Senior / Lead Frontend Web Developer

Location
England, Nottinghamshire, Nottingham
Salary
£30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted
18 Oct 2016
Closes
01 Nov 2016
Ref
00060308
Contact
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Sector
IT
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
This digital creative agency specialises in web design and development, with an impressive and varied client base. They have been established for 20 years. They are looking for an experienced and talented Web Developer to join their growing team.

Do you want to work with a wide range of clients, from well-known brands to exciting startups? Are you interested in developing your own skills whilst helping to build a growing development team?

You'll work on stimulating and varied projects from ecommerce to CMS sites, across a range of clients. As a talented and enthusiastic Web Developer you'll be interested in progressing your development knowledge and working towards a certification in Magento 2.

Essential skills
- Outstanding HTML, CSS and JS
- Excellent understanding of cross-browser quirks
- Experience turning Photoshop documents into responsive markup
- Experience of CSS preprocessors (SASS / LESS)
- Experience of JavaScript task runners (grunt, gulp)
- Experience of version control, preferably Git
- Understanding of graceful degradation/progressive enhancement
- Strong communication skills
- An appetite for personal learning and development, and an interest in the state and shape of the frontend industry.

Desirable skills
- Framework knowledge eg jQuery, AngularJS
- Knowledge of PHP/MySQL
- Magento experience
- Experience with other PHP based CMS, for example WordPress / Expressionengine
- Experience with JS unit testing frameworks
- Experience with deployment workflows
- A good understanding of Linux-based hosting environments
- A working understanding of internet architecture.

Key responsibilities
- Working in a professional and creative environment, this role involves:
- Mentoring and collaborating with members of the team
- Helping them in shaping their frontend solutions and process
- Interpreting and helping to write requirement briefs, specifications, wireframes and designs
- Realising designs in HTML/CSS/Javascript
- Occasionally developing web applications using new technologies such as Angular
- Advise account handlers and clients on frontend solutions and practices
- Problem solving issues on existing sites.