Front-end Developer

Ashford, Kent
To £40k
16 Mar 2018
13 Apr 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Front-end Developer

up to £40k DOE

Ashford, Kent


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.

 A good all-round ability with JavaScript for front-end applications. You should feel comfortable manipulating, animating, transforming and moving elements. Any experience of consuming APIs would be beneficial

 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.

 Knowledge of any JavaScript application frameworks: Angular.js, Backbone.js, Vue.js, Ember.js, 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

Apply for Front-end Developer

Already uploaded your CV? Sign in to apply instantly


Upload from your computer. If you do not have a CV you can get help to create a CV.

Or import from cloud storage

Your CV must be a .doc, .pdf, .docx, .rtf, and no bigger than 1MB

4000 characters left

By applying for a job listed on Kent Jobs you agree to our terms and conditions and privacy policy. You should never be required to provide bank account details. If you are, please email us.

Similar jobs

More searches like this

Similar jobs