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Senior Front-End Developer - HTML5 - JavaScript - CSS

England, London, West London
£45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
21 Nov 2016
19 Dec 2016
Marketing Disciplines
Digital / Online Marketing, Ecommerce
Industry Sector
IT / Technology
Contract Type
Work Experience Level
Agency-side or Client-side
Client Side

Our client, a multi-award winning internet company is looking for a talented and motivated Senior Front-End Developer to shape the future of their next-generation web applications. Annually, they facilitate $2.6 billion worth of trade from over 200 buying companies.

Your role

Joining the agile team of back-end and full-stack developers, you will work closely with designers and product owners. You will play a key role in defining the front-end development strategy, and be responsible for implementation and maintenance of user interfaces and the front-end application layer of all their Web applications.

They are investing in the renovation of the UI and UX layer of the main website, and other business applications. The program has already started to create a completely new mobile responsive website, using the best design patterns and practices, latest CSS and HTML5 features, with a robust JS framework (based on Backbone.js and Require.js).

Your profile

At least 3 years of working experience as a front-end or full-stack developer, strong passion in new technologies, Web and mobile products. BSc or MSc in computer science is desirable.

Required skills

  • Design integration skills, with particular attention on responsive design and ergonomics
  • Strong understanding of web standards, web development principles and techniques (SEO, http protocol, JSON, HTML5 API's, Ajax, Rest, …)
  • Excellent CSS, with possibly Sass and Compass
  • Excellent JavaScript programming skills
  • Experience with JS libraries such as JQuery, RequireJs, Handlebars and at least one JavaScript MV* framework, possibly Backbone
  • Basic PHP knowledge
  • Comfortable using graphics software such as Photoshop or Sketch

Optional and desired

  • Good PHP skills (Zend framework)
  • Design and creative skills are highly desired
  • Cross platform frameworks such as Cordova
  • Knowledge of TypeScript
  • Other programming languages such as Java, .Net or Python