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Front End Web Developer *POSITION CLOSED*

Job Specification

Location: At our offices in Victoria Quays, Sheffield, S2 5SY, UK

Salary: Competitive

 

The role: We are looking for a Front End Developer to join our team in the Sheffield office on a permanent basis; ideally with experience of working in the ecommerce industry.

As part of the team, you will be responsible for adding new and exciting front end functionality to our current client base, creating new solutions and implementing large scale ecommerce websites.

The successful candidate will be required to take the lead on front end tasks and be responsible for the delivery of their front end solutions to a wide range of clients. You will be required to work closely with our clients and our internal delivery teams to ensure our solutions meet the business requirements and are delivered to DeeperThanBlue’s principles, standards and best practices.

 

 

ROLE RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Build and develop websites/web apps, keeping to project specifications and deadlines
  • Implement new features using strong knowledge of JavaScript.
  • Develop, test, deploy and maintain valid HTML and CSS mark-up.
  • Learn other relevant languages and/or frameworks where required.
  • Work collaboratively with other developers to share knowledge and solutions.
  • Use, maintain and create in-house documentation to integrate a wide variety of features and functionality
  • Providing estimates for the implementation of front end projects.
  • Identifying impacts of a given task and challenging business requirements or suggesting alternate solutions where necessary.
  • Keeping up to date with technology changes (e.g. trends, software updates, platform updated, 3rd party solutions) and reviewing these for recommendation into new projects or existing clients.

SKILLS & EXPERIENCE REQUIRED

  • Strong understanding of JavaScript (including modern ES6 syntax).
  • Experience with JavaScript frameworks and integration with REST APIs
  • Strong understanding of web fundamentals, including HTML and CSS, browser support and accessibility.
  • Experience with pre-processor CSS languages (sass/less).
  • Are knowledgeable about modern build and versioning tools, including git, npm/gulp.
  • Able to communicate well and are able to simplify technical concepts to stakeholders.
  • Strong understanding of mobile-first, responsive and adaptive design
  • Ability to understand front-end users requirements and a problem-solving attitude.

ADDITIONAL/ DESIRABLE SKILLS

  • Previous experience of working in an Agile environment.
  • Experience developing IBM WebSphere Commerce sites.
  • Experience developing Progressive Web Apps.

PERSONAL ATTRIBUTES

  • Strong communication and time management skills
  • Well organised team player
  • Desire and drive to progress through the organisation
  • Self-motivation
  • Confident telephone, workshop and client meeting manner
  • Display a positive attitude
IN RETURN

WE OFFER

HOW TO APPLY - WE'D LOVE TO HEAR FROM YOU!

To apply, email your CV to [email protected] with ‘Front End Web Developer’ in the email title.