Front End Developer
Spring Group Plc
£35,000 - £42,500
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A large financial service provider with branches up and down the UK is looking for a Front End Developer to join them at their office in central Leeds. The role comes with some great perks including a 35 hour working week and a bonus scheme where you can earn up to 12% of your base salary annually.
Front End Developer Role Purpose:
You'll be a key factor in ensuring the company's main customer facing Digital Estate is built using best practice coding and technical development standards. This includes writing code for responsive web (mobile, tablet, desktop) as well as on mobile specific platforms (hybrid apps).
Working cross-division with Society Development teams and third party technical providers you'll lead the production of front-end code to ensure solutions are delivered to our required standards and meet our exacting technical specifications.
You will be responsible for hand coding the front-end User Experience for small and medium projects, with supporting roles in large Digital Change programmes.
Front end Developer Key Accountabilities:
*Responsibility for front-end coding development on small & medium projects and assistance on large transformational change programmes
*Ability to code quick, iterative working prototypes using responsive frameworks for testing and proof of concept
*Designing the Code of digital products and services to ensure they serve users needs
*Produce reliable and reusable code that can be shared across the digital estate
*Testing front-end solutions to ensure robust production code is released
*Help to review, challenge and adjust performance levels of front-end code to ensure consistent high-quality outcomes
*Assist in the execution of the LBS Digital Experience vision and carry out Digital Development activities across the User Centred Design process
*Present work by explaining the problem, opportunity, collaborative process, justification and technical considerations contributing to the solution
Front End Developer Skills & Experience Required:
*Demonstrable significant experience in coding solutions for Responsive Design frameworks to an advanced level
*Experience in building/coding mobile apps
*Demonstrable significant experience in successful technical SEO development
*Experience of delivery in Test Driven Development or a similar methodology and/or with automated test frameworks
*Strong level of experience within a digital development function/department or Digital agency.
*Degree (or equivalent experience) in Web Development/Design, Software Development/Delivery, Programmatic or a related field with a strong portfolio of front-end Development work
*Planning and organisational skills and ability to manage and own multiple competing deliverables
Front End Developer Benefits Package:
*26 days annual leave + public bank holidays (increases with length of service)
*Participation in the annual Bonus Scheme - earn up to 12% of your basic salary in bonus
*Competitive pension scheme (minimum 4% of your salary) with matched contributions
*Private Medical Insurance free after 2 years service or can be bought at a competitive rate before 2 years service.
*Cash Health plan - Cash-back for everyday healthcare costs, including dental and optical costs
*Group income protection after 2 years' service
*Recommend a friend scheme - up to £500 if successful
*Recognition Schemes to recognise and reward colleagues
Additional Voluntary benefits including:
*Colleague mortgage scheme
*Colleague lottery scheme
*Annual leave buy/sell
*Cycle to work scheme
*Volunteering opportunities and charity schemes
This is a brilliant opportunity to join a well-known and established financial service provider where you can garner a huge amount of experience in a supportive environment. To top it off you would also take advantage of one of the best benefits packages around.
For more information or to apply please respond to this advert or call Will on [Telephone number removed]
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