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Senior Front End Developer - React - London up to £70k

Posted on Sep 24, 2019 by Eximius Group Limited

London, United Kingdom
1 Oct 2019
£50k - £70k Annual

Front End Developer, (React, Angular, Node JS) London, £50k - £70k

Front End Developer, React or Angular or Node experience, with strong knowledge in Javascript libraries.

Location: London, Oxford Circus

Commutable from: West London, South London, East London, North London, Hertfordshire, Essex, Surrey, Kent

Our client, an International media agency specialising in healthcare, who ensure they meet their clients objectives on a global scale by establishing the bigger picture and then providing relevant strategies that utilises local knowledge. They are currently seeking multiple Front End developers with a fully Front End focus, as the business continues to grow rapidly.

Job Description

They are looking for someone who values understanding the business and challenges faced in a creative agency. Working closely with the creative, content, and IT teams, you will essentially work on web based applications including tailored internal E-learning and webcast solutions as well as public facing publishing websites and marketing tools across global organizations. The role also offers opportunities to work on desktop or mobile applications, across a large range of technologies.

Desired Skills -

  • Experience in building successful, interactive web applications using JavaScript, HTML and CSS.
  • You know the difference between graphic design and Front End development.
  • You know how to create, share and emphasise designs for interactive user journeys wireframes, mockups, animations and interactive prototypes.
  • You are an expert in JavaScript, HTML and CSS.
  • You're familiar with JavaScript frameworks, and understand the benefits and drawbacks of using them.
  • You understand that Front End development is as much about engineering as it is about creativity.
  • You know how to structure and organise your code to maintain a clean logical distinction between content, presentation and behaviour.
  • You understand the value of unit tests and integration testing, and how to apply these techniques in your projects.
  • You have experience of working in an agile environment. You know how to collaborate with UX designers, Back End developers, testers and business stakeholders to deliver working software in rapid iterations.
  • You understand accessibility, performance, progressive enhancement and responsive design.

Skills & Requirements for Front End Developer:

  • Front End web development.
  • Strong, proven experience of developing web applications in HTML, CSS and JavaScript.
  • Excellent track record of user experience, usability and interaction design.
  • Proven experience working with modern JavaScript librariessuch as React, Node, Angular or Backbone.
  • Familiarity with metalanguages and preprocessors like TypeScript, CoffeeScript and SASS/SCSS
  • Experience using GIT or similar revision control systems.
  • Specific experience with GitHub and the GitHub flow collaboration model would be an advantage.
  • Experience working as part of an agile team, using patterns like scrum, lean or kanban.
  • You've contributed to sprint planning meetings, you ' ve done daily standups, you ' ve written stories and acceptance criteria, you ' ve participated in code reviews and sprint retrospectives.
  • Experience creating, maintaining and using style guides and reusable components to minimise development time andpromote visual consistency across multiple applications
  • Experience with building accessible websites and knowledge of WCAG
  • A bonus would be experience with JavaScript unit testing and testing frameworks

Summary of skills for the Front End Developer:

  • Javascript, HTML, CSS
  • Javascript libraries: React, Angular, Node, Backbone
  • Metalanguages: Typescript, Coffeescript, SASS and SCSS
  • Revision Control Systems: GIT, GitHub and GitHub flow
  • Unit Testing, Testing Framework
  • Knowledge of WCAG
  • Agile experience
  • Great passion and communication

Benefits for the Front End Developer:

  • 25 days holiday- Excluding 8 public holidays each year
  • Birthday off
  • Private Healthcare
  • Onsite gym
  • Pension scheme
  • Cycle to work scheme up to £1,000
  • Excellent canteen facilities
  • Team nights out
  • Highly competitive salaries
  • Flexible Working hours to suit your circumstances when necessary & Family Friendly Policies
  • Locally negotiated discounts
  • Life Assurance X4
  • Childcare Vouchers

Our client offers a truly refreshing working environment for a Front End Developer including: flexible working hours, standard working hours 10am-5pm, some home working, casual dress code, onsite gym and games room and great benefits. This is an amazing opportunity to join a major force in the Internet arena industry, with a proud heritage, an enduring Legacy and a promising future.

Reference: 761008881

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