Front-End Developer
Posted 8 months ago - Expired 6 months ago

Sheffield, South Yorkshire,
Permanent Full Time
£27000 to £36000

Front-End Developer - Leeds

Role: Front-End Developer

Salary: Up to £36K DOE

Location: Leeds

Our client works with some of the best-known brands and has over a decade of experience in moving audiences to improve business performance.

The role:

You will be responsible for the design and development of digital communications and engagement solutions for many of the world’s best-known brands. From apps and games, to e-marketing and social media campaigns, to immersive digital brand experiences - you will apply creative thinking and front-end development expertise to every project. You will optimise the users’ experience and deliver solutions to quality and delivery standards. You will act as a Trusted Advisor to colleagues and clients alike, supporting the creation of technical scopes, wireframes, user journey recommendations and UI design in accordance with best practice. Your experience and proactivity will also mean that you take the lead on project delivery, ensuring key milestone deadlines are met and exceeded and resourcing issues are resolved.
You’ll join a growing Digital team, and report to the Design & Digital Director. You’ll work with creative specialists across strategy, graphic and 3D design, film, content, exhibition and events.

The successful candidate:

You'll be a highly committed team player with a passion for all things digital, from online design trends and strategies to the latest cutting-edge tech and a real empathy for the end-user experience. You will have worked in a fast-paced creative environment, developing and delivering creative digital solutions for brands across a wide variety of channels, including desktop, mobile, e-comms and social media, with a proven ability to develop robust, measured solutions that utilise the latest technology.
You are a logical thinker and accomplished problem solver, with an attention to detail that is second to none and with expert demonstrable development skills including:

– CSS3
– JavaScript
– JQuery
– WordPress
– Utilisation of third-party APIs

In addition, you have a high-level understanding of version control and deployment using Git, in addition to pre-go-live QC/UAT testing, with a good working knowledge of Photoshop, PHP and DevOps preferred though not essential. It would be advantageous if you also have a background in working with client-side scripting technologies such as Angular and Node, as well as any mobile and web application development.

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