front end developer in london

26 November 2018
jamie barrett, randstad business support
job type
£ 55,000 - £ 65,000 per year
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job type
working hours
£ 55,000 - £ 65,000 per year
reference number
JB - FED26
jamie barrett, randstad business support
020 7255 5572
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job description

This is a fantastic opportunity to work with an exciting organisation who are working with a number of high profile blue chip project supporting them with complex project work.

What we need

We are looking for a Senior Front End Developer to join our small growing team. In this role you will be responsible for developing a wide range of web applications for responsive and mobile environments. You'll be immersed and upto date with the latest tools, languages and techniques for front end development while also having a wider understanding of the 'full stack' and how to design and specify the best end points and methods of integration. You'll know what good looks like not just in terms of aesthetics but user experience and highly performant code. You will develop strong, long-term relationships with both direct clients and partner agencies, shaping their understanding of modern digital practice and increasing their confidence when commissioning digital experiences.

What you'll do

* Collaborate with the multi disciplinary team to deliver innovative products
* Design, develop, deploy and maintain responsive web solutions
* Work closely with the designers to ensure the finest user experience, with close attention to every detail
* Build and maintain scalable applications
* Ensure best practices, standards and tooling are used
* Be in an environment that encourages learning new technologies and supports your career progression
* Use the feedback of other team members to progress as an engineer. Transparency and mutual support are key to the success of any engineering team, we review and discuss code openly. Approaching technical challenges as a group, always striving to help each other develop and learn from one another's mistakes

Ideally, you'll have the following experience:

* You are adaptable, resourceful and able to develop effective solutions to problems
* You are passionate about quality of code and quality of user experience
* You have at least 3 years professional experience (this experience level is a guide, all we care about is your skills and drive)
* You have built a web application using React and enjoy using modern web technologies
* You enjoy discussing technical problems as a team and collaborating on a solution
* You believe you have good communication skills, with which you can explain technical issues to team members of all technical levels

Key Skills

* UX analysis skills such as - Analytics analysis, Competitor Analysis, Structural review and auditing, User research
* Workshopping to define user personas, user flows, requirements gathering and prioritisation of features and content
* Experience of rapidly sketching, scamping concepts and making wireframe prototypes
* Producing formal UX and deliverables to a high standard of polish within a structured proposal
* Able to use the usual design and prototyping software to a high standard (Such as: Photoshop, Sketch, Illustrator, Invision, Axure, Omnigraffle, Sublime/Atom, Powerpoint, pen and paper) + any you can introduce us to
* Exemplary and creative storytelling with strong, clear and concise communication skills (written and verbal)
* Willing to learn new tools as needed

If you can relate to the above skills and experience and are interested in working with a truly world class organisation please get in touch with your CV!

Randstad Business Support is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.