Senior Front-end Developer
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We are currently looking for a Senior Front-end Developer to join either our London or Bristol office and work as part of a team of highly skilled digital specialists dedicated to delivering high quality, cutting edge projects. You will be responsible for site building, development and maintenance, and for producing well-documented, beautifully crafted and scalable solutions.
-Work closely with designers and developers in order to produce, modify and maintain high quality digital products of varying sizes and budgets. You will work across a range of clients in the commercial and non-profit sectors.
-Work in partnership with the design team to develop ideas and integrate designs seamlessly into chosen technologies.
-Accurately cost Front End effort on projects and inform delivery timing plans.
-Work collaboratively with the technology and UX teams to develop agency standards.
-Contribute to conversations and documentation on best practice and production efficiency.
-Train, inform and support other non-technical staff, particularly designers.
-Maintain a high awareness of industry issues and trends, particularly as regards to accessibility, usability and emerging technologies.
-Collaborate with other employees to refine or develop approaches to common production issues
Essential Skills and knowledge
-Minimum 5 years of experience.
-Excellent visual design to web skills.
-Familiar with user centred design principles.
-Experienced in building responsive digital interfaces.
-Demonstrable evidence of working with HTML5 and CSS3 features.
-Experience with pre and post processors such as Sass.
-Experience of building medium to large-scale sites from the ground up.
-Good organizational skills both in application structure and code.
-Good understanding of debugging techniques and tools.
-Experience with a range of CMSs: we use Umbraco, EPiServer and Wordpress.
-Awareness of common web usability and accessibility issues.
-Experience with GIT or similar version control system.
-Awareness and experience with common validation tools.
-Some experience with common APIs such as YouTube.
Desirable Skills and knowledge
-Website design experience.
-Experience of working in both Windows and OS X environments.
-Demonstrable experience with Canvas, SVG and HTML5 video.
-Some experience with data visualisation libraries.