FRONT-END SOFTWARE DEVELOPER

Location: BIRMINGHAM
Rate: Negotiable
Reference : 19476
Contract

A fantastic opportunity has arisen for a Front-end developer to join our client on a contract basis. This opportunity will be working with the world’s most respected design, engineering and project management consultancies. The successful candidate will be comfortable with dynamic and fluid ways of working, responsive to change and have an eye for spotting opportunities

Responsibilities:

You will be responsible for building high quality front-end features for all our web applications, including some collaborative customer design. You’ll develop and maintain our global styles, plus web and accessibility standards across numerous product sites. You will use the latest technologies to build web applications that will work effectively on a variety of platforms and devices by:

  • Delivering high quality UI’s from concept to realisation;

  • Creating, maintaining and modernising website assets, styles and application UI’s;

  • Driving innovation in UI and modern application architecture;

  • Contributing to a collaborative working environment;

  • Promoting excellence in UI delivery;

  • Ensuring UI Standards are complied with where agreed application specification includes required standards;

  • Using local builds and continuous integration systems to deliver changes for testing.

Requirements:

We are looking for a hands-on developer with a strong knowledge of modern front-end web technologies and the following skills:

  • Strong HTML5 - including semantic mark-up, validation and accessibility;

  • CSS3, ideally using preprocessors such as LESS and SASS;

  • Experience with Bootstrap or other cross browser and device UI frameworks;

  • Experience of building responsive layouts;

  • Experience with JavaScript frameworks such as VueJS, Angular, React, Backbone, jQuery;

  • Understanding of modern design languages such as Material Design;

  • Good understanding of cross browser compatibility and limitations, including IE8+, Chrome, Firefox and Safari;

  • Working knowledge of Photoshop and Illustrator to produce high quality mock-ups and assets;

  • Experience with animation/interactive graphics frameworks like Greensock and d3.

  • Desirable skills and experience – SCRUM, mobile applications, automation with NPM, Grunt or Gulp, agency experience and any retail or consumer goods industry exposure.