Front End Developer
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As a Front-End Developer at Avanade, you will be closely working with UX Architects and Interaction Designers helping turn designed experiences into reality. We provide efficient and scalable solutions to deliver a seamless experience across multiple touch-points. Our goal is to help designers shape and envision the future. Joining Avanade, you will be part of a global team and be working with team members internationally.
Day-to-day, you will:
Maintain a finger-on-the-pulse awareness of new technologies and standard methodologies by following industry publications and blogs
Experiment with new techniques and proofs of concept for improving code
Develop discrete, modular site structure and code, with a focus on reusability of code (write once, run anywhere)
Provide direction and examples for junior developers to follow
Conduct code reviews for project work and suggest areas for refactoring or improvement
Help build Avanade's library of reusable features and modules by building prototypes and proofs of concept
Create creative technical solutions to address challenges for Avanade and their clients
Validated relevant UI / front-end development experience
Demonstrates ability to work in a highly reciprocal, multi-functional team environment
Evangelize quality of code and attention to detail within Avanade through informal communication, formal presentations and training sessions
Supply business development efforts through customer relationships, RFP submission support and identification of growth areas for existing projects
Work with other teammates who lead various aspects of the project: UX Architects, Creative Leads and Visual Designers, Business Analysts, and Project Managers
Communicates technical requirements, benefits, or limitations in terms that non-technical staff and easily digest
Dedicatedly communicate concerns or questions regarding project work and expectations
Knowledge of current development of tools and frameworks used in front-end development: Bootstrap, Foundation, Angular, Ember, Xamarin,PhoneGap, Grunt, Handlebars, SASS, Less
Working ability with various programs used in the role of a front-end developer: Visual Studio, Sublime, PhotoShop, Illustrator, Fireworks
Familiarity with common code patterns and standards: semantic HTML, Revealing Module Pattern, Immediately Invoked Function Expressions
Understand code debugging practices and tools: Browser compatibility and feature support, integrated developer tools, error trapping, breakpoints, Fiddler
Some experience with Microsoft technologies (e.g., SharePoint, Sitecorp, Team Foundation Server, Visual Studio)
Understanding of UX concepts, techniques and practices
Experience with development for mobile devices
Ability to code to meet specifications
Can work with multi-functional teams and diverse clients
Passion for emerging technologies and hunger to innovate
Accountable for verifying accuracy and quality of others' work products against established standards, precedents, and standard methodologies
Accountable for chargeability and training targets
Accountable for project and annual goals
What we offer
Opportunity to work for Microsoft gold partner with unrivalled development and training
Competitive base salary
Access to Avanade University
Dedicated career manager to support your progression
Travel can be up to 80%. Our projects are based all over the UK.
If the project to which you are assigned is not within commutable distance, you will usually stay in a hotel room 3 nights per week in order to work on-site 4 days per week. The 5th day is usually worked from home.
Due to the nature of our business, this travel requirement is non negotiable.
Avanade leads in providing innovative digital services, business solutions and design-led experiences for its clients, delivered through the power of people and the Microsoft ecosystem. Our professionals combine technology, business and industry expertise to build and deploy solutions to realize results for clients and their customers. Avanade has 29,000 digitally connected people across 23 countries, bringing clients the best thinking through a collaborative culture that honors diversity and reflects the communities in which we operate. We welcome all, and seek talented individuals who can bring their whole self to work, build inclusive teams and encourage diversity inside and outside the organization. Majority owned by Accenture, Avanade was founded in 2000 by Accenture LLP and Microsoft Corporation