Magento Front End Developer -

Location
London
Salary
£250 - £300 per day
Posted
05 Feb 2018
Closes
05 Mar 2018
Ref
050218CMC
Contact
Chris McCarthy
Discipline
Marketing
Sector
B2C, Technology
Business Type
Brand / In-house
Seniority
Senior Executive
Contract Type
Freelance / Contract
Hours
Full-Time
We're looking for an experienced Front End Developer who has worked on Magento site builds to work with our client (must be on site) on a 6 month upgrade project in central London. This is a ecommerce site selling beauty products in the UK and overseas.

Purpose:
Responsible for working with the Development team to write well designed, efficient code by
using best software development practices.
Main duties of the post
- Interpret business requirements and technical specification documents, deliver an appropriate technical solution to agreed quality and timelines
- Perform coding to agreed coding standards
- Provide progress reports on tasks and projects
- Investigate, analyse and document reported defects. Correct identified defects
- Create, document, and implement unit tests and scripts

Knowledge and Experience required:-
- At least 2 years of development experience working in a development team within a
commercial environment. At least 2 projects working with Magento
- Highly motivated with demonstrable technical and analytical skills.
- Able to clearly communicate design and development decisions with limited assistance.
- Knowledge of best practice and architecture for complex web applications.
- Knowledge of and able to avoid common security issues in web applications.

Technical Skills required:-
Essential:
- HTML, CSS, PHP for theming purposes
Compilation (e.g. SASS/Less)
Grid systems
- Javascript. Frameworks (e.g jQuery) a bonus would be Ajax/JSON techniques
- Ability to transform designs into clean CSS and semantic markup
- HTTP Protocol
- Design tools (e.g. Photoshop)
- Magento. Developing custom Magento themes, performance improvements, Caching

This is a live role with a key client. For immediate consideration and full details, please submit and application ASAP.

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