Mid-Weight Front End Developer – London - £30k - £35

Greater London
£30000 - £35000 per annum
30 Sep 2016
28 Oct 2016
John Campbell
Business Type
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Mid-Weight Front End Developer – Award Winning Studio – London   -  £30k - £35

We are delighted to be currently working with an award winning studio in Central London that are seeking a Mid-Weight Front-End Developer with a sense of passion and flair to join their team. 

Reporting into the Lead Front End Developer, you will act as a tie between the backend developers and the design team, as well as providing consultancy for Project Managers and future clients on front end matters.

The Role Will Involve:

-      Hand coding in SASS/CSS.

-      Building apps, websites and e-mails that are responsive, ensuring they work seamlessly across desktop and mobile platforms.

-      Hand coding JavaScript.

-      Reviewing existing JavaScript Code and updating as necessary.

-      Ensure focus on Directives and Services at all times.

-      A modular approach to dealing with project builds.

-      External API calls.

-      Ensuring maintenance and support is provided during the building of new promotions and new pages.

-      Consulting with Project Managers and designers in respect to Front End matters.

-      Continued maintenance of existing sites.

You Will be able to Demonstrate:

-      You can create semantic code that is clean and adheres to web standards.

-      An advanced understanding of HTML5.

-      An understanding of how to work in GIT and SVN

-      The ability to work with PSD files in Photoshop, ensuring images are optimised for use on the web.

-      An understanding of Gulp and Grunt

-      An in-depth understanding of SASS

-      An understanding of problems that can occur when designing cross-browser, including tablet and mobile designs.

-      An in depth understanding of responsive web development and design.

-      An understanding of OOCSS and BEM

-      Advanced CSS 2/3 skills

-      The ability to work with JQuery and JavaScript

-      An in-depth understanding of current Accessibility – AAA, AA and W3C A guidelines

-      An understanding of responsive frameworks (HTML5 Boilerplate, Twitter Bootstrap)

-      The ability to create front-end templates for CMS platforms such as Joomla, Umbraco and Sitecore.

-      Previous work in Visual Studio would be advantageous.

-      Angular Hot Towel SPA template knowledge would also be advantageous.

-      Understanding of AngularJS (1.x) would be beneficial.

-      Understanding of ITCSS would be advantageous.

-      A qualification or degree that is related to front-end development would also be beneficial.



-      Good written and spoken English.

-      Comfortable working both alone and as part of a team.

-      Ability to explain work clearly – good communication skills.

-      Eager to progress and work hard

-      Proactive


Technical Skills Required:

-      Experience in building websites for mobile and desktop that are high quality and responsive.

-      Experience in using SASS/BEM/CSS to a high level.

-      2 years+ experience in a front end position within a digital agency.


Experience Required:

-      A portfolio of work that demonstrates a number of projects that have been worked on, detailing the role that you were in whilst on the role, with active links to each of the projects.


If you feel this is the role for you, please get in touch!

Impact Creative Recruitment is an Equal Opportunities Employer.

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