End Developer

This Oxford-shire position for a Front End Developer is best suited for an experienced UI developer, who will be joining the User Experience team on a permanent basis. The role requires, you to work in several different projects which vary from size and length of the projects, to achieve the best possible results. The Ideal Front End Developer must be organised, self-motivated, ambitious and be able to use their own initiative and passion to complete the required workload.

Duties and Responsibilities
• Help with the preparation of technical and functional specification documents
• Work alongside back end developers to troubleshoot issues and implement solutions
• Assist towards procedures, processes and technical approaches for the UI team
• UI development of web products for numerous brands across a variety of sectors
• Translate designs into fully responsive, pixel perfect websites
• Provide solution support and communicate with client
• Collaborate with project team with scoping, time estimates and requirement capture

All candidates must bring along a portfolio of development, to demonstrate up to date experience

Skills and Experience
Candidates must have the following skills and experience
• High level of communication
• Knowledge of source control (git)
• Experience of using native JavaScript
• Advanced knowledge of HTML, JavaScript, CSS3
• Previous experience with front end build tools (gulp, grunt, Rollup, Webpack etc)
• Capability of using terminal/command line
• Good grasp of optimisation best practices and performance
• Commitment to for writing clean, semantic, performant code
It is desirable candidates have these skills and experience but not essential
• Experience of working with content management systems
• Working with pattern libraries
• Capability to craft animation, interactions and transitions
• Knowledge of accessibility standards and SEO best practices
• Understanding of UX and design principles (sketch, photoshop, Illustrator)
• Knowledge of JavaScript framework (react, angular, vue) integration with rest APIs and .NET environment

What you get in return
• Vibrant office and team spirit
• £40,000 - £50,000
• Flexible environment – you will be an individual and not just another number
• Oxfordshire

Note: Please attach a portfolio of development work or examples to illustrate your knowledge and experience within the field

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