Senior Front End Web Developer

Recruiter
Confidential
Location
Oxfordshire
Salary
Competitive
Posted
17 Oct 2020
Closes
14 Nov 2020
Sector
IT
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Senior Front End Web Developer

Remote working initially - 2 days/week in the office post-lockdown

Permanent

The Senior Front End Web Developer is responsible for developing, updating, and maintaining front end solutions for our client's web properties, this includes the Company's main website plus client portal sites including Online Quotes & Online Questionnaires.

Working closely with the UX Designer, Website Designer, and alongside Back End Developers, the Front End Web Developer will be responsible for delivering high quality, efficient code which conforms to modern web standards.

Accountabilities:

Discuss and agree with the Web Development Manager (and any project stakeholders) the scope of each project/task
Responsibility for delivering projects to agreed specification and deadlines
Ensure smooth running of each project by contributing to regular catch-up meetings with the UX Designer, Website Designer and development team
Keep track of progress and ensure deadlines are met
Follow agile best practices using a sprint approach
Planning at the outset of each project to agree timescales and deliverables
Responsibility for the adherence to agreed web standards and best practice
Ensure that user acceptance testing is carried out and any changes from feedback are implemented
Responsibility for client-side website performance using tools such as Lighthouse
Ensure the site is technically optimisedBackground & Experience

Extensive experience of front end web development
Detailed knowledge of vanilla JavaScript and modern JavaScript frameworks with excellent understanding of CSS and HTML5
Experience of setting and coding to front end development standards
Experience of CMS and building large scale web solutions
Experience or knowledge of version control systems (preferably GIT) and team workflows
Ability to break complex projects down into achievable tasks to reach the project goals
Keen interest in the latest front end development techniques and frameworks
High level of attention to detail and a passion for delivering outstanding work considering accessibility, usability, performance and creating the overall end user experience
Have a passion for self development and to proactively improve knowledge and learn from experiences
A strong team player who is comfortable working independently but also share ideas and adopt best practices
Stakeholder management and influencing skills across multiple stakeholder groupWeb Development Skills

Latest best practices for HTML5, CSS3 and JavaScript
Experience of AMP HTML implementation
Experience of front end website performance optimisation using tools such as Lighthouse
Experience of solution setup and automated front end build processes using tools such as GulpProject People is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy

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