Front End Developer (Essex, 30k-50k dependent on experience)

Recruiter
SLS Recruitment
Location
Colchester
Salary
£30000 - £50000 Per Annum DOE
Posted
07 May 2017
Expires
05 Jun 2017
Ref
#!#JP-141474#!#
Contact
Rebecca Stokes
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

A unique opportunity has become available for a Front End Developer at the UK's most innovative, award winning ‘Online Estate Agents of the Year'. My clients are in the forefront of their industry, building a technical centre of excellence in the East.

Please note that this role is currently based in Sudbury, Suffolk until June 2017 when my client will be relocating to a town centre location in Colchester, Essex

The ideal candidate:

As a developer you will be working closely with a cross-functional creative and technical team on a range of new projects using cutting-edge technologies. Strong communication skills are essential with the ability to work alongside the wider team on tight deadlines with a well organised, detailed and accurate manner.

Within this role you will be using the following languages, frameworks, processes and tools:

  • HTML(5), CSS(3)
  • Build automation - Grunt, Webpack, LESS
  • Client-side scripting, modular JS (ES6) development. Non jQuery reliant.
  • Knowledge of PHP. Symfony ideal.
  • Version control - Git


Other Desired Skills and Attributes

  • Strong communication skills, both technically and non-technically
  • Keen software engineering approach
  • SEO best practices
  • UI/UX best practices
  • Accessibility best practices
  • Desire to work closely with the business, learn new things and teach others
  • Ability to take ownership of a project or issue, analyse it and solve problems not faced before
  • Mobile web and/or native development
  • Optimising the front end for scalability and maintainability
  • Experience with agile development methodologies
  • Image processing using GIMP/Photoshop
  • Champion of modern development practices and tools, eg Continuous Delivery, Source Control, TDD


In return, our client will offer you a dynamic, fast moving, rapidly growing environment, where they value creativity and innovation, technical excellence and responsibility/ownership. You'll work on a variety of projects on their award-winning site, to help build customer reach and engagement, for example internationalisation, mobile sites and partner tools.

If you feel you have the relevant experience and would love to be a part of a growing company please apply online attaching your most up to date CV.