up to £40k DOE
Our client, a web development agency based in Ashford, is looking to recruit an experienced Front-end developer to assist in their rapid growth.
They work with blue-chip clients with complex and technically challenging projects. We’re looking for someone with a passion for everything front-end, who thrives in an environment where they need to maintain high quality front-end code across large and intricate codebases.
You will be evangelising best practices internally and externally to stakeholders. You will be making sure that your work meets the highest standards of quality, with a desire to mentor and share knowledge with junior developers.
We're looking for
High levels of understanding of front-end technologies
A passion for CSS and a broad knowledge of the CSS toolkit, namely: CSS, LESS, SCSS and one of Object Oriented CSS, BEM, SMACSS or Atomic CSS
Good exposure to the widely adopted ‘CSS frameworks’ that are commonly used, namely: Bootstrap, Foundation, Semantic UI, Neat, etc.
A good understanding of front-end tooling for package management and building: npm, yarn, gulp, grunt, webpack
Some experience with a front-end templating framework such as mustache handlebars / hogan, ejs, liquid, jade, etc.
Familiarity with browser developer tools and a keen interest in site performance after time to first byte TTFB. Also any knowledge of techniques for improving site performance, e.g. minification, concatenation, inlining, lazy loading, caching, etc.
A basic understanding of git
A basic understanding of shell
Knowledge of any libraries: jQuery, lodash, etc.
Knowledge of any frontend frameworks: react, etc.
Experience with node.js and the express.js, hapi.js, sails.js or meteor.js frameworks
In return, you'll get...
R&D time every fortnight
A fun and supportive working environment
Your own Macbook Pro
Flexible working hours