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Job Specification

We are looking for a REACT 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.

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

Salary: £35,000 to £45,000 plus Bonus Plan subject to experience

What we are looking for

  • Build and develop REACT 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
  • Keep 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
  • Experience developing medium/large scale react applications
  • Experience with hybrid react apps (SSR & client-side rendering)
  • 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
  • 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
  • Previous experience of working in an Agile environment
  • Experience developing IBM WebSphere Commerce sites
  • Experience developing Progressive Web Apps



Your Birthday Off

As an added treat you get your birthday off work which doesn’t affect your annual leave!



We love our staff to grow and improve with ongoing learning, development and training through our dedicated training portal.


Pension Scheme

Competitive pension package and salary exchange scheme available.


Work Environment

Excellent working environment next to the scenic Sheffield canal with lots of lunch options available nearby due to the easy walk into the City Centre!


Annual Leave

21 days’ holiday which increases 1 day per annum with length of service + Bank Holidays as standard.


Free Office Snacks

A varied selection of snacks available right at your fingertips. Along with these snacks we also have multiple coffee and tea options including Nespresso pods.


Socials and Team Building

We have multiple socials and off-site events throughout the year which our staff love to get involved with.


Employee Recognition Scheme

We love to encourage our staff for the incredible work they do so each month we award an employee of the month.

If this sounds like you then please apply now – We’d love you hear from you!

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